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Clinician Scholar Educator Award Recipients

The purpose of the Clinician Scholar Educator (CSE) Award is to enhance education in musculoskeletal diseases for future doctors and rheumatology health professionals. Recipients of the award have demonstrated that they want to develop a career in education and are devoted to providing effective and efficient training. Learn about the history of the CSE award.

 

Active CSE Awardees

FY2017 Awardee

 

Drexel University College of Medicine Dr. Arundathi  Jayatilleke

Arundathi  Jayatilleke, MD
Drexel University College of Medicine

Since beginning of her career, Dr. Jayatilleke has devoted herself to developing and improving as an educator.  She believes clinicians are a wonderful resource in medical education, both in the lecture hall and in clinical setting, because they can communicate the depth of their own experiences. Clinicians help learners understand how to approach a problem and interpret medical data. With further formal training in education, Dr. Jayatilleke can become even better at connecting and communicating with students. Her project will develop an online digital game to teach elements of the musculoskeletal physical exam in the context of rheumatoid arthritis (and, ideally, other rheumatologic illnesses). Her larger goal is to expand the learning tool to other areas of rheumatology instruction and other parts of the physical exam.


FY2016 Awardees

 

Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins University Dr. Uzma J. Haque

Uzma J. Haque, MD
Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Haque’s commitment to academic medicine brought her back to Johns Hopkins where she joined the Division of Rheumatology as full time faculty and member of the Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center.  She evaluates diagnoses and treats patients with inflammatory arthritides.  She’s most energized about teaching and training the next generation of physicians.  Dr. Haque wishes to pursue formal training in medical education and curriculum development. Her purpose is to:  a.) develop an interactive web-based rheumatology curriculum for IM residents to improve knowledge and skills in evaluation and management of arthritis and common musculoskeletal disorders  b.) publish this curriculum on a highly utilized educational website with great national penetration and finally   c.) assess the impact of this curriculum with rigorous outcome metrics

 

Associate Professor of Medicine Dr. Beth Jonas

Beth L. Jonas, MD
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dr. Jonas is currently the Fellowship Training Program Director with an even larger role in medical student  and resident education. She believes that the most robust learning takes place when the learner has to solve a real life problem. Problem-based and experiential learning allows the learner to actively draw on past experiences and knowledge and incorporate it into a new clinical problem.  As an educator, Dr. Jonas believes, it is to guide the learner through the process providing experience, providing feedback and context with a goal of increasing autonomy of the learner. The goal of this project is to utilize two novel educational methods, Spaced Education and Blended Learning, to develop an innovative curriculum dedicated to the rheumatic diseases at UNC School of Medicine.


FY2015 Awardees

 

Director of University of California San Francisco Lupus Clinic Dr. Maria Dall'Era.

Maria Dall'Era, MD
University of California, San Francisco

Despite the financial pressures that have led to shorter hospital stays and clinic times with patients, Dr. Dall’Era still firmly believes direct patient engagement is critical for learning to occur. To fulfill the growing need for direct patient engagement and to capture today’s “digital natives”, Dr. Dall’Era plans to create a virtual patient simulation tool with gaming principles. Dr. Dall’Era is an associate professor at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine and has a special interest in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).

 

Rheumatology trainee Dr. Eli Miloslavsky from Massachusetts General Hospital.

Eli M. Miloslavsky, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Dr. Miloslavsky received his MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency and rheumatology training at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Dr. Miloslavsky is currently an instructor of medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School with a medical education research focus in teacher development and a clinical research focus in vasculitis.

“Harnessing the internal motivation of the learner, and uniting that motivation to a thoughtful teaching approach focused on observation, feedback and coaching, is the best method for promoting life-long learning skills”, is Dr. Miloslavsky's educational philosophy.

Dr. Miloslavsky aspires to be an expert in teacher development and to implement innovative curricula at the medical school, residency and fellowship levels.


