Second Annual Brody School of Medicine Medical Education Day celebrated scholarship and innovation across the continuum of medical education, offering an opportunity for educators, leader, and learners to join a growing community interested in promoting exciting changes in medical education.
- Provide a forum for sharing educational innovations in curriculum and teaching, educational research and leadership related to medical education.
- Enhance knowledge and understanding of new approaches in medical education across the US.
- Build a network of facul and students interested in promoting educational excellence.
Steven Schmidt, PhD
, Associate Professor and Adult Education Program Coordinator, College of Education
LaToya Griffin, PhD
, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Megan Sippey, MD
, General Surgery Resident, PGY4
d Winning Presentations
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John Norbury, MD, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, "A Focus on Nerves and Joints: Impact of a Revised Curriculum for the 4th Year Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clerkship at Brody School of Medicine"
Luan Lawson, MD, Department of Emergency Medicine, "Implementation of an Interprofessional Simulation Curriculum for Medical and Nursing Students using TeamSTEPPS"
David Baker, MS3, Brody School of Medicine, "Latino Lay Health Advisors Building a Healthier Community"
Shuhua Ma, MD, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, "Implementation of Resident Sign Out with Functions to Compare Resident and Attending Reports"
Samantha Hamann, Student, Department of Biomedical Engineering, "A Shoulder Reduction Task Trainer"
Melissa Barnhill, Graduate Student, Department of Public Health, "Inclusion of LGBT Health Topics in Curriculum at Brody School of
Jed Gonzalo, MD, MSc is the Associate Dean for Health Systems Education, and Assistant Professor of Medicine and Public Health Sciences at Penn University College of Medicine in Hershey, PA.
Dr. Gonzalo graduated from Penn State College of Medicine in 2006. He completed his residency training and served as chief resident of internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Following his internal medicine residency, he completed a fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh in general internal medicine and medical education, earning a Master of Science in Medical Education in conjunction with his fellowship. Amo
ng his many awards is the Beth Israel Deaconess Internal Medicine Residency Lowell McGee Award for recognition of the "fundamental importance of teaching to the spirit and substance of being a physician."
Dr. Gonzalo has a deep interest in medical education, medical education scholarship, and clinical research related to quality of care and health systems. Over the past several years he as developed and implemented curricula, including a bedside rounding curriculum for internal medicine house staff, resident-as-teacher curriculum for house staff, and a systems-focused morbidity and mortality conference. His research projects focus on areas including bedside rounds, feedback and reflection, interdisciplinary rounds, patient safety issues, and emergency department to inpatient sign-out processes.
In his role as Associate Dean, Dr. Gonzalo oversees the design and implementation of educational activities related to Health Systems Science. He has lead the design and launch of the new medical student program related to Health Systems Science education and new Patient Navigator program for all 1st and 2nd year medical students in addition to piloting a faculty development program for clinician educators.
Dr. Gonzalo was selected as a JEMS Faculty Mentor and Scholar and serves as Penn State Hershey's Institutional Junior Faculty Representative to the AAMC Council of Faculty and Academic Societies. Throughout his first three years of his faculty position, he has been awarded six education awards, including two Dean's Teaching Awards, Internal Medicine Clerkship Teacher of the Year, the AAMC Herbert Nickens Faculty Fellowship award, and the National Society of General Internal Medicine Scholarship in Medical Education.