Past Showcase Winners


2021 Showcase Winners


The 2021 Showcase of Educational Scholarship was held virtually.


“STEM+M Readiness through an Academic Coaching Ecosystem Model for Metacognition Development: Success, Lessons Learned and Theory of Action” by Beatriz Perez-Sweeney, Ph.D.; Alana Newell, Ph.D.; Aisha DesLandes

“Holistic Admissions: Becoming Part of the Whole Picture” by Elissa Love, MS, PA-C; Kathleen Thompson, MPAS, PA-C; Elizabeth Elliott, MS, PA-C


“Implementation of a Virtual Skin Cancer and Melanoma Education Program in Middle and High Schools in Texas” by Dina Zamil, BS; Shangyi Fu, BS; Emily Powell, M.D.; Zeena Nawas, M.D.; Ida Orengo, M.D.

“Provider Education on Public Benefits for U.S. Citizen Children in Immigrant Families” by Mariana Carretero-Murillo, BS; Callie Fisher, BS;  Shayan Bhathena, BS; Adam Floyd, BS; Lorin Crear, BS; Yesenya Gonzalez, BS; Erica Valdez, BS; Maria Vigil-Mallete, BS; Victoria Xie, BS; Anjali Aggarwal, M.D.


2020 Showcase Winners



An Online Course to Optimize UC Provider Antimicrobial Use for Pediatric Upper Respiratory Infections
Lindsay Cameron, M.D., M.P.H.; Satid Thammasitboon, M.D., M.P.H.E.; K. Kumar; Terry Yen, M.D.; Luis Ostrosky; D. Palazzi, M.D., M.Ed.

Impact of a teaching service on patient outcomes and costs at a community hospital
Andrea Dean, M.D.; Geeta Singhal, M.D., M.Ed.; Elizabeth Halvorson, M.D., M.S.; Kathryn Ban, M.D.; Gregory Russell, M.S.; Joyee Vachani, M.D., M.Ed.; John Darby, M.D.

Correlation Between Empathy and Knowledge: How an Educational Film-Documentary on Homelessness Positively Impacts Learners’ Perceptions
Fabrizia Faustinella, M.D., P.H.D., FACP

A case-based approach to improve the quality of resident event reporting
Molly Horstman, M.D., M.S.; Monica Arnell, M.D.; Rosemary Pfaff, B.S.; Cecilia Cai, M.D.; Kristen Staggers, M.S.; Xiaofan Huang, M.S.; Lindsay Vaclavik, M.D.


Understanding the Dynamic Between Senior Residents and Fellows on Pediatric Hospital Medicine Teams: a Qualitative Study
Gal Barak, M.D.; Andrea Dean, M.D.; Heather Haq, M.D., M.H.S.; Geeta Singhal, M.D., M.Ed.

A High Need and High Impact Educational Session on Firearms and Death by Suicide
Rebecca Chen, B.A.; Jennifer Bryan, Ph.D.; Andrew Moon; PsyD; Ali Abbas Asghar-Ali, M.D.

A Novel Student-Directed Service Learning Program for Social Determinants of Health Education
Christopher Wong, B.A.; Pauline Berens; Dylan Fall; Manvitha Katta; Margaret Lie; Alay Shah; Catherine Wu

More Than Milestones – The Data Residents Want Versus What They Get
Julian Yarahuan, M.D.; Huay-ying Lo, M.D.; Lanessa Bass, M.D.; Alejandro Siller, M.D.; Lauren Hess, M.Ed., M.D.


2019 Showcase Winners



A Data Mining Framework for Improving Student Outcomes on Step 1 of the United States Medical Licensing Examination
Jimmy Clark, Ph.D.

Just Dance! Teaching Clinical Reasoning Using Innovative Teaching Methods
Jenelle Little, M.D.; Soo Kim, M.D.; Stephen Tinguely, M.D.

Take a Deep Breath: Assessing Pediatric Resident Interest in Learning Mindfulness Strategies to Use with Pediatrics Patients
Sonia Monteiro, M.D.; Jennifer Cervantes, L.M.S.W.; Dinah Godwin, L.C.S.W.; Kathryn Ostermaier, M.D.; Robert Voigt, M.D.

