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Julie Gayle Nyquist, PhD
Professor of Clinical Medical Education
Medical Education
KAM 210 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 2387


Julie G. Nyquist, PhD is a Professor in the Department of Medical Education within the Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California. She directs the Master of Academic Medicine (MACM) program and is Chair of the department’s annual Innovations in Medical Education Conference for 2014-present. Dr. Nyquist joined the faculty in 1981, served as program evaluator for the Medical Student curriculum (1981-2014) and is currently co-chair of the school’s Competency-Based Medical Education initiative. Within KSOM she has served on most of the curriculum committees and was a member of the central Education Committee for the school for 20 years (1993-2013). With the MACM program Dr. Nyquist is part of teams that teach professional development, learning principles, curriculum design, evaluation, professionalism, culturally responsive health care, and leadership (of self and others). Dr. Nyquist has developed and delivered over 750 workshops and presentations on topics related to learning principles, teaching, evaluation, ACGME competencies, curriculum development, motivation, scholarship, leadership and team development to a variety of health care professions’ faculty members. In conjunction with her USC position she was also Director of Medical Education at a regional medical center in Bakersfield, California for 8 years (1993-2001). She has been the author or co-author on 14 federally funded education-related grants. Dr. Nyquist received her doctorate in Educational Psychology from Michigan State University in 1981


Nyquist JG. The Hidden Curriculum in Health Professional Education Frederic W. Hafferty Joseph F. O'Donnell Hanover, NH Dartmouth College Press 2014 ISBN: 978-1-61168-659-6 , 347 pages, $85. 00 US (hardcover), $35. 00 US (paperback), $34. 99 US (e-book). J Chiropr Educ. 2016 Mar; 30(1):48-9. View in: PubMed

Nyquist JG. Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don'tSimon Sinek, New York: Penguin Group, 2014. ISBN: 978-1-59184, 256 pages, $27. 95 US. J Chiropr Educ. 2015 Oct; 29(2):159-60. View in: PubMed

Nyquist JG. Creating the health care team of the future: the toronto model for interprofessional education and practice. J Chiropr Educ. 2015 Mar; 29(1):56-7. View in: PubMed

Nyquist JG. What doctors feel: how emotions affect the practice of medicine. J Chiropr Educ. 2014 Oct; 28(2):173-4. View in: PubMed

Nyquist JG. Book Review Reframing Academic Leadership. Lee G. Bolman and Joan V. Gallos. San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass , 2011. ISBN-13: 978-0-7879-8806-7. 288 pages, $42. 00 US. J Chiropr Educ. 2014; 28(1):41-2. View in: PubMed

Nyquist JG, Spangler AE. Book Review Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology Out of Your College Classroom Will Improve Student Learning. José Antonio Bowen. San Francisco : Jossey-Bass , 2012. ISBN-13: 978-1-118-11035-5. 352 pages, $36. 00 US. J Chiropr Educ. 2013; 27(2):169-70. View in: PubMed

O'Connor PG, Nyquist JG, McLellan AT. Integrating addiction medicine into graduate medical education in primary care: the time has come. Ann Intern Med. 2011 Jan 4; 154(1):56-9. View in: PubMed

Yanofsky SD, Voytko ML, Tobin JR, Nyquist JG. Jumpstarting Academic Careers: A Workshop and Tools for Career Development in Anesthesiology. J Educ Perioper Med. 2011 Jan-Jun; 13(1):E058. View in: PubMed

Abbott A, Sullivan M, Nyquist J, Mylona E, Taylor C. A "medical student practice profile" as the foundation for a case-based curriculum revision. Teach Learn Med. 2010 Oct; 22(4):307-11. View in: PubMed

Sullivan M, Nyquist J, Etcheverry J, Nally M, Schaff P, Abbott A, Elliott D, Taylor C. The development of a comprehensive school-wide simulation-based procedural skills curriculum for medical students. J Surg Educ. 2010 Sep-Oct; 67(5):309-15. View in: PubMed

Yanofsky SD, Nyquist JG. Using the Affective Domain to Enhance Teaching of the ACGME Competencies in Anesthesiology Training. J Educ Perioper Med. 2010 Jan-Jun; 12(1):E055. View in: PubMed

Lee AD, Green BN, Johnson CD, Nyquist J. How to write a scholarly book review for publication in a peer-reviewed journal: a review of the literature. J Chiropr Educ. 2010; 24(1):57-69. View in: PubMed

Elliott DD, May W, Schaff PB, Nyquist JG, Trial J, Reilly JM, Lattore P. Shaping professionalism in pre-clinical medical students: Professionalism and the practice of medicine. Med Teach. 2009 Jul; 31(7):e295-302. View in: PubMed

Sullivan ME, Ortega A, Wasserberg N, Kaufman H, Nyquist J, Clark R. Assessing the teaching of procedural skills: can cognitive task analysis add to our traditional teaching methods? Am J Surg. 2008 Jan; 195(1):20-3. View in: PubMed

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