2009 Medical Education Research Awards Granted

March 03, 2009 - The Academy of Distinguished Medical Educators, the Graduate Medical Education Executive Committee (GMEC) and the University of Chicago Medical Center recently announced the 2009 recipients of the University of Chicago Medical Education Research Grants.

Each year the Dean for Medical Education and the University of Chicago Medical Center make research funding available to support research in medical student education and resident/fellow education. These awards are part of an ongoing series of initiatives to foster research, innovation and scholarship in medical educatin and to promote and sustain a strong culture of teaching throughout Chicago BioMedicine.

2009 Medical Education Grant Recipients

CAPE (Curriculum for Advancing Palliative Care Education): A Longitudinal, Integrative Approach to Palliative Medicine Training for Medical Students
Investigators: Stacie Levine, MD; William Harper, MD; Michael Marschke, MD; Lisa Vargish, MD

Developing and Implementing a Scholarly Track in Community Health and Service-Learning for Pritzker Students
Investigators: Sarah-Anne Schumann, MD; Kristine Bordenave, MD; Vineet Arora, MD, MA

All awardees will be presenting a poster presentation of their medical education research project at Medical Education Day in 2009. For more information please visit the Medical Education Research Grants page.