Past Graduates of the Academic Scholars and Leaders Program and Their Projects

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2018-2019 Class of APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders

David Banh, MD
Texas Tech University (Odessa) – Permian Basin
Mind over Bricks: Facilitation of Decision-Making with LEGO® Elements

James Cook, MD
University of South Carolina School of Medicine
An Introduction to the Medical Management of Obesity in Women’s Health and the Management of the Post-Bariatric Surgery Patient during Pregnancy

Tania Dumont, MD
University of Ottawa
PAG as a Mandatory ObGyn Training Experience in Canada: A Needs Assessment Study

David Ellington, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Tomorrow’s Women’s Healthcare Leaders: A Needs Assessment for the Development of an OBGYN Resident and Fellow Leadership Curriculum

Neda Etezadi-Amoli, MD
University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
The impact of interprofessional education on attitudes of medical students toward nurses and certified nurse midwives:  a narrative review

Rahmouna Farez, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin
Implementation and feasibility of a student/ resident mentorship program and its impact on student satisfaction and clerkship evaluation

Etoi Garrison, MD
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Development of a flipped classroom case-based curriculum on the screening and management of women with opiate dependence in pregnancy

Kristin Gorelik, MD
GW Medical Faculty Associates
Medical student empathy Any correlation to abortion attitudes?

Stephanie Jean-Baptiste, DO
Bayfront Health St. Petersburg
Does a Problem Based Curriculum enhance knowledge of CREOG objectives in an obstetrics and gynecology residency program?

Kathryn Paige Johnson, MD
University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
Bartholin gland cyst educational simulation improves knowledge and confidence

Christine Kim, MD
UC Irvine
Preparing Medical Students for Transition into OB/Gyn Residency

Bri Anne McKeon, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Surgeon and Contextual Factors Influencing OB-GYN Resident Autonomy in the Operating Room

Margaret Mueller, MD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Needs Assessment for Lower Urinary Tract Injury Curriculum for FPMRS Fellowships

Colleen Rivard, MD
University of Minnesota
Design of a laparoscopic curriculum for obstetrics and gynecology residents

Nicole Scott, MD
Indiana University School of Medicine
Identifying the Troubled Test Taker for Early Intervention

Tara Singh, MD
Cambridge Health Alliance
Foot in the Door: Biography Cards Facilitate Students’ Seeing Patients in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Jody Stonehocker, MD
University of New Mexico
Mentoring for Success in an OB/Gyn residency program

Susan Tran, MD
Oregon Health and Science University
Efficacy of a flipped classroom obstetrics didactics module in the OBGYN clerkship

Renata Urban, MD
University of Washington
A Joint Curriculum for Surgical Skills Performance & Resident-as-Teacher Training

Rebekah Valthaty, MD
Jersey Shore University Medical Center
CAST (Cultural Awareness through Student Theater) a workshop to improve resident Communication Skills with Patients from Diverse Backgrounds

Rebecca Waltner-Toews, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine/Magee Women’s Hospital
Evaluation and Improvement of a Formative Standardized Patient Encounter on Post-Partum Fever in the Core Clerkship of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Alicia Wiczulis, MD
Albany Medical Center
An innovative STI curriculum for medical students

Omar Young, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
Race and gender in the obstetrics and gynecology clerkship:  A mixed methods assessment

2017-2018 Class of APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders

Andrea Bodine, MD
Berkshire Medical Center
Development a Comprehensive Clerkship Assessment Tool

Lauren Cadish, MD
University of California-Irvine

Taimur Chaudhry, MD
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Implementation and Evaluation of a Structured Program to Promote Resident Scholarly Activity

Karen Duncan, MD
New York University School of Medicine
Match Preparation: Optimizing Success and Satisfaction

James Stuart Ferriss, MD
Dell Medical School
A Predictive Model for the Ob/Gyn Residency Match: Pilot Phase

Elaine Hart, MD
Loma Linda University
GDM as a Risk Factor for the Development of Type 2 Diabetes: An Educational Opportunity for Primary Care Providers

Michael Holbert, MD
Using Motion Tracking to Analyze Forceps Paths During Standardized Simulated Operative Vaginal Deliveries

Rebecca Hunt, MD
Maine Medical Center
Simulation in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship: A Systematic Review of the Literature

Natasha Johnson, MD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Effects of a Stress Management Workshop on Medical Students’ Knowledge and Self-Awareness of Coping with Stress

Donald Kirton, MD
UMass Medical School-Baystate

Katherine Lackritz, MD
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Improving Clerkship Feedback with a New Evaluation Form, A Retrospective Comparison

Laura Mercer, MD
University of Arizona – Phoenix
The Use of Standardized Patients to Increase Medical Student Awareness of and Confidence in Screening for Human Trafficking

Elizabeth Nugent, MD
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston McGovern Medical School
Needs Assessment for Integration of Supportive Care into Obstetrics and Gynecology Practice

Ashwin Patel, MD
New Hanover Regional Medical Center
Development of an Evidence-based Robotic Surgery Curriculum in a Community-based OB/GYN Residency Program

Kristin Powell, MD, MS
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/ Montefiore Medical Center
Developing a Tool to Evaluate Resident Clinical Outcomes

Colby Previte, MD
University of Rochester
OB/GYN Clerkship Learning Environment Themes Identified on Qualitative Review of End-of-Clerkship Evaluations

Jennifer Salcedo, MD
University of Hawaii
Educational Application Project Proposal

Sharon Seidel, MD
UF Health at Sacred Heart Health System
Making CLER Clear:  A Novel Approach to CLER Education

Sarah Shaffer, DO
University of Iowa
Outcomes of Performance Based Assessments with Varied Sexual History Communication Curricula

Bethany Skinner, MD
University of Michigan
Development and Initial Content Validation of a Simulation Model for Laparoscopic Colpotomy

Rebecca Todd, MD
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Use of a Mobile Diary App to Influence Narrative Feedback on Medical Student Evaluations

Sara Whetstone MD
University of California–San Francisco
Social Mission Content in U.S. OB/GYN Residency Websites

Sara Wood, MD, MHPE
Mercy Hospital St. Louis
Transvaginal Hysterectomy Error Identification: A Pilot Study of OBGYN Residents

2016-2017 Class of APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders

Deborah Bartz, MD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Medical Student Attitudes on Abortion Reflect Professionalism: A Qualitative Exploration

Corinne Bazella, MD
Case Medical Center
Neglect in Undergraduate Medical Education: A Systematic Review­­

Kerri Bevis, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham
A Communication Curriculum for Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents: Applying the Principles of a “goals of care” Conversation

Beth Cronin, MD, MPH
Women and Infants Hospital
Colposcopy Simulation: A Necessary Tool in Era of Decreased Referrals

Christina Dancz, MD
University of Southern California
Colposcopy Simulation: A Necessary Tool in Era of Decreased Referrals

Jeanie Dassow, MD
UT College of Medicine – Chattanooga
Diagnosis and Lifestyle Modification Counseling for Adolescents with PCOS: An Assessment of Learning Needs in OBGYN, Pediatrics and Family Medicine Residents

Robert Dodds, MD
Providence Hospital and Medical Centers
Effectiveness of a Focused Faculty Development Program on the Written Comments Component of Resident Evaluations

Robin Fennimore, MD
Enhancing Family Planning Training at a Catholic OBGYN Residency Program

Elizabeth Garduno, MD
Stony Brook University
Effect of Time Lapsed on Quality of Surgical Resident Intraoperative Performance Evaluation: A Systematic Review

Jennifer Griffin Miller, MD
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Breast Care 101:  A Teaching Tool to Educate Ob/Gyn Students and Residents in Breast Care

Patricia Huguelet, MD
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Development and Evaluation of an eLearning Module on the Pre-pubertal exam and Vaginoscopy for Ob-Gyn Residents

Jennifer Hyer, MD
Denver Health/University of Colorado
A Needs Assessment Report for Development of an Obstetrics and Gynecology Skills Elective

