Chief of Health Professions Education Biography - Office of Academic Affiliations
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Chief of Health Professions Education Biography

Portrait of Dr. Paul Greenberg

Paul B. Greenberg, MD, MPH
Chief of Health Professions Education 
Office of Academic Affiliations

Veterans Health Administration

Dr. Paul B. Greenberg is the Chief of Health Professions Education for the Office of Academic Affiliations (OAA), Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration (VHA). In this role, he oversees the largest health professions educational portfolio in the nation that includes over 120,000 students and trainees annually in more than forty different health professions. Over 40,000 physician and dental residents train in the VHA each year.

Dr. Greenberg is a board-certified ophthalmologist and medical retina specialist with over 20 years’ experience in medical education. He works with VA medical centers and their university affiliates to develop and enhance Graduate Medical Education (GME) in accordance with the Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018 (VA Mission Act).

Dr. Greenberg received a BA from the University of Chicago, an MD from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and an MPH from the School of Public Health at Brown University. He completed a residency in ophthalmology at the Tulane University School of Medicine and, following a tour of duty in the US Air Force, a fellowship in medical retinal disease at the Tufts University School of Medicine. He has experience in private practice and academic medicine and has held faculty appointments at the University of South Florida, the University of Miami/Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and the Tufts University/New England Eye Center.

Dr. Greenberg has served as Chief of Ophthalmology at MacDill Air Force Base, Chief of Ophthalmology at the Providence VA Medical Center, Associate Program Director of the Brown Ophthalmology Residency Program, Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 1 (New England) Lead Ophthalmology Consultant and a member of the Eye Council for the VA Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization.

Dr. Greenberg is a faculty member at Brown University and has published widely in the areas of retinal disease, cataract surgery and medical education.