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Thursday, April 3

8:00 – 9:30 am
PLENARY SESSION


Keynote Address:

  • Erica Frank, MD, MPH, Founder and President of NextGenU.org and Professor and Canada Research Chair in Preventive Medicine and Population Health at the University of British Columbia

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9:45 – 10:45 am
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

AACOM Advocacy and Legislative Update 2014

  • Pamela Murphy, MSW, Director of Government Relations, AACOM

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DUAL PRESENTATIONS

Diagnostic Performance Differences Associated With Two Different Formats for Portraying Test Cases Containing the Same Case Data

Improvements in the Diagnostic Performance of Pre-clinical Medical Students Trained Via a Dual Processing Theory Based Approach to Diagnostic Reasoning

  • Frank J. Papa, DO, PhD, Associate Dean, Curricular Design and Faculty Development, UNTHSC/TCOM
  • Richard Baldwin, DO, Assistant Professor, UNTHSC/TCOM

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Accelerating Medical Careers: Can a Three-Year Medical Degree Enhance, Rather Than Dilute, Professional Skills?

  • John Kappenberg, EdD, Project Manager, Chair, Department of Medical Education, NYIT-COM
  • William Blazey, DO, Curriculum Coordinator, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine, NYIT-COM
  • Lois Small, MS, PD, Project Manager, Educational Grants, NYIT-COM

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DUAL PRESENTATIONS

Focus on Advanced Learners

  • Brenda M. Wilson, BS, Educational Program Manager, Faculty Development Center, UNTHSC/TCOM
  • Lisa R. Nash, DO, MHPE, Associate Dean of Educational Programs, UNTHSC/TCOM
  • Cindy R. Passmore, MA, Director, Faculty Development Center, UNTHSC/TCOM

Enhancing Behavior and Academic Success Through Effective Advising

  • Brian A. Kessler, DO, FACOFP, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, CUSOM
  • Yen-Ping Kuo, PhD, Chair and Professor of Microbiology, CUSOM
  • Victoria S. Kaprielian, MD, Associate Dean for Faculty Development, CUSOM

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Curriculum Mapping - Operationalizing the Core Competencies

  • Elaine K. Soper, PhD, Associate Dean of Assessment and Educational Development, WVSOM (panel facilitator)
  • Pamela Basehore, EdD, MPH, Acting Assistant Dean for Assessment, Assistant Professor of Medicine, RowanSOM
  • Martha Echols, PhD, MEd, Assistant Dean of Medical Education, NSU-COM
  • Patricia S. Sexton, MS, DHEd, Associate Dean for Curriculum, ATSU-KCOM

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DUAL PRESENTATIONS

Preparing Faculty to Promote IPE Through Experiential Learning

  • Deborah L. Virant-Young, PharmD, BCPS, Assistant Professor, Pharmacology, MSUCOM
  • Kathy M. Forrest, MSN, MA, RN, Faculty and Coordinator of Professional Programs, MSUCOM
  • Sarah McCaskey, MS, RD, Academic Specialist, Teaching, MSUCOM
  • Donald J. Sefcik, DO, MBA, Senior Associate Dean, MSUCOM

Innovations in Faculty Development: Interprofessional Merging of Education and Medicine (A Model Program Developed by the Colleges of Education and Osteopathic Medicine)

  • Cecilia Rokusek, EdD, MSc, RD, Assistant Dean for Education, Planning and Research, NSU-COM
  • Jennifer Jordan, EdD, Program Professor, NSU-COM

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DUAL PRESENTATIONS

Predicting Success in Medical School Employing an Innovative Curriculum Delivery Method: A Tale of Two Campuses

  • Susan E. Mackintosh, DO, MPH, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, WesternU/COMP
  • Gerald R. Thrush, PhD, Assistant Dean of Pre-Clinical Education; Assistant Chair of Basic Medical Science & Professor of Immunology, WesternU/COMP
  • Scott C. Helf, DO, MSIT, Assistant Dean, WesternU/COMP
  • Edward P. Junkins, Jr., MD, MPH, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, WesternU/COMP-Northwest

Do Virtual Patient Simulations Foster Clinical Decision Making, Collaboration, and Engagement?