Hisham Keblawi, MD
Marshall University School of Medicine
Using Patient Feedback as a Feedback and Assessment Tool for Medical Students

Jason Lachance, MD
Maine Medical Center
Characterizing the Culture of a Graduate Medical Education Program

Elizabeth Lutz, MD
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Cultural Self-Awareness Training in OBGYN Residency

Christopher Morosky, MD
University of Connecticut
Ultrasound Assessment of Fetal Head Position

Pooja Patel, MD
The University of Texas Medical Branch
Resident Practices Regarding Prenatal Contraceptive Counseling

Andrea Shields, MD
University of Minnesota
Validation of an Assessment Tool for OSCE “Fill in the Gap” Milestone on Pelvic Mass

Lindsay Snyder, MD
Michigan State University
Impact of Cesarean Simulation on Medical Education

Bradley Stetzer, DO
MetroHealth Medical Center
Training Regarding Vaginal Delivery versus Traditional Medical Student Clinical Education

Jill Sutton, MD
East Carolina University
“The Electronic Preceptor” – Use of Email to Provide Feedback to students on their Suturing Compared to Direct Observation and Direct Feedback in Third Year Medical Students During their OB/GYN Clerkship

Veronique Tache, MD
University of California, Davis
Implementing Patient Satisfaction Surveys to Assess Resident Professionalism and Communication

Michael Werkema, MD
Michigan State University
Resident Coaching Sessions:  A Clinical Faculty Development Program to Provide Actionable and Formative Resident Feedback

Brett Worly, MD
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Gender Differences in Medical Students’ Experience of Burnout, Perceived Stress, and Empathic Concern

2015-2016 Class of APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders

Alison Brooks, MD
Seton Hospital/ UTSW @ Austin OBGYN Dept
Impact of Faculty Development on Feedback of OBGYN Resident Performance

Leigh A. Cantrell, MD, MSPH
University of Virginia
Knowledge of Cost Consciousness in Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents

Manisha Gandhi MD
Baylor College of Medicine
E-learning Spaced Education to Facilitate Resident Knowledge and Guide Program Didactics

Maryam Guiahi MD MSc
University of Colorado
How does OBGYN Resident Training at Restrictive Faith-based Institutions Impact subsequent provision of reproductive healthcare for women? A qualitative analysis

Patricia Habak MD
Maricopa Medical Center
A Quality Improvement Curriculum in Ambulatory Obstetrics and Gynecology: Development and Implementation with OBGYN Residents

Jennifer Hamm, MD
University of Louisville
Does an Advocacy Curriculum Focused on Healthcare Disparities Improve Residents’ Knowledge and Utilization of Community Resources?

Mark Hoffman, MD
University of Kentucky
Labor and Delivery as a Learning Environment: Results from a Survey of Medical Students and their Instructors

Jennifer O. Howell, MD
University of North Carolina
Developing a Pilot Curriculum to Foster Humanism in Graduate Medical Education

Faye Justicia-Linde, MD
SUNY at Buffalo
Interprofessional Education in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship: Do We Teach Collaboration?

Sharon Keiser, MD
Greenville Health System
An Educational Intervention to Improve Physician Confidence and Knowledge About Transvaginal Sonographic Cervical Assessment in Obstetric Patients

Belinda M. Kohl-Thomas, MD
Performance on the Obstetrics and Gynecology National Board of Medical Examiners Subject Exam-Does Practice Help?

Jenna McNaught, MD
University of Manitoba
Formative Assessment by Direct Observation of Clinical Skills on the OB/GYN Clerkship Rotation

Elizabeth Melendez, MD
Methodist Health System–Dallas
Does Team-based Learning Improve In-training Exam Scores Among Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents?

Melissa D. Mendez, MD
Texas Tech University-El Paso
Resident Feedback to Improve Bootcamp Effectiveness

Silka Patel, MD
Johns Hopkins University
Smartphones: Are they REALLY a Smart Idea?

Mary Jane Pearson, MD
UT Southwestern Dallas
Satisfaction with an Electronic Feedback Tool for the OBGYN Clerkship

Madhuri Reddy, MD
University of Kansas
Development of a High Value Care Educational Module for Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents

Catherine Salva, MD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Development and Validation of Mental Practice as a Training Strategy for Abdominal Hysterectomy

Mark Schnee, DO
Indiana School of Medicine
Is Direct-interaction with Preceptors Linked to Clerkship Satisfaction and Medical Knowledge Gain?

Anthony Shanks, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
Determining the Minimum Number of Ultrasound Simulations to Establish Competency

Colleen K. Stockdale MD
University of Iowa
Let’s talk about Sex History: Impact of a Communication Curriculum on Medical Student Performance and Perceived Competency

Katherine Strafford MD
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Description and Evaluation of Peer Review of Teaching in an Integrated Medical School Curriculum

Amanda B. White, MD
UTSW Residency Programs, Austin
Assessing Qualitative and Quantitative Competence of Resident Knowledge in Communication of Procedure-Specific Risk for Suction Dilatation and Curettage and Vaginal Hysterectomy

Melissa Wong, MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Use of a Perceptual Adaptive Learning Module results in improved accuracy and fluency of Fetal Heart Rate categorization by medical students

2014-2015 Class of APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders

Lori Berkowitz, MD
Mass General Hospital
Development of a Workshop to Preserve Faculty Skills and Confidence for Total Abdominal Hysterectomy (TAH)

Sylvia Botros, MD
University of Chicago
Needs Assessment of OB-GYN Subspecialty Fellowship Program Directors

Adrianne Dade, MD
University of Chicago
Confidence in the Patient Evaluation by Junior Residents and Physician Assistants

Mary Anna Denmen, MD
Oregon Health & Science University
Residents as Primary Surgeon in Robotic Surgery: Assessing the Impact of Curricular Interventions

Peter Fanti, MD
Albert Einstein
How do Differences in Resident Surgical Autonomy Affect Surgical Confidence?

Sageeta Jain, MD
University of Texas Medical Branch
Can an Evidence Based Video of Cesarean Section Improve Intern Numbers?

Jani Jenson, MD
Mayo Clinic
Assessment of Pelvic Exam Performance by Primary Care Providers

Whitney Keller, MD
University of Texas – Austin
Assessment of Faculty Knowledge Regarding Transfusion Practice: Do You Know the Cost to Transfuse One Unit of Packed Red Blood Cells?

Yvette LaCoursiere, MD
University of California – San Diego
Medical Education Studies in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Malcom Kip MacKenzie, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Patient Evaluation of Clerkship Learning and Teaching within a Learner-focused Ob-Gyn Clinical CareModel

Emily Marko, MD
Virginia Commonwealth University – Inova Fairfax
Structured Teaching of Early Pregnancy Loss Counseling

Dawn Palaszewski MD
University of South Florida
Impact of a Formal Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Curriculum on OB/GYN Residents

Kavitha Ram, MD
Metropolitan Hospital
How Should We Teach Physicians the Language of Statistics?

Meghan Rattigan, MD
Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Read Me Now: Medical Communication using Text Messaging

Heather Reed, MD
University of Arizona
The Impact of a Front-Loaded Curriculum on Student Preparedness for the OB/GYN Clerkship

Roopina Sangha, MD
Henry Ford Hospital
Compassion Fatigue among Residents in an Inner City Teaching Hospital

Katie Shvartsman, MD
Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
Impact of Ob/Gyn Clerkship Order on NBME Scores

Patricia Smith, MD
The George Washington University
Reproductive Environmental Health Education During Residency: A Survey of US Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents

Alyssa Stephenson-Famy, MD
University of Washington
A Randomized Trial of Online Lectures: Is a Self-navigated Format of Multiple Short Lectures Comparable to One Continuous Lecture?

