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Valerie J. Lang, M.D.

Hospital Medicine

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 276-3000

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Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Lang has been an internal medicine hospitalist at the University of Rochester since 2000. She directs the 3rd year Inpatient Medicine Clerkship, the Medicine Sub-Internship, and the Hospital Medicine Faculty Development program. Her research interests focus on medical education, including the teaching and assessment of clinical reasoning, motivation with on-line learning, and the development of teaching scripts. She serves on the council of the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine and is an Editor-in-Chief of the SIMPLE on-line virtual patient program.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

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Masters of Health Professions Education program, in progress |

1992
BS | Allegheny College
Biology

1997
MD | SUNY Upstate Medical Center
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

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

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

Awards

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

2012
Lang VJ, O'Connor AB, Blatt A, Gracey C. "Collaborative development of teaching scripts: An efficient faculty development approach for a busy clinical teaching unit". Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2012; 7: 644-648.

2011
Nixon LJ;Aiyer M;Durning SJ;Gouveia C;Kogan JR;Lang VJ;ten Cate O;Hauer KE. "Educating clerkship students in the era of duty hour restrictions". American Journal of Medicine. 2011; 124(7): 671-676.

2011
O'Connor AB, Lang VJ, Bordley DR. "Restructuring an inpatient resident service to improve outcomes for residents, students and patients". Academic Medicine. 2011; : 86,1500-1507.

Books & Chapters

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 Physicians2011

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