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2017 Alliance Skills and Leadership Conference Workshop Presentations

2017 Alliance Skills and Leadership Conference
October 19-21, 2017
Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center
Grapevine, TX

All available presentation material for Academic Internal Medicine Week 2017 has been posted on this site. For other presentations, please contact the speaker directly. Unless otherwise noted, all files are in PDF.

Please do not use material from these presentations without consulting the speaker or AAIM.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Plenary Session I

Dipping below the Waterline: Diagnosing Team Dynamics

Danny Sam, MD, Moderator
Kaiser Permanente Medical Group (Northern California) Santa Clara

Cara Wilson
Tableau Software 

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Workshop Session I

101. Who’s the Boss? Developing Your “Managing Up” Skillset

Vinod Nambudiri, MD, MBA
Grand Strand Regional Medical Center 

102. Surviving the 10-year Site Visit: Practical Tips for Success from the Program’s Perspective

Lisa Willett, MD
Jason L. Morris, MD
Tammy S. Pickens, C-TAGME
Brandy G. Freiger, C-TAGME
University of Alabama School of Medicine 

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103. A Big MAC Attack: How to Implement a Mentor/Advisor/Coach Program

Seonaid Hay, MD
Dana Dunne, MD
Geoffrey Connors, MD
Yale School of Medicine 

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104. Unleashing the Full Potential of Simulation: Advancing Your Simulation Practice with Techniques Targeting Faculty Development and Scholarly Production

Christopher Bruti, MD
Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center 

Brian Kwan, MD
University of California-San Diego School of Medicine 

Kendall Novoa-Takara, MD
University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix 

Lisa Calvo, MD
University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine 

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105. Coaching for the Coaches: Creating a QI Workshop for Faculty Interested in Mentoring Resident QI Projects

Jonathan Tolentino, MD
Stony Brook University School of Medicine 

Nirvani Goolsarran, MD
Stony Brook University School of Medicine 

106. Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) for Residents: “Mini-MIPS” Model for Teaching Residents Quality Improvement and Business of Medicine in an Outpatient Setting

Jennifer Bolyard, MD
Canton Medical Education Foundation/NEOMED 

Rama Narayanan, MD
Canton Medical Education Foundation/NEOMED 

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107. Teaching Professionalism to Promote Reflection and Physician Wellness

Ronda Mourad, MD
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine 

Andrea Jennings, PhD
Louis Stokes Cleveland VAMC 

Simran Singh, MD
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine 

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108. I Am Watching You… Skills and Strategies for Using Direct Observation as a Meaningful Teaching Tool

Rachel Vanderberg, MD
Allison DeKosky, MD
Sarah Merriam, MD
Melissa McNeil, MD, MPH
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 

109. If You Build It, They Will Come – or Will They? How to Build a Successful Faculty Development Toolbox at Your Institution

Richard Wardrop, III, MD, PhD
University of North Carolina School of Medicine 

Alaka Ray, MD
Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital 

Alpesh N. Amin, MD, MBA
University of California-Irvine School of Medicine 

Robert D. Ficalora, MD
Billings Clinic 

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110. Frame of Reference Training with a Novel Short Film

William Leland, MD
Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University

Claudia Kroker-Bode, MD, PhD
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine 

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111. Arts and Humanities Incorporated into a Residency Curriculum: A New Approach to Combat Fatigue and Burnout

Michele Lewis, MD
Mary S. Hedges, MD
Jose Raul Valery, MD

Chrys Yates
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (Jacksonville) 

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112. A Cinderella Story: How to Transform Performance Dashboards into Tools for Resident Training

Gail Berkenblit, MD, PhD
Jeremy Epstein, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 

Craig Noronha, MD
Boston University School of Medicine 

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Workshop Session II 

203. Are Housestaff Worth the Cost at Your Institution?

Stephen Knohl, MD
State University of New York Upstate Medical University College of Medicine

Alwin F. Steinmann, MD, FACP
Saint Joseph Hospital 

Jose Perez, MD, MBA
Methodist Hospital (Houston) 

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204. Tales from the Curbside: How to Create Your Own Podcast