Ashely Stuckey, MD
Brown University
Introduction of a Breast Didactic Program in a Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency

Carrie Wieneke, MD
University of Kansas
Development of a Professionalism Scorecard

Sarah Wilson Hannay, MD
University of California – San Francisco
Development and Validation of the APICME Tool: Assessment of Proficiency in Inter-professional Communication in Medical Emergencies

Diane Young, MD
Cleveland Clinic
Evaluation of An Evidence-Based Intimate Partner Violence Module for Medical Students on the OB/GYN Clerkship

2013-2014 Class of APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders

Matthew Allswede, MD
Michigan State University
Curriculum Strategies to Enhance Physician Advocacy Engagement Using a Logic Model Approach

Kristin Atkins, MD
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Assessment of Attitudes Toward Protected Teaching Time in an Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program

Laura Baecher-Lind, MD
Tufts University School of Medicine
Student Mistreatment: An Exploratory Study of Students’ Perceptions of the Learning Environment During Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkships

Sharon Byun, MD
University of Florida
Implementation of an Obstetric Emergency Simulation Curriculum:  Are faculty prepared?  Does providing appropriate simulation resources help?

Christine Cooksey, MD
Kaiser Permanente, Oakland
Gynecologic Elective Rotation in Transgender Care

Julie DeCesare, MD
Florida State University
Improving Patient Advocacy Skills Using an Objective Structured Clinical Exercise (OSCE)

Angela Dempsey, MD
Medical University of South Carolina
I’ve Got My Eye on You: Identifying Barriers to Direct Observation of Medical Students during their Ob/Gyn Clerkship

Elise Everett, MD
University of Vermont
A Needs Assessment of Educational Faculty Development for Clinicians of a Multisite Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship

Kimberly Gecsi, MD
Case Western Reserve University
Using Student Narratives to Teach Professionalism

Jabin Janoo, MD
West Virginia University – Charleston
Predictors of Performance on NBME Subject Exam in Obstetrics and Gynecology and USMLE 2

Xuezhi (Daniel) Jiang, MD
The Reading Hospital and Medical Center
Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship: Does it Affect Medical Students’ Interest in Pursuing Ob/Gyn as a Career?

Lisa Landrum, MD
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Use of Encounter Cards to Improve Communication and Formative Feedback to OB/Gyn Resident Physicians During Surgical Education

Heidi Lyn, MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Use of a Mock Root Cause Analysis for Teaching Patient Safety to Third Year Medical Students

Janet McLaren Bouknight, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Attitudes, Barriers and Tools for Resident Education in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Helen Morgan, MD
University of Michigan
The Implementation of a Flipped Classroom Model in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Medical Student Clerkship: Results of a Pilot Study

Wanjiku Musindi, MD
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Evaluation of a Standardized Oral Examination for Assessment in an Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship

Kristiina Parviainen, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Promoting Knowledge Acquisition through Serial Oral Exams

Scott Petersen, MD
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Creation of a Capstone Boot Camp for Graduating Medical Students Entering into Ob/Gyn Residency: Milestone I

Gilberto Rodrigo, MD
Southern Illinois School of Medicine
Predicting Medical Student Performance on the OB/GYN NBME Subject Examination

Celeste Royce, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Teaching Medical Students Patient Handoffs in Obstetrics and Gynecology: A Curriculum and Assessment Tool

Kerry Sims, MD
University of South Carolina School of Medicne
An Evaluation of a Problem-based Curriculum for the 3rd year Ob/Gyn Clerkship: A Comparison of Faculty and Student Satisfaction and Student Performance

Tammy Sonn, MD
Washington University School of Medicine
The OB/GYN Clerkship Learning Climate: A Needs Assessment

Eva Swoboda, MD
Stonybrook University Medical Center
Medical Student Experience and Learning Environment in the Ob/Gyn Operating Room

Sigrid (Bri) Tristan, MD
New York University
Leadership Development in an OB/GYN Residency Program: A Needs Assessment

Paula White, MD
Loyola University Medical Center
Resident Physicians’ Confidence in and Support of Breast Feeding Following a Clinical Training Session

2012-2013 Class of APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders

Heidi G. Bell, MD
East Carolina University
The Preferred Learning Styles of Residents in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Lauri E. Budnick, MD
Stony Brook University Medical Center
Web-Based Application of the Perineal Simulator as a Tool for Medical Students and Interns to Learn Perineal Anatomy and Obstetrics Laceration Classification

Nirupama De Silva, MD
University of Oklahoma
Analysis of New Teaching Methods in Pediatric Gynecology

Lauren D. Demosthenes, MD
Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center
Cost Awareness in Ob-Gyn: Do Physicians Know the Charges and Costs of Commonly Ordered Tests, Supplies, and Services in Ob-Gyn?

Jacob M. Estes, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham
The Feasibility and Efficacy of Robotic Simulation in a Residency Training Program

Jason O. Heaton, MD
Uniformed Services University
Predicting Annual CREOG Examination Scores by Assessing Weekly Quiz Score and USMLE Step 3 Scores

Stacey L. Holman, MD
Louisiana State University, New Orleans
Teaching Quality Improvement: A Needs Assessment for Ob-Gyn Resident Education

Kerry Ann Hudson, MD
Uniformed Services University
Will Short Interval Refresher Training Improve Technical Performance and Confidence in a Trainee’s Ability to Perform Pelvic Exams?

Holly R. Khachadoorian-Elia, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Letters of Recommendation for Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Applicants: Which Elements Matter?

Charlie C. Kilpatrick, MD
University of Texas at Houston
A Relative Ranking Model to Enhance Quality of Performance Feedback to Residents

Susan Leong-Kee, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Outcomes from the In Situ Simulation Testing Before Opening a New Hospital for Women and Newborns

Karine J. Lortie, MD
University of Ottawa
Hysteroscopy Educational Module for Residents: Knowledge Acquisition and Retention

Amy M. Mackey, MD
Abington Memorial Hospital
The Effectiveness of a Briefing, Instruction, Debriefing Format for Teaching Patient Safety

Radha Malapati, MD
John R. Stroger, Jr, Hospital
Does Simulation-Based Mastery Learning for Residents Related to Obstetric Hemorrhage Improve Their Knowledge and Retention?

Miriam Brown Marcum, MD
University of Kentucky
Frequency of Forceps Training: Difference in Comfort Levels and Likelihood of Use

Erin L. Nelson, MD
University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio
Use of a Needs Assessment to Develop an MS4 Elective Curriculum Preparing Students for Ob-Gyn Residency

Lydia D. Nightingale, MD
University of Oklahoma
Residents as Teachers: Discrepancy in Clinical Evaluation Scores by Training Year

Julie Stein Perry, MD
University of Michigan
A Student-Centered Approach to Curriculum Design in the University of Michigan Path of Excellence in Global Health and Disparities

Sara E. Petruska, MD
University of Louisville
Impact of a Forceps-Assisted Vaginal Delivery Professional Development Session for Junior Faculty

Rini Banerjee Ratan, MD
Columbia University
The QUEST for Success: An Interdisciplinary Senior Resident Rotation Pilot

Fidelma Burke Rigby, MD
Virginia Commonwealth University
Redesign of Longitudinal Fourth Year Curriculum: Working Toward Milestone One

Anne Z. Steiner, MD
Uniersity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Resident Education in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility: A Systematic Review of the Literature

Abigail Ford Winkel, MD
New York University
Test of Integrated Professional Skills (TIPS): An OSCE/Simulation Hybrid Exam for Residents

Eve Zaritsky, MD
Kaiser Permanente
Program Directors Opinions on Hysterectomy Training Practices for Residents

2011-2012 Class of APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders

Resident Performance in a Surgical Skills Workshop on the Management of Postpartum Hemorrhage
Michael Aaronoff, MD

Can the Logic Quotient of a 3rd Year Medical Student Predict Superior Clinical Reasoning as Expressed in a Differential Diagnosis Exercise in an Obstetrics & Gynecology Clerkship?
Suzanne Yancey Bush, MD

Comparison of Community Ob-Gyn Provider Perceptions and Patient Attitudes Toward Medical Student Involvement in Clinical Care
Lynn Coppola, MD

