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May 19, 2016

Drs. Helen Morgan, David Marzano, & Maya Hammoud publish research on teaching preoperative skills

Helen Morgan, MD, David Marzano, MD, and Maya Hammoud, MD co-authored the article that was recently published in the Journal of Surgical Education. The article aims to evaluate the effectiveness of a preoperative skills curriculum, and to assess and document competence in associated Obstetrics and Gynecology Level 1 Milestones.

May 18, 2016

Recent publication from Drs. Sally Santen & Joel Purkiss on interviewing models for medical school interviews

Sally Santen, MD, PhD and Joel Purkiss, PhD collaborated on the research that was recently published in Academic Medicine. The article describes the hybrid interview format the University of Michigan Medical School implemented in 2014. The interview format combines traditional interview methods with the newer innovative, multisampling interview format.

May 16, 2016

Recent publication from Cheryl Moyer: Explaining Disparities in Use of Skilled Birth Attendants in Developing Countries

Dr. Moyer's article was recently published in PLoS ONE. The article explores the disparities in the use of skilled birth assistants by socioeconomic class and what factors should be further investigated when trying to understand these disparities. 

May 13, 2016

Drs. Joel Purkiss & Michael Hortsch publish research on the outcomes of attending lectures vs. viewing recordings

Joel Purkiss, PhD and Michael Hortsch PhD co-authored the research that was recently published in The FASEB JournalThe article explores the learning outcomes of students attendance in lecture vs. viewing lecture recordings in a medical histology course. 

May 11, 2016

Dr. Larry Gruppen publishes research on better understanding the assessment of clinical reasoning

Larry Gruppen's, PhD research was recently published in Assessing Competence in Professional Performance across Disciplines and Professions.  The article discusses how this essential component in determining a health professional's competence must be done using a variety of assessments due to the complex nature of clinical reasoning.

May 9, 2016

Dr. Monica Lypson publishes research on defining core entrustable professional activities in medical education

Monica Lypson, MD, MHPE, co-authored the article that was recently published in Academic MedicineThe article discusses the development of entrustable professional activities (EPAs) that every resident should be able to do without direct supervision on day one of residency. These EPAs could significantly narrow the gap between program directors' expectations and new residents' performance.

May 6, 2016

Recent publication from Martha Funnell: Increasing Patient Acceptance and Adherence Toward Insulin

Martha Funnell, MS, RN, CDE, FAADE co-authored the article that was recently published in Postgraduate Medicine. The article discusses how updating healthcare professionals on  recommendations and clinical evidence supporting when to initiate insulin therapy, strategies for overcoming provider and patient barriers for initiating insulin therapy, and the safety and efficacy of current and emerging insulin therapy and delivery technology can increase their confidence in individualizing patient therapy.

May 4, 2016

Dr. Cheryl Moyer publishes research on predictors in stillbirths and neonatal deaths in Uganda

Cheryl Moyer's, MPH, PhD work was recently published in the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. The goal of the research was to explore pregnancy outcomes in a referral hospital in rural western Uganda. 

April 28, 2016

Martha Funnell co-authors recently published position statement on diabetes self-management

Martha Funnell, MS, RN, CDE, FAADE, collaborated on the joint position statement of the American Diabetes Association, the American Association of Diabetes Educators, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that was published by Clinical Diabetes