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Valerie J. Lang, M.D., M.H.P.E.

Valerie J. Lang, M.D., M.H.P.E.

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UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
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Appointment (585) 275-4912
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About Me

Faculty Appointments

Professor - Department of Medicine, Hospital Medicine (SMD)

Associate Chair, Medical Education, Research Scholarship - Department of Medicine (SMD)

Professor of Clinical Nursing - Department of SON Adjuncts (SON) - Joint

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 1998 - 2000

Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 1997 - 1998

Education

MED | University of Illinois at Chicago. 2010

MD | Suny Health Science Center At Syracuse. 1997

Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award. 2021

Ruth-Marie E. Fincher, MD Service Award. 2019

Ruth-Marie E. Fincher, MD Service Award. 2019

Faculty Academic Mentoring Award. 2019

Harry L. Segal Prize for Excellence in Third Year Teaching. 2015

Louis N. Pangaro Educational Program Development Award; Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine. 2009

Fellow, Society of Hospital Medicine. 2009

Fellow, American College of Physicians. 2005

Jules Cohen Dean's Teaching Fellowship. 2004 - 2006

Publications

Journal Articles

Examining Generalizability of Faculty Members' Narrative Assessments.

Mooney CJ, Stone RT, Wang L, Blatt AE, Pascoe JM, Lang VJ

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2023 November 198 (11S):S210. Epub 10/16/2023.

Bias Reporting in the Clinical Learning Environment: A National Survey of Internal Medicine Clerkship Directors.

Henschen BL, Pascoe J, Kisielewski M, Duca NS, Lang VJ, Levine D, Jasti H, Blatt A

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2023 October 6 Epub 10/06/2023.

'Key findings', 'key features' and 'key clinical decisions' in clinical reasoning assessment.

Lang VJ, Readlynn J

Medical teacher.. 2023 August 12 :1. Epub 08/12/2023.

Predictors of Narrative Evaluation Quality in Undergraduate Medical Education Clerkships.

Mooney CJ, Blatt A, Pascoe J, Lang V, Kelly M, Braun M, Burch J, Stone RT

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2022 November 197 (11S):S168. Epub 10/18/2022.

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Training during Nephrology Fellowship: A National Survey of Fellows and Program Directors.

Moore CA, Ross DW, Pivert KA, Lang VJ, Sozio SM, O'Neill WC

Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN.. 2022 September 21 Epub 09/21/2022.

Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome from Nitrofurantoin: A Case Report.

O'Connor RA, Patel V, Lang V, Brima W

The American journal of case reports.. 2022 March 1623 :e935113. Epub 03/16/2022.

Advancing the assessment of clinical reasoning across the health professions: Definitional and methodologic recommendations.

Gordon D, Rencic JJ, Lang VJ, Thomas A, Young M, Durning SJ

Perspectives on medical education.. 2022 March 7 Epub 03/07/2022.

Clinical reasoning education in the clerkship years: A cross-disciplinary national needs assessment.

Gold JG, Knight CL, Christner JG, Mooney CE, Manthey DE, Lang VJ

PloS one.. 2022 17 (8):e0273250. Epub 08/18/2022.

Proactive Integration of Mental Health Care in Hospital Medicine: PRIME Medicine.

Oldham MA, Lang VJ, Hopkin JL, Maeng DD

Journal of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry.. 2021 July 3 Epub 07/03/2021.

Frequency and Severity of Moral Distress in Nephrology Fellows: A National Survey.

Saeed F, Duberstein PR, Epstein RM, Lang VJ, Liebman SE

American journal of nephrology.. 2021 June 21 :1-9. Epub 06/21/2021.

Which Internal Medicine Clerkship Characteristics Are Associated With Students' Performance on the NBME Medicine Subject Exam? A Multi-Institutional Analysis.

Fitz MM, Adams W, Haist SA, Hauer KE, Ross LP, Raff A, Agarwal G, Vu TR, Appelbaum J, Lang VJ, Miller C, Grum C,

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2020 September 95 (9):1404-1410. Epub 1900 01 01.

Widening the lens on teaching and assessing clinical reasoning: from "in the head" to "out in the world".