Evaluation of a research methods curriculum on resident satisfaction and success in learning and performing research.
Rebecca Dunsmoor-Su, MD MSCE

Discrepancies between Perceived Knowledge, Actual Knowledge and Practice: Opportunity for Education
Laurie Erickson, MD

A Collaborative Women’s Health Curriculum for Physicians and Nurses Integrating Simulation and Small Group Instruction
Dana C. Farabaugh, MD

TeamSTEPPS™ and Narrative Medicine: Increasing Awareness of Teamwork on the OBGYN Core Rotation
Kristin Sinnock Friel, MD

Effects of a mid-rotation objective structured clinical examination on medical students’ comfort and preparedness to assess domestic violence patients:   A pilot study
Heather Hohmann, MD

Night Float Implementation in Obstetrics Clerkship to Promote Continuity of Care and Medical Student Satisfaction
Cheryl Johnson, MD

The Angry Patient:  Objectively Evaluating Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents’ Perceptions of Communication Competency and Professionalism
Kelly M Kasper MD

Nutrition in Medicine: Effectiveness of a Web-based Curriculum for Ob-Gyn Residents & Fellows
Ellen Landsberger, MD

Resident Oral Evaluations for Clinical Assessment
Mark J Manning, DO

The Use of Podcasts to Teach Genetics: An Alternative Method for Teaching OB/GYN Residents
Barbara M. O’Brien, MD

Improving Students’ Comfort in Taking a Female Health History.
Shefali R. Pathy MD, MPH

Resident Obstetric Ultrasound Performance. Can We Improve the Quality?
Michael Plevyak, MD

Needs Assessment for a Residents as Teachers Program in a Large, Academic Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program
Susan P. Raine, JD, MD, LLM

Resident Educational Curricula: A Needs Assessment
Nazema Y. Siddiqui, MD

An Expert Consensus Approach to Designing Competency Based Curricula for Diagnostic Cystoscopy
Adam Steinberg, MD

Effect of a Simulation Warm up on Laparoscopic Efficiency in the Operating Room
Jeffrey Stinson, MD, FACOG

Methotrexate and Fertility Management:  A Needs Assessment.
Maggie Tetrokalashvili, MD

Factors that Cause Medical Students to Perceive Different Experiences at Different Sites of a Multisite Clerkship
Jagdeep Ubhi, MD

Using an Online Module to Teach Counseling on Termination of Pregnancy in a Catholic Institution
Sarah Wagner, MD

Ob-Gyn Resident Attitudes and Perceptions about Chronic Pelvic Pain:  A Targeted Needs Assessment for Future Curriculum Revision
Kathryn A. Witzeman, MD

2010-2011 Class of APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders

Jessica Arluck, MD
Emory University
Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident Perceptions of the Value of Fourth Year Medical Student Rotations in Preparing them for Resident Training

Katharyn Meredith Atkins, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
The Use of Teaching Scripts by Obstetrics and Gynecology Educators

Carrie Bell, MD
Baystate Medical Center
A Pilot Study: Videotaped Feedback Sessions to Increase OB/GYN Residents’ Comfort Using R-I-M-E Objectives

Bala Bhagavath, MD
Warren Alpert Medical at Brown University
Evaluation of Tool Developed to Teach Ureteral Anatomy, Risk Factors for Injury and its Prevention

Cathy Callahan, MD
Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
The Inclusion of Private Practitioners in Undergraduate Medical Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Betty Chou, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
The Impact of an Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship Curriculum Change on Student Performance, Teaching, Feedback and Student/Teacher Satisfaction

Deborah Conway, MD
The University of Texas HSC
Resident Satisfaction with Self-Selected Faculty Mentors in Mandatory Mentoring Program

LaTasha Craig, MD
University of Oklahoma
The Ob/Gyn Clerkship Experience for Men and Women: Similar Curriculum, Different Outcomes

Diana Curran, MD
University of Michigan
Design and Evaluation of a System for Review, Documentation and Utilization of Educational Goals and Objectives

Marygrace Elson, MD, MME
University of Iowa
Formative Feedback on a Patient-Based Assessment: Comparing Student Perception of Two Types of Timing and Medium

Jennifer Hayes, MD, MPH
University of Oklahoma (formerly University of Pittsburgh)
A Pilot Study Exploring Residents’ Expectations of Mentoring

Shelly Holmstrom, MD
University of Florida
Simulation Training in the Maternal Newborn Clerkship: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Matthew Hopkins, MD
Mayo Clinic
Use of Social Networking by Physicians: A Pilot Study

Jennifer Keller, MD
The George Washington University
How are Resident Evaluations, Exam Scores and Duty Hours Affected by Maternity Leave

Elizabeth Livingston, MD
Duke University
Procedural Skills Requirements and Learning Styles on the Ob-gyn Clerkship

Sangeeta Mahajan, MD
University Hospitals of Cleveland
Robotic  Surgery in Gynecology: How and When Do We Teach It?

Amanda Murchison, MD
Carilion Clinic, Virginia Tech
Preoperative Gynecology Conference: The Impact on Resident Management of Surgical Patients

Matthew Nash, MD
Lutheran General Hospital
Fostering Interdepartmental Resident-Resident Teaching with an OB Orientation Curriculum and Game

Gregory Raff, MD
Indiana University School of Medicine
Barriers to Implementing an Evidence-based Algorithm on Route of Hysterectomy: Separating Fact from Myth

Dana Redick, MD
University of Virginia
Personal Laparoscopic Trainers: How do Residents Utilize and Value Them for Acquisition of Laparoscopic Skills?

Matthew Retzloff, MD
Uniformed Services University
Improving Full Disclosure to Surgical Risks

Shireen Sims, MD
University of Florida
Judging a Book by Its Cover: Defining Professionalism in the Workplace Based on Appearance

Elizabeth Updike, MD
University of Miami
Student Interest in a Career in OB-GYN after Community Preceptorship

Stacey Wallach, MD
University of California, Davis
Development and Impact of a Residents Skills Module for Evaluating Female Patients with Sexual Function Complaints

2009-2010 Class of APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders

Mary Pell Abernathy, MD
Indiana University
Assessing OBGYN Residents Understanding of Patient-Centered Communication Skills in a Half Day Workshop

Samantha Buery-Joyner, MD
VCU School of Medicine
A Comparison of Medical Students’ Expectations and Career Interests Before and After an Ob/Gyn Clerkship: A Pilot Study at a Community Hospital Campus

Elizabeth Ann Buys, MD
Mountain Area Health Education Center
Increasing Consistency in Surgical Evaluations

Robert Casanova, MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Effect of Lecture Attendance on Medical School Performance

Shaila Chauhan, MD
University of Massachusetts
A Search for Correlation between Medical Students Learning Styles and Their Examination Scores

Kevin Conaway, MD
Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Incorporating Clinical Skills Assessment in to the Ob/Gyn Clerkship Final Evaluation

Douglas Creedon, MD
Mayo Clinic
The Effect of Case-Log Books on Resident Surgical Experience

Brittany Star Hampton, MD
Brown Medical School/Women & Infants Hospital
Medical Student and Faculty Perceptions of Learning Opportunities in the Operating Room during the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship

Kollier Hinkle, MD
University of N. Texas Health Sciences Center
A Resident Curriculum for Robotic Gynecologic Surgery

Sabrina Holmquist, MD
The University of Chicago
The Effect of a Shorter Ob-Gyn Clerkship on Student Performance, Experience and Satisfaction

Amy Kesselman, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Professionalism in Medical Education: Assessing Whether Incoming Medical Students Recognize Professional Behavior

Michele Manting, MD
Florida State University
Design of a Competency-Based Longitudinal Curriculum in Breast Care

Amy Mitchell, MD
University of Arizona
Needs-Based Colposcopic Curriculum for Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents

Michael Moxley, MD
University of Virginia
Ability of a Simulation-Based Educational Program to Increase Accuracy and Confidence in Determining Fetal Vertex Position

Jamie Resnik, MD
University of California at San Diego
Does Implementation of a Simulation-Based Curriculum Enhance Resident Performance in Clinical Scenarios?

