February 18, 2008

School of Medicine faculty educators recognized with the scholarship in teaching awards

School of Medicine

Thirty-nine Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine faculty members were recently presented with Scholarship in Teaching Awards. The annual program is designed to recognize faculty contribution to education in the preceding year and promote teaching as a scholarly activity. The winners distinguished themselves for their positive impact on medical education and the careers of their students. Distributed by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Dean Pamela B. Davis, M.D., Ph.D., the awards were presented at the School of Medicine's Annual Education Retreat.

"Our faculty is a vital part of the School of Medicine's legacy of educational excellence," said Davis. "Through the Scholarship in Teaching Awards, we will continue to recognize their positive impact on medical education and the careers of students."

In the course of the program's four year history, more than 102 awards have been bestowed to the School's faculty, including two four-time winners. Nominations are externally peer-reviewed by more than 25 international medical schools.

2007 Winners of the Scholarship in Teaching Award
Individual Winners:
S. Beth Bierer, Ph.D., Department of Education
A Systemic Process for Applying Reflective Practice Principles to Curricular Improvement
David J. Birnkrant, M.D., Department of Pediatrics
Resident Research Projects and Peer Teaching in Pediatric Pulmonology
William Bligh-Glover, M.D., Office of Student Affairs
Tutoring Program
Susan Cymbor, M.D., General Anesthesiology
Task-oriented Multi-disciplinary Anesthesiology—Fourth Year Medical Student Anesthesiology Elective
D. John Doyle, M.D., Ph.D., FRCPC, General Anesthesiology
Development of an Educational Web Site to Assist in Learning Clinical Airway Management
Raed A. Dweik, M.D., Department of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine
Medical Resident Education in the Medical Intensive Care Unit
Neil S. Greenspan, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Pathology
Graduate Seminar Course: Path 480-Immunology, Evolution and Logic
Marion S. Helfand, M.D., Ph.D., Medicine and Biochemistry
HiPHOP: H&P, Honing Oral Presentations
Susan Kirsh, M.D., Department of Medicine
The Chronic Disease Advanced Core: Keys to Success
Ronald Magliola, M.D., Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Improving Residency Education and Board Exam Preparation Through the Use of a Targeted Board Review in Internal Medicine
Stuart Morrison, M.B., Ch.B., FRCP, Pediatric Radiology
Imaging – Anatomy Through a Different Window
Derek Neilson, M.D., Department of Genetics
Development of a Clinical Immersion in the Basic Science Medical Curriculum
Richard A. Prayson, M.D., Anatomic Pathology
Creation of a Writing Development Program at the CCLCM
Mark S. Rzeszotarski, Ph.D., Department of Radiology
Medical Physics Education Program for Diagnostic Radiology Residents
Camille Sabella, M.D., Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Cleveland Clinic
A Pediatric Curriculum for First and Second Year Medical Students
Richard P. Schlenk, M.D., Department of Neurosurgery
The Evolving Neurosurgery Resident Portfolio: Setting Standards, Optimizing Self Reflection, and Planning for National Beta-Testing
Paula Silverman, M.D., Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Improving the Hematology/Oncology Teaching for House Staff on the Inpatient Solid Tumor Service at University Hospitals
Michael D. Smith, M.D., Department of Emergency Medicine
Use of High Fidelity Simulators in Medical Education
John E. Tetzlaff, M.D., Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine and Comprehensive Pain Management
Fully Integrated 48 Month Anesthesiology Residency Curriculum-Cumulative Competency Assessment
Joseph F. Tomashefski, Jr., M.D., Department of Pathology
Electronic Pulmonary Pathology Laboratory Syllabus (PPLS)
Martha S. Wright, M.D., Department of Pediatrics
Reflections on Professionalism: A Curriculum for Pediatric Residents
Gopala K. Yadavalli, M.D., Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease Clinic
A Clinical Skills Block for Interns
Group Winners:

Advanced Clinical Skills Curriculum

  • Melissa Cappaert, M.A., Mt. Sinai Skills and Simulation Center and Department of Medicine
  • Kathy Cole-Kelly, M.S.W., Family Medicine
  • Susan L. Padrino, M.D., Department of Psychiatry and Medicine
  • Robert Stern, M.D., Department of Medicine
  • Food to Fuel: Creating and Implementing Block 3 of the WR2 Curriculum
    • Colleen Croniger, Ph.D., Department of Nutrition
    • Martin Snider, Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry
    Online Clinical Assessment System (CAS)
    • Elaine Dannefer, Ph.D., Department of Medicine
    • Neil Mehta, M.D., FACP, Department of Internal Medicine
    • Andrew Fishleder, M.D., Education Institute Office
    • J. Harry Isaacson, M.D., Department of General Internal Medicine
    • Alan L. Hull, M.D., Ph.D., Curricular Affairs
    • Daniel Wolpaw, M.D., Department of Medicine
    • Terry Wolpaw, M.D., Curricular Affairs
    Perioperative Medicine and Pain Curriculum for 3rd Year Medical Students at the Cleveland Clinic
    • Samuel Irefin, M.D., Department of General Anesthesiology
    • Amir K. Jaffer, M.D., Department of General Internal Medicine
    CP2 ("CP Square")—A Newsletter for Partnership in Learning
    • Mamta K. Singh, M.D., M.S., Department of Internal Medicine
    • Pete Spanos, Foundations of Clinical Medicine

    For more information contact Jessica E. Studeny, 216.368.4692.

Posted by: Heidi Cool, February 18, 2008 10:47 AM | News Topics: Awards, Faculty, HeadlinesMain, Provost Initiatives, Teaching

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