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

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 276-3000

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentNot Accepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Hospital Medicine

Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Lang has been an internal medicine hospitalist at the University of Rochester since 2000. She is the Senior Associate Division Chief for Hospital Medicine and Director of the Hospital Medicine Faculty Development program. She is the inaugural Director of Meliora in Medicine, a 2-year course and 4-year thread throughout the medical school curriculum. She directed the Medicine Clerkship for 13 years and is a past president of Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine. Dr. Lang co-led the development of the Aquifer Internal Medicine and Aquifer High Value Care national on-line virtual patient courses and currently serves as Academic Director of Assessment at Aquifer. Her research interests focus on medical education, including the teaching and assessment of clinical reasoning, virtual patients, and faculty development.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

1992
BS | Allegheny College
Biology

1997
MD | SUNY Upstate Medical Center
Medicine

2015
MHPE | University of Illinois at Chicago
Health Professions Education

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1998 - 06/30/2000
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center - GME Office

07/01/1997 - 06/30/1998
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center - GME Office

Awards

2019
Ruth-Marie E. Fincher, MD Service Award
Sponsor: Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine

2015
Harry L. Segal Prize for Excellence in Third Year Teaching
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine
Location: Rochester, NY

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

2009
Fellow, Society of Hospital Medicine

2005
Fellow, American College of Physicians

2004 - 2006
Jules Cohen Dean's Teaching Fellowship

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Publications

Journal Articles

2/2019
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. "Validity Evidence for a Brief Online Key Features Examination in the Internal Medicine Clerkship." Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2019 Feb 0; 94(2):259-266.

10/2018
Cayea D, Tartaglia K, Pahwa A, Harrell H, Shaheen A, Lang VJ. "Current and Optimal Training in High-Value Care in the Internal Medicine Clerkship: A National Curricular Needs Assessment." Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2018 Oct 0; 93(10):1511-1516.

10/2018
Gorgone M, McNichols B, Lang VJ, Novak W, O'Connor AB. "The Procedure Coordinator: A Resident-Driven Initiative to Increase Opportunity for Inpatient Procedures." Journal of graduate medical education.. 2018 Oct 0; 10(5):583-586.

Books & Chapters

2015
Chapter Title: Assessment of Clinical Reasoning
Book Title: Teaching Clinical Reasoning
Author List: Lang V, Schuwirth L, Durning SJ, Rencic JJ
Edited By: Trowbridge RL, Rencic JJ, and Durning SJ
Published By: American College of Physicians 2015

2011
Chapter Title: Approach to the Altered Mental State
Book Title: Internal Medicine Essentials for Clerkship Students
Author List: Lang VJ.
Published By: American College of Physicians 2011

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