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2015 NEGEA Collaborative Research Grants

The Northeast Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA) supports and encourages scholarship in medical education. To help its members participate in opportunities that provide educational scholarship, the NEGEA provides funding to initiate new Medical Education Scholarship Research and Evaluation (MESRE – formerly RIME) proposals. The grant award may total up to $3,000 for submissions involving one NEGEA institution and $5,000 for submissions involving the collaboration of 2 or more institutions. NEGEA also seeks to promote collaborative projects across institutions, and sections (UGME, GME, CME/CEI, and MESRE), and seeks to stimulate the development of a community of educational scholars.

2015 Northeast Group on Educational Affairs Collaborative Research Grant Proposal Awardees

Patient experience debriefs: medical student interviews of hospitalized patients guiding reflections on future practice

Principal investigator: Ian Chua, M.D.
Co-investigators: Priti Bhansali, M.D., M.Ed.; Terry Kind, M.D., MPH; Mary Ottolini M.D., MPH; Michele Long, M.D.; Matthew Lineberry, Ph.D.
Institutions: George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Howard University College of Medicine
Grant amount: $4,990

Building a model for mentorship to increase medical education scholarship: a qualitative study

Principal investigator: Eileen CichoskiKelly, Ph.D.
Co-investigators: Alice Fornari, Ed.D., R.D.; Rebecca D. Blanchard, Ph.D.; Wendy Herman, MLIS, AHIP; Donna O’Malley, MLS
Institutions: University of Vermont College of Medicine
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
Baystate Medical Center & Tufts University School of Medicine
Grant amount: $4,985

Dimensions of culture for faculty at three newly created medical schools: is institutional culture different in new medical schools?

Principal investigator: Lisa Coplit, M.D.
Co-investigators: Linda Gillum, Ph.D.; Linda Pololi, MBBS, FRCP; Annette Reboli, M.D.
Institutions: Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
Grant amount: $5,000

An innovative self-instructional teaching method for distinguishing innocent from pathological heart murmurs in children

Principal investigator: Robin W. Doroshow, MMS, M.D., M.Ed.
Co-investigators: Laurie Lyons, B.A., M.A.; Jeff Sestokas, B.A., M.Ed.
Institutions: The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Grant amount: $3,091

Development of an empathy and clarity rating scale for medical students to measure the effect of improvisation-informed communication skills curriculum on end-of-first-year OSCE performance

Principal investigator: Carol A. Terregino, M.D.
Co-investigators: H. Liesel Copeland, Ph.D.; Nicholas M. Ponzio, Ph.D.; Susie Safarty, M.D.; Evonne Kaplan-Liss, M.D., MPH; Valerie Lantz-Gefroh, MFA; Alan Alda; Pat Mastors; Krista Hoffman-Longtin, Ph.D.; Monica A. Devanas, Ph.D.
Institutions: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Boston University School of Medicine
Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Grant amount: $5,000

“How do we stay safe?” A multi-institutional simulation-based qualitative study of challenges and barriers for trainees in the care of agitated patients

Principal investigator: Ambrose Wong, M.D.
Co-investigators: Leigh Evans, M.D.; Gail D’Onofrio, M.D., M.S.; Lewis Goldfrank, M.D.
Institutions: Yale University School of Medicine
New York University School of Medicine
Grant amount: $5,000

Please click here for list of previous grant recipients.

AAMC Northeastern Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA)

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Jonathan (Yoni) Amiel
Associate Dean for Curricular Affairs
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

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