Past CSE Awardees

 

2014 Clinician Scholar Educator Award Recipients

Karen L. Law, MD
Emory University School of Medicine
Project Title: ”Decision-Based Learning to Highlight Rheumatic Disease”

Bernadette C. Siaton, MD
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Project Title: ”Development of a web-based rheumatology curriculum”


2013 Clinician Scholar Educator Award Recipients

Megan L. Curran, MD
Children's Memorial Hospital
Project Title: “E-Support for Pediatric Residency Rheumatology Teaching”

Susan F. Kroop, MD
Vanderbilt University
Project Title: “Rheumatology 101:Ambulatory Based Curriculum Development”


2012 Clinician Scholar Educator Award Recipients

Juliet Aizer, MD, MPH
Hospital for Special Surgery
Project Title: Development of Curricula in Metabolic Bone Disease

Michal J. Cidon, MD
Stanford University
Project Title: Web-Based Learning Portfolios in Pediatric Rheumatology

Lisa G. Criscione-Schreiber, MD
Duke University
Project Title: Development of ROSCE stations with Follow-up Modules

Rodney Tehrani, MD
Loyola University Medical Center
Project Title: A Dynamic Competency-Based Learning Modules


2011 Clinician Scholar Educator Award Recipients

Eugene Kissin, MD
Boston University
Project Title: A Competency Based Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Curriculum

Seetha Monrad, MD
University of Michigan Medical Center
Project Title: Methodology for Teaching Medical Students Rheumatology

David Sherry, MD
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Project Title: Developing OSCEs for Pediatric Rheumatology


2010 Clinician Scholar Educator Award Recipients

Jessica Berman, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery
Project Title: Focusing on Basics: Regional Musculoskeletal Modules

Christopher E. Collins, MD, FACR
Georgetown University Hospital Washington Hospital Center
Project Title: Web-based Interactive Rheumatology Experience (WIRE)

Deana M. Lazaro, MD
SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn Program
Project Title: Development of a Multimodal Rheumatology Elective: A Controlled Study


2009 Clinician Scholar Educator Award Recipients

James D. Katz, MD, FACP
George Washington University Medical Center
Project Title: Introducing the Testimonial-commentator Format to the Musculoskeletal Curriculum of Medical Students

James M. Ross, MD
Lehigh Valley Hospital
Project Title: Development of a Curriculum to Utilize Medical Resident Clinic for Rheumatology Education

Karina Marianne D. Torralba, MD
University of Southern California
Project Title: Team-learning Strategies in Rheumatology: Fostering Accountability, Reflective Learning and Critical Thinking

Amy Woodward, MD, MPH
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Project Title: A Comprehensive, Interactive Pediatric Rheumatology Curriculum


2008 Clinician Scholar Educator Award Recipients

Abby G. Abelson, MD
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Project Title: Web-based Problem-based Rheumatology Curriculum

Yukiko Kimura, MD
Hackensack Univ. Med. Center
Project Title: A Web-based Educational Tool to Teach a Standardized Musculoskeletal Examination in Children

Sharon Kolasinski, MD
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (Camden)
Project Title: Rheumatology Education: Focusing the Options for Medical Students


2007 Clinician Scholar Educator Award Recipients

W. Winn Chatham, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Project Title: Integrated Patient-based Rheumatic Disease Module

Helen M. Emery, MD
Children's Hospital & Regional Medical Center
Project Title: Enhancing Musculoskeletal Exam Skills and Pediatric Rheumatology Knowledge

Paulette C. Hahn, MD
University of Florida College of Medicine
Project Title: The Art of Clinical Reasoning in Rheumatology: Curriculum Development for Internal Medicine Residents

Carol M. Ziminski, MD John Hopkins University
Project Title: A Rheumatology Education Program that Couples Preceptor/Apprenticeship with
Electronic/Web-Based Teaching


2006 Clinician Scholar Educator Award Recipients

Seth M. Berney, MD
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Project Title: Innovative Rheumatology Teaching Methods

Jamal A. Mikdashi, MD, MPH
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Project Title: The Impact of Teaching Geriatric Rheumatology to Internal Medicine Residents on the Quality of Care of Musculoskeletal Conditions

W. Neal Roberts, Jr., MD
Virginia Commonwealth University
Project Title: A Quantitative, Generational Cohort-Based Approach to Rheumatology Recruitment


