Cohort 3 (2009-2012)

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 3 This cohort, which includes 24 scholars, began the program in May 2009.

Educational Scholars, Cohort 3(2009-2012)

Last Name First Name Institution Project Title
Adame  Noemi   University of Texas Health Science Center/SanAntonio  The impact of a web-enhanced, interactive module on pediatricresidents ability to effectively communicate with Spanish-speaking familiesduring family-centered rounds.
Aylor  Megan   Oregon Health & Science University   Resident care of hospitalized pediatric patients: developingintegrated, competency-based educational experiences for inpatient careacross the continuum of resident training.
Bauer  Benjamin   Indiana University School of Medicine   A simulation-enhanced curriculum focusing on Quality Improvment & Patient Safety for pediatric hospitalist fellows and residents participating in a Pediatric Hospitalist elective
Bergstrom  Charles   SUNY Upstate Medical University   Effect of a unique hospitalist directed curriculum oneducational and clinical outcomes.
Brindle  Allison   Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case   Development and Implementation of a Patient Safety Curriculum for Pediatric Residents
Cicero  Mark   Yale University School of Medicine   Small Victims, Big Challenges: Creation, Implementation, and Evaluation of a Pediatric Disaster Medicine Curriculum
Cox  Merrilee   Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Measuring Competence and Confidence in Pediatric Resuscitation among Pediatric Residents
Davis  Aisha   George Washington SOM / Children's National Medical Center   A case-based, multi-media, interactive website as an adjunct to inpatient pediatric didactic teaching for residents
Finnegan  Colleen   Kapi'olani Medical Center, Hawaii   An intervention to improve communication and interpersonal skills for pediatric hospitalists, residents and medical students in aninpatient teaching hospital.
Garg  Priya   Tufts University School of Medicine   Transition to Internship (TIP): Improving 4th year Medical Students' Verbal Presentation Skills
Hanson  David   University of Minnesota   Addressing ACGME Competencies Through a Web-Based Pediatric Inpatient Curriculum
Kapklein  Matthew   New York Medical College   The effect of a clinical reasoning curriculum on resident case presentation and diagnostic accuracy
Levine  Leonard   St. Christopher's Hospital for Children / Drexel University  Talking to teens: A multimodal curriculum for teaching communication skills to medical trainees caring for adolescent patients.
Mittal  Vineeta   UT Southwestern Medical Center & Children's Medical   Development and Evaluation of an Interactive CD-ROM to Teach Pediatric Interns and Medical Students about Family-Centered Rounds.
Natt  Beth   Yale University School of Medicine   Evaluation Of A Curriculum To Improve Resident Communication Skills During Family Centered Rounds
Noll  Robert   Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University  A Study of the Pattern Recognition Method of Precepting
Parnell  Lisa   University of North Carolina   Improving family centered rounds to care for families with limited English proficiency
Rao  Aarati   University of Washington at Seattle   Acculturation of international medical graduates (IMG) enhances the quality of health care provided to patients
Shaughnessy  Erin   Medical College of Wisconsin Improving Resident Sign-out on the Pediatric Ward
Toth  Heather   Medical College of Wisconsin The Quality Rounds Initiative (QRI): Promoting the Development of the Senior Resident as a Clinician-Teacher and Leader
Walker-Descartes  Ingrid   Maimonides Infant and Children's Hospital of Brooklyn  The Effectiveness of the Objective Structured Clinico-Legal Encounter (OSCLE) for Teaching Residents Sound Documentation of the Genital Exam for Child Sexual Abuse
Weisgerber  Michael   Medical College of Wisconsin  The Quality Rounds Initiative (QRI): Promoting the Development of the Senior Resident as a Clinician-Teacher and Leader
Zehle  Christa   University of Vermont College of Medicine  Pediatrics 911: Improving the pediatric emergency medicine curriculum in a small, rural training program.




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