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Medical Educational Scholarship Awards (MESA)

The SGEA Medical Education Scholarship Award (MESA) program was established in 2003 to promote and recognize achievements in educational scholarship demonstrated by active members of the SGEA from SGEA member schools. Beginning with the the 2012 SGEA Spring Meeting, a new award structure has been implemented and the following awards will be offered:

Poster Awards

  • Best poster by a trainee
  • Best poster overall, non-trainee

Oral Presentation Awards in the categories listed below - can be workshops, small group discussions, oral briefs, or demonstrations.

  • Undergraduate medical education
  • Graduate Medical Education
  • Continuing Medical Education
  • Research in Medical Education

2017 MESA Award Recipients

Outstanding Presentation Award for Medical Education Scholarship Research and Education (MESRE)
Oral Presentation: Complimentary Use of Logistic Regression and Recursive Partitioning Analysis to Evaluate AAMC Survey Data for Specialty Preference Information: Factors Associated with Psychiatry Specialty Choice
Authors:
John Spollen, MD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Outstanding Presentation Award for Undergraduate Medical Education (UME)
Workshop: Struggling Medical Learners: Realistic Approach to Improving Performance
Authors:
Heather A. Ridinger, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Jamie Cvengros, PhD, Rush Medical Center

Presentation Award for Graduate Medical Education (GME)
Oral Presentation: Resident Perspectives on Struggling Learners and Remediation
Authors:
Stephen J. Wolf, MD, Elizabeth Bradley, PhD, University of Virginia School of Medicine
Sara Krzyzaniak, MD, OSF St. Francis Medical Center - University of Illinois College of Medicine
Jeannette Guerrasio, MD, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Outstanding Presentation Award for Continuing Medical Education (CME)
Workshop: Twitter for #MedEd: the How and Why Tweetorial
Authors:
Sarah M. Bean, MD and Sara Jiang, MD, Duke University School of Medicine

Outstanding Poster by a Professional Educator Award
Curriculum in Quality Improvement – Meeting the Call in Undergraduate Medical Education
Authors:
Norman M. Farr, MD, MPH, Christine Ford, MA, Cindy Chan, MD, Premal Patel, MD University of Texas Medical Branch

Outstanding Poster by a Trainee Award
Mindfulness-based resilience training in graduate medical education: A systematic review
Authors:
Victoria Elliott and Bethany Hodge, MD, MPH, University of Louisville School of Medicine

2016 MESA Award Recipients

Outstanding Presentation Award for MESRE
Oral Presentation- Engaging Residents in Quality Improvement: Results From the First Year
Authors:
Serena Michelle Okoronkwo, MD, Jason Phillips, MD, Patricia Wathen, MD
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Outstanding Presentation Award for UME
Workshop- Using Concept Maps to Teach Clinical Reasoning Skills: A Flipped Workshop
Authors:
Magdalena Pasarica, MD, PhD, Caridad Hernandez, MD, Christine Bellew, MD, Analia Castiglioni, MD, Denise Kay, PhD
University of Central Florida College of Medicine

Outstanding Presentation Award for GME
Workshop- Aligning Standards in the UME and GME Learning Environments: Innovations in Sharing the Sandbox
Authors:
Beth Payne, MAEd, Haneme Idrizi, MD, Michelle Arandes, MD
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Mary Rocha, MD, Jenny Christner, MD, Elaine Fielder, MD
Baylor College of Medicine

Outstanding Presentation Award for CME
Workshop- Reflective Practice in Leadership Development
Authors:
Lori Graham, PhD and Courtney West, PhD
Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine 

Outstanding Poster by a Professional Medical Educator
Second Year Medical Student Perceptions and Pharmacology Performance in Respiratory Insufficiency High Fidelity Medical Simulations Using Cued or Non-cued Treatment Selection Approaches
Authors:
Adrienne Laurel Gorman, PhD, Caridad Hernandez, MD, Analia Castiglioni, MD
University of Central Florida College of Medicine

Outstanding Poster by a Trainee
Student Perspectives and Contributions to Implementing a Revised Medical Curriculum
Authors:
Courtney E. Baker, Aaron Yengo-Kahn, Kim Lomis, MD Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

2015 MESA Award Recipients

Outstanding Presentation Award for UME
Workshop:- Great Job, Keep up the Good Work! Giving and Receiving Effective Feedback
Authors:
Sara Bean-Duke University

Outstanding Presentation Award for GME
Oral presentation - Development of a Formalized Simulation Curriculum for OBGYN Residents
Authors:
Kelli Braun-Medical College of Georgia at GRU

Outstanding Presentation Award for CME
Small Group Discussion - Habits of Highly Successful Academicians: Making Your Grandmother (and Your Department Chair) Proud.
Authors:
William Cutrer-Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Outstanding Poster by a Trainee
A Mobile Clinic Serving East Durham: A Joint Initiative Between Samaritan Health Center and UNC SOM
Authors:
R. Flint, R. Cowherd, B. Milam, M. Hunt, H. Toma, A. Miller, M. Pray, J. Koontz, K. Magee, T. Baezmore, J. Morse-UNC School of Medicine

Outstanding Poster by a Professional Medical Educator
Best Practices from Creating an Integrated Immunology Block in the UNC School of Medicine Translational Education at Carolina (TEC) Curriculum

Authors:
Frank Church, J.H. Foster, K.W. Smith, T. Belhorn-UNC School of Medicine

Outstanding Presentation for MESRE
Workshop-Calculating Sample Size for Educational Research Studies
Authors:
Scott Cottrell-West Virginia University
Terry Stratton-University of Kentucky

SGEA

About the SGEA


Contact SGEA

SGEA Chair
Karen "Sam" Miller
Assistant Professor, Graduate Medical Education
University of Louisville School of Medicine
karen.miller@louisville.edu

AAMC Staff
Steve Mckenzie
Director, Constituent Engagement
smckenzie@aamc.org

Sarah Brown
Constituent Engagement Specialist
sarbrown@aamc.org


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