2005 Clinician Scholar Educator Award Recipients

Robert A. Kalish, MD
Tufts University
Project Title: Quest for Rheumatologic Diagnosis

Don R. Martin, MD
Johns Hopkins University
Project Title: Enhanced Rheumatology Curriculum for Medical Residents at the Johns Hopkins Hospital

Charles H. Spencer, MD
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Project Title: A Web-Based Educational Program for Medical Students and Pediatric Residents on Pediatric Rheumatology

Patience White, MD
Arthritis Foundation
Project Title: Facilitating Rheumatology Fellows Ability


2004 Clinician Scholar Educator Award Recipients

Michael Battistone, MD
University of Utah
Project Title: Developing Medical Students as Clinician Scholar Educators: A Patient-centered, Student-focused Mentoring Program

Allan Gelber, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
Project Title: Tutorial-enhanced Educational Program in Clinical Rheumatology

Anne Minenko, MD
University of Minnesota
Project Title: Is Educational Culture Linked to Resident Sub-specialty Choice?

Nancy Olsen, MD
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Project Title: Rheumatology at Meharry Medical College and UT Southwestern


2003 Clinician Scholar Educator Award Recipients

Barbara Adams, MD
University of Michigan Health Center
Project Title: Developing a Curriculum in Sociocultural Medicine to Teach Pediatric Rheumatology

Robert Ike, MD
University of Michigan Health System
Project Title: Rheumatology as a Contact Sport

James Jarvis, MD
Columbia University Medical Center
Project Title: Mentoring Native-American Students in Rheumatology and Rheumatology Research

Michael Pillinger, MD
NYU School of Medicine, Hospital for Joint Diseases
Project Title: A Program for Teaching

Marianne L. Shaw, MD
Affiliated with Altoona Regional Health System - Altoona Hospital
Project Title: Internal Medicine Residents in Immunology and Rheumatology

Joan Von Feldt, MD, MSEd
University of Pennsylvania
Project Title: Rheumatology Development of a Comprehensive Curriculum for Medical Students and Internal Medicine Residents in Immunology and Rheumatology


2002 Clinician Scholar Educator Award Recipients

Janine Evans, MD
Yale University
Project Title: Multidisciplinary Musculoskeletal Disorders Clinical Elective

Raymond Flores, MD
University of Maryland

Melanie Harrison, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University

Arthur Kavanaugh, MD
University of California, San Diego

Kenneth S. O’Rourke, MD
Wake Forest University
Project Title: Active Learning Strategies for Delivery of Rheumatology Content: Development and integration within a web-based medical student curriculum

Sterling G. West, MD
University of Colorado-Denver Medical School
Project Title: Rheumatology: Small Feedings for the Mind


2001 Clinician Scholar Educator Award Recipients

John Flynn, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Project Title: Rheumatology Curriculum for Medical Students

Leslie E. Kahl, MD
Oregon Health & Science University
Project Title: Multidisciplinary Arthritis Teaching Clinic

Kristine M. Lohr, MD
GF Strong Rehab Centre
Project Title: Multidisciplinary Arthritis Teaching Clinic

Chester V. Oddis, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Project Title: Teaching, Mentoring, Role-Modeling... The Pittsburgh Experience


2000 Clinician Scholar Educator Award Recipients

Louis W. Heck, MD
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Project Title: A Proposal to Enhance the Rheumatology Educational Experience for Students at the UAB School of Medicine

Leonard D. Stein, MD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Project Title: Enhancing Medical Education with Internet-Based Rheumatology Education Units: Training Pediatric Residents, Medicine/Pediatric Residents and Medical Students for the 21st Century

Therese M. Wolpaw, MD
Case Western Reserve School of Medicine
Project Title: Exemplary Models of Learning in the Rheumatology Outpatient Setting

Murray H. Passo, MD
Medical University of South Carolina

Robert Sundel, MD
Children’s Hospital Boston
Project Title: Curriculum for the Teaching of Musculoskeletal Physical Diagnosis (MSPD)

 

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