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Ritchie Teaching Fellowships

The Ritchie Teaching Fellowship award is an endowment from Robert and Helen Ritchie in honor of their longtime physician and friend, Dr. Joseph Flatley. Recipients receive funding for approximately 10% of their FTE to pursue mentored career development as a clinician-educator.

Description and Application

Previous Ritchie Career Development Awardees

2019-2021

Catherine Moore, MD

Catherine Moore, MD
Nephrology

Dr. Moore developed a POCUS curriculum for nephrologists following a national needs assessment of POCUS in nephrology training programs.  She then expanded her web based training modules to the internal medicine residency program.

Jennifer Readlynn, MD

Jennifer Readlynn, MD
Hospital Medicine

​Dr. Readlynn developed a curriculum to teach 4th-year medical students on their medicine sub-I dual skills in quality improvement and time management. Students completed a PDSA cycle reflecting on a new strategy to improve their time management as they prepared for intern year.

2017-2019

Marilyn Augustine, MD

Marilyn Augustine, MD
Endocrinology

Dr. Augustine trained endocrinology fellows to use motivational interviewing techniques and self-determination theory in their interactions with patients

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Mohamed Tejani, MD
Hematology Oncology

Dr. Tejani developed a clinical research curriculum for hematology-oncology fellows with eventual expansion to include internal medicine residents and fellows in other disciplines