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Previously Funded Proposals

Funded Proposals for 2015-2016:

Larissa Thomas, M.D., M.P.H.
University of California San Francisco
Title: Becoming the Outstanding Educators: What do they say contributed to their success?
Funding Awarded: $3,958.20

Anne Chipman, M.D., M.S.
University of Washington School of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine
Title: “Do you remember that patient?” Exploring the educational value of telephone follow-up in graduate medical education and beyond

Funding Awarded: $4,000

Eric Hsieh, M.D.
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Title: Effects of Physician Stigma on Medical Decisions
Funding Awarded: $4,000

Funded Proposals for 2014-2015:

Pamela DeVoe, P.h.D
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Title: Does Near-peer Tutoring Facilitate Medical Student Learner Self- Efficacy?
Funding Requested: $2,069 - Funding Awarded: $2,000 

Jeff Riddell, M.D.
Title: Prospective randomized crossover evaluation of a flipped classroom model for emergency medicine trainees
Funding Requested: $ 4,050 - Funding Awarded: $4,000

Lavjay Butani, M.D. M.AC.M
University of California Davis
Title: A mixed-methods study exploring how pediatric faculty and residents teach, learn and use reflective practice
Funding Requested: $5,000 - Funding Awarded: $4,000

Awardee for “Finishing Grant”

Erin Bonura, M.D.
Oregon Health & Science University
Title: Team-Based Learning Among Internal Medicine Residents:   A Feasibility and Acceptability Study
Funding Requested: $1,000 - Funding Awarded: $1,000

Funded Proposals for 2013-2014:

Anita Richards, Instructor
Keck School of Medicine of USC

Title: Acting Natural: Training to Increase Realism in Standardized Patients
Funding Requested: $1,470 | Funding Awarded: $1,470

Rose Hatala, M.D., M.Sc.
University of British Columbia

Title: Assessing the Efficacy of Learning Medical Procedural Skills in Pairs Versus Independently
Funding Requested: $4,780.32 | Funding Awarded: $2,400

Sandra Oza, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

Title: Workplace-based Learning Affordances of Holdover versus Direct Admissions to Inpatient Internal Medicine Teams
Funding Requested: $2,300 | Funding Awarded: $2,300

Travis Vesel, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine

Title: Resident Physician Perceptions of Interprofessional Feedback through the Lens of Social Identity
Funding Requested: $5,000 | Funding Awarded: $5,000

Funded Proposals for 2012-2013:

Finishing Grant:

Hyelan Cherm, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine

Title: Use of Video Curriculum in Acquisition of Basic Surgical Skills: Finishing Grant
Funding Requested: $1,000 | Funding Awarded: $1,000


Sandra Kamholz Oza, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine

Title: Medical students' use of collaborative communication during an interprofessional standardized patient encounter
Funding Requested: $2,700 | Funding Awarded: $2,700

Lourdes Guerrero, Ed.D., M.S.W.
University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine

Title: Exploring the Spanish language abilities, role language assessment, and use of interpreters among medical trainees at an academic institution
Funding Requested: $1,500 | Funding Awarded: $1,500

Natalie Burman, D.O.
University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine

Title: Professional development plans for early career physicians: importance of Metacognitive Skills
Funding Requested: $2,800 | Funding Awarded: $2,800

AAMC Western Group on Educational Affairs (WGEA)

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Contact the WGEA

WGEA Chair
Cha-Chi Fung, PhD
Vice Chair of Medical Education, Assistant Dean of Educational Affairs
Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California

AAMC Staff
Steve McKenzie
Director, Constituent Engagement

Emily Schutz
Program Specialist, Medical Education

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