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Thursday Concurrent Sessions
9:45 am - 10:45 am

FULL PRESENTATIONS

Advancing Art through Science: A vision of a competency-based curriculum in OMM  

  • Brian F. Degenhardt, DO, Director of A.T. Still Research Institute, ATSU-KCOM
  • Kenneth Pamperin, MS, Director of Research Support, ATSU-KCOM
  • Eric J. Snider, DO, Chair, Department of OMM, ATSU-KCOM


COCA 2.0: The Future of Accreditation      

  • Alissa Craft, DO, MBA, Vice President, Accreditation, American Osteopathic Association


DUAL PRESENTATIONS (Two 30-minute presentations per session.)

Osteopathic Students in Sim Olympics: A Success Story 

  • John T. Giannini, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences, ACOM
  • Dianne Walker, BS, Director, Clinical Competency Center, ACOM
  • Dennis Baker, PhD, Faculty Development Consultant, ACOM
A Comprehensive Four-Event, Simulation-Based Curriculum for Family Practice Residents
 
  • Steven J. Halm, DO, Chair of Simulation Medicine, CUSOM
  • Cesar Pastrana MS, CHSE, Simulation Coordinator, Grand Strand Medical Center

DUAL PRESENTATIONS (Two 30-minute presentations per session.)

Ensuring Success when Partnering with Community Health Centers (CHC)  

  • Frederic Schwartz, DO, Senior Advisor to the Dean, ATSU-SOMA

Shifting Care to the Home: Training for Home-Based Primary and Palliative Care  

  • Thomas Edes, MD, Executive Director, Geriatrics & Extended Care Clinical Operations, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

DUAL PRESENTATIONS (Two 30-minute presentations per session.)

An Approach for Using Existing Assessment Data to Inform Change  

  • Jennifer A. Fischer, PhD, Assistant Professor, RowanSOM
  • Sara L. Brown, MEd, Program Assistant, RowanSOM
  • Pamela M. Basehore, EdD, MPH, Assistant Dean for Assessment, RowanSOM

The Psychometrics of Performance Assessments: a Physician Perspective

  • Jeanne M. Sandella, DO, Vice President for Clinical Skills Testing, NBOME

DUAL PRESENTATIONS (Two 30-minute presentations per session.)

Curriculum Mapping Nuts and Bolts  

  • Leslie Wimsatt, PhD, Associate Dean for Academic Assessment, Quality and Development, DMU-COM
  • Scott C. Helf, DO, MSIT, Assistant Dean, Academic Informatics, Western U/COMP
  • Maria A. Danzie, Director of Assessment & Curriculum Delivery, ACOM
  • Terri Cameron, MA, Director of Curriculum Programs, AAMC 

Update on the AAMC Curriculum Inventory Osteopathic School Pilot    

  • Terri Cameron, MA, Director of Curriculum Programs, AAMC

BRIEF PRESENTATIONS (Three 20-minute presentations per session.)

Interprofessional Education through Professional Interviews

  • Tara V. Sobel, RN, DPS, Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics, TouroCOM-NY
  • Tamie Proscia-Lieto, MD, MBA, Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine, TouroCOM-NY

Development of an Interprofessional Certificate Program at an Osteopathic Medical School

  • Erika L. Herrera, BS, Osteopathic Medical Student, VCOM-CC
  • Adrienne Z. Ables, PharmD, Assistant Dean of Faculty Development and Professor of Pharmacology, VCOM-CC

Interprofessional Education for First Year Osteopathic Medicine and Pharmacy Students 

  • Bonnie Buxton, PhD, Assistant Dean for Osteopathic Curriculum, GA-PCOM
  • Paula Marsh Gregory, DO, MBA, Assistant Dean for Clinical Education, GA-PCOM
  • Jennifer Elliott, PharmD, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, GA-PCOM
  • Sara Reece, PharmD, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, GA-PCOM 

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Thursday Concurrent Sessions
11:00 am – 12:00 pm 

FULL PRESENTATIONS

Implementing a Competency–Based, Integrated Clinical and Anatomical Sciences Curriculum  

  • Jane E. Carreiro, DO, Chair OMM, Director of Medical Education, Course Director, UNECOM
  • Frank Willard, PhD, Co-Course Director, UNECOM
  • Christopher A. Frothingham, DO, Co-Course Director, UNECOM
  • Angela Branda, DO, Co- Course Director, UNECOM


How Valid the MCAT is in Predicting Success in Medical School for High-Performing Master Students 

  • Bersabel G. Woldemariam, MS, Osteopathic Medical Student, TUNCOM 
  • Amina Sadik, PhD, Associate Professor and Project Director, TUNCOM


DUAL PRESENTATIONS (Two 30-minute presentations per session.)