Torre D, Durning SJ, Rencic J, Lang V, Holmboe E, Daniel M

Diagnosis.. 2020 August 277 (3):181-190. Epub 1900 01 01.

Embodied cognition: knowing in the head is not enough.

Daniel M, Wilson E, Torre D, Durning SJ, Lang V

Diagnosis.. 2020 August 277 (3):337-338. Epub 1900 01 01.

Expanding boundaries: a transtheoretical model of clinical reasoning and diagnostic error.

Daniel M, Wilson E, Seifert C, Durning SJ, Holmboe E, Rencic JJ, Lang V, Torre D

Diagnosis.. 2020 August 277 (3):333-335. Epub 1900 01 01.

Clinical Reasoning Assessment Methods: A Scoping Review and Practical Guidance.

Daniel M, Rencic J, Durning SJ, Holmboe E, Santen SA, Lang V, Ratcliffe T, Gordon D, Heist B, Lubarsky S, Estrada CA, Ballard T, Artino AR, Sergio Da Silva A, Cleary T, Stojan J, Gruppen LD

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2019 June 94 (6):902-912. Epub 1900 01 01.

Validity Evidence for a Brief Online Key Features Examination in the Internal Medicine Clerkship.

Lang VJ, Berman NB, Bronander K, Harrell H, Hingle S, Holthouser A, Leizman D, Packer CD, Park YS, Vu TR, Yudkowsky R, Monteiro S, Bordage G

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2019 February 94 (2):259-266. Epub 1900 01 01.

Current and Optimal Training in High-Value Care in the Internal Medicine Clerkship: A National Curricular Needs Assessment.

Cayea D, Tartaglia K, Pahwa A, Harrell H, Shaheen A, Lang VJ

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2018 October 93 (10):1511-1516. Epub 1900 01 01.

The Procedure Coordinator: A Resident-Driven Initiative to Increase Opportunity for Inpatient Procedures.

Gorgone M, McNichols B, Lang VJ, Novak W, O'Connor AB

Journal of graduate medical education.. 2018 October 10 (5):583-586. Epub 1900 01 01.

Use of Standard Guidelines for Department of Medicine Summary Letters.

Fitz M, La Rochelle J, Lang V, DeWaay D, Adams W, Nasraty F

Teaching and learning in medicine.. 2018 30 (3):255-265. Epub 04/12/2018.

Abstracts From the Proceedings of the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Clerkship Directors of Internal Medicine (CDIM).

Nixon LJ, Ryder HF, Alexandraki I, Lyons MD, McEwen KA, DeWaay DJ, Warrier S, Lang VJ, LaRochelle J

Teaching and learning in medicine.. 2016 28 (3):339-44. Epub 06/16/2016.

Maximizing teaching on the wards: review and application of the One-Minute Preceptor and SNAPPS models.

Pascoe JM, Nixon J, Lang VJ

Journal of hospital medicine.. 2015 February 10 (2):125-30. Epub 1900 01 01.

How we developed and piloted an electronic key features examination for the internal medicine clerkship based on a US national curriculum.

Bronander KA, Lang VJ, Nixon LJ, Harrell HE, Kovach R, Hingle S, Berman N

Medical teacher.. 2015 37 (9):807-12. Epub 1900 01 01.

The effect of resident duty-hours restrictions on internal medicine clerkship experiences: surveys of medical students and clerkship directors.

Kogan JR, Lapin J, Aagaard E, Boscardin C, Aiyer MK, Cayea D, Cifu A, Diemer G, Durning S, Elnicki M, Fazio SB, Khan AR, Lang VJ, Mintz M, Nixon LJ, Paauw D, Torre DM, Hauer KE

Teaching and learning in medicine.. 2015 27 (1):37-50. Epub 1900 01 01.

The evolving role of online virtual patients in internal medicine clerkship education nationally.

Lang VJ, Kogan J, Berman N, Torre D

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2013 November 88 (11):1713-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Guidelines for writing department of medicine summary letters.

Lang VJ, Aboff BM, Bordley DR, Call S, Dezee KJ, Fazio SB, Fitz M, Hemmer PA, Logio LS, Wayne DB

The American journal of medicine.. 2013 May 126 (5):458-63. Epub 1900 01 01.

Collaborative development of teaching scripts: an efficient faculty development approach for a busy clinical teaching unit.