Craig Sherman, MD
University of South Alabama
The Effect of Simulation on Resident Confidence and Competence

Eric Strand, MD
St. Vincent Hospital
Can a Structured, Behavior-Based Interview Predict Future Resident Success?

Hong-Thao Thieu, MD
Tufts Medical Center
Resident Teaching the the 3rd Year Medical Student Clerkship

Kristina Tocce, MD
University of Colorado
Are We Providing Third Year Medical Students with the Educational Opportunities to Meet the APGO Objectives for Abortion Training?

2008-2009 Class of APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders

Illana Addis, MD
University of Arizona
Teaching Geriatrics to Gynecology Residents: Are ACOG Learning Objectives Being Met?

Gina Anderson, MD
New Jersey Medical School
Residents as Leaders: A Review of the Literature and Development of an Educational Curriculum on Leadership Skills for Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents

Kelly Best, MD
University of Florida
Grommets and Glue Guns: Standardization of a Pfannenstiel Model for Low-Fidelity

Sheila Bouldin, MD
University of MIssissippi Medical Center
A Program of Resident Self-Assessment using Rotation-Specific Personal Learning

Megan Bray, MD
University of Virginia
A Longitudinal Preceptor Program and its Impact on Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship Satisfaction

Scott Graziano, MD
Loyola University Health System
Students and Operating Room Teaching — Comparison of Resident versus Peer Assisted Learning

Stephen Hickner, MD
Michigan State University
Enhancing Embryology in the Undergraduate Medical Education Curriculum

Mary Jacobson, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine
Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery: What Should We Be Teaching Our Obstetric and Gynecology Residents?

Leslie Kammire, MD
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
A Curriculum for Teaching Pelvic Anatomy to Gynecology Residents

June LaValleur, MD
University of Minnesota
Development of Professionalism and Ethics Curriculum in the 3rd and 4th Year OB/GYN Clerkship at the University of Minnesota

Carla Lupi, MD
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Conscientious Refusal in Reproductive Medicine: Evaluation of Educational Intervention

Michael Lydic, MD
State University of New Yrok at Stony Brook
Evaluation of Emotional Intelligence of 3rd Year Medical Students in an Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship

Dotum Ogunyemi, MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
A Faculty Development Program using a Web-Based Online Program to Improve Cognitive Knowledge of ACGME Competencies and Residents’ Perception of Feedback

Sarah Page, MD
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Impact of Group Size on Problem Based Learning in an Obstetrics and Gynecology

Rebecca Pschirrer, MD
Dartmouth Medical School
Development and Implementation of a Curriculum for Residents in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Phillip Rauk, MD
University of Minnesota
Cross Cultural Care: Development of a Workshop in Cultural Competency for OB/GYN Residents

James Robinson, MD
George Washington University
Evaluation of a Take-Home Laparoscopy Trainer for Teaching Bimanual Dexterity

Charles Rush, MD
Vanderbilt University
Use of a Low-Fidelity Pelvic Model to Review Pelvic Anatomy in Preparation for the Third Year Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship

Tiffany Moore Simas, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical School
A Comprehensive Blended Learning Curriculum for Teaching the Management of Postpartum Hemorrhage

Jody Steinauer, MD
University of California-San Francisco
The Benefits of a Dedicated Family Planning Rotation for Ob-Gyn Residents who Intend to Opt Out of Performing Abortions

2007-2008 Class of APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders

Todd L. Allen
Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center, Dearborn, MI
Senior Resident Exit Interview Surveys: Effect of Real World Experience on Feedback Received

Teresa Ellen Baker, MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
What Primary Care Physicians Know and Believe About the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccine: A Cross Sectional Survey

Jennifer R. Butler, MD
Carolinas Medical Center, UNC School of Medicine
Attitudes and Beliefs of Physicians Regarding Operative Vaginal Deliveries

Ashlesha K. Dayal, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
A Randomized Comparison of Experiential and Simulation Training for Vaginal Delivery Skills of Medical Students

Chiara Ghetti, MD
University of Pittsburgh
Burnout, Behavioral Medicine Skills and Empathy in Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents Before and After Balint Training

Debra Gussman, MD, MBA
Jersey Shore University Medical Center
A Survey of How the Business of Medicine is Taught and Assessed in Ob-Gyn Residency Programs

Richard Todd Ivey, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Prevalence and Predictors of Involvement of Community-Based Physicians in Obstetric-Gynecology Clerkships

Rebecca A. Jackson, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Development and Assessment of a Web-Based Ectopic Pregnancy Self-Study Module Using WebCT

Andrea Kwong, MD
University of Maryland
Use of Obstetrical Simulators to Teach Fetal Heart Rate Interpretation to Students in the Third-Year Obstetrics-Gynecology Clerkship

Jaelene M. Mannerfeldt, MD
University of Calglary
Comparative Study of Small Group Teaching Method for Contraception

Joel E. Maurer, MD
Michigan State University
Improving Patient Education About Pap Testing – Current Knowledge Base and Test Result Notification Preferences

Raj Narayan, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin
Effectiveness of an Ultrasound Simulator in Teaching and Evaluating Transvaginal Sonography Skills in Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents

Keith Hunter Nelson, MD
East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine
Evaluation of the Predictive Validity of the LapSim Virtual Reality Surgical Simulator

Renee Theresa Page, MD
Wayne State University
Evaluating the Introduction of Web-Based Experience Using Blackboard in an Ob-Gyn Clerkship: A First Step

Heather Z. Sankey, MD
Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine
Accuracy of Resident Obstetrical Procedure Numbers in the Case Log System

Susie Kelly Sayegh, MD
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Integration of Third-Year Medical Student Education into the Community Ob-Gyn Office: Results of a Local Survey

Andrea L. Stephens, MD
Washington School of Medicine
Clerkship Revision Resulting in Improved Medical Student Evaluations

Debra A. Taubel, MD
Weill Cornell Medical College
Medical Students’ Goals and Experiences During the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship

Todd David Tillmanns, MD
University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Medical Student Perception of the Competency Acquiring Medical Knowledge: Utilizing the GOLE (Guided Outcomes Learning Efficiency) Model of Education with Integrated Feedback

Mark D. Wild, MD
Univerity of South Carolina
Implementation of an Ob-Gyn Ultrasound OSCE for Medical Student Education

2006-2007 Class of APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders

Jean Amoura, MD, MSc
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Assessment of Reliability in an Online OSCE

Adrienne Bonham, MD
University of Rochester
The Perceived Effects of the Elimination of 24-Hour Call on Resident Education, Well-Being and Patient Care

Mandeep Brar, MD
University of Buffalo
Effect of Reducing the Duration of an Obstetrics-Gynecology Clerkship from Seven Weeks to Six Weeks on National Examination Performance

Adam P. Buckley, MD
Stony Brook University
Teaching Teamwork: Does Teaching Residents Teamwork Skills Improve the Medical Student Experience?

Alice W. Chuang, MD
University of North Carolina
A Survey of Resident Recruitment and Selection Techniques Utililzed in Obstetrics and Gynecology Programs

Mary Hendricks Duff, MD
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Factors Associated with Differences in Medical Student Performance During a Clinical Skills Assessment

David A. Forstein, DO
University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Intern Orientation in Obstetrics and Gynecology: A Structured Education Experience

Ana-Maria C. Gray, MD
George Washington University
An International Gynecology Surgery Externship: A Web-Based Model for a Cultural Competency Curriculum

Juana Hutchinson-Colas, MD
M.t Sinai School of Medicine
The Impact of Cultural Competency Training on International Medical Graduates in an Urban Ob-Gyn Residency Program

Kimberly Kenton, MD, MS
Loyola University Medical Center
Research Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology: How Are We Doing?

