Teaching Academy Newsletter

Announcements

 
The Teaching Academy is Open Virtually!  You can reach us online Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
See our website for a new page Resources for Remote and Online Teaching.

2021 Snow Season Education Retreat

Alison Whelan Zoom PhotoRecordings and Resources from the January 13 and 14th events are available on the Teaching Academy website!

 

 

Welcome New Teaching Academy Members!

Distinguished Educator

Karen Lounsbury, PhD, Pharmacology
Halle Sobel, MD, FACP, Medicine
Rebecca Wilcox, MD, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Master Teacher

Dmitriy Akselrod, MD, Radiology
Deborah Cook, MD, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Thomas Delaney, PhD, Pediatrics
Clara Keegan, MD, Family Medicine
Anne Stowman, MD, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Jaspinder Sra, MD, Anesthesiology

Member

Wasef Abu-Jaish, MD, Surgery
Daniel Ackil, DO, Surgery
Whittney Barkhuff, MD, PhD, Pediatrics
Michelle Cangiano, MD, Family Medicine
Benjamin Clements, MD, Family Medicine
Navid Esfandiari, PhD, Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences
Tabitha Ford, MD, Surgery
Matthew Geeslin, MD, MS, Radiology
Matthew Gilbert, DO, MPH, Medicine
Heather Herrington, MD, Surgery
Alicia Jacobs, MD, Family Medicine
F. Louis Kirk III, MD, Anesthesiology
George Kurien, MD, Surgery
Skyler Lentz, MD, Surgery
Mark Lach, MD, Radiology
Shea Lambirth, MD, Medicine
Katherine Mariani, MD, MPH, Family Medicine
Rachel McEntee, MD, Medicine
Carolyn Orgain, MD, Surgery
Christian Pulcini, MD, MPH, Surgery
Lindsay Reardon, MD, Surgery
Tamara Rimash, MD, Surgery
Matthew Siket, MD, Surgery
John Steele Taylor, MD, Neurological Sciences

Protégé 

Autumn Sacklow, MD, Surgery

 

Congratulations!

The Society of Simulation in Healthcare is pleased to announce that Cate Nicholas EdD, MS, PA is being inducted into as a 2021 Fellow of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.

This global group of professional healthcare simulationists are recognized for their sustained contributions and impact on the field of healthcare simulation and to SSH. Their work, dedication, and passion has helped shape the current art, science, and practice of healthcare simulation, and is helping to shape its future.  To date, 91 individuals from 12 countries have been awarded this prestigious recognition.  Fellows of the SSH Academy are selected through a rigorous peer-review process that evaluates the summative work and contributions in both healthcare simulation and to SSH. To achieve this designation indicates the very high level of contributions and impact that has been made by the nominee. The designation as a Fellow of the SSH Academy is prestigious and important to the healthcare simulation community as one of the fastest growing fields in healthcare education.

Teaching Academy Awards for Teaching and Educational Excellence 

Innovation in Curriculum Development or Pedagogy Award
Molly Rideout, MD, Pediatrics

Educational Scholarship Award
Andrew Hale, MD, Medicine

Outstanding Contribution Award
Leah Burke, MD, Pediatrics

Frederick C. Morin III, MD Educational Leadership Award
Stephen Everse, PhD, Biochemistry

Distinguished Service Award
Alan Rubin, MD, Medicine and Psychiatry

Medical Group Education Awards

Continuing Medical Education Educator of the Year
Stephen Berns, MD, Family Medicine 

Graduate Medical Education Educator of the Year
Julian Sprague, MD, PhD, Medicine

UVMHN Medical Group Education Grant 
 “Fostering gender equity to improve the clinical learning environment for medical learners at the University of Vermont”
PI: Richard Bounds, MD, Surgery-Emergency Medicine
CO PI: Tabitha Ford, MD, Surgery-Emergency Medicine

2020 NEGEA Annual Conference Abstract Compendium

Following the cancellation of our 2020 NEGEA Annual Conference due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the GEA has been committed to disseminating all work accepted for presentation to the conference via Regional Meeting Abstract Compendia.  We are happy to announce that the 2020 NEGEA Abstract Compendium is now available online. This compendium includes all accepted abstracts and session proposals as they were submitted including: Innovation Abstracts, Research Abstracts, Workshops, Small Group Discussions, and Panel Discussions. ACCESS THE COMPENDIUM (PDF)

Faculty Development Series for Clinical Teachers 101

This 3-part faculty development series will cover all the major topics for Medical Education during the Clerkship. This program is available to all teachers, residents, fellows, faculty, and staff (i.e., clerkship coordinators). Each part (101, 201, and 301) consists of 6, one-hour sessions with the curriculum to repeat every 3 years. The curriculum is available at all teaching sites.

A Certificate of Completion will be awarded after completing at least 4/6 of the yearly sessions and a total of 12/18 (70%) of the sessions. Recordings are available on the Teaching Academy website.

Date Time Session Instructor
September 24, 2020 7:30-8:30 am Grading/Assessment Garth Garrison, MD
December 10, 2020 7:30-8:30 am Anatomy of a Clerkship Elise Everett, MD
January 14, 2021 7:30-8:30 am Teaching in the Clinical Setting Karin Gray, MD
March 11, 2021 7:30-8:30 am Feedback (Formative/Summative) Cate Nicholas, EdD
May 13, 2021 7:30-8:30 am Competencies, Goals, Objectives William Raszka, MD
July 8, 2021 7:30-8:30 am UME Framework Kathryn Huggett, PhD

CMIE credit is given for attendance.