Paul Williams, MD
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University 

Matthew Watto, MD
Stuart Brigham, MD
San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium 

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205. #NewBalance: A Novel Approach to Resident Well-Being

Rakhee Bhayani, MD
Carol Faulk, MD
Teresa Deshields, PhD
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine 

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206. Training Together: An Innovative Interprofessional Ward Team

Emily Gottenborg, MDBrian Wolfe, MD
Julia Clemons, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine 

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208. After the Match: Cultivating a Community of Support, Retention and Mentoring to Enhance Diversity

Nancy Denizard-Thompson, MD
Wake Forest School of Medicine of Wake Forest
Baptist Medical Center 

Cristin Colford, MD
University of North Carolina School of Medicine 

Rachel Harris, MD
Morehouse School of Medicine 

Suzanne Kraemer, MD
Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University 

209. It Takes a Village: Teaching Residents to Build Developmental Mentorship Networks

Rachel Wong, MD
Kimberly Kranz, MD
Stony Brook University School of Medicine 

Alia Chisty, MD
Ryan Schmidt, MD
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University 

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210. Incorporating Advocacy into Your Training Program

Niraj Sharma, MD, MPH
Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women’s Hospital 

Allison DeKosky, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 

Mark Henderson, MD
University of California-Davis School of Medicine

Susan Lane, MD
Stony Brook University School of Medicine 

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211. The “Inter-Visit” Curriculum – Teaching Residents How to Provide Outpatient Care between Clinic Visits

Deepa Nandiwada, MD
Kathryn Anderson, MD
Marc Shalaby, MD
Patrick Sayre, MD
Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

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212. Resilience, Compassion, Joy: Three Exercises for Fostering a Meaningful Life in the Practice of Medicine

Benjamin Doolittle, MD
John Moriarty, MD
Seonaid Hay, MD
Stephen Holt, MD
Yale School of Medicine

APDIM Assemblies 

University-Based Teaching Hospitals 

Community-Based Teaching Hospitals 

Alliance Town Hall: Emerging Issues in Medical Education

Andrew Hoellein, MD, Moderator
CDIM President
University of Kentucky College of Medicine 

Craig DeGarmo, MBA, MHA
AIM President
Baylor College of Medicine 

Craig Brater, MD
Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine 

Workshop Session III

301. Qualitative Research 101

Diane Levine, MD
Wayne State University School of Medicine 

Briar L. Duffy, MD
University of Minnesota Medical School 

Chayan Chakraborti, MD
Tulane University School of Medicine 

Katherine C. Chretien, MD
George Washington University
School of Medicine and Health Sciences 

302. Using the Multiple Mini-Interview to Get the Applicants You Want: Logistics and First Steps

Allan Markus, MD, MBA
HonorHealth Thompson Peak Medical Center 

Anthony A. Donato Jr., MD
Benjamin J. Lloyd, MD
Reading Health System

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303. US Immigration and the IMG in Training

Eleanor M. Fitzpatrick, MA
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates 

Himangi Kaushal, MD, FACP
Memorial Healthcare System 

Armand Krikorian, MD
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Advocate Christ Medical Center 

Sapna Kuehl, MD, FACP
St. Agnes HealthCare 

Mario Sanchez
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Southwestern Medical School 

304. Using Every Trick in the Book: Leadership Training and Community Building via a Longitudinal Book Club

Sarah Merriam, MD
Greg Bump, MD
Amy Kennedy, MD
Melissa McNeil, MD, MPH
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 

305. A Job Well Done: Preparing Residents for the Job Search through Workshops and Individual Mentoring

Stacy Charat, MD
University of California-San Diego School of Medicine 

Maryann Overland, MD
University of Washington School of Medicine 

Rebecca Berman, MD
Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women’s Hospital 

306. Designing a Faculty Development Blueprint

Miriam Bar-on, MD
Sandhya Wahi-Gururaj, MD
University of Nevada School of Medicine (Las Vegas) 

307. Jumpstarting Future Educators: Designing a Clinician-Educator Track in Your Residency

John Ragsdale, MD
University of Kentucky College of Medicine 

Brian Uthlaut, MD
University of Virginia School of Medicine 

Corrie A. Stankiewicz, MD
Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine
at the University of Pennsylvania 

