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FY2017 Innovation Grant Recipients

AAIM fosters educational innovations in academic internal medicine through a grant program. The Innovation Grants Subcommittee selected the following 13 projects to receive grants totaling $50,000. The FY2017 AAIM Innovation Grants is co-sponsored by MedU.

Teaching and Learning

Emotional intelligence in resident physicians
Pramil Cheriyath, MD, Ocala Regional Medical Center 

Enhancing resident scholarly productivity by facilitating web based access to publicly accessible datasets
Harley Friedman, MD, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth 

PITCH: Perspective-inspired transition curriculum for housestaff
Avutu Viswatej, MD, and Niraj Sharma, MD, Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women's Hospital

Are your learners ready to hold the admission pager?—Building a resident curriculum for triage and disposition decision-making
Emily S. Wang, MD, University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio 

High Value Care/Quality Care

Consulting Wisely—Applying the principles of high value care to the practice of requesting a consult
Shannon K. Martin, MD, University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences, Pritzker School of Medicine

The LOOP project - Closing feedback loops about trainees' decision-making
Andrew Olson, MD, University of Minnesota Medical School 

Resilience and Wellness

Residency training: What is the physical impact?
Amber Deptola, MD, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Teaching resilience skills to students during clinical training
Amber Pincavage, MD, University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences, Pritzker School of Medicine 

Enhancing trainee resilience, connectedness, humanism, and teamwork via skilled reflective facilitation
Abby L. Spencer, MD, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Impact of meditation on sleep quality in internal medicine residents during outpatient rotation
Jayaram Thimmapuram, MD, York Hospital

Health Care Disparities

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Resident education in social determinants through promotion, enrichment, community, and teaching
Christopher Bruti, MD, Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center

Impact of stigma on quality of care of obese and overweight patients by internal medicine residents
Eric P. Hsieh, MD, Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California

Perceptions of social determinants of health among international medical graduates: A qualitative study
Raman Singhal, MD, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Wakefield Campus)