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Academy of Distinguished Educators

Houston, Texas

The Academy of Distinguished Educators recongizes faculty educational achievements and teaching contributions and promotes professional development.
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Past Showcase Winners

2012 Showcase Winners

Topic Winner Name(s)
Using Education in Quality Improvement for Peidatric Practice (DQIPP in the Continuity Clinic Setting Teresa K. Duryea, M.D., Teri Turner, M.D., M.P.H. MEd.
Intern 101: Results of a Multidisciplinary Pre-Residency Skills Workshop Kirsten Nieto Gibbs, M.D., Yamini Nataragjan, M.D., Alexander Kim, M.D., Curtiss Moore, M.D., Chirayu Shah, M.D., Richard Hamill, M.D.
Standardized Medical Education Enhances Knowledge Regarding Pediatric Respiratory Distress and Failure Among General Transport Providers Jenna Miller, M.D., Satid Thammasitboon, M.D., Deborah Hus, M.D., Paul Sirbaugh, M.D., Charles Mindard, Ph.D., Jeanine Graf, M.D.

2011 Showcase Winners

Topic Winner Name(s)
Reflective Practice & Leadership in Medicine & Medical Education: Implementation And Outcomes For A Medeportal Publication Ernest Frugé, Ph.D.; Jan E. Drutz, M.D.; Marc E. Horowitz, M.D.
An Innovative Multisource Feedback Instrument Using A Relative Ranking Model To Enhance Appraisal Performance Satid Thammasitboon, M.D., MPH; Moushumi Sur, M.D., Hossein Tcharmtchi, M.D.
Lack of Predictive Value Of Letters OF Recommendation: An Exercise in Futility Teri Lee Turner, M.D., MPH, ME.D.; Mark Ward, M.D.; Anne Gill, Dr.P.H., R.N.

2010 Showcase Winners

Topic Winner Name(s)
A Novel Educational Approach for Medical Students: Short and Long Term Retention Rates Using Interactive Case-Based Software Compared to Traditional Lecture-Based Format Harsha Mittakanit MS III; Mathew Timberlake, MS IV, Michael Lara, MSIII, Anuradha Subramanian, M.D.
Task Shifting to Address the Lack Of Human Resources For Health Care In Africa: Development Of A Model Training Program For Lay Community Health Workers Maria Kim, M.D.; Saeed Ahmed, M.D.; Gordon Schutze, M.D., Heidi Schwarzwald, M.D., MPH
Impact Of ACGME Work-Hour Restrictions On The Outcomes Of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting In A Cohort of 6000,000 Patients Faisal Bakaeen, M.D., Raja R. Gopaldas; Danny Chu, M.D.; Tam K. Dao; Joseph Huh, M.D.; Scott A. LeMaire, M.D.; Joseph S. Coselli, M.D.

2009 Showcase Winners

Topic Winner Name(s)
Nature or Nurture : Emergence of the Surgical Personality Courtney Balentine, M.D., Funmi Ayanbule, Paul Haidet, M.D., John Rogers, M.D., Britta Thompson, Ph.D., Tai Chang, Irwin Horwitz, Ellen Tseng, Ed.D., David H. Berger, M.D.
Basic and Advanced Training in HIV Care and Treatment in South Africa: Development and Implementation Heidi Schwarzwald, Michael Tolle, M.D. MPH, Ryan Phelps, M.D., Dwight Yin, M.D.
Is There a Need for a Formal Curriculum of Sedation of Children in a Pediatric Residency Program? Laura Torres, M.D.

2008 Showcase Winners

Topic Winner Name(s)
Transformational, Transactional and Passive-Avoidant Leadership Characteristics of a Surgical Resident Cohort:

Analysis using the Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire
Irwin B. Horwitz, Sujin K. Horwitz, Ph.D., Pallavi Daram, B.S., MPH, Mary L. Brandt, M.D., F. Charles Brunicardi, M.D., Samir S. Awad, M.D.
Rubric Based Evaluation of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows Deborah Hsu, M.D., Charles Macias, M.D., MPH
When Best Intentions Aren't Good Enough: Helping Medical Students Reflect on Personal Bias about Patients Cayla Teal, Ph.D., Anne Gill, Dr.P.H., Britta Thompson, Ph.D., Rachel Shada, Cindy Patton, Paul Haidet, M.D.

2007 Showcase Winners

Topic Winner Name(s)
Development of Computer-Based Diagnostic Laboratory Exercises and Standardized Patients for Use in the Medical Microbiology Classroom Rebecca Cox, Ph.D., Tamara Owens, Marcelle Hamburger
Do Medical Students Report Achieving Curricular Goals? Self-Assessment in a Competency-Based Curriculum Marney Gundlach, M.D., M.P.H., John Rogers, M.D.,Britta Thompson, Ph.D.
Development of a One-Day Curriculum to Introduce Anesthesiology Residents to Systems-Based Practice Using Web-Based Practice and Practical Components Mark Harbott, M.D.

2006 Showcase Winners

Topic Winner Name(s)
Enhancing Ethics Education Through Research and Reflective Practice Ernest Fruge, Ph.D., Jan. E. Drutz, M.D., Marc Horowitz, M.D., Jason King, Ph.D.
Teaching Presentation Skills: Resurrection of Grand Rounds and Cycles of Improvement Laura Morrison, M.D., R.E. Roush, Ed.D.
Unraveling the Barriers to Excellence in Residents' Teaching: A Needs Assessment Using the Nominal Group Technique to Identify Content and Format for a Residents as Teachers and Learners (RATL) Program Maria Tejada-Simon, Ph.D., N. Ismail, M.D., M.P.H., J.W. Culberson, M.D.; C.S. Patton; J.A. Friedland, M.D., M.P.H.; C.M. Dewey, M.D., M.Ed., FACP.
Problem-Based Learning (PBL) Promoters Research Participation by Medical Students Xander Wehren, M.D., T. Leiner M.D., Ph.D.

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