Renata Thronson, MD
Gabrielle Berger, MD
University of Washington School of Medicine 

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308. The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teaching Hospitalists

Nirvani Goolsarran, MD
Stony Brook University School of Medicine 

John Raimo, MD
Sean LaVine, MD
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine
at Hofstra University 

309. Promoting Emotional Well-Being through Coaching: A Train the Trainer Workshop

Kerri Palamara, MD
Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital 

Colleen Christmas, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 

Mukta Panda, MD
University of Tennessee College of Medicine at Chattanooga 

Richard Wardrop, III, MD, PhD
University of North Carolina School of Medicine 

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310. The Art of Caring for Self and Others

Mariah Quinn, MD
Amy Zelenski, PhD
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health 

311. A Better Way to Assess Exam Skills: Direct Observation and Volunteer Patients

Bennett Clark, MD
Brian Garibaldi, MD
Joan Lee, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 

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312. Code Blue Simulation Two Ways: Novel Use of Simulation Curricula as a Mechanism for Milestone Evaluation

Lorrel Brown, MD
University of Louisville School of Medicine 

Melanie Sulistio, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Southwestern Medical School 

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Plenary Session II

Oral Abstract Presentations

Programmatic Innovations Abstracts

Joseph Szot, MD, Moderator
University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver
College of Medicine 

Improving Resident Diversity to Meet Learning Environment and Patient Care Needs

Olivia Campa, MD
University of California-Davis School of Medicine 

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Fostering the Collision – Facilitating Incorporation of Active Learning Strategies into Housestaff Core Conference

Rebecca E. Miller, MD
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Implementation of Care Teams in a Resident Continuity Clinic: Innovations in Patient Continuity, Chronic Disease Management, and Outpatient Medical Education

Eric Palecek, MD
Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine
at the University of Pennsylvania 

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Learning Together for Safety—An Experiential Interprofessional Activity to Teach Medical Students How to Safely Handle Patients

Megan E. Wren, MD
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine 

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Research Abstracts

Moderator TBD

Factors Influencing Application Decisions Among Internal Medicine Residents

Steven V. Angus, MD
University of Connecticut School of Medicine 

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Program Characteristics/ Preferences and Propensity to match International Medical Graduates (IMGs)

Himangi Kaushal, MD, FACP
Memorial Healthcare System (Hollywood, FL) 

Show me the Money: Salary Support Survey of Internal Medicine Clerkship Directors

Brian Kwan, MD
University of California-San Diego School of Medicine 

Internal Medicine Residency Program Director Burnout and Program Director Turnover: Results of a National Survey

Alec O'Connor, MD
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry 

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Saturday, October 21, 2017 

APDIM New York Special Interest Group Meeting 

Open Discussion Forums

Wellness
Primary Care
What Now? Medical Educators Response to the Executive Order on Immigration 

Plenary Session III

Teaching, Evaluating, and Remediating Competencies—International Models

Melvin Blanchard, MD, Moderator
APDIM President
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine 

Andrew Elder, MBchB
Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom     

Benjamin A. Alman, MD
Duke University School of Medicine 

Workshop Session IV 

401. Samuel Is Smart and Hannah Is Helpful: Mitigating Bias in Written Evaluations and Letters of Recommendation

Briar Duffy, MD
Mumtaz Mustapha, MD
Sophia Gladding, PhD
University of Minnesota Medical School 

Alda Maria Gonzaga, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 

402. Making It Stick: Applying the Science of Learning to Everyday Teaching during Lectures, in Clinic, and on the Wards

Andrea Carter, MD
Andrew Klein, MD
Melissa McNeil, MD, MPH
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 

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403. The Power of Collaboration—A Benefit of the Self-Study

Megan Wren, MD
Bethany Millar, C-TAGME
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine 

Terry Bennett, C-TAGME
Brian S. Uthlaut, MD
University of Virginia School of Medicine

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404. Cultivating Professional Growth: The Role of Grade Appeal Committees

