Robert Dollinger

Assistant Professor

Robert Dollinger

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: General Internal Medicine


Dr. Dollinger arrived at Augusta University in 2017 as Student Health Director and Chief Medical Officer. Prior, he was Executive Director of Student Health Services at Florida International University and became Student Affairs Founding Assistant Dean at the new FIU medical school.


  • MD, Medicine University of Miami, 1979



Awards & Honors

  • Presidential Excellence Award Florida International University, 2013

  • Fellow American College Health Association, 2001

  • • Administrative and ProfessionalEmployee of the Year Award 2000 -- Florida International University, December 1, 2000 Florida International University, 2000

  • Outstanding Leadership Award Southern College Health Association (SCHA), 1997

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 6150

    MCG YOU+

Teaching Interests

medical student clinical skills, professionalism, case based learning
college student resiliency, empathy, stress management and prevention of burnout, wellness


Selected Recent Publications

  • The Impact of Burnout and Empathy in Medical Students , 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

empathy and burnout prevention
resiliency and student success, wellness

College Service

  • MCG;s Got Talent 2019 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • MCG Student Applicant interviews 2018 - Present

    Role: Other

Professional Service

  • American College Health Association 2000 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • American College Health Association 1998 - 2002

    Role: Board of Directors of a Company