CMIEIn support of improving patient care, The Robert Larner College of Medicine at The University of Vermont is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Vermont designates each session a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. Each physician should claim only those credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

RSVP: Teaching.Academy@med.uvm.edu

Questions about The Teaching Academy?
Please contact:teaching.academy@med.uvm.edu

New Publications by Teaching Academy Members

Comprehensive healthcare simulation: Implementing best practices in standardized patient methodology
Gliva-McConvey G, Nicholas C, Clark L. Comprehensive healthcare simulation: Implementing best practices in standardized patient methodology. Springer; 1st ed. 2020 edition (October 16, 2020)

Interrupt to Activate-Transform Passive Video Watching into Engaged Active Learning
Zhang B. Interrupt to Activate-Transform Passive Video Watching into Engaged Active Learning. College Teaching 26 Dec. 2020 DOI: 10.1080/87567555.2020.1864615

 

Recent Publications to Note

Social Accountability Frameworks and Their Implications for Medical Education and Program Evaluation: A Narrative Review
Barber C, van der Vleuten C, Leppink J, Chahine S. Social Accountability Frameworks and Their Implications for Medical Education and Program Evaluation: A Narrative Review. Academic Medicine. Dec 2020. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000003731

Is It Mistreatment? Practices for Productive Teacher–Learner Interactions
Ainsworth M, Szauter K. Is It Mistreatment? Practices for Productive Teacher–Learner Interactions. Academic Medicine. Dec 2020. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000003709

Changing How Race Is Portrayed in Medical Education: Recommendations From Medical Students
Nieblas-Bedolla E, Christophers B, Nkinsi N, Schumann P, Stein E. Changing How Race Is Portrayed in Medical Education: Recommendations From Medical Students. Academic Medicine. Dec 2020. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000003496

Regional/National Call for Proposals 

Right Resident, Right Program, Ready Day One (RRR) Mini-Grants

The goal of the Right Resident, Right Program, Ready Day One (RRR) mini-grants is to encourage learners to submit their innovative ideas on how to make the residency selection process and/or the transition to residency more diverse, equitable, and inclusive. All medical students, residents, and fellows are invited to apply and they need a faculty mentor. Up to three grants of $2,000 each, for a project term of one year, are available. Deadline is February 5, 2021. More information here: https://apgo.org/page/rrrminigrantsfordei

Applications for the 2021 Macy Faculty Scholars Program are open

The 2021 program brochure provides full details about eligibility, the selection criteria, and the application process for the Macy Faculty Scholars Program. All applications must be completed and submitted online. Due February 10, 2021, by 3:00 pm ET.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Teaching Academy in the News

  • Teaching Academy Honors Inductees, Awardees & Focuses on DEI at Annual Retreat
    January 15, 2021 by Jennifer Nachbur
    Medical education leaders and scholars gathered virtually on January 13 and 14, 2021 for the Larner College of Medicine Teaching Academy’s 2021 Induction and Award Ceremony and Snow Season Education Retreat. Co-presented with the University of Vermont Health Network Medical Group, the ceremony recognized medical educators and kicked off the annual education program, which this year featured several sessions on diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • LCOM Public Health Projects Poster Showcase
    December 14, 2020 by Jennifer Smith
    The UVM Larner College of Medicine's Public Health Projects Poster Session & Community Celebration was held virtually December 10-11 and is accessible here.

January 2021

Frymoyer Scholars Program 2021 Call for Proposals

Through the Frymoyer Scholars Program, the John W. and Nan P. Frymoyer Fund for Medical Education supports physicians and nurses who are actively engaged in teaching University of Vermont medical and nursing students and who embody the best qualities of the clinician teacher. The program is an investment in outstanding medical education and promotes teaching that emphasizes the art of patient care. More details about the program can be found via the website links below. 

Applications for 2021 are due by March 15, 2021. The program has funded 54 projects over the past 20 years. The results accomplished by Frymoyer Scholars have enhanced the learning experience of our students and improved patient care. We look forward to more award-winning projects this upcoming year. 

Click here for the 2021 Frymoyer Scholars Program Call for Proposals 

Frymoyer Scholars Program on the Teaching Academy website:

http://www.med.uvm.edu/teachingacademy/fellowshipsandgrants

Please contact The Teaching Academy: teaching.academy@med.uvm.edu for further formation.

 

Upcoming Events

IAMSE Winter Webcast Audio Seminar Series: USMLE STEP-1 IS GOING TO PASS/FAIL: NOW WHAT DO WE DO?

Thursday, January 21; 12-1pm; Remote
"USMLE Step 1 P/F: A UME Curriculum Dean’s Perspective" with Jonathan Amiel, MD
Connection information will be sent the Monday prior to each session. Please RSVP to teaching.academy@med.uvm.edu to receive log in details.

IAMSE Winter Webcast Audio Seminar Series: USMLE STEP-1 IS GOING TO PASS/FAIL: NOW WHAT DO WE DO?

Thursday, January 28; 12-1pm; Remote
"Step 1 Going Pass-Fail: Are We Just Kicking the Can Down the Road?" with Brenda Roman, MD & Bruce Morgenstern
Connection information will be sent the Monday prior to each session. Please RSVP to teaching.academy@med.uvm.edu to receive log in details.

Medical Education Grand Rounds

Friday, January 29; 12-1pm; Remote
"Connecting the Dots: How Universities Establish Interprofessional Education Centers" with Joy Doll, OTD, OTR/L, FNAP, Chief Academic Program Officer, Nebraska Healthcare Collaborative, Vice President, Academic Programs, NEHII Shared Services
RSVP for Zoom details: teaching.academy@med.uvm.edu