Reeni Abraham, MD
Blake Barker, MD
Kathlene Trello-Rishel, MD
Zaiba Jetpuri, MD

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Southwestern Medical School 

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405. Traditional Model, X+Y, Ambulatory Long Block, Hybrid…Oh My ‒ How to Determine the Right Resident Scheduling Models for Your Program

Craig Noronha, MD
Boston University School of Medicine 

Alaka Ray, MD
Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital 

Danielle Jones, MD
Emory University School of Medicine 

Catherine E. Apaloo, MD
Piedmont Athens Regional

Maryann Overland, MD
University of Washington School of Medicine 

406. Walk Like a Champion: A Walking Challenge to Increase Employee Wellness

Sarah Luber, DO
Anthony Donato, MD
Reading Hospital 

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407. Resident Career Development: A Longitudinal Curriculum

Sharon B. Kim, MD, FACP
Providence Health & Services
Oregon/Providence Medical Center

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408. An Educational Curriculum in Cultural Humility: A Framework for Actionable Goals and Objectives

Monica Yepes-Rios, MD
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Edward Hebert School of Medicine 

Katherine Walsh, MD
Ohio State University College of Medicine 

Tina Kumra, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 

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409. You Won’t Find This at Home Depot: Building Your Remediation Toolbox

Ross Hilliard, MD
Dominick Tammaro, MD
Jennifer Jeremiah, MD
Stephanie Catanese, MD
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University 

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410. Yes Doctor, There Is Life after Being a Program Director

Alwin Steinmann, MD, FACP
Saint Joseph Hospital 

Andrew Yacht, MD
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine
at Hofstra University 

Miriam Bar-on, MD
University of Nevada School of Medicine (Las Vegas) 

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411. Applying Growth Mindset to Residency Training

Alvin Calderon, MD, PhD
Virginia Mason Medical Center 

Daniel Pomerantz, MD
Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine (New Rochelle) 

Sandhya Wahi-Gururaj, MD
University of Nevada School of Medicine (Las Vegas)

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412. Resilient Leadership: Building Strategies to Managing Interpersonal Conflict

Elizabeth Lee, MD
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University 

Shanu Gupta, MD
Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center 

Vinod Nambudiri, MD, MBA
Grand Strand Medical Center 

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Plenary Session IV

Lunch and Plenary Session
Thriving Amidst Chaos: Time Management Ideas That Work 

Dominique L. Cosco, MD, Moderator
Emory University School of Medicine 

Susan R. Johnson, MD, MS
University of Iowa
Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine 

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Workshop Session V

501. Interdisciplinary Journal Club: An Approach to Teaching Evidence Based Medicine

Ross Driscoll, MD
Joseph Costello
Western Michigan University
Homer Stryker, MD, School of Medicine 

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502. Teaching at the Bedside: Reintroducing the Patient to Resident Education

Stephen Harder, MD
Christiana Renner, MD
Roma Moza, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas,
Southwestern Medical School 

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503. Update on AAIM Committee Work: AAIM Medical Student to Resident Interface Committee, AAIM Resident to Fellow Interface Committee, and AAIM Education Committee

Elaine Muchmore, MD
University of California-San Diego School of Medicine 

John P. Moriarty, MD
Yale School of Medicine

Steven V. Angus, MD
University of Connecticut School of Medicine 

Chris Williams
Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine

504. Ready for Prime Time: A Step-by-Step Guide to Successfully Integrating Observation Medicine in Internal Medicine Residency Training

Armand Krikorian, MD
Bela Nand, MD
Priya Sharma, MD
Sheela Metgud, MD
University of Illinois College of Medicine
at Chicago/Advocate Christ Medical Center 

505. May the Force Be with You: How to Effectively Leverage your Meetings

Emily Fondahn, MD
Geoffrey Cislo, MD
Thomas M. De Fer, MD
Thomas Ciesielski, MD
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine 

506. More Than a Language Barrier: Teaching Trainees to Provide High-Quality Care to Individuals with Limited English Proficiency

Tanya Nikiforova, MD
Alda Maria Gonzaga, MD
Eloho Ufomata, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 