And the OSCEr Goes To … Using Student-Created Videos to Teach End of Life Communication Skills  

  • Elizabeth Hengstebeck, DO, Chair of Family Medicine, ACOM
  • Dennis Baker, PhD, Assistant Dean of Faculty Enrichment, ACOM

Presentation to the Attending: Medical Information Literacy Skill Development for OMS-I  

  • Brian D. Schwartz, MLIS, Director of Medical Informatics, RVU-COM
  • Erin Palazzolo, MLIS, Library Director, RVU-COM 


DUAL PRESENTATIONS (Two 30-minute presentations per session.)

Games, Virtual SIMS, and Apps for Medical Education 

  • Lise McCoy, EdD, Director, Technology-Enhanced Active Learning, ATSU-SOMA
  • David Dalton, Medical Resident, ATSU-SOMA
  • Joy H. Lewis, DO, PhD, Chair, Department of Public Health, ATSU-SOMA 

Integrating Ultrasound into a Medical School Curriculum: Turning Vision into Action  

  • Nathan J. Spencer, Osteopathic Medical Student - Ultrasound Coordinator, DMU-COM
  • Thomas Benzoni, DO, EM, Assistant Professor, DMU-COM
  • Marshall G. Sheide, Osteopathic Medical Student - Ultrasound Coordinator, DMU-COM


DUAL PRESENTATIONS (Two 30-minute presentations per session.)

Scholarly Activity Evaluation to Adhere to the ACGME Outcomes-Based Milestones  

  • Suporn Sukpraprut-Braaten, PhD, MA, MSc, Assistant Professor for Research and Studies, VCOM-VC
  • David Covey, MD, Internal Medicine Program Director, Unity Health 
  • Dewey McAfee, DO, Director of Medical Education/Family Medicine Program Director, Unity Health

Moving from Didactic to Applied Learning in the ACGME's CLER Domains of Quality and Safety  

  • Arthur B. Rubin, DO, Assistant Dean, WVSOM

DUAL PRESENTATIONS (Two 30-minute presentations per session.)

Automated Test Assembly for COMLEX-USA: SAS Operations Research (SAS/OR) Approach 

  • Hongwei Yang, PhD, Senior Psychometrician, NBOME
  • Hao Song, PhD, Senior Psychometrician, NBOME 

The Value of an OPTI as Educational Consortium

  • Kari A. Hortos, DO, Senior Associate Dean, MSUCOM
  • Brandy Church, MA, Educational Specialist, MSUCOM

BRIEF PRESENTATIONS (Three 20-minute presentations per session.)

Improving Whole Person Health Care through Interprofessional Education   

  • Leonard B. Goldstein, DDS, PhD, Assistant Vice President of Clinical Education Development, ATSU-SOMA
  • Deborah M. Heath, DO, Co-Chair, OPP, ATSU-SOMA

Innovative Instructional Models for Undergraduate Medical Education  
RowanSOM Interprofessional Grand Rounds

  • Sandra Marquez Hall, PhD, Assistant Professor and Director, Reynolds IGET-IT Programs, UNTHSC/TCOM
  • Janice A. Knebl, DO, MBA, Endowed Chair in Clinical Geriatrics Reynolds GET IT Project Director Chief, Division of Geria, UNTHSC/TCOM
  • Kevin Overbeck, DO, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, RowanSOM
  • John Pennisi, DO, Geriatric Fellow, RowanSOM
  • Anita Chopra, MD, Professor and William G. Rohrer Endowed Chair in Geriatrics, RowanSOM
  • Pamela M. Basehore, EdD, MPH, Assistant Dean for Assessment, Associate Professor of Medicine, RowanSOM

