Medical Education Endowment Fund Award Recipients


Vaginal Hysterectomy Simulation Evaluation and Assessment Trial – A Multi-Site Project
Francisco Aguirre, MD, Palmetto Health-USC
Stephanie Cross, MD, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Knoxville
Mitchell I Edelson, MD, Abington Hospital-Jefferson Health
Recia Frenn, MD, Loyola University Medical Center
Adam Kansagor, DO, East Carolina University
Bronwyn Kenny, MD, University of Vermont Medical Center
Melissa Moffitt, MD, Oregon Health and Science University
Dani Zoorob, MD MHA, University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences/ProMedica
Faculty Advisor: Erika Banks, MD, Montefiore Health System


Tools for Integration and Assessment of Health Systems Science in an Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship
University of Vermont College of Medicine
Principal Investigator: Stephanie Mann, MD

Health Systems Science Teaching Modules
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Melissa Wong, MD


Educational Videos and Teaching Scripts for Vertical Integration of Basic Sciences into the Ob-Gyn Clerkship
Johns Hopkins University
Principal Investigator: Nancy A. Hueppchen, MD, MSc

University of Michigan
Principal Investigator: Angela Liang, MD


University of Rochester Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Wendy Vitek, MD
ADAPT: A Novel Serious Game to Teach or Review Maternal and Fetal Physiology

University of South Florida
Principal Investigator: Shelly Holmstrom, MD
Medical Student Abuse: An Obstetrics and Gynecology Perspective

Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Principal Investigator: Archana Pradhan, MD, MPH
Companion Educational Videos to the APGO Effective Preceptor Series


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


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


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

50th Anniversary Medical Education Endowment Fund Grant Recipient and Project

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


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

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

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


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

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

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


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

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

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