Teaching Academy Newsletter

Announcements

Congratulations All Around!

Congratulations to Stephanie Mann, MD and Colleen Quinn, MD for acceptance of their proposal A Healthy Systems Science Curriculum for the Larner College of Medicine Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship for the 2018 Teaching Academy Curriculum  Development and Education Scholarship Grant.

Congratulations to Bridget Marroquin, MD and Alan Rubin, MD for receiving the 2018 Teaching Academy Travel Award.

Congratulations to the incoming cohort for the 2018-2019 Medical Education Fellowship Program:
Elizabeth Ames, MD; David Li-Kang Chen, MD; Katie Dolbec, MD; Matthew Geeslin, MD; Rosy Hill, MD; Macauley Onuigbo, MD; Sarah Schlein, MD; Anne Stowman, MD; and Adam Ulano, MD.

And congratulations to the 2018 Frymoyer Scholars Program recipients:
Travis Beebe-Woodard, RN, BSN Trauma Nurse Fellowship
Andy Hale, MD, Steve Lidofsky, MD, PhD Optimizing Care for Vermonters Infected with Hepatitis C Virus through a Statewide Educational Curriculum
Jana Lichtenfeld, MD, MPH, Diane Imrie, MBA, RD, Cathy McIsaac, MS RD, Rebecca Wilcox, MD, Cara Feldman-Hunt, MA Culinary Medicine Teaching Kitchen Medical Student Elective
Mary Palumbo, DNP, APRN, William Pendlebury, MD; Lori P. McKenna, MSW, LICSW; Betty Rambur, PhD, RN, FAAN Disseminating a Plan for Improved Care of Persons with Alzheimer's Disease and their Family Caregivers for the State of Vermont
Molly Rideout, MD, Tracey Wagner, RN, Beth Noyes, PharmD, William Raszka, MD Development of a Longitudinal Pediatric Residency Preparation Course

SAVE THE DATES:

Essentials of Teaching and Assessment

Friday, September 14, 2018, UVM Davis Center, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Essentials of Teaching and Assessment CourseA one-day, intensive course to introduce participants to the pedagogy, strategies, and resources for effective teaching and assessment. This event is open to all UVM Larner College of Medicine faculty. This course is designed especially for faculty, residents, fellows, graduate students, and postdocs who are new or returning to teaching. There is no fee to attend. Please encourage colleagues to attend. Registration is open; click here.

 

Medical Education Grand Rounds

Friday, September 28, 2018, MedEd 300 (Reardon Classroom), 12:00 - 1:00 pm

"Developing and Implementing the Critical Clinical Competencies at Southern Illinois University," Deb Klamen, MD, MHPE, Senior Associate Dean for Education and Curriculum, Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Education, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Medical Education Grand Rounds

Friday, October 26, MedEd 300 (Reardon Classroom), 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Veronica Catanese, MD, MBA, Senior Director, Accreditation and Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), Association of American Medical Colleges

2019 Education Retreat

Friday, March 29, 2019, 8:00 am-5:00 pm

A day-long education retreat featuring workshops, networking, and keynote speakers. This event is open to all faculty.


 

New Publications from Teaching Academy Members

IAMSE Member Perspectives on the Recognition, Reward, and Promotion of Medical Science Educators: an IAMSE Sponsored Survey.
Dickinson BL, Deming N, Coplit L, Huggett KN, Quesnelle K, Sheakley M, Rosenfeld G, Wragg S. IAMSE Member Perspectives on the Recognition, Reward, and Promotion of Medical Science Educators: an IAMSE Sponsored Survey. Medical Science Educator. 2018:1-9. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40670-018-0548-z

To the Point: Gender differences in the Obstetrics and Gynecology clerkship.
Craig LB, Buery-Joyner SD, Bliss S, Everett EN, Forstein DA, Graziano SC, Hampton BS, Mckenzie ML, Morgan H, Page-Ramsey SM, Pradhan A. To the Point: Gender differences in the Obstetrics and Gynecology clerkship. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2018 May 29. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2018.05.020
 

Clinic Director Roles and Expectations.
Sobel H.G., Pasanen M.E. (2018) Clinic Director Roles and Expectations. In: Lu L., Barrette EP., Noronha C., Sobel H., Tobin D. (eds) Leading an Academic Medical Practice. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-68267-9_1

The Undergraduate Training in Genomics (UTRIG) Initiative: early & active training for physicians in the genomic medicine era.
Wilcox RL, Adem PV, Afshinnekoo E, Atkinson JB, Burke LW, Cheung H, Dasgupta S, DeLaGarza J, Joseph L, LeGallo R, Lew M. The Undergraduate Training in Genomics (UTRIG) Initiative: early & active training for physicians in the genomic medicine era. Personalized medicine. 2018 May 30. https://doi.org/10.2217/pme-2017-0077

   

Other New Publications to Note

Experiential Communication Curriculum to Improve Resident Preparedness When Responding to Discriminatory Comments in the Workplace.
March C, Walker LW, Toto RL, Choi S, Reis EC, Dewar S. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2018 Apr 26.  http://www.jgme.org/doi/pdf/10.4300/JGME-D-17-00913.1