  • Lise McCoy, EdD (ABD), MTESL, Assistant Director, Faculty Development, ATSU-SOMA

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9:45 am – 12:00 pm

Curriculum Inventory Workshop

MedAPS/MedEdPORTAL Update

  • Terri Cameron, MA, Director, Curriculum Programs, AAMC
  • Robby Reynolds, MPA, Senior Director, Medical Education Online Programs, AAMC

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11:00 am – 12:00 pm
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Enhancing Faculty Recruitment, Retention, Satisfaction, and Productivity via a Faculty Development Fellowship Program

  • Cindy R. Passmore, MA, Director, Faculty Development Center, UNTHSC/TCOM
  • Brenda M. Wilson, BS, Educational Program Manager, Faculty Development Center, UNTHSC/TCOM

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DUAL PRESENTATIONS

Teaching Emotional Intelligence to Medical Students

  • Dyanne P. Westerberg, DO, Chair, Department of Family & Community Medicine, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
  • Susan Cavanaugh, MS, MPH, Education and Research Librarian, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University

Video Reviews of Clinical Encounters: Can Authentic Feedback Improve Third-Year Student Physicians’ Interpersonal Skills?

  • Heather McCarthy, DO, Assistant Professor of OPP, NSU-COM
  • Janet Roseman, PhD, MS, R-DMT, Assistant Professor, NSU-COM

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BRIEF PRESENTATIONS

Early Implementation of a Self- and Peer- Directed Learning “Thread” to Enhance Acquisition of Domain I (OPP/OMT) Core Competencies

  • Michael L. Kuchera, DO, FAAO, FNAOME, Chairperson of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, MU-COM
  • Richard Schuster, DO, Associate Professor, Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, MU-COM
  • Lisa R. Chun, DO, Assistant Professor, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, MU-COM
  • Daniel Williams, DO, Assistant Professor of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, MU-COM

Integrating Objective Measures of Asymmetry into the Teaching and Assessment of Osteopathic Palpatory Examination

  • Brian F. Degenhardt, DO, Director of Research, Grants & Information Systems, ATSU-KCOM
  • Garren P. Gebhardt, DO, Assistant Professor in Manipulative Medicine/Internal, MU-COM
  • Michael L. Kuchera, DO, FAAO, FNAOME, Chairperson of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, MU-COM
  • Deborah M. Heath, DO, Associate Professor, ATSU-SOMA

Spinning the OPP Classroom - A Comparison of Teaching formats in Osteopathic Principles and Practice Lecture and Laboratory Classroom

  • Jonathon R. Kirsch, DO, Associate Professor and Director of OPP, ATSU -SOMA

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DUAL PRESENTATIONS

Preparing Medical Students for Interprofessional Practice “Outside the Four Walls”

  • Kathryn J. Dolan, PhD, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, UNTHSC /TCOM

InterProfessional and InterInstitutional Rural Healthcare Track

  • David A. Plundo, DO, MPH, FACOFP, Associate Dean for Medical Education & External Affairs and Project Director of DMU AHEC, DMU-COM

BRIEF PRESENTATIONS

OME: Are Matriculants with Post-Baccalaureate Degrees Well-Positioned for Success in Medical School?

