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15th Annual Health Professionals Education Research Day (HPERD) Celebration

Dec. 8, 2023, 10:05 AM

On December 1st, 2023, VUSM and VUMC celebrated the 15th Annual Health Professionals Education Research Day (HPERD). Since 2009, this event has been held each year to showcase education research in the health professions ongoing in the Vanderbilt University Medical Center community. Supported by the Office of Health Sciences Education and the Office for Continuous Professional Development and organized through the Educator Development Program the goal of HPERD is to provide an opportunity for all members of the education community to display their progress and success in health professions education innovation.

(L-R) Charlene Dewey, Lourdes Estrada, Tabbi McKinney and Courtney Tomblinson pose for a photo at the HPERD 2023 on December 1, 2023. Photos by Donn Jones/Vanderbilt University Medical Center

 

The poster session displayed research from 26 projects representing a range of topics from curriculum design to assessing learners in both the School of Medicine and School of Nursing. Feedback was provided on all abstracts submitted and expert peer review judging was held for all the submitters requesting review for the Blue-Ribbon Award. Educator judges volunteered from the Academy of Excellence in Education and varied across departments from internal medicine to anesthesiology to radiology to pediatrics.

This year’s blue-ribbon winner was Andrew Hughes, MD and his mentor Lisa Mendes, MD for their project, “An ECG Curriculum for Internal Medicine Interns: A Hybrid Approach to Improve Management of Arrhythmias” -Andrew Hughes, MD, Joseph Quintana, MD and Lisa Mendes, MD.

 

Two honorable mentions were also recognized.

  1. Advocacy for Obstetric Patients with Limited English Proficiency: A Video-Based Curriculum for Trainees” submitted by Dominique Mosley, BS, Carolina Gomez Grimaldi, MD, Amita Bey, EdD, T Hope Collins, MPA, Eleazar Jimenez, CMI, Yanelis Diaz, BA, and Etoi Garrison, MD;
  2. Physician-Writers in Training: the Medical Humanities GME Certificate at VUMC” submitted by Chase Webber DO, FACP and Megan Dupuis, MD PhD.

 

You can view the presentation of the awards along with this year’s keynote “Meducation: The Story at Vanderbilt Past, Present, and Future” facilitated by Charlene Dewey, MD, Med, MACP, Lourdes Estrada, PhD, and Courtney Tomblinson, MD at this link: 15th Annual Health Professionals Education Research Day (HPERD) and in the EDP Resource Library.

 

Below is a list of all submissions from this year’s event:

 

  1. Mariu Duggan, MD, MPH, Patricia Andrews, MD, and Lealani Mae Y. Acosta MD, MPH, FAAN. Leveraging Interdisciplinary Knowledge with Mind-based Education (LIKE MINDED) Geriatric, Geriatric Psychiatry, and Behavioral Neurology Fellowship Didactics.
  2. 2. Andrea Davis MD, Benjamin Frush MD, Sandra Moutsios MD, Anuj Patel MD, Rachel Apple MD, MPH. Three Birds, One Stone: A Pilot in Multi-level Approach to Feedback for Learners.

3.Marissa Lemley Brown. Aspire to Hire: Student Externship Supporting Skill Development & Retention.

4.Marissa Lemley Brown MSN, RN, NE-BC, NPD-BC, CPN and Jennifer Elks, MSN, RN, CCRN. Supporting Night Shift Professional Practice.

5.Mallory Bryant, MD, Thomas Horton, MD, and Mariu Duggan, MD, MPH. Adapting an Evidence-Based Geriatrics Curriculum Using Implementation Science.

6.Etoi Garrison MD, Rolanda Lister, MD, Melissa Davis, CNM, Mae Wimbiscus, Chloe Penton, Stephanie DeVane-Johnson CNM, J’La Jenkins, Shannon Chambers RN, and Mamie Williams RN. Doulas for Everyone: A Community-informed Needs Analysis for Quality Improvement and Multidisciplinary Education.

7.Andrew Hughes, MD, Joseph Quintana, MD and Lisa Mendes, MD. An ECG Curriculum for Internal Medicine Interns: A Hybrid Approach to Improve Management of Arrhythmias.

8.Shravika Lam BS, Jonathan Barnett MD, Amy Chomsky MD, Jennifer Lindsey MD, John Bond MD, Edward Cherney MD, and Janice C Law MD. Using Mock On-Call Patient Encounters to Assess Ophthalmology Resident Peer Communication and Clinical Readiness: A Pilot Study.

9.Charles Lei, Chrissie Schaeffer, Brian Bales, Joe Sikon, and Chris Champi-on. Use of Simulation to Train Emergency Medicine Residents to Conduct a Root Cause Analysis.

10.Vivek G. Patel, MD and Daniel J. Hausrath, MD. Utility of a Novel Trainee-level Hematology/Oncology Podcast in Graduate Medical Education.