Using Electronic Messages to Improve Transmission of Hospital Updates & Initiatives in a High-Acuity Residency Program
Nathan Nowalk, M.D.; June Pickett, M.D.; Prathit Kulkarni, M.D.


Assessment of Clinical Learning environment on a General Inpatient Pediatric Team
Gal Barak, M.D.; Shelley Kumar, M.S.; Geeta Singhal, M.D., M.Ed.

Creation and Validation of the Learning Environment Assessment Framework (LEAF) Tool: Assessing Psychological Safety in a Group Learning Setting
Cristina Welch, M.D.; Melissa Carbajal, M.D.; Shelley Kumar, M.D.; Satid Thammasitboon, M.D.; M.P.H.E.

A Multifaceted Research Engagement Program Improved General Surgery Resident's Academic Productivity
William Frankel; Bradford Scott, M.D.; Nader Massarweh, M.D.; Eric Silberfein, M.D.; Qianzi Zhang, M.D.; Todd Rosengart, M.D.; Scott LeMaire, M.D.; Barbara Trautner, M.D.

Leadership Training for Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents, A Multi-Institutional Needs Assessment
Grace Johnson, M.D.; Emily Woodbury, M.D.; Tirsit Asfaw, M.D.; Eve Zaritsky, M.D.; Charles Kilpatrick, M.D., M.Ed.; Bani Ratan, M.D.


2018 Showcase Winners


An Application of the Design-Based Research Model to Create a Mastery Learning Module for Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Kyle Brown, M.D.; Alan Riley, M.D.; Kiyetta, Alade, M.D.; Buck Kyle, M.D.; Hossein Tcharmtchi, M.D.; Danny Castro, D.O.; Satid Thammasitboon, M.D., M.H.P.E.; TCH POCUS Collaborative

Development and Implementation of a Patient Safety and QI Workshop for Senior Anesthesiology Residents Julia Chen, M.D.; Mary Feldberg, M.D.; Imelda Tjia, M.D.

Effect of Cognitive Load of Learners During Resuscitation Training – A Comparison of Rapid Cycle Deliberate Practice and Traditional Reflective Debriefing Daniel Lemke, M.D.; Kaitlin Williamson, M.D.; Ann Young, M.D.; Sharon Kook, M.D.; Nadia Villareal, R.N.; Marideth Rus, M.D.; Cara Doughty, M.D.

The Development of a Theory-Informed Assessment of Reasoning Tool (ART) Satid Thammasitboon, M.D., M.H.P.E.; Moushumi Sur, M.D.; Gurpreet Dhaliwal, M.D.; Andrew Olsen, M.D.; Robert Trowbridge, M.D.; Joseph Rencic, M.D.; Suresh Sundram, Ph.D.; Partha Krishnamurthy, Ph.D.


2017 Showcase Winners


Psychometric Development and Validation of a Tool for Pediatric Patient Caregivers to Provide Feedback about Emergency Physician Interpersonal and Communication Skills Deborah Hsu, M.D., M.Ed.; Katherine Leaming-Van Zandt, M.D.; Eric Russell, M.D.; Karina Soto-Ruiz, M.D.; Shelley Kumar, M.S.

Evaluation of Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Intravenous (USGPIV) Cannulation by Pediatric Emergency Department Nurses Stephanie Leung M.D.; Y. Colorado R.N.; Corrie E Chumpitazi M.D.; Kiyetta Hanan Alade M.D.

In the End it Does Matter: Assessment of End of Life Care Communication Skills in Medical Students Kevin Chiou; Brandon Ho; Andrew Caruso M.D.

Improving Transitions of Care: Implementing a Training Program for Incoming Interns Erica Lescinskas M.D.; Diana Stewart M.D.; Chirayu Shah M.D., M.Ed.

Effect of Time-Compressed Playback of Audio Lectures on Learning and Retention: A Pilot Study Zaven Sargsyan M.D.; Thien-Bao Peter Nguyen; Shradha Kulkarni M.D.; Dana Larsen M.D.

Development and Implementation of a Pediatric Rheumatology Curriculum for the Pediatric Resident Miriah Gillispie M.D.; Amanda Brown