Katherine Laughon, MD, MS
New York University School of Medicine
A Randomized, Controlled Trial Comparing a Traditional Lecture to a Life Experience Source During a Third-Year Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship

Maria Manriquez, MD
Phoenix Integrated Residency ini Ob-Gyn
Attitudes of Professional Attributes Among Newly Graduated Medical Students, Residents and Attending Physicians

Liberto V. Mulkul, MD
University of Colorado Health Science Center
Endoscopic Gynecologic Training in U.S. Residency Programs

Gayle Olson, MD
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Observable Behaviors Reflecting Professionalism Can Be Identified: The Level of Training May Modify the Relative Importance of Some Behaviors

Peter F. Schnatz, DO
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Patients’ Choice: Comparing Criteria for Selecting an Obstetrician-Gynecologist Based Upon Image, Gender and Professional Attributes

Dawn S. Tasillo, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Can a Formal Mid-Clerkship Feedback Session Improve Medical Students’ Satisfaction with Their Ob-Gyn Clerkship?

Amy M. Thompson, MD
Tetxas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Adolescent Gynecology for Pediatrics Residents: A Needs Assessment

Abigail Wolf, MD
Thomas Jefferson University
Women’s Health Competencies in the Preclinical Curriculum

Nikki B. Zite, MD, MPH
University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
Development and Validation of a Postpartum Tubal Sterilization Knowledge Questionnaire (PTSK-Q) for the Medicaid Population

Marya G. Zlatnik, MD, MMS
University of California-San Francisco
Factors Asociation with a Career Choice in Academic Obstetrics and Gynecology

2005-2006 Class of APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders

Karen E. Adams, MD
Oregon Health & Science University
Does Balint Training Improve Residents Self-Assessed or Observer-Assessed Professionalism?

Lawrence S. Amesse, MD, PhD
Wright State University/Miami Valley Hospital
Comparison of Computer-Based Interactive Learning to Traditional Study Techniques in the Teaching of the Principles of Prenatal Genetics to Third-Year Medical Students

Karen L. Ashby, MD
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Enhancing Clerkship Orientation

Erika H. Banks, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Does a Surgical Skills Laboratory Improve Ob-Gyn Residents’ Performance in Practice?

Andrew Blechman, MD
Jersey Shore University Medical Center
An Analysis of Letters of Recommendations for Ob-Gyn Residency Applicants

Margaret A. Burnett, MD
University of Manitoba
Nurse Preceptorship of Clinical Clerks on Labour and Delivery

Marlene M. Corton, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center-Dallas
Interactive, Computer-Based Pelvic Anatomy Learning Improves Resident Retention of Knowledge

Amie J. Cullimore, MD, MSc
McMaster University
Reliability and Predictability of Assessment Tools Used in an Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship

Janet Gail Drake, MD
East Tennessee State University
Utilization of Faculty Development Resources: A Survey

Todd R. Griffin, MD
Stony Brook University Hospital
Use of an Obstetrical Simulator and Surgical Skills Lab to Improve Student Satisfaction During their Clerkship Rotation

David C. Jude, MD
Marshall University School of Medicine
Use of a Simulator in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship

Gwinnett M. Ladson, MD
Meharry Medical College
Improving Cultural Competency Among Third-Year Medical Students on an Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship

Michael R. Lund, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin
The Influence of Faculty on Medical Students’ Choice of Obstetrics-Gynecology as a Career

Michelle L. Matthews, MD
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Comparison of Different Medical Student Call Schedules on Post-Call Cognitive Function and Satisfaction: A Prospective Study

Lyree N. Mikhail, MD
Indiana University School of Medicine
Assessment of Professionalism in Obstetrics and Gyneology Residents in the Outpatient Setting: A Pilot Study

Clara K. Paik, MD
University of California-Davis Medical Center
Faculty and Resident Recognition and Utilization of Institutional Systems-Based Resources that Improve Patient Care and Access to Care

Delf Schmidt-Grimminger, MD
University of South Dakota School of Medicine
Assessment of Teaching Experience by Mid-Level Provideres in the USD Ob-Gyn Clerkship

2004-2005 Class of APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders

Teresa G. Berg, MD
University of Nebraska
Comparison of Educational Formats for Patient-Physician Communication Skills During Residency Training

Daniel M. Breitkopf, MD
University of Texas-Galveston
Measurement of Endometrial Stripe Thickness by Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents

Petra M. Casey, MD
Mayo Medical School
Improved Performance and Student Satisfaction After Implementation of a Problem-based Obstetrics and Gynecology Curriculum for the Preclinical Student

AnnaMarie Connolly, MD
University of North Carolina
Correlation of Medical Student Self and Peer Assessment in Case-based Learning

John Lee Dalrymple, MD
University of California, Davis
Surgical Instrument Instruction and Evaluation for Ob-Gyn Residents

Katrina R. Davis, MD
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Personality Type and Subjective Evaluations in an Ob-Gyn Medical Student Clerkship

Catherine G. Flood, MD
University of Alberta
Academic Protected Time in Canadian Ob-Gyn Residency Program

Gabriella G. Gosman, MD
Magee-wome’s Hospital, Pittsburgh
Focused Assessment of Surgical Performance: Difficulty with Faculty Compliance

Nancy A. Hueppchen, MD
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Disclosure of Adverse Outcomes  Does Formal Training Improve the Process?

Lisa M. Keder, MD
Ohio State University
Use of Medical Interpreters By Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents

Paul Lemen, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin
Development and Assessment of A Web-based Evaluation and Management (E&M) Coding Curriculum for Residents Using Reimbursement Schedules to Assess Accuracy in Coding

Charles J. Macri, MD
George Washington University
Implementation and Evaluation of A Genetics Curriculum for Ob-Gyn Residents Utilizing Needs Assessment, Pretest, Educational Intervention, Web-based Resources, Standardized Patient Experience, Posttest and De-brief

Margaret L. McKenzie, MD
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
An Examination of End-of-Clerkship Evaluations Collected Using a Web-based Evaluation System in an Ob-Gyn Clerkship

Sharon M. O’Leary, MD
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
Educational Games in an Obstetrics and Gynecology Core Curriculum

Archana Pradhan, MD, MPH
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
The Influence of an Audience Response System on Knowledge Retention: An Application to Resident Education

Elizabeth Craver Pryor, MD
East Tennessee State University
Designing an Educational Module to Teach Fourth Degree Laceration Repair

Marilyn J. Raymond, PT, PhD
Wayne State University
Candid Candidate Comments: The Relationship Between Residency Program Selection Factors and Match List Placements from Ranked Applicants

David B. Schrimmer, MD
University of California, San Diego
Before You Operate: Developing An Assessment Tool for Evaluating Resident Knowledge for the Cesarean Section

Bruce R. Selman, MD, PhD
University of Wisconsin
A Comprehensive Curriculum to Teach Medical Students to Obtain and Evaluate Normal and Abnormal Pap Smears

2003-2004 Class of APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders

Ruben J. Alvero, MD
University of Colorado
The Development of a Computer-Assisted Syllabus in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility for Residents

Robert E. Berry
University of Massachusetts
Faculty Development in Professionalism Education: Introducing the PASS Judgment Scale

Valerie A. Capstick, MD
University of Alberta
Labour & Delivery Nurses: A Survey of Attitudes Towards Third-Year Medical Students and Their Education

Seine Chiang, MD
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Assessing the Impact of a Sexually Transmitted Disease Curriculum on the National Board Subject Exam and a Post-Curriculum Test

Sandra L. Emmons, MD
Oregon Health & Science University
The Influence of Physician Gender on Practice Style and Satisfaction Among Obstetrician-Gynecologists

John R. Fischer, MD
Wright State University
Use of Modified Objective Assessment of Technical Skills (OSATS) to Improve Resident Repair of Episiotomies

Vanessa M. Givens, MD
University of Tennessee, Memphis
Clinical Evaluation of Uterine Size: What is the Best Instructional Model?

