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Fellows Projects

Department and Project Title


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

Community & Preventive Medicine

  • Health Policy and Economics (HePE) New link in the Double Helix - Katia Noyes, PhD, MPH
  • 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, MD, PhD

Emergency Medicine

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

Family Medicine

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


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

Medicine (Geriatrics)​

  • Geriatrics Assessment: A Model for Interprofessional Education and Practice - Thomas Caprio, MD, MPH, CMD, FACP
  • Geriatrics Immersion Experience - Suzanne Gillespie, MD, RD, CMD
  • Interdisciplinary Geriatrics Educational Program - Dallas Nelson, MD

Medicine (Hematology & Oncology)​

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


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


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

Neurology / Pediatrics

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

Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • MIGS Curriculum in OBGYN Residency - Jorge Carrillo, MD
  • Obstetrical Skills Simulation Training in Residency - Loralei Thornburg, MD


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


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


  • Implementation and Evaluation of a Mental health Curriculum for Pediatric Residents - Sandra Jee, MD, MPH
  • The Development of a Novel Program to Train Pediatric Providers in the Use of Telemedicine in neonatal Resuscitation - Melissa Carmen, MD
  • Developing a Curriculum in Adolescent Reproductive Health - Mandy Coles, MD, MPH
  • The Development and Evaluation of a Curriculum in Communication Skills Training for Providers Using High-Fidelity Simulation - Rita Dadiz, DO
  • Educating the Educator: Developing an Interdisciplinary Simulation Instructor Course - Caren Gellin, MD

Pediatrics and Medicine

  • Transforming Formative Assessment - Robert Horowitz, MD


  • Development and Evaluation of a Postpartum Depression Curriculum for Pediatric Providers - Linda Chaudron, MD, MS
  • Evaluation of a Narrative Exercise as an Empathy Teaching Tool - David Garrison, MD
  • Development and Evaluation of a Co-occuring Disorders Curriculum for Trainees in Psychiatry - Stephanie Gamble, PhD
  • Development of a Family Interviewing Competency Observation Tool for Residents - Tziporah Rosenberg, PhD, LMFT
  • Learners Becoming Leaders:  Development & Evaluation of a Curriculum for Chief Residents in Surgery - Lauren N. DeCaporale-Ryan, PhD
  • An experiential curriculum on cognitive errors and cognitive de-biasing strategies in Psychiatry - Vineeth John, MD, MBA

Public Health Science​

  • An Innovative Curriculum in Community Health for Medical Students: Evaluating the Impact - Theresa Green, PhD, MBA
  • Health Policy and Economics (HePE) New Link in the Double Helix - Katia Noyes, PhD, MPH


  • Virtual Patients for Resident Education in Rheumatology - Bethany Marston, MD


  • Surgeon Burnout:  Creating a wellness curriculum to support general surgery residents - Christina CelliniMD


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