Using a Peer-evaluated Referral Process to Practice Effective Written Communication  

  • John Tegzes, VMD, Director of Interprofessional Practice and Education, Western U/COMP
  • Jasmine Wong Yumori, OD, Associate Professor/IPE Faculty, Western U/COMP
  • Sheree Aston, OD, PhD, MA, Vice Provost, Western U/COMP

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Thursday Concurrent Sessions
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm

FULL PRESENTATIONS

Blending Online Learning with Clinical Rotations
Blending Online Learning with Clinical Rotations - Handout  

  • Erik Langenau, DO, MS, Chief Academic Technology Officer, PCOM    
  • Michael A. Becker, DO, MS, Chair of Curriculum Committee, PCOM 


MSU-COM Leadership Academy for Compassionate Care   

  • John Meulendyk, DO, MPH, Personal Counseling & Co-Director, Leadership Academy for Compassionate Care, MSUCOM
  • Celia B. Guro, PhD, Director of Personal Counseling & Health Promotion; Executive Director LACC, MSUCOM 


Faculty Development: Enhance Leadership by Achieving Milestones  

  • John W. Graneto, DO, MEd, Associate Dean and Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, KCU-COM  
  • Kerrie Jordan, MS, C-TAGME, Administrative Director, GME, KCU-COM
  • Schoen W. Kruse, PhD, Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Pharmacology, KCU-COM 


Development of the Academic Portfolio: A Practical Guide  

  • Matthew Henry, PhD, Associate Professor & Chair, Physiology & Pharmacology, DMU-COM
  • Wayne A. Wilson, PhD, Associate Professor & Chair, Biochemistry & Nutrition, DMU-COM


BRIEF PRESENTATIONS (Three 20-minute presentations per session.)

Global Health Programs: A Medical Student’s Choices of Specialty and Practice Location  

  • John Ongito, PhD, Program Analyst, OU-HCOM
  • Gillian Ice, PhD, Professor, Social Medicine; ​Director, Global Health Social Medicine, OU-HCOM
  • Debra McBride, MA, Coordinator, Global Health Programs, OU-HCOM

Day 1 - Level 2 (Early intervention strategies)

  • Angela Mowrer, BS, Director, Pre-Clinical Education, OU-HCOM
  • Nicole Wadsworth, DO, Associate Dean Academic Affairs, OU-HCOM

Utilizing Journal Club to Enhance an Understanding of Research Methodology  

  • David Covey, MD, Internal Medicine Program Director, Unity Health
  • Suporn Sukpraprut-Braaten, PhD, MA, MSc,  Assistant Professor for Research and Studies, Unity Health 

BRIEF PRESENTATIONS (Three 20-minute presentations per session.)

Fostering Resilience in OMS-I’s: The Meaningful Medicine Mentoring Program  

  • Sherry Jimenez, EdD, Assistant Provost, MU-COM
  • Emily R. Young, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, MU-COM
  • Jill V. Helphinstine, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine 

Running with the VP and Walking with the Dean – An Innovative Wellness and Mentoring Program  

  • Jerry Balentine, DO, Vice President for Medical Affairs and Global Health, NYIT-COM
  • Andrew Kerner, Osteopathic Medical Student, NYIT-COM 

The Effect of Required Academic Support Services on Academic Performance  

  • Deborah West, MA, Executive Director of the Center for Institutional, Faculty, and Student Success, VCOM-VC

BRIEF PRESENTATIONS (Three 20-minute presentations per session.)

What Are We Teaching: Mapping Preclinical OMM Curriculum to the AACOM Core Competencies 

  • Grace E. Brantingham, MS, Osteopathic Medical Student, OMM/FM Primary Care Associate, OU-HCOM
  • Bethany Mullinix, OMM/FM Primary Care Associate, OU-HCOM
  • Larry Hurtubise, Faculty Development Educational Technologist, OU-HCOM
  • Sharon Lynn Casapulla, Director of Education and Research, Office of Rural and Underserved Programs, OU-HCOM
  • Stevan A. Walkowski, DO, Director of Osteopathic Integration; Associate Professor, OMM, OU-HCOM 