Deepa Nandiwada, MD
Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine
at the University of Pennsylvania 

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507. Putting the Competence Back into the Clinical Competency Committee

Claudia Kroker-Bode, MD, PhD
Chad J. Demott, MD
Michael X. Wiid, MD
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine 

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508. Communications Planning and Strategies for Residency Programs

Anton Zuiker
Duke University School of Medicine

509. Empowering Residency Resilience through Self-Directed Learning

Danise Schiliro, MD
Jadwiga Stepczynski, MD
Ruth Weissberger, MD
Yale-New Haven Medical Center (Waterbury) 

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510. How to Create Easy, Robust Learning Modules in Just Minutes

Aaron Smith, MD
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine 

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511. Enough about Burnout! Let’s Talk Emotional Well-Being and How to Make It Happen

Kerri Palamara, MD
Arabella Louise Simpkin, MD
Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital 

Asher Tulsky, MD
Boston University School of Medicine 

Sima Desai, MD
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine 

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512. Does What We Say Define Who We Are? Innovations in Teaching Communication and Addressing the Hidden Curriculum

Regan Taylor, MD
Rachel Bonnema, MD
University of Nebraska College of Medicine 

Plenary Session V

Orchestrating and Responding to Change: Stories from Inside the Actors’ Studio 

Armand Krikorian, MD, FACE, FACP Moderator
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Advocate Christ Medical Center 

Jeffrey G. Wiese, MD, MHM, FACP
Tulane University School of Medicine 

Anne G. Pereira, MD, MPH
University of Minnesota Medical School 

Workshop Session VI

601. Innovations in Education: Winning Strategies from AAIM Innovation Grant Recipients

Donna J. Astiz, MD
Atlantic Health (Morristown) 

Amy B. Zelenski, PhD
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health 

Jane Gagliardi, MD
Duke University School of Medicine 

Shannon A. Scielzo, PhD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Southwestern Medical School 

Mary Anderson, MD
Darlene Tad-y, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine 

Jane Andrews, MD
Yale School of Medicine 

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602. Here’s to “Life” – How to Develop an Innovative Public Speaking Curriculum in Your Program

Benjamin Vipler, MD
Gregory Condos, MD
Naval Medical Center (Portsmouth) 

Adam Barelski, MD
National Capital Consortium 

603. Don’t Let Your Hospital Lose Millions of GME Dollars: The Link between RMS Schedule Making and Your Finance Department

Teshana Gibbs
Saima Chaudhry, MD
Memorial Healthcare System 

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604. Health Break: Implementation of a Resident Run Wellness Curriculum—How Do We Make It Work?

Karla Curet, DO
Shannon Tosounian, DO
Albert Einstein Healthcare Network 

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605. It’s Just a Drunk: Addressing Implicit Bias and Disparities in Care Associated with Substance Abuse in the Internal Medicine Clerkship

Christiana Renner, MD
Kehinde Odedosu, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Southwestern Medical School 

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606. Let’s Talk Story

Anton Zuiker
Duke University School of Medicine 

607. I’m No Superman: Fostering Physician Resilience through Guided Group Discussion of Scrubs

Christopher Colombo, MD
Arthur Holtzclaw, MD
Jack Ellis, DO
Meredith Hays, DO
Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center 

608. Improving In-Hospital ACLS Response: Using Simulation and Interdisciplinary Teams to Practice, Re-Train, and Identify Opportunities for Improvement

Ross Hilliard, MD
Drew Nagle, MD
Michael Carnevale, RRT
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University 

Max Dannecker, NREMT
Lifespan Medical Simulation Center 

Ara Millette, MBA, MSN, RN
The Miriam Hospital 

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609. Using the New AAIM Program Director Letter of Recommendation Template: Case Studies

Richard L. Alweis, MD
Rochester Regional Health/Unity Hospital 

Melanie Sulistio, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Southwestern Medical School 

Nancy Day Adams, MD
University of Connecticut School of Medicine 

Caroline Milne, MD
University of Utah School of Medicine 

Melvin Blanchard, MD
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine 

Elaine Muchmore, MD
University of California-San Diego School of Medicine

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