Rebekah Apple, MA, DHSc


Rebekah Apple, MA, DHSc, is director of student affairs and programming for the American Medical Student Association and has designed and delivered educational programs for the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Physicians, Texas Health Resources, and the Pennsylvania Medical Society, as well as created residency preparedness and longitudinal leadership programs for medical students.

Established physicians and those in training work with Apple to develop cultures of trust, maintain resiliency, and effectively approach and lead through change. She was responsible for customizing both the world-recognized CPI 260™ assessment to address leadership competencies specific to physicians and a self-awareness assessment for medical students preparing for residency.

In addition to serving as a voting member of the University of South Florida Division of Research Integrity & Compliance Conflict of Interest Committee, Apple serves on the Florida Hospital Ethics Committee, Suncoast Hospice Ethics Committee, and as bioethics peer reviewer for Advances in Skin & Wound Care. She regularly provides in-service training on ethical responses to active shooter events in hospitals and is a certified facilitator for Advance Directives. Apple teaches undergraduate health care ethics at St. Petersburg College.
Apple has a Masters in Bioethics from the University of South Florida and a Doctorate in Health Science from A.T. Still University College of Graduate Health Studies.