Wendy F. Hansen, MD
University of Iowa
Attitudes of Faculty and Students Toward Case-Based Learning in the Third-Year Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship

Robert C. Henderson II, MD
Wake Forest University
Trading Two Four-Week for One Six-Week Rotation

Hytham M. Iseis, MD
Mountain Area Health Education Center
Asheville, NC
Faculty and Resident Preference of Two Different Forms of Lecture Evaluation

David M. Jaspan, DO
Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia
Morning Report in Ob-Gyn Residency Education: The APGO/Solvay Scholar’s Perspective, 2003

Jennifer E. Kacmar, MD
Brown University
Identification of Educational Objectives for Obstetric and Gynecology Residents in the Ambulatory Setting

Kathleen Kennedy, MD
University of New Mexico
Development of An Assessment Tool for Professionalism

Iqbal Khan, PhD
Medical College of Georgia
Comparison of the Effectiveness of Two Lecture Methods in an Ob-Gyn Clerkship

Gary L. Loy, MD
University of Illinois
Teaching Students to Question

Jill G. Mauldin, MD
Medical University of South Carolina
The Use of a Web-Based Tutorial Program in an Ob-Gyn Clerkship

Anne-Marie E. Oelschlager, MD
University of Washington
The Benefit of Technical Skills Curriculum for Medical Students in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Steven J. Ralston, MD
Tufts University
Does the Third-Year Ob-Gyn Clerkship Experience Affect Medical Students’ Knowledge and Opinions About Maternal-Fetal Conflicts, Maternal Autonomy or Abortion?

Kelly H. Roy, MD
University of Arizona
Development and Evaluation of a Pilot Hysteroscopy Curriculum

Katharina S. Stewart, MD
University of Wisconsin
Teaching the Core Competency of Cultural Competence

2002-2003 Class of APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders

Susan S. Bliss, MD
Carolinas Medical Center
An Objective Assessment of Resident Competency in Gynecologic Ultrasound

Lynn Amy Boardman, MD
Greenville Hospital Systems
Greenville, SC
Development and Use of a CD ROM Program to Enhance Resident Learning of Surgical Skills in an Animal Lab Instructional Setting

Annette H. Chen, MD
University of Massachusetts
Practicing the Business Side of Medicine: Preparedness of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, From Residents to Attendings

Lorraine Dugoff, MD
University of Colorado Health Science Center
Evaluation of Breast and Pelvic Exam Skills in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Internal Medicine Interns

Abby C. Eblen, MD
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Development of a Self-Assessment Tool to Measure Professionalism

LeighAnn C. Fratterelli, MD
University of Hawaii
Implementation and Evaluation of a Training Program to Improve Resident Teaching Skills

Nancy D. Gaba, MD
George Washington University
Developing a Systems-Based Practice Curriculum for Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents: A Needs Assessment

Nagaraj Gabbur, MD
SUNY at Downstate
Internet-Based Learning: A Needs Assessment Survey of Medical Students

Jennifer Ann Goedken, MD
Emory University School of Medicine
Evaluating the Effect of Teaching Critical Appraisal Skills to Medical Students in an Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship: A Pilot Project

David E. Green, MD
University of Alabama-Hunstville
Family Practice Operative Obstetric Fellowships 2002

Maya M. Hammoud, MD
University of Michigan
The Integration of Women’s Health into a Four-Year Medical School Curriculum

Alison F. Jacoby, MD
University of California, San Francisco
UCSF Gynecology Attending Rounds: A Needs Assessment

Raksha Joshi, MS, MBBS
Drexel University
A 360 Degree Instrument to Evaluate Resident Competency in Interpersonal and Communication Skills with Comparison to Self-Assessment

Nadine T. Katz, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Needs Assessment of Residents Teaching Medical Students in the Ambulatory Setting

David S. McKenna, MD
Wright State University
A Pilot Computer-Based Didactic Obstetrical Ultrasound Training Tool for Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents

Christine B. Miller, MD
University of California-San Diego
Comparing Rating Groups Evaluating the Core Competencies of Professionalism and Interpersonal and Communication Skills in an Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident Continuity Clinic

Sally W. Nalesnik, MD
Wilford Hall Medical Center
San Antonio, TX
The Impact of a Graded OSCE on the Final Cumulative Grade in an Obstetrics-Gynecology Clerkship

Gary Sutkin, MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lubbock, TX
Nursing Evaluation of Residents

Amy L. VanBlaricom, MD
University of Washington Medical Center
A New Cervical Cancer Screening Curriculum for Residency Training in Ob-Gyn

Val Y. Vogt, MD
University of Tennessee, Memphis
Does Prior Clinical Experience with a Resident Bias Structured Evaluation of their Surgical Skills?

2001-2002 Class of APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders

Kristin Lee Dardano, MD
Tufts University School of Medicine
An Evaluation Tool of Ob-Gyn Resident Professionalism, and Interpersonal and Communication Skills

Pamela Wertz Deak, MD
University of California-San Diego
Development of a Formal Nurse Midwifery Educational Experience for the Third-Year Medical Student Ob-Gyn Clerkship

Jeffrey Scott Dungan, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Residents’ Perceptions of Flexibility in Curricula

Richard Lewis Fischer, MD
UMDNJ-Robt. Wood Johnson Medical School-Camden
Small Group Discussion Versus Lecture Format for Third-Year Clerkship Students in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Victoria LaShelle Green, MD
Emory University
Introduction of Contextual Legal Issues in an Interdisciplinary Program for the Study of Ethical Dilemmas in Obstetrics and Gynecology for Third-Year Medical Students

Moss Hampton, MD
Texas Tech University-Amarillo
Assessing Faculty Professionalism: Putting the Shoe on the Other Foot!

Paul D. Hanissian, MD
Dartmouth College-Hitchcock Medical Center
Using Pre- and Post OSCE Scores to Evaluate Changes in Student Performance by Gender in an Integrated Obstetrics/Gynecology/Surgery/Pediatrics Third-Year Clerkship

Andrew D. Hull, MD
University of California-San Diego
The Impact of Introducing an Evidence-based Medicine Journal Club on Clinical Practice and Resident Self-Education

Theodore B. Jones, MD
Wayne State University
Defining Professionalism in Obstetrics and Gynecology: The Resident Perspective

Lee Andrew Learman, MD
University of California-San Francisco
Learning Through Different Lenses: The Role of Ob-Gyn Residents’ Primary Care Orientation in the Acquisition of Core Knowledge and Attitudes about Depressive Disorders in Women

Magnus Lindahl, MD
Uppsala University Hospital-Sweden
Authentic Learning in an Interactive Setting Promotes Change and Teaching Improvement in Participants’ Departments

Gregory J. Locksmith, MD
University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
Do Weekly Reading Quizzes in Obstetrics Improve Resident Performance on the CREOG Examination?

James C. Mayer, MD
University of South Florida
Identifying the Hidden Curriculum

Joseph Edward Patruno, MD
Penn State University
The Use of a Clinical Competency List to Predict Student Performance During a Clerkship in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Edward Peskin, MD
University of Massachusetts
An Estimate of Future Physician Supply in the Provision of Medical and Surgical Abortion, and Emergency Contraception, and the Effects of a Course on These Topics on Student Plans to Provide These Services.

Lisa Pompeo, MD
UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
Evaluating Student Performance on the OSCE: Comparison of Standardized Patient and Physician Evaluation

Anthony C. Sciscione, DO
Christiana Care Health Services
Personality Type and the Mentor-Protege Relationship in Academic Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Steven Edward Swift, MD
Medical University of South Carolina
Student Directed Small Group Learning During the Third-Year Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship

Rebecca Paige Walker, MD
University of Vermont
The Use of a Clinical Skills Exam to Provide Feedback to Students and Preceptors on an Ob-Gyn Clinical Clerkship

Michele Wylen, MD
Georgetown University Medical Center
How do Resident Assessments of Medical Students’ Clinical Performance on an Ob-Gyn Clerkship Compare to Performance on an Objective Structured Clinical Exam?

