Pediatric Housestaff

Medical Education

The goal of the Medical Education Scholarly Concentration is to help residents and fellows develop essential skills for being a successful, innovative medical educator (curriculum design, evaluation of learner performance, program evaluation, educational leadership, and educational scholarship), and explore if this career path fits their scholarly interests.

Program Overview and Objectives

Participation in this Scholarly Concentration will prepare residents and fellows to:

Education

Required for all Medical Education Residents:
 
Residents use up to 6 months of call free elective time to focus on their medical education research project. In addition, residents are required to participate in the following:

Required for All Residents:
We highly value medical education at Stanford, and thus, all residents, regardless of Scholarly Concentration, participate in a robust Residents-As-Teachers Program, including:

In addition, all residents participate in the following as a part of the Scholarly Concentration program:

Optional:

Resident Projects

Year of Training

Resident Name

Project Title

Mentor Name

Scholarly Concentration Leader

PGY2

Katherine Hill

Continuity Clinic Parenting Blog

David Hong

Elizabeth Stuart

PGY2

Nichole McCalvin

Curriculum in Zimbabwe

Saraswati Kache

Carrie Rassbach

PGY2

Carmin Powell

Cultural Curiosity

Rhea Boyd

Becky Blankenburg

PGY2

Ruth Stefanos

Primary Care Education: Obesity

Elizabeth Sheppard

Carrie Rassbach

PGY2

Wong, Clarissa

Juvenile Hall Curriculum for Medical Students

Arash Anoshiravani

Elizabeth Stuart

PGY3

Krista Birnie

PICN Obs Tool

Lucy Lee, Arun Gupta

Becky Blankenburg

PGY3

Tyrone Chan

Use of the Communication Assessment Tool for feedback on resident communication

Carrie Rassbach

Becky Blankenburg

PGY3

Elizabeth Dorwart

Nursing Feedback to Residents

Carrie Rassbach

Becky Blankenburg

PGY3

Valerie Gribben

Golden Ticket Program

Laura Bachrach

Becky Blankenburg

PGY3

Karan Kumar

Pediatric Junior Residents As Supervisors

Becky Blankenburg

Becky Blankenburg

PGY3

Alexis Toney,                  Rachel Goldstein

Delivering information to busy residents: Bridging the gap between what residents need and what faculty provide

Sarah Hilgenberg

Becky Blankenburg

PGY3

Emily Whitgob

When parents treat providers poorly

Laura Bachrach

Becky Blankenburg

PGY4

Caroline Okorie

Health Literacy in Patients with Asthma

 

 

PGY5

Janene Fuerch

Neonatal Simulation

Lou Halamek

 

PGY6

Joy Mombourquette

Using Learning Contracts to Improve Resident Education on a Pediatric Rheumatology Subspecialty Rotation

Joyce Hsu

Becky Blankenburg

PGY6

Katherine Brock

Communicating Bad News

 

 

Contact Information

Becky Blankenburg, MD, MPH (rblanke@stanford.edu), is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, in the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine.  She is the Associate Chair of Education (Residency Programs), Residency Program Director for the Pediatrics Residency Program and the Combined Pediatrics-Anesthesia Residency Program at Stanford, and Co-Director of the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship Program.  Her educational interests include how to promote autonomy and improve learning opportunities in this new era of decreased work hours, increasing faculty supervision, and increasing patient safety; how to improve clinical reasoning, communication, and professionalism through longitudinal coaching; and how to teach learners to teach.  Dr. Blankenburg is currently a Co-PI for an NIH-funded Social Behavioral Sciences Study (intervention to improve bedside teaching and patient care), and co-investigator for the IPASS Bringing Patient Safety to the Bedside Study.
She led the National Nighttime Curriculum Study and was the site PI for the national ARRA-funded IPASS Study on handoffs education. 

Carrie Rassbach, MD (crassbac@stanford.edu), is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, in the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine. Her areas of interest include medical education, hospital medicine, and care of children with special health care needs. She is an Associate Program Director for the Stanford Pediatrics Residency Program and Co-Director of the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship Program. She has designed and studied an innovative Coaching Program and a curriculum for pediatric residents in complex care. In 2013-2014, she was a Rathmann Fellow in Medical Education through the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Elizabeth Stuart, MD, MSEd (aestuart@stanford.edu), is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, in the Division of General Pediatrics.  She is the Assistant Dean of Clinical Education, Clerkship Director for Pediatrics, and an Associate Program Director for Continuity Clinic Education in the Pediatrics Residency.  Her educational interests include teaching and curriculum design around patient-centered and cross-cultural communication, clinical reasoning, and performance assessment. Her clinical teaching emphasizes role modeling and reflection on doctor-patient interactions and clinical decision-making.

 

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