Entrustable Professional Activities: A Predoctoral Pilot  

  • Peg Lechner, MS, RN, Director of Assessment/Associate Professor, CCOM/MWU
  • Tina Marino, MA, Education Specialist, CCOM/MWU 

Role of Service Learning in Medical Students’ Clinical and Professionalism Competencies  

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

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Thursday Concurrent Sessions
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

FULL PRESENTATIONS 

Resilience through Spirituality in Health Care Workshop  

  • Elaine K. Soper, PhD, Director, Faculty Development, WVSOM
  • Luke H. Mortensen, PhD, Vice President and Chair for Medical Education, AACOM
  • Robert W. Foster, DO, Associate Dean for Osteopathic Medical Education, WVSOM

DUAL PRESENTATIONS (Two 30-minute presentations per session.)

10 Resources for Teaching Excellence  

  • Stephen S. Davis, PhD, Director, Faculty Development, OU-HCOM

Faculty Development for the Non-DO

  • Eleni S. O'Donovan, MD, SM, Local Program Director, National Network Family Medicine Residency Program at Unity Health Care
  • Amoreena Ranck Howell, MD, MSPH, Faculty, Family Medicine National Network Residency Program at Unity Health Care
  • Andrea Anderson, MD, Faculty, Family Medicine National Network Residency Program at Unity Health Care
  • James Huang, MD, Faculty, Family Medicine National Network Residency Program at Unity Health Care

DUAL PRESENTATIONS (Two 30-minute presentations per session.)

Career Advising: Gaining a Competitive Edge 

  • Elizabeth Petsche, JD, Associate Director of Faculty Development, Learning and Leadership, MSUCOM
  • Patricia S. Sexton, MS, DHEd, Associate Dean for Curriculum, ATSU-KCOM
  • Sandy Frait, MEd, Education Specialist, CCOM/MWU 
  • ​Bob Fisk, PhD​, Director, Office of National Boards and Exam Center, WVSOM​

Consistently Inconsistent: Navigating the Transitional Years of Medical School  

  • Emily Mire, MPH, MEd, Student Services Specialist, UNTHSC/TCOM
  • Katy L. Kemp, MEd, Director, Student Services, UNTHSC/TCOM
  • Michael L. Smith, PhD, Year 1 Curriculum Director, UNTHSC/TCOM
  • Rynn Ziller, EdD, Director of Clinical Education/Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medical Education, UNTHSC/TCOM 


DUAL PRESENTATIONS (Two 30-minute presentations per session.)

Consistent Application of Learning Outcomes in Assessment  

  • Susan E. Mackintosh, DO, Associate Dean, Western U/COMP
  • Gerald R. Thrush, PhD, Associate Dean, Western U/COMP
  • Colleen Talbot, PhD, Professor of Physiology, Linkage Coordinator, Western U/COMP

Assessment of Cognitive Integration Through Innovative Techniques  

  • Machelle Linsenmeyer, EdD, Associate Dean for Assessment and Educational Development, WVSOM
  • Raeann L. Carrier, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, WVSOM


DUAL PRESENTATIONS (Two 30-minute presentations per session.)

Selective Courses in the Humanities for Medical Students  

  • Dyanne P. Westerberg, DO, Chair Department of Family and Community Medicine, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
  • Elizabeth Cerceo, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University

Comparison of Two OBGYN Boot Camps of Different Lengths  

  • Cammie Cantrell, MA, Academic Specialist, MSUCOM
  • Jeffrey D. Postlewaite, DO, Interim Director of Medical Education, Metro Health Hospital
  • David Boes, DO, OB/GYN Program Director, Metro Health Hospital
  • Salvatore J. Finazzo, DO, OB/GYN Program Director, Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
  • William Corser, PhD, RN, Research Specialist, MSUCOM


DUAL PRESENTATIONS (Two 30-minute presentations per session.)

Translation of Piloted Educational Programs to a Longitudinal Core Curriculum  

  • Nicole Michels, PhD, Chair of Medical Humanities, RVUCOM
  • Michael W. Martin, PhD, Associate Dean of Integrated Curriculum, RVUCOM
  • Brian D. Schwartz, MLIS, Director of Medical Informatics, RVUCOM
  • Mara Hover, DO, Associate Dean for Curricular Affairs and Educational Development, RVUCOM

¡Que dolor!: Implementing a Required Medical Spanish Course - Lessons Learned  

  • Pamela J. Moran-Walcutt, DO, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, NSU-COM
  • Elaine M. Wallace, DO, MSc, Dean, NSU-COM
  • Michelle Johnson, DHSC, PA-C, Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, NSU-COM
  • Janet Hamstra, EdD, MS, Director of Preclinical Education, NSU-COM


BRIEF PRESENTATIONS (Three 20-minute presentations per session.)

