Prof. Jan Smit has taken on the role of Vice Chair of the Executive Board at Radboud university medical center and Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences as of 1 August 2019. He trained as an internist/endocrinologist in Utrecht. In 2002 and 2003, Jan Smit lived in New York and carried out research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In 2007, he was appointed as Professor of Internal Medicine and Clinical Endocrinology at Leiden University Medical Center. In 2012, he was appointed as Professor of General Internal Medicine and the department head of Internal Medicine at Radboud university medical center. He has already fulfilled the role of interim dean at Radboud university medical center in 2017 and 2019.