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Fellows Projects

Department and Project Title


  • Case Complexity Assignment and Developing Expertise in Anesthesia Residents - Stephen Breneman, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Development and Evaluation of Elctronic Portfolio for Anesthesia Faculty - Carol Diachun, M.D.
  • Mock Oral Examinations as a Tool to Evaluate ACGME Core Competencies - Janine Shapiro, M.D.

Community & Preventive Medicine

  • Health Policy and Economics (HePE) New link in the Double Helix - Katia Noyes, Ph.D., M.P.H
  • Evaluation of the Revisions of Mastering Information (MMI) Problem-Based Learning Cases to Improve the Teaching of Public Health Science and Preventive Medicine Concepts - Jacob Adams, M.D., Ph.D.

Emergency Medicine

  • A Comparison of Two Simulation Training Methods to Teach Medical Students the Principles of the Care of the Unstable Patient - Matthew Spencer, M.D.

Family Medicine

  • Developing a Portfolio System to Document Family Medicine Resident Training, Experience, and Competency - Colleen Fogarty, M.D., M.Sc.
  • An Innovative Curriculum in Practice Management - David Holub, M.D., FAAFP


  • Primary Palliative Care:  What is it, and can it be taught? - Thomas Carroll, M.D., Ph.D.
  • An Innovative Curriculum in Practice Management - David Holub, M.D.
  • The Continued Development of a Cancer Survivorship Education Workshop - Michelle Shayne, M.D., FACP
  • Development and Evaluation of a Palliative Care Curriculum for Pediatric Residents - Erin Denney-Koelsch, M.D.
  • Assessment of Medicine Teaching Service Team Restructuring - Alec O'Connor, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Internal Medicine Point-of-Care Ultrasound Education - William H. Novak, M.D.
  • The Continued Development of a Cancer Survivorship Education Workshop - Michelle Shayne, M.D., FACP
  • Development of a Medical Resident Educator Pathway - Catherine Gracey, M.D., M.S.

Medicine (Geriatrics)​

  • Academic Career Development in Geriatric Fellowship Training - Annette Medina-Walpole, M.D.
  • Geriatrics Assessment: A Model for Interprofessional Education and Practice - Thomas Caprio, M.D., M.P.H., CMD, FACP
  • Geriatrics Immersion Experience - Suzanne Gillespie, M.D., R.D., CMD
  • Interdisciplinary Geriatrics Educational Program - Dallas Nelson, M.D.

Medicine (Hematology & Oncology)​

  • Can the Humanities Heal the Healer? A Modest Proposal - Robert Horowitz, M.D.
  • Development of a Teaching Curriculum for the Inpatient Hematology/Oncology Service
    - Alissa Huston, M.D.


  • Applying Electronic Resources to Enhance Learning in the Host Defense Course - Constantine Haidaris, Ph.D.


  • Integrating a Movement Disorders Video Curriculum into Graduate and Post-Graduate Training: Enhancing Clinical Observation - Kevin Biglan, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Addressing the Unmet Educational Needs of Fellows - Ray Dorsey, M.D.
  • Development of a Simulated Patient Program to Enhance Acute Stroke Care and Education Among Neurology Residents - Adam Kelly, M.D.
  • Web-Based Interactive Textbook for Seizures and Epilepsy - Lynn Liu, M.D.

Neurology / Pediatrics

  • Formal Clinical Skills Observation in Medical Student Training:  We Can Do Better - Robert Stone, M.D.


  • Developing a Post-lab Online Self-Assessment for HSF Histology - Linda M. Callahan, Ph.D.

Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • MIGS Curriculum in OBGYN Residency - Jorge Carrillo, M.D.
  • Obstetrical Skills Simulation Training in Residency - Loralei Thornburg, M.D.
  • Development of a Self-Reflection Tool for Teaching in Transgender Medicine - Katherine Blumoff Greenberg, M.D.


  • Evaluating Medical Student Musculoskeletal Knowledge and Clinical Skills to Allow for Curricular Modification and Improvement in Musculoskeletal Medicine Competence - Benedict DiGiovanni, M.D.


  • Undergraduate Pathology Medical Education: Comparing Virtual with Light Microscopy and Evaluating Teaching Style in the Laboratory Setting - Linda Schiffhauer, M.D.


  • Implementation and Evaluation of a Mental health Curriculum for Pediatric Residents - Sandra Jee, M.D., M.P.H.
  • The Development of a Novel Program to Train Pediatric Providers in the Use of Telemedicine in neonatal Resuscitation - Melissa Carmen, M.D.
  • Developing a Curriculum in Adolescent Reproductive Health - Mandy Coles, M.D., M.P.H.
  • The Development and Evaluation of a Curriculum in Communication Skills Training for Providers Using High-Fidelity Simulation - Rita Dadiz, D.O.
  • Educating the Educator: Developing an Interdisciplinary Simulation Instructor Course - Caren Gellin, M.D.
  • Resilience Education in Pediatric Residency: A Novel, Web-Based Curriculum - Jessica Shand, M.D.

Pediatrics and Medicine

  • Transforming Formative Assessment - Robert Horowitz, M.D.
  • A novel curriculum for medical students: Using systems-based practice approaches to facilitate health care transitions for adolescents with chronic conditions - Marybeth Jones, M.D., M.S.-HPE


  • Development and Evaluation of a Postpartum Depression Curriculum for Pediatric Providers - Linda Chaudron, M.D., M.S.
  • Evaluation of a Narrative Exercise as an Empathy Teaching Tool - David Garrison, M.D.
  • Development and Evaluation of a Co-occuring Disorders Curriculum for Trainees in Psychiatry - Stephanie Gamble, Ph.D.
  • Development of a Family Interviewing Competency Observation Tool for Residents - Tziporah Rosenberg, Ph.D., LMFT
  • Learners Becoming Leaders:  Development & Evaluation of a Curriculum for Chief Residents in Surgery - Lauren N. DeCaporale-Ryan, Ph.D.
  • An experiential curriculum on cognitive errors and cognitive de-biasing strategies in Psychiatry - Vineeth John, M.D., M.B.A.
  • Improving Communication with Patients in Primary Careregarding Depression and Suicide - Beau Abar, Ph.D.
  • Developing and Testing a “Psychiatry Residents as Teachers” Curriculum - Laura Cardella, M.D.

Public Health Science​

  • An Innovative Curriculum in Community Health for Medical Students: Evaluating the Impact - Theresa Green, Ph.D., M.B.A.
  • Health Policy and Economics (HePE) New Link in the Double Helix - Katia Noyes, Ph.D., M.P.H.


  • Virtual Patients for Resident Education in Rheumatology - Bethany Marston, M.D.


  • Surgeon Burnout:  Creating a wellness curriculum to support general surgery residents - Christina CelliniM.D.
  • Surgical Sport: Improving Surgical Education Through Task‐Specific Skill Acquisition and Coaching - Ronald P. Bossert, M.D.


  • Development and Integration of a Structured Robotic Training Curriculum into an Established Residency Program, Based on Scientific Models of Training - Ahmed Ghazi, M.D., FEBU