A new offering within our department is a collaborative effort with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA to train the next generations of neurology clinician-educators. The goal of the program is to prepare interested neurology residents for careers in academic medicine with a focus on teaching and curriculum design and development. There are two one-year certificate programs:
- Year one entitled Innovations in Curriculum Design and Evaluation and
- Year two entitled Medical Education Scholarship.
Participating residents are required to attend a bi-weekly seminar series for both programs and develop an innovative curriculum project for Year 1 and a research project for Year 2.
Application to the program is through School of Medicine normally in the spring/early summer of PGY-2 year.
Current Clinical Educator Resident:
Molly Fensterwald, MD
Project Title – Time is Brain: Simulation-Based Learning for Neurologic Emergencies
Mentors – Latisha Sharma, MD and Adrienne Keener, MD
Current Clinical Educator Fellow:
Katherine Fu, MD
Project Title – Learner Perceptions of a Remote Neurology Journal Club Curriculum: Comparing Traditional and Flipped Formats
Mentors – Adrienne Keener, MD
Clinician Educator Track Alumni:
- Shuvro Roy, MD – Examining the effects of an X+Y model on learner’s perceptions in Neurology Residency
- Shawn Love, MD – Defining a Procedure Curriculum in an ACGME-accredited Neurology Residency Program
- Alexandra Gallati, MD – Enhancing Neuroimmunology Didactics
- Karen Morgenshtern, MD – Improving Neurological Exam Teaching for Medical Students
- Caitlin Mulligan, MD – Simulated Patient Encounter as a Tool to Teach Residents Skills in Communication of Functional Neurologic Disorders