In-Progress Projects

A Suicide Prevention and First-responders Training Curriculum For Lakota Tribal Members of the Cheyenne River and Crow Creek Reservations in South Dakota.

Project Team (in alpha order): Ronan Hallowell, EdD; Marc Weigensberg, MD in collaboration with Terence Fitzgerald, PhD (USC Social Work); Charles Kaplan, PhD (USC Social Work); the Cheyenne River Reservation YMCA (Andrew Corley) and others.

An Overview of Learning Sciences Insights for Health Professions Learning.

Project Team (in alpha order): Ronan Hallowell, EdD; Daniel Novak, PhD; Jeff Riddell, MD.

Council in the Clinic: A Talking Circle Protocol to Support Youth in the Management of Type-1 and Type-2 Diabetes.

Project Team (in alpha order): Ronan Hallowell, EdD; Marc Weigensberg, MD and others.

Evaluation of the Congruence Between Students’ Postencounter Notes, Student Videos and Standardized Patients’ Checklists in a Clinical Skills Examination.

Project Team (in alpha order): Alan Liu, MD; Win May, MD, PhD, in collaboration with Nancy Heine (Loma Linda University) and Andrew Nevins (Stanford).

Impact of the USC Master of Academic Medicine Program as Reported by the First 100 Graduates (2009- 2017): A Mixed Methods Study.

Project Team (in alpha order): Julie Nyquist, PhD; Anne Vo, PhD.

Internal Medicine Residents’ Communication Skills as Rated by Standardized Patients and Real Patients in the Clinic Setting.

Project Team (in alpha order): Dixie Fisher, PhD; Eric Hsieh, MD; Win May, MD, PhD; Anne Vo, PhD

Keck Next: Curriculum Renewal and The Future of Medical Education.

Project Team (in alpha order): Ron Ben-Ari, MD; Christine Crispen, EdD; Donna Elliott, MD, EdD; Ronan Hallowell, EdD; Kevin Nash, PhD; Daniel Novak, PhD.

Learning to Educate Patients: An Online Digital Health Literacy Curriculum for the UME-GME-CME Continuum. Funded by the AMA-Accelerating Change In Medical Education Grant.

Project Team (in alpha order): Ron Ben-Ari, MD; Cha-Chi Fung, PhD; Ronan Hallowell, EdD; Rusha Modi, MD; Daniel Novak, PhD.

Systematic Review of the Use of Standardized Patients in the Education of Health Professionals.

Project Team (in alpha order): Dixie Fisher, PhD; Win May, MD, PhD; Daniel Novak, PhD; Elisa Shimada, BA.

Utilizing Elements of the 21st Century Mindset: Analysis of Stories from Fourth-Year Medical Students.

Project Team (in alpha order): Julie Nyquist, PhD; Anne Vo, PhD.