Using AACOM’s Data—What You Can Do with the OME Data on the AACOM Website   

  • Erik Guercio, MA, Associate Director of Research, AACOM
  • Aisha Ali, Research Analyst, AACOM
  • Catherine Golden, Research Analyst, AACOM

Academic Assessment for Admissions in a Mission-Driven Environment  

  • Milton Pong, PhD, Associate Professor, ATSU-SOMA
  • Katherine Brown, PhD, Assistant Professor, ATSU-SOMA
  • Courtney Cross, PhD, Professor, ATSU-SOMA
  • Deborah M. Heath, DO, Co-Chair, OPP, ATSU-SOMA 

Individualizing Academic Support Using a Diagnostic Prescriptive Approach  

  • Judy Thornton, MA, Director of Educational Support, RVUCOM

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Friday Concurrent Sessions
9:45 am - 10:45 am

FULL PRESENTATIONS

Envisioning a Global Role for Osteopathic Medical Education in the 21st Century 

  • Philip Slocum, DO, Professor of Medicine, UNTHSC/TCOM


Tips for Peer Reviewing - Take the Leap! 

  • Elizabeth K. McClain, PhD, EdS, MPH, Associate Editor, American Osteopathic Association Medical Education Section; Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, WCUCOM


Development and Integration of a Medical Humanities Curriculum 

  • Nicole Michels, PhD, Chair of Medical Humanities, RVUCOM
  • Brian D. Schwartz, MLIS, Director of Medical Informatics, RVUCOM


A Snapshot of the Mental Well-Being of Osteopathic Medical Students; a Survey with over 10,000 Responses

  • Elizabeth A. Beverly, PhD, Assistant Professor, OU-HCOM
  • Daniel Krajcik, OMS/MBA Student, OU-HCOM
  • Maureen McAteer, OMS-III, MU-COM


AACOM Advocacy and Legislative Update 

  • Pamela Murphy, MSW, Vice President of Government Relations, AACOM

DUAL PRESENTATIONS (Two 30-minute presentations per session.)

Relationships Between Rotation Electives and Specialty Match Choices 

  • John Graneto, DO, MEd, Associate Dean and Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, KCU-COM 

Welcome to the World Café! Using a Group Technique to Improve Residency Interviews

  • Amoreena Ranck Howell, MD, MSPH, Faculty, Family Medicine National Network Residency Program at Unity Health Care
  • Eleni S. O'Donovan, MD, SM, Local Program Director, National Network Family Medicine Residency Program at Unity Health Care


DUAL PRESENTATIONS (Two 30-minute presentations per session.)

COMLEX Level 3 Performance Indicators 

  • Christine Kell, PhD, Associate Dean of Pre-Clinical Education, LECOM
  • Mathew Bateman, PhD, DHEd, Director of Institutional Planning, Assessment, Accreditation, and Research, LECOM

MyERAS and DWS for 2017 

  • Patrick Fritz, Director, ERAS Medical School, Applicant and Business Partner Relations, AAMC

BRIEF PRESENTATIONS (Three 20-minute presentations per session.)

Preventing Medical Student Burnout by Building Resilience 

  • Linda Boyd, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, RowanSOM
  • Kathryn C. Lambert, DO, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, RowanSOM
  • Jacqueline Giacobbe, Interim Director for Academic Affairs, RowanSOM
  • Lisa Cardello, MA, NCC, Associate Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, RowanSOM

The Resilient Osteopath 

  • Gregory C. Hollick, DO, Assistant Professor, ATSU-SOMA 

Medical School Debt and Primary Care Choice 

  • Ben D. Huang, DO, MPH, Associate Professor, Chair of Emergency Medicine, MU-COM

 

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Friday Concurrent Sessions
11:15 am - 12:15 pm

