This conference brings together clinical teaching faculty, graduate educators, course directors, program directors, clerkship directors, small group facilitators, nursing educators, and those from all disciplines who are looking to build teaching skills, discuss new curricula and present their work.

Curricular Innovations

Curricular innovations (CI) are educational programs from around the health system including graduate school courses, MD pre-clerkship courses, clerkship educational activities, senior electives, CME-activities and other curricula.

CI Abstract 2 – The CSI (Clinical Scholars in Informatics): A novel Internal Medicine (IM) resident-driven applied informatics pathway
Ajay Dharod, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, General Internal Medicine

CI Abstract 4 – The Emergencies in Clinical Obstetrics (ECO) Course and Competency-Based Assessment Used in Preparing Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for Readiness for an Expanded Labor and Delivery Service
JaNae Joyner, PhD, MHA, Executive Director of CEAL

CI Abstract 12 – The Medical Education Certificate Program:  Interprofessional Training in Teaching Skills, Instructional Design, and Curriculum Development for Health Professions Students
Jennifer Jackson, MD, Department of Pediatrics

CI Abstract 15 – Rolling Bones mobile healthcare training program launched in high schools to educate and drive interest in science and healthcare fields
JaNae Joyner, PhD, MHA, Executive Director of CEAL

CI Abstract 16 – Navigating Medical School: Longitudinal near-peer mentoring program and commitment to holistic development of the training physician
Sarah Saba, MS4, Director of the Navigating Medical School Program at WFSOM

CI Abstract 17 – Antral content assessment to assess NPO status in a flipped classroom model: An innovative way to introduce POCUS curriculum in a GI fellowship program
Chaudry Nasir Majeed, MBBS, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine

CI Abstract 18 – ¿Habla Español? A Longitudinal Program Equipping Students to Care for Spanish-speaking Patients
Tiffany M. Shin, MD, Director of MAESTRO Program

CI Abstract 22 – The Design of a Master of Science Program in Learning Health System Science at Wake Forest University
Janet Tooze, PhD, Professor, Biostatistical & Data Sciences

CI Abstract 25 – Interprofessional Ultrasound Education: Creating Connections Across Healthcare Disciplines
Kristin Henderson, DNAP, CRNA, CHSE, Department of Anesthesiology, Nurse Anesthesia Program

CI Abstract 31 – Using gaming to innovate a patient safety and systems improvement workshop
Jasmine Kim, MD Student, Class of 2021

Medical Education Research

Medical education research (MER) are abstracts describing research studies of educational interventions across the health professions including pre-graduate, under-graduate, post-graduate, and continuing medical education learners.

MER Abstract 3 – A new approach to continuing professional development through NeuroBytes: an online e-Learning platform that provides concise, evidence-based updates on high-yield neurology topics
Laura E. Lavette, M.D. Candidate, Class of 2022

MER Abstract 6 – Understanding the Role of Near-peers in Influencing Professional Identity Formation in Undergraduate Medical Education: A mixed methods study 
Allysen Schreiber, BS, Third-Year Medical Student, Wake Forest School of Medicine

MER Abstract 8 – Student Advising Directory for Streamlining Faculty Mentor Identification
Katherine G Beuerlein, M.D. Candidate, Class of 2022

MER Abstract 9 – Standardized Patient Simulation as a Method for Teaching Antiviral Pharmacology in Preclinical Medical Education
Karisma Gupta, M.D. Candidate, Class of 2021
Michael Jones, M.D. Candidate, Class of 2022

MER Abstract 11 – What time is it? Time for Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) Screencasts for the Resident Inpatient Oncology Service.
Patrick Kuhlman, MD, Hematology-Oncology Fellow, PGY-5

MER Abstract 13 – Effect of Level of Involvement on Faculty Evaluations of 3rd Year Medical Students  
Nicholas D. Hartman, MD, MPH, Emergency Medicine

MER Abstract 14 – Pre-clerkship Clinical Skills Assessments Predict Clerkship Performance 
Lindsay C. Strowd, MD, Department of Dermatology

MER Abstract 24 – The Effect of Spaced Teaching on Open Suturing Technique in Novice Learners  
Sarah White, MD, Maternal-Fetal Health Fellowship, PGY-6

MER Abstract 28 – Results from the Clinical and Population Translational Sciences (CPTS) 2018 Alumni Survey to Inform Program Innovation 
Capri G. Foy, PhD, Department of Social Sciences & Health Policy, Division of Public Health Sciences

MER Abstract 30 – Development of a student-led, semi-structured, near-peer student guides program to help students navigate through medical school
Jasmine Kim, M.D. Candidate, Class of 2021

MER Abstract 32 – Physician attendance at a one-day relationship-centered communication skills workshop is associated with improvement in patient assessment of the quality of physician communication
Peter R. Lichstein, MD, FACP, FACH, Department of Internal Medicine, General Internal Medicine
Raghava Nagaraj, MBBS, MPH, SFHM, FACP, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine; Chief Medical Officer of Lexington Medical Center

MER Abstract 33 – Implementation of a Teaching Service and Delivery of Care at a Community-based Hospital
John Darby, MD, Department of Pediatrics

Works in Progress

Works in progress (WIP) are abstracts covering both medical education research as well as curricular innovations and programs that are still in their infancy. These emerging ideas, early educational programs, and planned research projects are tackling major issues in medical education and are a look ahead to some of the programs and projects at Wake Forest tomorrow.

WIP Abstract 10 – Mindfulness in Undergraduate Medical Training: Guided and On-the-Go Practices 
Jia “Pamela” Guo, B.S., M.D. Candidate, Class of 2021

WIP Abstract 20 – Make way for the new face of medical education
Ashleigh Wells, DPM, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

WIP Abstract 21 – Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration Curriculum
Maggie Bosley, MD, Department of General Surgery

WIP Abstract 23 – Intimate Partner Violence: Innovative Curriculum for Health Care Professional Students
Oona O’Neill, MD, F.A.C.O.G. Department Obstetrics & Gynecology  

WIP Abstract 26 – A Curricular Toolkit for an Obstetrics Resident Bootcamp
Talla M. Widelock, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Section of Maternal Fetal Medicine

WIP Abstract 27 – Turning Goals into Objectives: A Podiatry Externship Experience
Ashleigh Wells, DPM, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

WIP Abstract 29 – Threading Cultural Humility in the Nurse Anesthesia Curriculum
Richard Flowers, DNP, CRNA, CHSE, Department of Anesthesiology, Nurse Anesthesia Program