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2017 CDIM Louis N. Pangaro, MD, Educational Program Development Award Recipients

Steven J. Durning, MD, PhD,  Joseph Rencic, MD, Robert L. Trowbridge, Jr., MD

Steven J Durning, MD, PhD Joseph Rencic, MD Robert Trowbridge, MD

CDIM will award the 2017 CDIM Louis N. Pangaro, MD, Educational Program Development Award to Steven J. Durning, MD, PhD, FACP; Joseph Rencic, MD, FACP; and Robert L. Trowbridge, Jr., MD, FACP. This award will be presented during the CDIM Member Recognition and Awards Lunch at Academic Internal Medicine Week 2017, held March 19-22 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD.

The CDIM Louis N. Pangaro, MD, Educational Program Development Award recognizes an individual or team for contributions made to the development and improvement of graduate medical education, expertise in medical education, and scholarly achievement in the field of education.

Dr. Durning, Dr. Rencic, and Dr. Trowbridge are recognized for their collective work in advancing and addressing every relevant aspect of clinical reasoning education with their book entitled Teaching Clinical Reasoning. This work has been voted as one of the most valuable courses by medical students. Dr. Rencic published six Journal of General Internal Medicine Exercises in Clinical Reasoning papers, co-authored chapters on clinical reasoning assessment, and Medical Teacher Twelve Tips articles.

All doctors are members of the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) and the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine (CDIM).

Dr. Durning is a Professor of Medicine at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine. He earned is MD degree from the University of Pittsburgh and received his PhD from Maastricht University.

Dr. Rencic is currently Associate Professor of Medicine, Internal Medicine Residency Associate Program Director, and Clerkship Director at Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed his undergraduate degree at Georgetown University and his MD at the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine. He went on to complete his internal medicine residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Trowbridge is the Director of Medical Student Education and Faculty Development at the Maine Medical Center where he also serves as director of the Division of General Internal Medicine. He completed his undergraduate degree at Colgate University and his MD degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He also completed his internal medicine residency at Stanford University Hospital and a fellowship in general internal and hospital medicine at the University of California San Francisco.