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Past NEGEA Awards

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2019 NEGEA Awards

NEGEA Distinguished Educator Award

Janet Hafler, EdD
Yale School of Medicine

NEGEA Distinguished Service and Leadership Award

Karen Richardson-Nassif, PhD
University of Vermont College of Medicine

NEGEA Innovation in Medical Education Award

Joyce Afran, MD and colleagues
“Changing Healthcare from the Bottom Up: A Training Program to Improve Quality and Patient Safety in Medical Education”
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Excellence in Medical Education Poster Award

“The Impact of Changing to a Pass/Fail Curriculum on Burnout at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania”
Authors: Alisha Jamil, Sara Ginzberg, Elizabeth Duckworth, Oana Tomescu
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

“Critical Transitions: Guiding Diverse Trainees in Selecting an Academic Residency, Fellowship or First Academic Position”
Authors: John Paul Sanchez, German Valdez, Ikenna Obiakwata
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

“Medical Students Development of System-1 and System-2 Thinking: A Phenomenological Study”
Authors: Douglas McHugh, William Sanders
Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University

“Design Thinking as a Quality Improvement Methodology in Graduate Medical Education”
Authors: Ryan Buckley, Anthony Spadaro, Jennifer Myers, Judy Shea
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Excellence in Medical Education Oral Abstract Presentation Award

“What Do You Want to Learn or Work on Today?: Benefits and Barriers to Asking Residents for Self-identified Learning Goals in the Pediatric ED”
Authors: Pamela Fazzio1, Emily Hardy1, Meghan Chamberlain2, Isabel Genecin3, Jill Posner1, John Shatzer4, Kathy Shaw1
1The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; 2Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; 3Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons; 4Johns Hopkins University

“Impact of Remediation on Milestone Trajectory in Residency Training”
Authors: Janae Heath1, Brian Fulton1, Karen Warburton2, C. Jessica Dine1
1Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; 2University of Virginia School of Medicine

“Trusting Trainees: A Qualitative Study of Entrustment Decision-Making in Internal Medicine and General Surgery Program Directors”
Authors: Katherine Gielissen, Samantha Ahle
Yale School of Medicine

“The Path through Medical School, Does Generation Status Matter?”
Authors: Hyacinth Mason1, Ashar Ata1, Donna Jeffe2
1Albany Medical College; 2Washington University in St. Louis SOM

2018 NEGEA Awards

The NEGEA Distinguished Educator Award

Reena Karani
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Maria Alejandro Blanco
Tufts University School of Medicine

The NEGEA Distinguished Service and Leadership Award

Norma S. Saks
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

The NEGEA Innovation in Medical Education Award

Neha Patel, Jennifer S. Myers, Patrick J. Brennan, Jeffrey Berns, and Jia Lapointe
Building a Pipeline of Future Quality and Safety Leaders While Accelerating Organizational Quality Improvement Efforts at Penn Medicine.
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Excellence in Medical Education 2018 Poster Award

Assessing the Impact of Gender and Years of Experience on Multiple Mini-Interview Scores at the University of Vermont’s Larner College of Medicine
Authors: Howe, L. Greene, LA Holterman, G. Prabhakar, C. Jewkes, L. McElhinney, R. Barlow, L. Rosen, J. Gallant, & K. Huggett
University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine 

Taking the USMLE Step 1 before or after Clerkship Experience: Does the timing of the USMLE Step 1 Influence Student Perceptions of Basic Science?
Authors: Y. Elfanagely, H. Copeland, H. Rashid, R. Pulido, & R.Salazar
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; NYU School of Medicine; Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Excellence in Medical Education 2018 Oral Abstract Presentation Award

The Path to Medical School: Does First-Generation Status Matter?
Authors: H. Mason, A. Ata, D. Andriole, & D. Jeffe
Albany Medical College; Washington University School of Medicine

Can We Predict Step 2 CS Performance? Exploring the Relationship between Assessment Data and Step 2 CS Performance
Authors: Jeffrey Bird, Judith Brenner, Joanne Willey
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Understanding What We Say: Varying Cultural Competency among Faculty Evaluators
Authors: L. Gulbas, C. Collins, & H. Ryder
University of Texas, Austin; Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth; Cleveland State University; Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

