American Society of Hematology

ASH Medical Educators Institute Participants and Faculty

The following individuals participated in the ASH Medical Educators Institute.

2017 Participants and Faculty

Participants and Projects

  • Dawn Butler, MD
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC
    Development and Implementation of Virtual Hematopathology Curriculum
  • Daniel Choi, MD
    University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, Chicago, IL
    H.E.L.P. Curriculum: Hematology Education in Laboratory Testing and Pathology Curriculum
  • Adolfo Diaz Duque, MD
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
    Online B Cell Neoplasm Series Curriculum
  • Yi Lisa Hwa, DNP
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
    Needs Assessment for Launching a New Hematology Fellowship for Advanced Practice Providers
  • Annie Im, MD
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
    Flipping the Classroom for a BMT Curriculum
  • Tiffany Lin, MD
    University of California - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    Severe Hemophilia From Infancy to Childhood: Clinical Case Module
  • Courtney Miller-Chism, MD
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Hematopathology Proficiency in Hematology/Oncology Fellows
  • Martina Murphy, MD
    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
    A Team Based Learning Curriculum Within A Second Year Medical Student Hematology Course
  • Sarah Nagle, MD
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Communication Skills Training for Hematology/Oncology Fellows
  • Usha Perepu, MBBS
    University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
    Use of a Chemotherapy Simulation Tool to Build and Assess Competency in Hematology-Oncology Fellows
  • Bethany Samuelson Bannow, MD
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Making the Diagnosis: Improving Resident Understanding and Application of the 4Ts Score in the Diagnosis of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia
  • Pallawi Torka, MD
    University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
    Perception, Attitudes, and Experiences of Hematology-Oncology Fellows and Faculty Towards the Current Didactic Lecture Curriculum at Roswell Park Cancer Institute: A Critical Appraisal
  • Eric Tseng, MD
    McMaster University, Toronto, Canada
    An Evaluation of Learner Perspectives and Outcomes Following a Competency-Based Portfolio in Transfusion Medicine
  • Prakash Vishnu, MD
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL
    Managing Direct Oral Anticoagulants
  • Richard Ward, MBBS, MSc
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    A Needs Assessment of Clinician-Teachers/Educators in the Cancer Program at UHN
  • Amber Yates, MD
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Peripheral Blood Smear Interpretation Curriculum for Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellows

Co-Directors and Faculty

  • Marc J. Kahn, MD, MBA, ASH MEI Co-Director
    Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
  • Jennifer Kesselheim, MD, MEd, ASH MEI Co-Director
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
  • Georgette Dent, MD
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Leslie Ellis, MD, MSHPEd
    Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Scott Gitlin, MD
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Leslie Kersun, MD
    Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
  • Mary Jo Lechowicz, MD
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Donna Luff, PhD
    Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Dana C. Matthews, MD
    Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA
  • Erin Reid, MD
    University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA
  • Jay Youngclaus
    Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC
  • Kenneth Zuckerman, MD
    University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
  • Marc Zumberg, MD
    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
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2016 Participants and Faculty

Participants and Projects

  • Allison Carilli, MD
    University of Central Florida, Ocoee, FL
    Implementation of an Active Learning Curriculum for Internal Medicine Residents
  • Adam Giermasz, MD, PhD
    University of California - Davis, Sacramento, CA
    Development of a Web-Based Module for Bleeding Disorder Education
  • Christi Hayes, MD
    Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
    Flipping the Classroom: An Active Learning Curriculum for Medical Residents on the Inpatient Hematology Service
  • Karen Hook, MD
    University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
    A Patient-Instructor Program to Enhance Fellows’ Communication Skills With Patients With Complex Hematologic Disorders
  • Sawa Ito, MD, PhD
    National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD
    Matching Mentors in Translational Research: Mentorship Workshop for Physician-Scientist Trainees in Hematology
  • Jennie Law, MD
    University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
    Improving House Staff Attitudes Toward Patients With Sickle Cell Disease Through Implementation of a Disease-Specific Curriculum
  • Rebecca Karp-Leaf, MD
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MD
    Enriching Undergraduate Medical Education Through the Study of Benign Hematology
  • Gloria Lim, MD
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Evaluating the Impact of a New Competency-Based Curriculum in Canadian Hematology Training Programs: A Pre-Post Analysis
  • Ming Lim, MBBChir
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
    Development of a Learning-Style Based Benign Hematology Core Curriculum for Hematology/Oncology Fellows
  • Molly Mandernach, MD
    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
    Longitudinal Blended Curriculum for Sickle Cell Disease Education
  • Ariela Marshall, MD
    Rochester, MN
    Investigating Determinants of Hematology-Oncology Trainees’ Post-Fellowship Career Pathway Choices
  • Catherine McGuinn, MD
    New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
    Updating the Transition Toolkit: Workplace-Based Assessment
  • Sanjay Mohan, MD
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
    Simulation Modules in Transfusion Medicine
  • Elizabeth Roman, MD
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
    Improving Cost Awareness in Pediatric Hematology Oncology Fellows
  • Melissa Rose, DO
    The Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, OH
    Assessing a Curriculum for Mitigating Burnout in Pediatric and Adult Trainees
  • Satish Shanbhag, MBBS
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
    A Tool to Teach Medicine Residents Basic Analysis of Blood Smears and Recognition of Hem Emergencies
  • Richard Tower, MD
    Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI
    Effectiveness of an Advanced Degree Obtained During Pediatric Subspecialty Training in Promoting Scholarship
  • Katherine Walsh, MD
    The Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, OH
    Building an Online Hematology Learning Community
  • Ida Wong-Sefidan, MD
    University of California - San Diego, San Diego, CA
    Interactive Hematology Cases: Why Hematology Is Fun
  • Michelle Zeller, MD, MHPE
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    ICBT: A BEST Collaborative Study Informed Consent in Blood Transfusion

Co-Directors and Faculty

  • Marc J. Kahn, MD, MBA, ASH MEI Co-Director
    Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
  • Jennifer Kesselheim, MD, MEd, ASH MEI Co-Director
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
  • Mark Atlas, MD
    Hofstra-Northwell School of Medicine, New Hyde Park, NY
  • Linda Burns, MD
    National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match, Minneapolis, MN
  • Leslie Ellis, MD, MSHPEd
    Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Scott Gitlin, MD
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Alice Ma, MD
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Erin Reid, MD
    University of California - San Diego, La Jolla, CA
  • Roy Smith, MD
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Jay Youngclaus
    Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC
  • Kenneth Zuckerman, MD
    University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
  • Marc Zumberg, MD
    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
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