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Constance D. Baldwin, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-8425

Faculty Appointments

Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Baldwin is the Founding Director of the Academic Pediatric Association's Educational Scholars Program (ESP), a faculty development program for academic pediatricians that aims to teach scholars how to develop, implement, evaluate and disseminate educational interventions or evaluation methods by a creative, planned and rigorous process. Since 2006, the ESP has enrolled 172 scholars and 94 have graduated. The program won the APA Teaching Program Award in 2016. In the context of the ESP, Dr. Baldwin conducts research and evaluation studies on the development of careers in educational scholarship. She has also collaborated on the development of a Toolbox for the Evaluation of Educators, published by the Task Force on Educator Evaluation, Group on Educational Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges.

Dr. Baldwin served for 5 years on the Academic General Pediatrics Accreditation Committee of the Academic Pediatric Association, developing standardized national guidelines for accreditation of general pediatrics fellowship training programs.

Research

Dr. Baldwin earned her PhD in English from Stanford University. Her work focuses on faculty development in the grant writing and scientific communications, curriculum and evaluation development, and educational scholarship. She has also engaged in many aspects of research education over her career, including grant consultations. Since 1998, Dr. Baldwin has taught yearly courses in scientific writing, given dozens of local and national workshops on scientific writing, and mentored many fellows and faculty in scientific communications. As Director in the Academic Pediatric Association's Educational Scholars Program, she also conducts research and evaluation studies on the development of careers in educational scholarship by junior faculty educators.

Credentials

Education

1968
BA | Reed College
English Language and Literature

1970
MA | Stanford University
English

1973
PhD | Stanford University
English

Awards

2016
Teaching Program Award to the Educational Scholars Program from the Academic Pediatric Association

2009
Best Poster Award "A Portfolio Toolbox for Educators and Those Who Evaluate Them"
Sponsor: Annual Meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges
Location: Boston, MA

1998 - 2000
National Pediatric Faculty Development Scholar
Sponsor: Ambulatory Pediatric Association

1990
Recognition for Special Contributions to Research
Sponsor: University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Pediatrics

1968
Phi Beta Kappa

1968
Woodrow Wilson Fellow

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Publications

Journal Articles

9/2018
Denney-Koelsch EM, Horowitz R, Quill T, Baldwin CD. "An Integrated, Developmental Four-Year Medical School Curriculum in Palliative Care: A Longitudinal Content Evaluation Based on National Competency Standards." Journal of palliative medicine.. 2018 Sep 0; 21(9):1221-1233. Epub 2018 May 16.

2018
Jee SH; Baldwin C; Dadiz R; Jones M; Alpert-Gillis L. "Integrated Mental Health Training for Pediatric and Psychology Trainees Using Standardized Patient Encounters". Academic Pediatrics. 2018; 18: 119-121.

8/2017
Baldwin CD, Gusic ME, Chandran L. "The Impact of a National Faculty Development Program Embedded Within an Academic Professional Organization." Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2017 Aug 0; 92(8):1105-1113.

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