Cohort 1 (2006-2009)

APA Educational Scholars Program is offered to members of the Pediatric Academic Societies who wish to earn a Certificate of Excellence in Educational Scholarship. The curriculum includes didactic sessions, participation in and review of workshops, and a mentored project. Scholars will be expected to complete the full curriculum, including projects, over 3-4 years.

Cohort 1, including 30 scholars, was recruited in Fall 2005 and began the program in May 2006.

Educational Scholars, Cohort 1 (2006-2009)

Last Name First Name Institution Project Title
Blankenburg Rebecca Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford University Brief Observation and Self-Reflection Tool for Critical Patient Interventions
Burke Ann Wright State University School of Medicine Faculty Experience with Creating Their Own Individualized Learning Plans: A Pilot Study
Caudle Suzette Carolinas Medical Center Is a New Approach to Journal Club Effective in Teaching Pediatric Residents?
Clark Melinda Albany Medical Center Efficient and Effective Oral Health Education for Pediatricians
Dattner Laura SUNY Downstate Can Structured Clinical Observations be used to help teach pediatric residents professionalism and interpersonal and communication skills?
DiPace Jennifer NYPH - Weill Cornell Medical Center Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of a Breastfeeding Curriculum in Pediatric Residency Programs in Two Urban Academic Medical Centers
Fenick Ada Yale University Evaluation of Education about Obesity in Residency
Gauthier Claude Mercer University School of Medicine Implementation and evaluation of a formal longitudinal educational experience in the primary care of NICU graduates for family medicine residents
Hobson-Rohrer Wendy University of Utah Development and Evaluation of Continuity Curriculum across Multiple and Varied Continuity Sites
Holmes Alison Dartmouth Medical School A Breastfeeding Curriculum for Family Practice Residents
Howard Cynthia University of Minnesota The evaluation of the new Global Health Track in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota
Hsu Deborah Baylor College of Medicine The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Patient Perception Survey: Development of an Instrument to Measure Patient Perception with Medical Care Delivered by Resident Physicians in a Pediatric Emergency Department
Kersten Hans St. Christopher's Hospital for Children Critically Appraised Topic (CATs) Introduction to Residents and EBM Behaviors Measurement
Loren David University of Washington Disclosing medical errors: A pediatric resident education intervention
Mangiameli Susan Stony Brook University Hospital Resident Education Program in Otitis Media (REPOM):
McGookin Edward Brown University School of Medicine Design, Implementation and Evaluation of Effective Web-based Resident Education Teaching Asthma Care

Mihalic Angela University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Evaluating the Impact of a Pediatric Cultural Competency Curriculum at UT Southwestern
Mutnick Andrew

Columbia University Conflict Resolution in the Medical Setting: A Model for Medical Student and Resident Education
Paik Steve Columbia University Teaching Cultural Competency through the "Reflective Practitioner" Framework for Conflict Resolution
Palazzi Debra Baylor College of Medicine Prevention in Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Petershack Jean University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Design, Implementation and Critical Evaluation of Web-Enhanced Curricula for 3rd Year Medical Students and Pediatric Residents in the UTHSCSA Nurseries
Rougas Stacie University of Oklahoma Health Science Center Transitioning chronically ill children to adult medical homes
Sanguino Sandra Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine The use of video-recording and an individual learning prescription to improve oral case presentations
Smart Katharine Alberta Children's Hospital Development of a Short Course Training Program in Pediatric Emergency Medicine in Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR)


Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Clinical Skills Training in Pediatrics: Residents Teaching Students in the Preclinical Years
Ventre Kathleen Primary Children's Medical Center/University of Utah Validation of a Computer Screen-Based Simulator for Assessment and Documentation of PALS Competency
Walls Theresa Children's National Medical Center Outreach Education to Improve Management of Pediatric Interhospital Transport Patients
Whalen Bonny Children's Hospital at Dartmouth, Dartmouth-Hitchcock The Use of an Online Evidence-Based Educational Module to Increase Pediatric Provider Breastfeeding Knowledge and Increase Breastfeeding Duration in a General Academic Pediatric Practice.
Williams Tara MetroHealth Medical Center Impact of a Curriculum on the Use of Interpreters on Resident Interpersonal and Communication Skills with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Patients




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