2017 NEGEA Awards

The NEGEA Distinguished Educator Award

Carol Storey-Johnson
Weill Cornell Medical College

The NEGEA Distinguished Service and Leadership Award

Benjamin (Jim) Blatt
George Washington University School of Medicine

The NEGEA Innovation in Medical Education Award

John Encandela, Nicole A. Sitkin, Michael Solute, & Michael L. Schwartz
"Strategy for Assessing Need and Developing a Topical Curricular Thread Addressing Sexual and Gender Minority Health.”
Yale School of Medicine

Best Poster Award

Test-Enhanced Learning in Health Professions Education: A systematic Review
Authors: M. Green, J. Spak, J. Moeller
Yale School of Medicine

Best Short Communications

UME Pre-Clerkship
A Pilot-Blended Learning Curriculum in a Preclinical Hematology Course: Challenges in Student Performance and Engagement in a Large Group Active Learning Environment
Authors: M. Shusterman, E. Koltz, L. Cytryn, I. Murakhovskaya
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

UME Clerkship
Medical Students with Professionalism Lapses: Exploring Faculty Reluctance to Report
Authors: D. Ziring
Sidney Kimmel Medical College Thomas Jefferson University
D. Danoff
McGill University
B. Isaacson
Cleveland Clinic Faculty of Medicine
R. Frankel
Indiana University School of Medicine
H. Lochnan
University of Ottawa

GME
The Dissemination of Health Professions Education Research: A Descriptive Analysis of Journal Articles Almetrics
Authors: L. Maggio, H. Meyer, A. Artino
Uniformed Services University

2016 NEGEA Awards

The NEGEA Distinguished Educator Award

Judy A. Shea
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

The NEGEA Distinguished Service and Leadership Award

Lynn Kosowicz
University of Connecticut School of Medicine

The NEGEA Innovation in Medical Education Award

Sarah E. Peyre, Anne Nofziger, Christopher J. Mooney, Margie H. Shaw, Theresa Green, Andrew Wolf, David R. Lambert
“Addressing Disparities in Healthcare: An Interprofessional Experiential Learning Module”
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry; University of Rochester School of Nursing

The NEGEA Excellence in Medical Education Awards

Best Poster Award
Communication Skills of First-Year Medical Students Wane with the Use of Sonography
Authors: M.L. LaBarca, W. Rennie, G. Colletti, M.L. Barilla-LaBarca,
Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine
A. Noor, J. Pellerito
Dept. of Radiology, North Shore LIJ Health System

Best Short Communications

UME Pre-Clerkship
Teaching Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Screening and Counseling to Medical Students Using the Motivational Interviewing (MI) Framework
Authors: S. Elisseou, S. Warrier, S. Rougas
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

UME Clerkship
Obesity, Diet, and Exercise Education for the Primary Care Clerkship Using an Articulate® Storyline 2 E-Learning Module
Authors: R.M. Wilechansky, D.P. Jones, D.S. Seres
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

GME
Assessing the Effectiveness of Pediatric Sick Visits: Do Resident Determine the Caregiver's Main Concern and are Caregivers Satisfied?
Authors: K. Schmitz, H. Yang, M.B. Olivares, S. Ahmed, C. Guice, L. Greenberg
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

2015 NEGEA Awards

The NEGEA Distinguished Educator Award

Larrie Greenberg
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

The NEGEA Distinguished Service and Leadership Award

Suzanne Rose
University of Connecticut School of Medicine

The NEGEA Innovation in Medical Education Award

Samara Ginzburg, David Elkowitz, Robert Lucito, and Joel N.H. Stern
PEARLS: A Longitudinal, Integrated Approach to Leadership Training for First and Second Year Medical Students
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine at Hofstra University

Best Poster Award

Initiation of ACE Tracker on Teaching Rounds: Assessment of Reliability and Validity
Author: Lloyd Roberts and Kimberly Ann Kranz
SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine

Best Short Communications

UME Pre-clerkship
A Multimodal Active learning Approach to Integrating Biomedical Knowledge and Skills of the Head and Neck Region
Authors: Lee Eisner and Robin Ovitsh
SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

UME Clerkship
SOAP-V: Teaching High Value Care During Patient Care
Authors: Eileen Moser, Sara Fazio, Grace Huang, Susan Glod, Clifford Packer
Penn State College of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Case Western Reserve School of Medicine

GME
Measuring an Organization’s Culture of Feedback: Can it be done?
Authors: Steven Rougas and Brian Clyne
The Warren Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University