2000-2001 Class of APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders

Steven Robert Allen, MD
Texas A & M University Health Science Center
Ob-Gyn PRN: A Personalized Review Notebook Database Developed by Resident Self-Directed Learning

Robert Oliver Atlas, MD
Lehigh Valley Hospital
Resident Learning and Knowledge: Does Pre and Post Testing Help in Long-Term Retention of Information?

Amy M. Autry, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin
A Women’s Health Curriculum – A Needs-Assessment

Mary Beth Benton, MD
University of Missouri
Impact of Student-Led Case Discussion Curriculum Change on M-3 Performance on Standardized Obstetrics & Gynecology Examinations

Brian Charles Brost, MD
Medical College of Ohio
Teaching Medical Students to IMPARRT Good Information on Rounds

Matrice Washington Browne, MD
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Emotional Intelligence and Medical Students’ Clinical Performance

Matthew E. Davies, MD
Penn State Geisinger Health System
Introduction of an On-Line Curriculum in an Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program and Assessing Measures Outcomes as to its Efficacy

Jane L. Davis, MD
UCLA School of Medicine
Maternity Leave: Existing Policies in Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Programs

John D. Davis, MD
University of Florida College of Medicine
Comparison of Faculty, Peer, Self and Nurse Assessment of Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents: A Pilot Study

Wylam Faught, MD
University of Ottawa
Surgical Skills Evaluation: An Opportunity for Timely Feedback

Alice Reeves Goepfert, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham
An Updated Profile and Development of a Database of Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship Directors and Clerkships in the United States and Canada

Cassing Hammond, MD
Northwestern University
Assessing Abortion Education: Changes in Attitude and Knowledge Among Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents Participating in an Abortion Education Curriculum

Robert Victor Higgins, MD
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Experience of Medical Students During an Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship: University Program Compared to Community Programs

Jill S. Huppert, MD
University of Cincinnati
Electives in Obstetrics-Gynecology Residencies

Lisa Ann Lepine, MD
Emory University School of Medicine
Introducing Ob-Gyn Residents to Women’s Health Internet Resources

Deborah S. Lyon, MD
University of Florida Health Science Center
Personality Factors Related to Success in Primary Care Residencies: The Role of the Interview in the Resident Selection and Faculty Opinions Regarding Value of Certain Personality Factors

Rick Wilson Martin, MD
University of Mississippi Medical Center
The Effect of Preprinted Orders on Residents’ Recall of Essentials of Patient Management

Mark L. Mokrzycki, MD
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Development and Assessment of a Curriculum for Resident Training in Obstetrics and Gynecologic Surgery in a Laboratory Setting

Gerard G. Nahum, MD
Duke University Medical Center
The Accuracy of Different Methods for Predicting Fetal Weight: Are Leopolds Maneuvers Still Worth Teaching to Medical Students and Housestaff?

Marcello Pietrantoni, MD
University of Louisville
An Increase in Duration of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship Demonstrates a Positive Effect on Student Examination Performance

1999-2000 Class of APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders

Josephina Romaguera Agrait, MD, MPH
University of Puerto Rico
Needs Assessment of a Research Curriculum for Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Programs

Betty J. Amuzu, MD
University of Wisconsin
Identification of Barriers to and Incentives for Resident Teaching for Private Ob-Gyn Physicians

David Santander Downing, MD
Uniformed Services University
Development and Implementation of a Geriatrics Core Curriculum

Thomas Dees Elmore, MD
University of Tennessee
The Significance of CPT/-ICD Coding to Resident Education and the Introduction of a Potential Teaching Model

Constantino Fernandez, MD
University of Rochester
Narrative Assessing Transcultural Experiences in Women’s Health

Robert F. Flora, MD
Northeastern Ohio Universities
The Utilization of Imagery/Analogy in Teaching Urodynamic Monitoring Interpretation

Gary Nathan Frishman, MD
Brown University
Comparison of a Key Features Examination to the Traditional Oral Examination in an Obstetrics and Gynecology Third-Year Core Medical Student Clerkship

Gerard Hansen, MD
UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
Incorporating Students as Teachers into the ICS Curriculum

Laura Irwin, MD
University of South Carolina
Assessing the Third-Year Medical Student Obstetric and Gynecologic Clerkship in an Ambulatory Setting

Christine M. Kneer-Aronoff, MD
University of Cincinnati
Evaluation of Medical Student Interpersonal Skills: A Pilot Study

Peter S. Marcus, MD
Indiana University
Professional Practice Perception Survey of Indiana University Medical Students

Deborah Myers, MD
Brown University
Pelvic Anatomy for Ob/Gyn Residents: Cohort Study Using Clay Models

Erica Elizabeth Nelson, MD
Southern Illinois University
Development of a Urogynecology Curriculum for the SIU School of Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency

Ruth Anne Queenan, MD
Medical University of South Carolina
The Effects of Immediate Student Feedback on Faculty Performance in a Third-Year Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship

Jami Star, MD
Brown University
Designing a Resident Curriculum in Medical Complications of Pregnancy: A Needs Assessment
Joy Debra Steinfeld, MD
University of Connecticut
A Needs Assessment in Clinical Genetics for the Obstetrician-Gynecologist

Timothy Wilson, MD
Mayo Medical Center
Comparison of Traditional Versus Instructed Learning in Teaching Gynecologic Surgical
Procedures to Residents

Amy Young, MD
Baylor University
Which Residency Selection Criteria Predicts Performance in an Obstetrics and Gynecology

1998-1999 Class of APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders

Joan Crane Barthold, MD
Dartmouth Medical School
Faculty Development in a Community Hospital

Deborah Bartholomew, MD
Ohio State University
A Breast Disease Curriculum Designed

Steffen Christensen, MD
University of North Dakota
Comparison of Seminar Case-Based Learning Versus Lecture Format in a Third-Year Ob-Gyn Clerkship

Michele Curtis, MD
University of Texas-Houston
Attitudinal Impact of Providing Care in a Non-Traditional Setting in Third-Year Medical Students

Elizabeth Dimitrievich, MD
University of South Dakota
A Needs-Assessment in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Sonya Erickson, MD
University of Iowa
Medical Student Performance Taking a History During an On-Line Clinical Case Simulation of A First Pre-Natal Visit: A Pilot Study

Melissa Fries, MD
Keelser Medical Center
The Evaluation and Development of Professional Qualities in Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident Training Programs

John Gay, MD
University of Missouri-Columbia
Primary Care Modules

Gary Gilbert, MD
Marshall University
Channeling: A Teaching Concept Whose Time Has Come

Kenneth Ginsberg, MD
Wayne State University
Teaching Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents to Teach: Preliminary Results of a Two-Part Intervention

Keith Hansen, MD
Medical College of Georgia
An Evaluation of Computer-Assisted Education in a Third-Year Ob-Gyn Clerkship

Diane Hartmann, MD
University of Rochester
Development of a Graduate Medical Education Core Curriculum

Rebecca McAlister, MD
Washington University
Barriers to Giving Feedback, An Analysis of Twelve Teachers

Maria Cristina Munoz, MD
University of North Carolina
A Model of Medical Student Achievement in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Kristi Van Nostrand, MD
SUNY at Stony Brook
Faculty Educational Development: Impact on Perceived Resident Performance

Elizabeth Puscheck, MD
Northwestern University
The Design, Implementation and Assessment of a Mid-Clerkship Evaluation (MCE) Program

Carmen Sultana, MD
Thomas Jefferson University
A Comparison of Video versus CD ROM for Teaching Pelvic Anatomy to
Third-Year Medical Students

Carol Wheeler, MD
Brown University
An Evaluation and Plan for Human Sexuality Education in the Brown Medical School Curriculum

Robert Zurawin, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Using the Internet to Evaluate an Ob-Gyn Clerkship