Jump to Main Content

Awards

ASH Medical Educators Institute Participants and Faculty

The following individuals participated in the ASH Medical Educators Institute.

2020 Participants and Faculty

Participants and Projects

  • Najeebah Bade, MD
    Inova Schar Cancer Institute, Fairfax, VA
    Use of a Case Based Curriculum on Bleeding and Clotting Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Natalie Bavli, MD
    University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX
    ASH Benign Hematology Curriculum: An Outcomes Assessment
  • Nidhi Bhatt, MD
    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
    Effective education regarding gene therapy in hemophilia B patient in resource rich and restricted countries
  • Marc Braunstein, MD
    NYU Winthrop Hospital, Mineola, NY
    Implementing a Fellow-Driven Social Media Platform for Hematology Case Discussions
  • Jason Chen, MD
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    Doing the Electric Slide: Utilizing Digital Technology to Enhance Hematology Fellowship Education
  • Victoria David, MD
    McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Geriatric Oncology Needs Assessment: A National Survey of Hematology Residents Across Canada
  • Diana Fridlyand, MD
    Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
    The Making of a Physician-Scientist: A Curriculum Supporting Learners Invested in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Research
  • Rida Hasan, MD
    Bloodworks Northwest, Seattle, WA
    Utilization of Case-Based E-Learning Modules and Evidence-Based Guidelines to Improve Transfusion Medicine Education Among Pediatric Residents
  • Amany Keruakous, MD
    Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
    Hybrid Style Curriculum to Facilitate Collaboration between Hematology/Oncology and Hematopathology Fellows’ Cross-Discipline Training
  • Sara Kreimer, MD
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA
    Prevalence of Burnout Among Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellows and Risk Factors for Burnout in Fellowship Training Curriculum in the Time of Covid-19
  • Arielle Langer, MD, MPH
    Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
    Impact of a structured outpatient experience on medical student learning and interest in benign hematology
  • Joel Livingston, MSc, MD, FRCPC
    The Hospital for Sick Children / The University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Training Pediatric Hematologists/Oncologists in the Use of Atraumatic Lumbar Puncture Needles: Incorporating Clinical Guidelines into Practice
  • Soo Park, MD
    University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA
    Leveraging External Mentorship in Non-Malignant Hematology: A Pilot Program
  • Moriah Rabin, MD
    Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, NY
    Escape Zoom: Use of a virtual escape room to enhance pediatric hematology/oncology fellow education about available immunotherapies for hematologic malignancies
  • Ilana Schlam, MD
    MedStar Georgetown-Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC
    Improving Feedback for Hematologists and Oncologists in Training
  • Katarina Semkiu, MD
    Washington University St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
    Development of Asynchronous Strategies in Hematology (DASH): An Interactive, Web-based Case Curriculum

Co-Directors and Faculty

  • Nathan Connell, MD, MPH, FACP
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Amylou Dueck, PhD
    Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Leslie Ellis, MD, MSHPEd
    Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Scott Gitlin, MD, FACP
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Leslie S. Kersun, MD, MSCE, MSEd, ASH MEI Co-Director
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
  • Mary Jo Lechowicz, MD
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Alfred Lee, MD, PhD
    Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Tiffany Lucas, MD
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • Donna Luff, PhD
    Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Ariela Marshall, MD
    Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, MN
  • Rakesh Mehta, MD
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
  • Scott Moerdler, MD
    Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Martina Murphy, MD
    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, ASH MEI Co-Director
    Miami Cancer Institute - Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, FL
  • Myles Nickolich, MD
    Penn State Cancer Institute, Hershey, PA

2019 Participants and Faculty

Participants and Projects

  • Nadia Ali, MD
    Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
    Implementation of a Structured Curriculum for the Hematology Elective for Medical Students
  • Zeina Al-Mansour, MD
    University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA
    Mastering “Geriatric Assessment Tools” for the Practicing Hematologist
  • Jacquelyn Crane, MD
    University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
    Development and Implementation of an Active Hematopathology Curriculum for Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellows
  • Tamara Dunn, MD
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
    Improving Patient Care and Self Awareness Using Implicit Bias Training for Fellows
  • Sajida Kazi, MBBS, MRCP, FRCPATH
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Proposal to Develop a Blended Teaching Program in Hematology and Obstetrics
  • Hira Latif, MD
    Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC
    Virtual Reality; A Novel Tool to Reduce Burnout In Hematology/Oncology Fellows
  • Anjlee Mahajan, MD
    UC Davis Cancer Center, Sacramento, CA
    Fellow to Fellow: A Case Based Approach to Teaching Benign Hematology
  • Scott Moerdler, MD
    Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ
    Testing the Water of Pediatric Resident Compassion Fatigue and the Impact of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Rotations
  • Andrew O’Brien, MD
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
    Beyond Acute Leukemia: A Fellow Led Supplementary Curriculum to Improve Hematology Education on the Inpatient Hematology Service
  • Sven Olson, MD
    Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
    "Anticoag.net", a web-based tool for the diagnosis and management of non-malignant hematologic disorders: Fellow-driven content refinement and expanded evaluation of its effect on fellow clinical decision-making
  • Rita Paschal, MD
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
    Integrating palliative care into a hematology/oncology fellowship curriculum
  • Rushad Patell, MD
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
    Communication Training for hematology-oncology housestaff using an online video: a pilot study
  • Reshma Ramlal, MD
    University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
    Patterns of Social Media Use Among Hematology/Oncology Fellows For Self Directed Learning
  • Julie Rivers, MD, MS
    Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA
    Development of an Outpatient Pediatric Hematology Curriculum for Pediatric Residents
  • Susmita Sarangi, MD
    Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
    Diagnostic Pathways in Hematology: An Enhanced Learning module by the use of a novel mobile application
  • Teresa Scordino, MD
    University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
    Virtual Laboratory Tours to Improve Education in Diagnosis of Hematologic Disease
  • Surbhi Shah, MD
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Reimagined preclinical years of medical education in hematology
  • Jennifer Yui, MD
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Improvement and Assessment of Weekly Benign Hematology Educational Conference
  • Ahmar Zaidi, MD
    Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI
    #PHODocs: connecting pediatric hematologists through a virtual journal club using social media
  • Jessica Zimmerman, MD
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
    On the CASE: Case-based learning As Supplemental Education for residents on the pediatric hematology/oncology inpatient service

