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Medical Education Research

Impact of Interprofessional Education

Cecilia Rokusek, EdD, MSc, RD, Assistant Dean for Education, Planning, and Research, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Project Title: Interprofessional Education: Faculty Readiness for Interprofessional Learning (Medical Education Theme: Impact of interprofessional education on practice habits/patient outcomes)

Impact of Technology Integration

Deborah Heath, DO, Professor, A.T. Still University of Health Sciences School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona
Project Title: Integration of Physiologic Measurements with Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment


Marti Echols, PhD
, Assistant Dean, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic MedicineNatasha Bray, DO, VP Academic Affairs, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Project Title: Improving Osteopathic Post-Doctoral Training with Basic Science and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Integration


Melicien Tettambel, DO, Professor, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
Project Title: Electronic Ethograms for Objective Osteopathic

Best Practice of the Core Competencies

Elizabeth McClain, DED, Assistant Dean of Clinical Education, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
Project Title: Identifying an effective model to teach and assess student research through competency based education

Karen Snider, DO, Professor and Chair, A.T. Still University of Health Sciences Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Project Title: The effect of table trainer ratios on student learning of cervical muscle energy techniques

Identification of Strategies

Frank Papa, DO, PhD, Associate Dean, Curricular Design and Faculty Development, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Project Title: Comparison of the diagnostic performance of pre-clinical medical students trained via dual processing theory versus a traditional faculty led approach to differential diagnosis

Mary Johnson, PhD, Associate Dean and Professor, Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Project Title: Development of Clinical Reasoning for First-Year Medical Students: iPad Virtual Patients

Impact of Technology on Student Learning

Marti Echols, PhD, Assistant Dean, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Heather McCarty, DO, Director of Patient Centered Medicine, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Project Title: Medical School Applicants

Distinctive Features of OME

Michael Seffinger, DO, Professor, Chair, Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
Project Title: Identification of distinctive features of OME

Institutional Research

Beyond the MCAT and Undergraduate GPA

John Bowling, DO, Assistant Dean of Rural Medical Education, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Project Title: Removing Obstacles for Students in Rural Areas

Student success in Medical School

Karen Clayton, PhD, Director of Institutional Research, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine-New York
Project Title: Developing “Expert” Learners at TouroCOM: A Focus on Self-regulation and Motivation

Joel Dickerman, DO, Regional Director of Medical Education, Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Project Title: Evaluation of an online learning program in Care Transitions for third year medical students on inpatient internal medicine rotations

Student Success in Medical Education

Alissa Craft, DO, Director, Curricular Outcomes and Assessment, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
Project Title: Predicting Success in Medical School and Beyond

Both Specialty Selection and Choice of Geographic setting for Practice

Grace Bannan, PhD, Research Executive Director, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Project Title: Rural Primary Care Residency

Student Success in Post Graduate Training

Kurt Heinking, DO, Professor, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
Project Title: Improving Osteopathic Post-Doctoral Training with Basic Science and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Integration

Meg Wright Sidle, PhD
, Director, University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
Project Title: Seeking best practices for producing physicians for rural area

 


About AACOM Research Grants

A panel of Osteopathic Medical Education Research Institute leaders and National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators (NAOME) Fellows provide an extensive review of all winning proposals. The purpose of the AACOM Grants Program is to provide support for both medical education research and institutional research through topic-specific endowments.

A generous grant from the Osteopathic Heritage Foundations has allowed AACOM to continue awarding at least five medical education research grants and five institutional research grants, with the potential for each grant to reach a maximum of $10,000. For more information on the program, visit AACOM Research Grants