CEI/CME
Making Faculty Development Accessible Through a Learning Management System.
Authors: Lisa Coplit, Dena Farber and Lauren Erardi
Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University

2014 NEGEA Awards

Best Poster Award

What are our students telling us about EMR and Medical Education? Results of a multi-institutional survey of medical students.
Authors: Rebecca Kosowicz, Lynn Y. Kosowicz, & Laurie Caines,
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Susan Lane
Stony Brook School of Medicine
Catherine Nicholas
University of Vermont School of Medicine
Patricia Thomas
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (& currently at Case Western)

Best Short Communications

UME-Pre-Clerkship
Educational themes learned in a Longitudinal Clinical Experience (LCE) Program in Cases of Suspected Pulmonary Embolism
Authors: Molly T. Cherington, Neloofar Naderi, Cinthia De La Rosa, Alexander Gomez, Valerie Parkas, Rainier P. Soriano
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

UME-Clerkship
Training Medical Students to Teach Patients How to Use the Internet for Reliable Healthcare Information
Authors: Marissa Nadeau, Kerry O'Rourke, Norma S. Saks
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

GME
An Interactive Tablet Based Module on Applying Clinical Decision Rules in Cases of Suspected Pulmonary Embolism
Authors: David A. Wald, Shannon McNamara, Christine Knettel
Temple University School of Medicine

2013 NEGEA Awards

Best Poster Award

Involvement of Current Medical Students in the Medical School Admissions Process
Authors: Charlayne McStay & Richard Zeff
University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Best Short Communications

UME Pre-Clerkship
Revamping Anatomy Education: Student-authored Dissection Manual Significantly Improves Learning and Academic Performance.
Abstract Authors: Dustin Tetzl, Justin Neira, Jose Ramirez, Lilly Grossmann, Paulette Berend
Presenter: Dustin Tetzl
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

UME Clerkship
The Student-Run Clinic as a Unique Setting for Medical Student Experiential Projects in Quality Improvement.
Abstract Authors: Noa Simchoni, Yasmin S. Meah, Radeyeh Hack, Nicolas Meo, Andrew Chow, David C. Thomas
Presenter: Noa Simchoni
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

GME
Development, Implementation and Evaluation of a Longitudinal Curriculum in Pofessionalism, Ethics, and Communication Skills for Surgical Residents.
Abstract Authors: Ana Berlin, Abbey Fingeret, Tracy Arnell
Presenter: Ana Berlin
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

CEI/CME
Disseminating Medical Education Research Literature to Medical School Faculty
Abstract Authors: Kerry O’Rourke, Sarang Kim, Laura Willett, James Galt
Presenter: Kerry O’Rourke
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

2012 NEGEA Awards

Best Poster Award

Organized Medicine may not be Reaching Medical Students
Authors: Robert Viviero
Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
Robert Dugger, MPH
Stony Brook University School of Medicine

Best Short Communications

UME Clerskhip Innovation Award
Utilizing Visual Art to Enhance the Clinical Observation Skills of Medical Students
Authors: Sona Jasani, Norma Saks, EdD
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

UME Pre-clerkship Innovation Award
Designing and Evaluating a Developmentally Staged Physical Examination: Results of a National Survey
Authors: Deepthima Gowda, MD, MPH, Mary Jo Fink, MD
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Benjamin Blatt, MD
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Lynn Kosowicz, MD
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Ronald Silvestri, MD
Harvard Medical School

GME Innovation Award
A Curriculum for Electronic Patient-doctor Communication
Bradley Crotty, MD, Arash Mostaghimi, MD
Harvard Medical School

2011 NEGEA Excellence in Medical Education Awards:

Best Poster Award:

The Courteous Consult: Resident Reflections on Inpatient Consultations
Lauren Peccoralo, MD, Anna Podolsky, Katherine Krauskopf, MD, Kristofer Smith, MD, David Stern, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Best Short Communication:

UME Pre-clerskhip Innovation Award
How Do Senior Student-Evaluators Compare with Faculty in Assessing Oral Case Presentations?
Seema Kakar, MD, Jillian Catalonotti, Sam Simmens, Karen Lewis, PhD, Matthew Mintz, MD, Yolanda Haywood, MD, Andrea Flory, MD, Benjamin Blatt, MD
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

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