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Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® 2016 Leaders Forum

April 13 – 14, 2016
ACE Conference Center, Lafayette Hill, PA

Sponsored by
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Indiana University School of Medicine

ELAM fellow presenting her Institutional Action Project at the 2016 Leaders Forum

The 2016 ELAM Leaders Forum showcased the following exceptional Institutional Action Projects (all links are PDFs):

Denise M. Adams, MD
Harvard Medical School
The Vascular Anomalies Center (VAC) at Boston Children’s Hospital – Process Improvement Initiatives

Jennifer Bailit, MD, MPH
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Transition to Population Health: Quality Improvement Through Outreach

Beatrice Beck Schimmer, MD
University of Zurich, Faculty of Medicine
Gender equality: ‘Fix the knowledge’ in sex- and gender-related differences in medicine. A new teaching and research direction at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Zurich

Shilpa Jagdeep Buch, PhD
University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine
To Develop the Nebraska Center for Substance Abuse Research (NCSAR)

Nicoleta Bugnariu, PT, PhD
University of North Texas Health Science Center School of Health Professions
Improving Patient Safety through Innovative Interprofessional Education and Practice Simulations

Julie Story Byerley, MD, MPH
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
CPR2 – Commitment to Positive Respectful Relationships

Diana Patricia Callender, MBBS
The Commonwealth Medical College
Merging Two Clinical Departments and the Clinical Skills and Simulation Center into a Department of Clinical Sciences at The Commonwealth Medical College

Kimberle Canice Chapin-Robertson, MD
Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University
Evaluation of Alignment of Laboratory Services between the RI Dept of Public Health and the Lifespan Academic Medical Center

Joanna Chikwe, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Towards a Cardiovascular Center of Excellence

Elizabeth Andre Chrischilles, PhD
The University of Iowa College of Public Health
Promoting a Breast Cancer Outcomes Research Integrated Network

Colleen E. Clancy, PhD
University of California, Davis, School of Medicine
UC Davis School of Medicine Faculty Equity Advisor Program

Loretta M. Cordova de Ortega, MD
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Utilizing the AAMC Faculty Forward Engagement Survey to create opportunities for improvement, learning from successful Institutions

Stephanie D. Davis, MD
Indiana University School of Medicine
Charting a Course to Better Health: A Medical School’s Journey to Strategic Alignment

Georgia Dounis, DDS, MS
University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine
Interprofessional Clinical Research (IPCR) Initiative

Jannette Marie Dufour, PhD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Increasing Medical Student Research Participation in the SOM at TTUHSC

Elizabeth Hollenback Ellinas, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin
Medical College of Wisconsin’s Center for Excellence in Women’s Leadership

Cristina Maria Fernandez-Valle, PhD
University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Build a Research Intensive Division of Neuroscience in the Burnett School of Biomedical Science

ELAM fellow presenting her Institutional Action Project at the 2016 Leaders Forum

Barbara A. Fivush, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Development of a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (SOM) Strategic Executive Leadership for Women Faculty (SELF) Program with Sponsorship

Wendy Lynne Frankel, MD
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Digitization of Pathology - Next Generation Pathology

Susan Lynn Furth, MD, PhD
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Career pathways in academic medicine- developing a roadmap for Academic Physicians at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Iris Catrice Gibbs, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine
Supporting a Framework for Diversity and Inclusion by Enhancing the Well-being of Medical Students

Gabriella Gosman, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Integrate and enhance accessibility to educator development activities for faculty who educate in the clinical learning environment

Diane M. Harper, MD, MPH, MS
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Primary Care Innovations through Residency Consolidation and Expansion

Ai-Xuan Holterman, MD
University of Illinois College of Medicine - Peoria
Broadening Alliances to Optimize Pediatric Surgical Care in Low Resources Medical Facilities through Pediatric Acute Surgical Support (PASS)

Mira Bjelotomich Irons, MD
American Board of Medical Specialties
Transforming Physician Assessment In Continuing Certification To a Longitudinal System of Assessment For Learning

Barbara Christine Jobst, MD
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
NEURONET: Integrating the Community into Neurologic Care

