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  • Affinity Group

    Previously Funded Proposals

    Funded Proposals for 2019 - 2020:

    Annabel Frank, MD
    University of California, San Francisco
    A Multicenter, Mixed-Methods Study Exploring how Women Experience Stereotype Threat during Internal Medicine Residency
    Funding Awarded: $1,950

    Kim Hoang, MD
    Stanford University
    The Impact of a Coaching Program on Pediatric Residents' Professional Identity Formation 1-3 Years Post-Residency Training
    Funding Awarded: $3,406

    Gustavo Valbuena, MD, PhD
    UC Berkeley-UCSF 
    The inquiry attitude and its measurement. Addressing a critical gap in medical education
    Funding Awarded: $5,000

    Deborah Marquardt, MD
    University of Washington
    Tailoring Anatomy Review In CoreClinical Clerkships: A Needs Assessment
    Funding Awarded: $3,791

    Jimmy Beck, MD, MEd
    University of Washington
    Failure as a teaching strategy for more effective learning in pediatrics
    Funding Awarded: $3,874

    Funded Proposals for 2017 - 2018:

    Martina Rosenberg, PhD
    University of New Mexico School of Medicine
    Experiences and Resiliency of First Generation Medical Students
    Funding Awarded: $4,347

    Cindy Lai, MD
    University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
    Medical students’ perceptions of the fairness and accuracy of clerkship grading, and the implications for their learning
    Funding Awarded: $5,000

    Laura Welsh, MD
    University of Washington School of Medicine
    Supervisory speed dating: Exploring credibility judgments in the absence of longitudinal precepting structures
    Funding Awarded: $3,500

    Funded Proposals for 2016 - 2017:

    Mindy Ju, MD
    University of California San Francisco
    Title: Power and hierarchy in interprofessional teams: Are we training physicians for collaborative leadership?
    Funding Awarded: $4,990

    Bjorn Watsjold, MD
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine
    Title: Do You Hear What I See?: A Randomized Trial of Phonocardiography to Augment Cardiac Auscultation Skills
    Funding Awarded: $4,950

    Laura Byerly, MD
    University of California San Francisco
    Title: Tools of the trade: Using activity theory to investigate the tools of interprofessional student care planning
    Funding Awarded: $610.40

    Funded Proposals for 2015-2016:

    Larissa Thomas, MD, MPH
    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, MD, MS
    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, MD
    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, PhD
    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, MD
    UCSF-Fresno
    Title: Prospective randomized crossover evaluation of a flipped classroom model for emergency medicine trainees
    Funding Requested: $ 4,050 - Funding Awarded: $4,000

    Lavjay Butani, MD, MACM
    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, MD
    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
    Acting Natural: Training to Increase Realism in Standardized Patients
    Funding Requested: $1,470 | Funding Awarded: $1,470

    Rose Hatala, MD, MSc
    University of British Columbia
    Assessing the Efficacy of Learning Medical Procedural Skills in Pairs Versus Independently
    Funding Requested: $4,780.32 | Funding Awarded: $2,400

    Sandra Oza, MD
    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, MD
    University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
    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, MD
    University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
    Use of Video Curriculum in Acquisition of Basic Surgical Skills: Finishing Grant
    Funding Requested: $1,000 | Funding Awarded: $1,000

    Mini-grants:

    Sandra Kamholz Oza, MD
    University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
    Medical students' use of collaborative communication during an interprofessional standardized patient encounter
    Funding Requested: $2,700 | Funding Awarded: $2,700

    Lourdes Guerrero, EdD, MSW
    University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine
    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, DO
    University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
    Professional development plans for early career physicians: importance of Metacognitive Skills
    Funding Requested: $2,800 | Funding Awarded: $2,800