FULL PRESENTATIONS 

Single GME Accreditation System Update 

  • Lorenzo L. Pence, DO, Senior Vice President for Osteopathic Accreditation, ACGME 


Core EPAs for Entering Residency: Challenges and Progress in Osteopathic UGME 

  • Pam M. Basehore, EdD, Assistant Dean for Assessment, Associate Professor, RowanSOM
  • Elaine Soper, PhD, Director of Faculty Development, WVSOM
  • Patricia S. Sexton, MS, DHEd, Associate Dean for Curriculum, Associate Professor Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine & Community, ATSU-KCOM
  • Machelle Linsenmeyer, EdD, Associate Dean for Assessment and Educational Development, WVSOM 


Hegemony and Race: Treatment of Women of Color in Higher Education 

  • Renay Scales, Higher Ed/MGT, PhD, Director of Faculty Development/Assoc. Professor of Family Medicine, UP-KYCOM


DUAL PRESENTATIONS (Two 30-minute presentations per session.)

Struggling with Scholarly Activity How Quality Improvement Projects Can Fill the Gap! 

  • Brandy Church, MA, Educational Specialist, MSUCOM
  • Kari A. Hortos, DO, Senior Associate Dean, MSUCOM

Student Confidence Index: A Tool for Course Improvement

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


DUAL PRESENTATIONS (Two 30-minute presentations per session.)

Resilience Through Diversity Appreciation: Osteopathic Student Biases Toward LGBT  

  • Garren P. Gebhardt, DO, Assistant Professor, MU-COM
  • Brian Collisson, PhD, Assistant Professor, MU-COM

The Difficult Patient: There Is More than Meets the Eye! 

  • Jeffrey R. Gardere, PhD, Assistant Professor, Behavioral Medicine, TouroCOM-NY


DUAL PRESENTATIONS (Two 30-minute presentations per session.)

Resilience and Mindfulness Among Medical Students 

  • Hector Eduardo Velasco, MD, PhD, Associate Dean for Preclinical Education, TUCOM-CA
  • Athena Lin, PhD, Associate Professor, TUCOM-CA
  • Teresita Menini, MD, MS, Assistant Dean for Clinical Faculty Development, TUCOM-CA
  • Victor Nuño, DO, Assistant Professor, TUCOM-CA
  • Tami Hendriksz, DO, Assistant Dean for Clinical Integration, TUCOM-CA
  • Ted Wong, PhD, Assistant Dean for Clinical Education, TUCOM-CA
  • Nathalie Garcia-Russell, PhD, Associate Dean of Student Services, TUCOM-CA

Resilience 101: Building Character 

  • Polly E. Leonard, DO, MS, Clinical Associate Professor, UNECOM 

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Friday Concurrent Sessions
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

FULL PRESENTATIONS 

Role Modeling in the First 2 Years of Medical School 

  • Sharon Obadia, DO, Director of Faculty Development, ATSU-SOMA
  • Milton Pong, PhD, Associate Professor, Physiology, ATSU-SOMA


Why wiki? An Innovative Tool for Resident Education and Information Management 

  • Amoreena Ranck Howell, MD, MSPH, Faculty, Family Medicine National Network Residency Program at Unity Health Care
  • Ali Abdallah, DO, Resident, Family Medicine National Network Residency Program at Unity Health Care


DUAL PRESENTATIONS (Two 30-minute presentations per session.)

Advising Students for Academic Success  

  • Victoria Kaprielian, MD, Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Medical Education, CUSOM 
  • Yen-Ping Kuo, PhD, Assistant Dean for Curriculum, CUSOM 

Future DOcs: Building Pipelines for Admission Success  .

  • Katherine Ruger, EdD, Director of Admissions, MSUCOM  


DUAL PRESENTATIONS (Two 30-minute presentations per session.)

Motivation via Individualized Student Dashboards: Preclinical GPA vs. Residency Specialty 

  • Scott Helf, DO, MSIT, CTO, Assistant Dean Academic Informatics, Western U/COMP 
  • Elisabeth Guenther, MD, MPH, Director of Career Development and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Western U/COMP 
  • Lisa Warren, DO, Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Western U/COMP 

Cradle to Grave: The ePortfolio as a Virtual CV from OMS-I to Practice 

  • Mara Hover, DO, Associate Dean for Curricular Affairs and Educational Development, RVUCOM 
  • Amy Schlueter, MPA, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, RVUCOM  


BRIEF PRESENTATIONS (Three 20-minute presentations per session.)