Co-Directors and Faculty

  • Amylou Dueck, PhD
    Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Leslie Ellis, MD, MSHPEd, ASH MEI Co-Director
    Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Leslie Ellis, MD, MSHPEd, ASH MEI Co-Director
    Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Scott Gitlin, MD, FACP
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Leslie S. Kersun, MD, MSCE, MSEd, ASH MEI Co-Director
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
  • Jennifer Kesselheim, MD, MEd
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
  • Jennifer Kesselheim, MD, MEd
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
  • Mary Jo Lechowicz, MD
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Mary Jo Lechowicz, MD
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Alfred Lee, MD, PhD
    Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Tiffany Lucas, MD
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • Alison Loren, MD, MS
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Donna Luff, PhD
    Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Dana Matthews, MD
    Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA
  • Martina Murphy, MD
    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS
    UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

2018 Participants and Faculty

Participants and Projects

  • Hanny Al-Samkari, MD
    Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
    Impact of a Modernized, Interdisciplinary Hematology Curriculum on Fellow Knowledge, Satisfaction, and Career Choice
  • Thomas Atkinson, MD
    Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
    Predicting Hematology Workforce Trends Using AAMC Graduation Questionnaire
  • Kathryn Baxstrom, MD
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Dedicated Hands-on Hematopathology Microscope Session for Medical Residents on Hematology/Oncology Rotations
  • Nicholas Burwick, MD
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA
    Development of a Hematology VA- Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) Program
  • Aditi Kamdar, MD
    Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
    The HOP: Hematology/Oncology Podcasts in Educating Pediatric Residents
  • Zachary Liederman, MD
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    The use of virtual patient cases with expert traces for rare disease education in hematology
  • Rakhi Naik, MD, MHS
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
    Characteristics of Non-Malignant Hematology Training in Combined Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Programs in the US
  • Myles Nickolich, MD
    Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC
    Cancer Care Experience: Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Undergraduate Medical Education
  • Sandhya Panch, MBBS, MPH
    National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD
    The “Next-Gen-Sequence” in Hematology Training: Development of A Cell and Gene Therapy Curriculum for Hematology/Oncology and Transfusion Medicine Trainees
  • Beverly Schaefer, MD
    University at Buffalo, Bowmansville, NY
    Addressing the Gap: Implementation of Hemostasis and Thrombosis Interactive Learning Modules
  • Mary Seegars, MD
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
    Ten Minute Talks: A Practical Approach to Enhancing the Hematology Inpatient Trainee Experience
  • Salma Shivji, BHSc (Hons), MD
    University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    A needs assessment to identify current gaps in thrombosis medicine training during residency in Canada
  • Srinivas Tantravahi, MBBS, MRCP
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
    Flipped Classroom and Case Based Curriculum for Training Hematology and Oncology Fellows
  • Sarah Yentz, MD
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    Publish It! A Course in the Critical Evaluation and publication of Scholarly Manuscripts
  • Danielle Zimmerman, MD
    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
    Simulated Patient Encounter to Assess Fellows’ Ability to Manage Febrile Non-Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction

Co-Directors and Faculty

  • Leslie Ellis, MD, MSHPEd, ASH MEI Co-Director
    Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Scott Gitlin, MD
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Marc J. Kahn, MD, MBA
    Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
  • Leslie Kersun, MD
    Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
  • Jennifer Kesselheim, MD, MEd, ASH MEI Co-Director
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
  • Mary Jo Lechowicz, MD
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Tiffany Lin, MD
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • Donna Luff, PhD
    Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Dana C. Matthews, MD
    Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA
  • Martina Murphy, MD
    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MVS
    UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Jay Youngclaus
    Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC

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

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