11.Stephanie N. Moore-Lotridge, Rogelio A. Coronado, Craig R. Louer, Nathaniel Lempert, Eric Bowman, Lance LeClair, Daniel Stinner, Ryan Martin, Jacob Wilson, Rick W. Wright, & Kristin R. Archer. Development of a Com-prehensive Medical Student Summer Research Program in Orthopaedic Surgery: 2 Year Follow-up.

12.Dominique Mosley, BS, Carolina Gomez Grimaldi, MD, Amita Bey, EdD, T Hope Collins, MPA, Eleazar Jimenez, CMI, Yanelis Diaz, BA, and Etoi Garrison, MD. Advocacy for Obstetric Patients with Limited English Proficiency: A Video-Based Curriculum for Trainees.

13.Joshua Onyango, MD, EdM, Chase Webber, DO, and Charlene Dewey, MD, MEd, MACP. Primary Care Pearls: A New Podcast by Learners for Learners.

 

14.Soha S. Patel, MD, MSPH, Zhiguo Zhao, MS, Susan B. Drummond, MSN,RN; William J. Kellett, DO, Frank H. Boehm, MD. Reading Between the Lines: Development and Implementation of an Electronic Fetal Monitoring Curriculum for OB/GYN Residents.

15.Lindsay Podraza, MD, Lauren S. Starnes, MD, MEd, Kyle Langford, MD, Logan Garfield, MD, Allyson Metro, MD, Alyssa Schlotman, MD, Nicole Chambers, MD, and Maya Neeley, MD. “SAY AH”: A Near-Peer Physical Diagnosis Curriculum on Strep Pharyngitis Within Pediatrics Clerkship.

16.Lindsay Podraza, MD, Lauren S. Starnes, MD, MEd, Anuj Patel, MD, and Rachel Apple, MD, MPH. A Novel Curriculum to Improve Student Confidence in Pediatrics Clinical Skills Prior to Clerkship.

17.Tadarro Lee Richardson Jr., Chase Webber, Amanda Mixon, Kim Garvey, Cherise Look-Hong, William Cutrer, Regina Russell, and Bonnie Miller. An Electronic Learning Record (ELR) to Increase Master Adaptive Ward Learning Among Excite Residents and Faculty.

18.Elizabeth S. Rose, EdD, MPH, Eiman Jahangir, MD, MPH, and Marie H. Marie, PhD, MEd. Developing Cultural Humility Among Medical Students Through an Immersive, Cross-cultural Global Health Course.

19.Alyssa Schlotman, MD and Maya Neeley, MD. Assessing Near-Peer Mentorship Needs in Pediatrics.

20.Lauren S. Starnes, MD, MEd, Nayyer Ghadirian, MAED, and Kendra Parekh, MD, MHPE. Utilization of the Master Adaptive Learner Model in a Transition to Residency Workshop.

21.Steven Allon, MD, Kevin Niswender, MD, PhD, and Hayden Shafer, MD. Creating an LGBTQ+ Healthcare Fellowship: Design of a Novel Curriculum to Promote Health Equity.

22.Ryan Walsh, MD, Jeremy Boyd, MD, Jon Anderek, MBA, MD, Chris Cham-pion, MBA, MD, Amelia Arbuckle, BA, and Saralyn Williams, MD. Creation of an Emergency Medicine Faculty CME Procedural Training Course.

23.Chase Webber DO, FACP and Megan Dupuis, MD PhD. Physician-Writers In Training: the Medical Humanities GME Certificate at VUMC.

24.Chase J. Webber DO, Tadarro Lee Richardson Jr. MD, Amanda Mixon, MD,MPSH, Laurie Lovett Novak, PhD, MHSA, FAMIA, Kim Garvey, PhD, Cherise Hong, MA, Joe Clemente, PMP, MBA, MS, Reena Black, MBA, C-TAGME, and Kyla Terhune, MD MBA. QuizTime and GOL2D ePortfolio: Two Approaches to Transform Learning for Lifelong Development.

25.Chase J. Webber, DO FACP, Tadarro Richardson Jr., MD, Amanda Mixon, MD MS MSPH FHM, Kim V. Garvey, PhD MLIS, Cherise L. Hong, and Bonnie Miller, MD MMHC. From Teaching Points to Learning Experience: Team-Based Reasoning through the Electronic Learning Record (ELR).

26.Megan A. Williams, Candace Grisham, Sarah Reed, Daniel Sack, Kevin Zhang, Lourdes Estrada, and Christopher S. Williams. Development of a Longitudinal Curriculum on Health and Research Equity for the Medical Scientist Training Program.

 

Special appreciation was given to Dr. Bonnie Miller who served as a consultant and historian for the event and attended the session in person. The EDP also recognized Tabbi McKinney for her extraordinary service to the EDP and HPERD planning process.

 

 

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