Lang VJ, O'Connor AB, Blatt A, Gracey C

Journal of hospital medicine.. 2012 October 7 (8):644-8. Epub 09/07/2012.

Restructuring an inpatient resident service to improve outcomes for residents, students, and patients.

O?connor AB, Lang VJ, Bordley DR

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2011 December 86 (12):1500-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

Educating clerkship students in the era of duty hour restrictions

Nixon LJ;Aiyer M;Durning SJ;Gouveia C;Kogan JR;Lang VJ;ten Cate O;Hauer KE.

American Journal of Medicine. 2011; 124(7): 671-676.

A collaborative model for developing and maintaining virtual patients for medical education

Berman N.; Fall, LH.; Chessman A.; Dell MR.; Lang VJ.; Nixon LJ.; Leong SL.; Smith S.

Medical Teacher. 2011; 33: 319-324.

Association between hand-off patients and subject exam performance in medicine clerkship students.

Lang VJ, Mooney CJ, O'Connor AB, Bordley DR, Lurie SJ

Journal of general internal medicine.. 2009 September 24 (9):1018-22. Epub 07/05/2009.

The effect of nonteaching services on the distribution of inpatient cases for internal medicine residents.

O'Connor AB, Lang VJ, Lurie SJ, Lambert DR, Rudmann A, Robbins B, Bordley DR

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2009 February 84 (2):220-5. Epub 1900 01 01.

Association between hand-off patients and subject exam performance in medicine clerkship students

Lang VJ;Mooney CJ;O'Connor AB;Bordley DR; Lurie SJ.

Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2009; 24(4): 1018-22.

Impact of non-teaching services on internal medicine resident inpatient case distribution

O'Connor AB;Lang VJ;Lurie SJ;Lambert DR;Rudmann A; Robbins B;Bordley DR.

Academic Medicine. 2009; 84(2): 220-225.

Poor care, not poor protocols, for alcohol withdrawal.

O'Connor AB, Lang VJ

Mayo Clinic proceedings.. 2008 June 83 (6):726-7; author reply 728-30. Epub 1900 01 01.

Hazards of hospitalization: Hospitalists and geriatricians educating medical students about delirium and falls in geriatric inpatients

Lang VJ;Clark NS;Medina-Walpole A;McCann R.

Gerontology and Geriatrics Education. 2008; 4(28): 94-104.

Hazards of hospitalization: hospitalists and geriatricians educating medical students about delirium and falls in geriatric inpatients.

Lang VJ, Clark NS, Medina-Walpole A, McCann R

Gerontology & geriatrics education.. 2008 28 (4):94-104. Epub 1900 01 01.

A complication of forceful nose-blowing.

Fix A, Lang VJ

The American journal of medicine.. 2007 April 120 (4):328-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

A complication of forceful nose-blowing

Fix A;Lang VJ.

American Journal of Medicine. 2007; 120(4): 328-9.

In the Literature

Lang VJ.; Rudmann A.

The Hospitalist. 2006; 10(3): 49-50.

Underdosing of morphine in comparison with other parenteral opioids in an acute hospital: a quality of care challenge.

O'Connor AB, Lang VJ, Quill TE

Pain medicine : the official journal of the American Academy of Pain Medicine.. 2006 7 (4):299-307. Epub 1900 01 01.

Eliminating analgesic meperidine use with a supported formulary restriction.

O'Connor AB, Lang VJ, Quill TE

The American journal of medicine.. 2005 August 118 (8):885-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Eliminating Analgesic Meperidine Use with a Supported Formulary Restriction.

O'Connor AB;Lang VJ;Quill TE.

Amer J Med. 2005; 188: 885-889.

Hospitalists Practice Profile

Lang VJ.; Rudmann A.

The Hospitalist. 2002; 6(2).

Books

Teaching Clinical Reasoning (2015)

Chapter: Assessment of Clinical Reasoning

Authors: Lang V, Schuwirth L, Durning SJ, Rencic JJ

Publisher: American College of Physicians 2015

Internal Medicine Essentials for Clerkship Students (2011)

Chapter: Approach to the Altered Mental State

Authors: Lang VJ.

Publisher: American College of Physicians 2011