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APGO Medical Education Endowment Fund Grant Program

2016 Award Recipients


2015 Award Recipient

Western Michigan University
Principal Investigator: Gonzalo Rodriguez, Jr, MD
Project Title: Religious, Ethical and Cultural Impacts on the Delivery of Reproductive Healthcare: A Program for InterProfessional Education (RECIPE)


2014 Award Recipients

Boston University
Principal Investigator: Jodi Abbott, MD
Root Cause Analysis and Open Disclosure in Ob-Gyn

Florida International University
Principal Investigator: Carla Lupi, MD
Furthering the Validity of a Tool to Assess Non-Directive Pregnancy Options Counseling Skills

University of Michigan
Principle Investigator: Helen Morgan, MD
Companion Instructional Videos to the APGO Medical Student Educational Objectives, 10th edition


2013 Award Recipients
Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Inova Fairfax Campus
Principal Investigator: Emily Marko, MD
Obstetrics Procedural Skills Curriculum to Achieve Milestone 1 Competencies
University of New Mexico 
Principal Investigator: Eve Espey, MD, MPH
Evaluation of a Simulation-Based Patient Safety Curriculum to Improve Resident Self Efficacy and Performance in Medical Emergencies in the Outpatient Setting
Stanford University School of Medicine
Principal Investigator: Maurice Druzin, MD
Simulation-Based Training for Obstetric Providers in Nicaragua

APGO 50th Anniversary Medical Education Endowment Fund Grant Recipient and Project

University of California, San Francisco
Amy (Meg) Autry, MD
Clinical Care in Low-Resource Settings: Preparing Providers and Fostering Leaders


2012 Award Recipients

Nirupama De Silva, MD
University of Oklahoma
Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Taught via an Internet-Based Computerized Case Series

Francis Nuthalapaty, MD
University of South Carolina-Greenville
Gynecology and Obstetrics Fundamentals of Residency: Internship Training Trial; GO FOR IT Trial

Roger Smith, MD
Indiana University
Development and Evaluation of a Clinical Reasoning Examination


2011 Award Recipients

Amy (Meg) Autry, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Using Communication Technology for Surgical Skills Teaching in Uganda;

Irwin Merkatz, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
The Addition of Medical Student Education to Faculty Mentored Resident Experiences in Global Women’s Health

Anita Sit, MD
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Educating the Next Generation of Women’s Health Care Providers: An Innovative Pathway in Leadership and Advocacy Training.


2010 Award Recipients

Sonya Erickson, MD
University of Colorado, Denver
Leadership and Advocacy Training in Women’s Health

Patricia Garcia, MD
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Integrating Patient Safety into Gynecology and Obstetrics Medical Education

Dotun Ogunyemi, MD
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Incorporating Principles of Emotional Intelligence in an OBGYN Clerkship to Improve the Medical Students’ Leadership and Advocacy