  • Rita K. Getz, PhD, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, CCOM/MWU

Candidate Interview Experience Using Simulation

  • Martha Echols, PhD, MEd, Assistant Dean of Medical Education, NSU-COM
Predictors of Medical Student Performance: Characteristics of High and Low Performers
  • Ying Liu, PhD, Program Support Coordinator, RowanSOM
  • Pamela M. Basehore, EdD, MPH, Acting Assistant Dean for Assessment, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Rowan SOM
  • Jennifer A. Fischer, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, RowanSOM

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DUAL PRESENTATIONS

Focus Group: A Key to Understanding Medical Students' Specialty Choice

  • Olivia O. Sheehan, PhD, Assistant Director, Faculty Development, OU-HCOM
  • Alex Murphy, MS, Medical Education Program Evaluator, OU-HCOM

The Role of Community-based Medical Education in Promoting Primary Care Specialization

  • Joel B. Goodin, Lead Researcher, Goodin Healthcare Associates
  • Mary T. Johnson, PhD, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, DMU-COM
  • Vanessa M. D'Brot, Undergraduate Researcher, Florida State University
  • Brian Levey, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, Strategic Analysis Enterprises and College of William and Mary

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12:15 – 2:00 pm
AACOM Board of Deans and Council Leadership Luncheon

Health Care Transformation and Other Recent Developments: Implications for the Physician Workforce and GME

  • Edward Salsberg, MBA, Health Services Research Professor, George Washington University and former Director of the National Center for Health Workforce Analysis, Health Resources and Services Administration

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2:15 – 3:15 pm
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

BRIEF PRESENTATIONS

Health Promotion Practicum: Pilot Study for MSUCOM Student Health and Wellness
  • Kari A. Hortos, DO, Associate Dean, MSUCOM
  • Sarah McCaskey, MS, RD, Academic Specialist, Teaching, MSUCOM

Implementation of RowanSOM Community OMM Clinic

  • Sameer Sood, OMS, RowanSOM
  • Janki Kapadia , OMS, RowanSOM

Mind, Body, School Spirit: Integrating Student Services to Foster Student Wellness

  • Nicki McGee, EdD, MPH, Director of Student Services, UNTHSC/TCOM

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The 10 Commandments of Osteopathic GME Development at Non-Teaching Hospitals 

  • Richard R. Terry, DO, MBA, Assistant Dean of Regional Clinical Education and Chief Academic Officer, LECOM

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DUAL PRESENTATIONS

Development of a Comprehensive Mixed Methods Curriculum Evaluation and Course Review Plan

  • Machelle Linsenmeyer, EdD, Director, Office of Educational Development and Adjunct Associate Professor of Family Medicine, OSU-COM
  • Johnathan Franklin, MS, Interim Assistant to the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, OSU-COM

RVUCOM Curriculum Reorganization: A Six Month Transition with Improved Outcomes

  • Schoen W. Kruse, PhD, Assistant Dean of Preclinical Affairs, Associate Professor of Pharmacology, RVUCOM
  • Cheryl P. McCormick, PhD, Assistant Dean of Preclinical Affairs, RVUCOM

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DUAL PRESENTATIONS

Integrating a Universal Curriculum into a Multi-Residency Institution

A Quality Improvement/Patient Safety (QIPS) Model for Residency Programs

  • Arthur B. Rubin, DO, FACOP, MHA, Assistant Dean - South Central Region, WVSOM

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The Use of “Technology Mediated Clinical Education” within the Partnership for the Advancement of Clinical Training (PACT)

  • Abraham M. Jeger, PhD, Associate Dean, Clinical Education, NYIT-COM
  • David C. Levine, MD, Associate Dean, Clinical Education, NYIT-COM
  • Leonard B. Goldstein, DDS, PhD, Director of Clerkship Education and Associate Professor of Family Medicine, NYIT-COM

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DUAL PRESENTATIONS

From Locating Information to Creating Meaning: Recalibrating Library Education in Medical School

  • Brian D. Schwartz, MLIS, Assistant Professor of Medical Informatics, RVUCOM

The Effect of Note Taking on Medical School Students’ Comprehension of Textbooks

  • Bonnie Granat, MSEd, PhD, Director, Program Evaluation and Assessment, NYIT-COM

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3:45 – 4:45 pm
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