Establishing an Online OPP Integrated Clerkship Curriculum  

  • Karen T. Snider, DO, Assistant Dean Osteopathic Principles and Practice Integration, ATSU-KCOM  

Integrating Understanding of Children with Disabilities into the Medical School Curriculum 

  • Jacqueline Kaari, DO, Chair of Pediatrics, RowanSOM 
  • Mary E. Sheppard, EdD, Assistant Professor of Special Education, RowanSOM 
  • Nancy A. Vitalone Raccaro, PhD, Assistant Professor of Special Education, RowanSOM 

Using Infectious Disease Modules to Increase Collaboration by Faculty and Students 

  • Adrienne Z. Ables, PharmD, Assistant Dean for Faculty Development, VCOM-CC 
  • Ronald Januchowski, DO, Associate Dean for Medical Education, Curriculum and Assessment, VCOM-CC 
  • Jennifer Berglind, DO, Assistant Professor of Immunology/Microbiology, VCOM-CC 

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Friday Concurrent Sessions
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

FULL PRESENTATION 

Publishing Scholarly Work in an International Journal on Medical Education 

  • Peter G.M. de Jong, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, IAMSE
  • Amoritia Strogen-Hewett, Editorial Assistant, IAMSE

DUAL PRESENTATIONS (Two 30-minute presentations per session.)

Educating Future Educators: A teaching and learning course designed for anatomy fellows      

  • Schoen W. Kruse, PhD, Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Pharmacology, KCU-COM  

Improving Exam Quality Through A Peer-Review Process     

  • Yen-Ping Kuo, PhD, Assistant Dean for Curriculum, CUSOM  
  • Bruce W. Newton, PhD, Professor and Chair of Anatomy, CUSOM 
  • Robert R. Terreberry, PhD, Professor of Anatomy, CUSOM 


DUAL PRESENTATIONS (Two 30-minute presentations per session.)

Practical Applications of Social Accountability in Osteopathic Medical Education      

  • Shafik Dharamsi, PhD, Professor & Associate Dean, UIWSOM 
  • Robyn Phillips-Madson, DO, MPH, Founding Dean & Chief Academic Officer, UIWSOM 

Central Appalachian Consortium of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine       

  • Sebastian R. Diaz, PhD, JD, Research Lead, CACCOM 


DUAL PRESENTATIONS (Two 30-minute presentations per session.)

What’s in a word? Politicizing Vernacular Provides Opportunity to Teach Conflict Resolution     

  • Tara V. Sobel, RN, DPS, Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics, TouroCOM-NY 
  • Larry Bridgesmith, JD, Senior Fellow and Associate Professor, Vanderbilt School of Law 
  • Tamie Proscia-Lieto, MD, MBA, Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine, TouroCOM-NY 

Emotional Intelligence/Emotional Wellness-Integration into UGME/GME Training    

  • James W. Dugan, PhD, Psychologist, Director of Counseling and Support Services, KCU-COM
  • Kevin P. Hubbard, DO, Chair of Internal Medicine, KCU-COM
  • Jozi McGowan, DO, Assistant Professor, Specialty Medicine, KCU-COM 


BRIEF PRESENTATIONS (Three 20-minute presentations per session.) 

SKIPPs: Development of an Active Learning Format with Integrated Coursework at DMU      

  • Craig Canby, PhD, Associate Dean for Academic Curriculum and Medical Programs, DMU-COM 
  • Brian Pinney, PhD, Educational Specialist, DMU-COM 

Integrated Item Review Process for Faculty     

  • Christina B. McManus, PhD, Assistant Professor of Physiology, ACOM  

Application of a Team-Based Learning Format for Renal Pathology    

  • Nicole Michels, PhD, Chair of Medical Humanities, RVUCOM 
  • Kathryn Pate, PhD, Director of Research, RVUCOM 
  • Maurice Fremont-Smith, MD, Associate Professor of Medical Sciences, Quinnipiac University
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