Medical Education Innovation Grants awarded to eleven faculty and learners

Department of Medicine

The Department of Medicine (DOM) Education Committee recently awarded Medical Education Innovation Grants to eleven department faculty and trainees for 2023-2024.

The Medical Education Innovation Grants provide up to $20,000 to DOM faculty members or learners for educational projects that either support developing key skills in teaching, program development, scholarship, and career development, or enhance the practice skills of all learners and educators in clinical settings.

This year’s recipients and projects are:

  • Mazen Almasry, MBBS, PG-3—Beyond the Language Barrier: An Orientation Curriculum for Internal Medicine International Medical Graduates
  • Fahad Aziz, MD, associate professor, Nephrology—Learning Leadership Strategies for the trainees in the Department of Medicine
  • Rosemary Bailey, MD, MS, fellow, Infectious Disease—Improving the care of patients who inject drugs through a trainee informed educational intervention
  • Lucas Fass, MD, PG-3, and Nicole Kochman, MD, PG-3—Cooking Classes and Nutrition Education for Residents: Building Skills Through Action
  • Dustin Hillerson, MD assistant clinical professor, Cardiovascular Medicine—Standardized Curriculum in Cardiac Critical Care
  • Tiffany Lin, MD, associate professor, Rheumatology—Snapshots: A Basic Science Curriculum for Rheumatology Fellows Pursuing Careers in Clinical Practice
  • Geralyn Palmer, MD, PG-3—Challenging Conversations 101: Introduction to Facilitating Difficult Conversations
  • Michael Scolarici, MD, fellow, Infectious Disease—Utilizing Quantitative and Qualitative Methods to Investigate Key Factors when Standardizing Transplant Infectious Disease Subspecialty Training in the United States
  • Thorunn Thordardottir, MD, fellow, Hematology/Oncology—Microlearning on Sickle Cell Disease for Clinicians–Practical Tool in Everyday Practice
  • Katherine Wang, MD, associate professor, Geriatrics and Gerontology—Learning about Hospital at Home: An Online Module for Interprofessional Learners

Congratulations to all!