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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Medical Education


Browse the list below to view some of the Department of Medical Education's recent contributions to the medical education community.


Dolan BM, Goel MS, Jean-Jacques M, Persell SD. Development of a case-based-learning curriculum to engage pre-clerkship students in principles of health equity, quality, safety, teamwork and economics. Medical Science Educator. 2016.

Dolan BM, Yialamas MA, McMahon GT. A randomized educational intervention trial to determine the effect of online education on the quality of resident-delivered care. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2015.

Green MM, Welty L, Thomas JX, Curry RH. Academic performance of students in an accelerated baccalaureate/MD program: implications for alternative physician education pathways. Academic Medicine: Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. 2015.

Mangold KA, Jeffers JM, Burns RA, Trainor JL, Unti SM, Eppich W, Adler MD. An objective structured clinical examination to improve formative assessment for senior pediatrics residents. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2015.

Pangaro LN and McGaghie WC, eds. Handbook on Medical Student Evaluation and Assessment. North Syracuse, NY: Gegensatz, 2015.
  • Barsuk JH and Szmuilowicz E. Evaluating medical procedures: evaluation and transfer to the bedside.
  • McGaghie WC. Introduction.
  • McGaghie WC. Introduction to section three: structured assessments for clerkships.
  • McGaghie WC and Pangaro LN. Conclusions.

Schimmel DR, Sweis R, Cohen ER, Davidson C, Wayne DB. Targeting clinical outcomes: endovascular simulation improves diagnostic coronary angiography skills.Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 2015.


Salzman DH. Use of Simulation-Based Capstone to Teach and Assess Entrustable Professional Activities. American Medical Association ChangeMedEd Conference, October 2015, Chicago, IL.

Henschen BL. The Education-Centered Medical Home: An Innovative, Team-Based, Longitudinal Curriculum to Cultivate Physician Leaders in 21st-century Medicine. American Medical Association ChangeMedEd Conference, October 2015, Chicago, IL.

O'Brien CL, Green MM. Examining the Predictive Validity of a Pre-clerkship Portfolio Assessment of Medical Students. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, April 2016, Washington DC.

Awards and Grants

2015 Duncan Neuhauser Curricular Innovation Award in Healthcare Improvement (3rd place)
Submission title: The Education-Centered Medical Home: A Novel Longitudinal Clerkship Model Focused on Quality Improvement
Recipients: Bierman J, Henschen BL, Ryan E, Thomas JX, Wayne DB, Woods D

CGEA Mini-grant, Single Application
Title: Evaluating the portfolio's ability to identify behavioral patterns in medical students that impact clerkship performance
Principle Investigator: O'Brien CL
Co-Investigator: Green MM

2014 National Faculty Teaching Award, American College of Emergency Physicians
Recipient: Gisondi MA

2014 National Junior Faculty Teaching Award, American College of Emergency Physicians
Recipient: Salzman DH

SAEM (Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Fellowship) Approval for Medical Education Fellowship
Recipient: Gisondi MA