Janet A. Jokela, MD, MPH
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign
Excellence in Medicine & Engineering: A New Paradigm in Medical Education

Jessica Kandel, MD
The University of Chicago Division of Biological Sciences, Pritzker School of Medicine
Building Optimal Surgical Resources in the Children’s Hospital

Emanuela Keller, MD
University of Zurich, Faculty of Medicine
Research Platform at the Institute of Intensive Care Medicine, University of Zurich

Shou-Ling Leong, MD
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Linking 3-Year Accelerated Program with Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship to Build Primary Care Workforce Capacity

Mary C. Mahoney, MD
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Creating an Advanced Imaging Research Core Lab: Supporting Clinical and Translational Research in an Academic Medical Center

Carol A. Mathews, MD
University of Florida College of Medicine
Development of an Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders (OCRD) Center of Excellence

Yvonne Louise Michael, ScD, SM
Drexel University School of Public Health
Redesign of the Master of Public Health Curriculum for Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health

Kathleen Theresa Montone, MD
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Integration of Anatomic Pathology Clinical Service Between Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Hospital

Karen F. Murray, MD
University of Washington School of Medicine
Leading Value Improvement: Engaging Providers and Staff to Increase Value of Care

ELAM fellow presenting her Institutional Action Project at the 2016 Leaders Forum

Katherine Poehling, MD, MPH
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Building a Stronger Community: Brenner Children’s Hospital

Sireesha Yerradhoddi Reddy, MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
Leveraging Clinical Programs to Enhance Community Partnerships with Academic Health Centers (AHC):  A Case Study (Implementing Group Prenatal Care in Urban High Schools)

Vijaya B. Reddy, MD, MBA
Rush Medical College of Rush University
“Rush Health” Matters!!  Efforts toward better integration and physician engagement

Caroline Regina Richardson, MD
University of Michigan Medical School
Realizing the Potential of the Research Division of the UMHS

Nicole Kathryn Roberts, PhD
The City College of New York Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education
To DME or Not to DME:  A Seven-Year Plan for the Creation of a Department of Medical Education

Yun Saksena, DMD, MMSc
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Certificate Program in Dental Education for Pre-Doctoral Dental Students

Nanette Frances Santoro, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine
The ABCs of Team Leadership Training for House Staff at the University of Colorado School of Medicine

Judy Schaechter, MD, MBA
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Ped-eAccess: Teleconnected Visits When a Patient Wants, Where a Patient Wants

Lynn Schnapp, MD
Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
Turning Threats into Opportunities: Case Study Developed for the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Adriana Segura, DDS, MS
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School
An Assessment of Various Strategies to Improve Dental Clinical Chair Utilization

Shubhra Marwaha Shetty, MD
The Commonwealth Medical College
“Seeing to Learn”: Direct Observation of clinical skills educationally Indicated, Therapeutically required for Third Year Medical Students at the Bedside

Lori A. Shutter, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Creation of a Non-traditional Compensation System: How Can We Help You?

Julie Ann Sosa, MD, MA
Duke University School of Medicine
Duke Surgical Center for Outcomes Research (SCORES)

Sara Ghori Tariq, MD
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine
What about the Teachers? Assessing Faculty Self-Efficacy to Become Successful Academic House Advisors

Areti Tillou, MD, MSEd
University of California, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Competency-Based and Career-Focused Faculty Development Plan

Sonal Tuli, MD, MEd
University of Florida College of Medicine
The Current Status and Future Goals of Women’s Leadership and Advancement at UFCOM

Angela L. Tyner, PhD
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
Integrating Basic Scientists into a Community-Based Cancer Center

Beth A. Virnig, PhD, MPH
University of Minnesota School of Public Health
A faculty report card for measuring faculty productivity and facilitating faculty development

Panelists at the 2016 ELAM Leaders Forum

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ELAM is a core program of the Institute for Women's Health and Leadership at Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa. The Institute continues the legacy of advancing women in medicine that began in 1850 with the founding of the Female Medical College of Pennsylvania, the nation's first women's medical school and a predecessor of today's Drexel University College of Medicine.