DUAL PRESENTATIONS

Professionalism and Beyond: Instructions and Assessment in Affective Domain

  • Machelle Linsenmeyer, EdD, Director, Office of Educational Development and Adjunct Associate Professor of Family Medicine, OSU-COM
  • Matt Vassar, PhD, Curriculum & Outcomes Assessment Coordinator, Office of Educational Development and Adjunct Assistant Professor, OSU-COM
  • India Broyles, EdD, Director, Master of Science in Medical Education Leadership, UNECOM

Defining and Assessing Professionalism in Medical Education: Lessons Learned at Duke University Medical School: A Case Study

  • Barry A. Doublestein, DSL, MA, CAGS, Chairman, The Institute for Leadership in Medicine
  • Richard M. Pfohl, DSL, Consultant, Leadership Solutions

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DUAL PRESENTATIONS

Planting the Seed: Cultivating Habits of Mind in the First Year

  • David Mokler, PhD, Professor, Course Director, UNECOM
  • Jenifer Van Deusen, MEd, Director of Curriculum, UNECOM

Incorporating Basic Sciences into Residency Curriculum Using an Inter-professional Grand Rounds Format

David A. Plundo, DO, MPH, FACOFP, Associate Dean for Medical Education & External Affairs and Project Director of DMU AHEC, DMU-COM

  • Terri L. Plundo, DO, FACOFP, Medical Director, University Clinic, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, DMU-COM
  • Don Matz, PhD, Chair, Department of Anatomy, DMU-COM

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DUAL PRESENTATIONS

Enhancing a Rural Medicine Curriculum with Public Health Content

  • John Bowling, DO, Assistant Dean of Rural Medical Education, UNTHSC/TCOM
  • Ana L. Chiapa-Scifres, MS, MPH, Director of Research & Evaluation, UNTHSC/TCOM

Innovating Access to Care: The Creation of the Nation's Largest Database of Affordable Healthcare Services

  • Sterling Haring, BA, Student, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

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Put down your pens! ESOAP has arrived. Electronic Data Entry for Documentation of Post Encounter Notes in Clinical Skills Assessment.

  • Laurie Gallagher, DO, Physical Trainer, NBOME
  • Jeanne Sandella, DO, Vice President for Clinical Skills Testing, NBOME
  • Crystal D. Wilson, MEd, Managing Director, NBOME

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DUAL PRESENTATIONS

Instructional Design Basics for New Faculty: Aligning with the Osteopathic Core Competencies for Medical Students

  • Brenda M. Wilson, BS, Educational Program Manager, Faculty Development Center, UNTHSC/TCOM
  • Cindy R. Passmore, MA, Director, Faculty Development Center, UNTHSC/TCOM

Designing a Faculty Peer Evaluation System for Instructional Skills

  • Lise McCoy, EdD (ABD), MTESL, Assistant Director, Faculty Development, ATSU-SOMA
  • Sharon Obadia, DO, Director, Faculty Development, ATSU-SOMA
  • Chris Morgan, EdD, Residency Development Manager, ATSU-SOMA

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DUAL PRESENTATIONS

Development of a Microsoft Excel Macro Add In that Improves AOA Core Competency Linkage and NBOME Topical Categories for Online Testing Assessment with ExamSoft 

  • Paul D. Chastain, II, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences, WCUCOM

Engaging Students through Blended Learning: Flipped Classrooms, IPE, ePortfolios, Online Tools/Apps, and Assessment

  • Larry Hurtubise, MA, Educational Technology Faculty Development Specialist, OU-HCOM
  • Douglas J. Koch, Academic Development Coordinator, PCOM
  • Machelle Linsenmeyer, EdD, Director for Office of Educational Development, OSU-COM

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7:00 – 8:00 pm
Town Hall Meeting

Update on Agreement for a Single Accreditation System for GME

  • Boyd R. Buser, DO, AOA Board of Trustees/AACOM Board of Deans

Stephen C. Shannon, DO, MPH, President & CEO, AACOM


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