Making Much of the Mundane: A Retrospective Examination of Undergraduate Medical Students’ Completion of Routine Tasks and USMLE Step 1 Performance.
Foshee CM, Nowacki AS, Shivak JT, Bierer SB. Medical Science Educator. 2018:1-7. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40670-018-0552-3

Dear Program Director: Deciphering Letters of Recommendation.
Saudek K, Saudek D, Treat R, Bartz P, Weigert R, Weisgerber M.  Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2018 Apr 19. http://www.jgme.org/doi/pdf/10.4300/JGME-D-17-00712.1

Not just trust: factors influencing learners’ attempts to perform technical skills on real patients.
Susan L Bannister, Mark S Dolson, Lorelei Lingard and David A Keegan. Medical education. 2018 Feb 15.
2018 Feb 15.  https://doi.org/10.1111/medu.13522

Ethics in Burn Care. 
AMA Journal of Ethics. June 2018.
http://journalofethics.ama-assn.org/

 

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


 

Regional/National Call for Proposals

International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) Meeting

Pre-conference Workshop Proposal Submissions
2019; Roanoke, Virginia

Deadline for submissions - July 1. Submit proposals for workshops that focus on Career/Professional Development via IAMSE website: https://iamse.site-ym.com/page/pc19

The Edward J. Stemmler Medical Education Research Fund Call for Letters of Intent

Deadline for submissions - July 15. The purpose of the Stemmler Fund is to provide support for research and development in innovative evaluation methodologies or techniques, with the potential to advance assessment in medical education or practice. Applicants may go to http://www.nbme.org/research/CFLOI.html for more detailed information.

 

Teaching Academy in the News

  • Teaching Academy Announces 16 New Members
    August 20, 2018 by Jennifer Nachbur
    Kathryn Huggett, Ph.D., director of the Teaching Academy at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, has announced the names of 16 new members of the Teaching Academy.
  • King Elected Chair of Federation of State Medical Boards
    July 24, 2018 by Jennifer Nachbur
    Patricia King, M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, was elected chair of the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) at the organization’s 106th annual meeting in Charlotte, N.C., on April 28, 2018.

June 2018

 

2018 Frymoyer Scholars Program Recipients

Frymoyer Scholars 2018

From left to right) Andy Hale, MD; William Pendlebury, MD; Mary Val Palumbo, DNP, APRN; William Raszka, MD; Beth Noyes, PharmD; Rebecca Wilcox, MD; Molly Rideout, MD; Jana Lichtenfeld, MD, MPH; Travis Beebe-Woodard, RN, BSN; Steve Lidofsky, MD, PhD

Excellence in Medical Education Poster Award

NEGEA 2018 Award

The Excellence in Medical Education Poster Award at the 2018 AAMC Northeast Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA) in April went to the poster "Impact of Gender and Years of Experience on Multiple Mini-Interview Scores at the UVM Larner College of Medicine" authored by Howe, AK; Greene, LA; Holterman, LA; Prabhakar, G; Jewkes, CR; McElhinney, E; Barlow, RD; Rosen, L; Gallant, JM; Huggett, K

(Pictured rom left to right) Liz McElhinney, Raiel Barlow, MD, Alison Howe, MS, Laura Greene, MD, Leigh Ann Holterman, PhD, and Cary Jewkes at the 2018 AAMC Northeast Group on Educational Affairs. (Photo: William Jeffries)

 

Upcoming Events

Research Consultation Drop-In Hours

Friday, June 8, 9:00 – 11:00 AM; Larner Learning Commons, Teaching Academy Resource Room 130F
The Teaching Academy hosts drop-in hours for research consultation, with Alison Howe, M.S., Director of Education Program Outcome Analysis, and Leigh Ann Holterman, M.A., Director of Curricular Evaluation and Assessment. Drop in hours occur the second Friday of the month from 9 – 11 am, and the fourth Tuesday of the month from 1 – 3 pm. First come, first served.

Writer's Workshop

Thursday, June 14, 8:00 - 9:00 AM; Larner Learning Commons, Teaching Academy Resource Room 130F
Bring scholarly work on education topics in any stage of development – manuscripts, conference proposals, research proposals, etc. Send your interest in joining to teaching.academy@med.uvm.edu.

Mentoring Group: Leadership

Monday, June 18, 4:15 – 5:15 PM; MedEd 206
Led by Lewis First, MD, and Bridget Marroquin, MD
Closed group. If you would like more information, please contact the facilitators directly, or email teaching.academy@med.uvm.edu.

Research Consultation Drop-In Hours

Tuesday, June 26, 1:00 – 3:00 PM; Larner Learning Commons, Teaching Academy Resource Room 130
The Teaching Academy hosts drop-in hours for research consultation, with Alison Howe, M.S., Director of Education Program Outcome Analysis, and Leigh Ann Holterman, M.A., Director of Curricular Evaluation and Assessment. Drop in hours occur the second Friday of the month from 9 – 11 am, and the fourth Tuesday of the month from 1 – 3 pm. First come, first served.

Mentoring Group: Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure

Wednesday, May 30; 12:00 – 1:00 PM; MedEd 206
Led by Sarah McCarthy, PhD, and Charles Irvin, PhD
Review your own promotion packages: Exchange group members' dossiers for feedback.