2011 Medical Education Grants Awarded

February 24, 2011 - The Academy of Distinguished Medical Educators, the Graduate Medical Education Executive Committee (GMEC), and the Pritzker School of Medicine recently announced the 2011 recipients of the University of Chicago Medical Education Grants.

Each year the Dean for Medical Education and the Pritzker School of Medicine make research funding available to support research in medical student education and resident/fellow education. These awards are part of an ongoing seriesof initiatives to foster research, innovation, and scholarship in medical education and to promote and sustain a strong culture of teaching throughout the medical school and in our graduate medical education programs. Since the medical education grants' inception in 2006, the grants have laid the foundation forcurriculur innovations within the medical school and graduate medical education programs.

The 2011 Medical Education Grantees

Foundations in Clinical Medicine
Susan Glick, MD, Department of Medicine, Michael O’Connor, MD, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care

Developing a Free National Databank of Online Psychiatry Teaching Cases
Michael Marcangelo, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

Resident Perceptions of Teaching on Night Floats
H. Barrett Fromme, MD, Department of Pediatrics

All awardees will be presenting a poster presentation of their medical education research project at Medical Education Day in November. For more information about past awardees, please visit the Medical Education Research Grants page.