60070-Tews, Matthew

Matthew Tews, DO

Associate Dean, IUSM West Lafayette

FS 5100 - West Lafayette
Indianapolis, IN


Matthew Tews, DO, MS, CHSE, FACEP, is the Associate Dean and Campus Director at Indiana University School of Medicine–West Lafayette and a Professor of Emergency Medicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine. He was previously the Associate Dean for Educational Simulation at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University where he was also the Medical Director of the Augusta University Interdisciplinary Simulation Center and a Professor of Emergency Medicine. Prior to that he was the Assistant Dean for Clinical Curriculum at the Medical College of Wisconsin and served in multiple roles in the medical school and emergency medicine, such as being Director of Medical Student Education and Associate Head for Education Services for the Department of Emergency Medicine. He completed an emergency medicine residency program at Michigan State University/Sparrow Health in Lansing, MI, and a fellowship in faculty development at Wright State University Department of Emergency Medicine in Dayton, OH. He has a master’s degree in medical education leadership from the University of New England and has focused his teaching and scholarly efforts on creating, utilizing and describing novel and interactive teaching modalities across the spectrum of medical education, such as high-fidelity simulation, standardized patients, and online educational platforms. He is board certified in emergency medicine, has practiced at four level 1 academic trauma centers, and trained medical students and residents for the last 17 years. He currently practices at Methodist Hospital Emergency Department and Trauma Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Dean, IUSM West Lafayette
  • Director, IUSM West Lafayette
  • Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • Education
    2014 MS University of New England
    2002 DO Des Moines University
    1998 BA Augustana College

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