New Study on Remediation Demonstrates Success of School of
Few studies exist related to struggling learners in medical
education; however, remediation programs, like the one Jeannette Guerrasio, MD
and her team facilitate at the University of Colorado School of Medicine (SOM),
are proving to be successful.
Dr. Guerrasio is Associate Professor in the Department of
Medicine. She and her team recently published findings related to deficit types
and predictors of poor academic outcomes in learners referred to the
university’s remediation program. While remediation required substantial
resources, the team concluded remediation was successful for 90 percent of
learners. Not only did the remediation work, learners also reported that the
program helped them as individuals.
Institute for Healthcare Quality, Safety and Efficiency
First Cohort Completes Certificate Training Program; Second
Cohort Begins Leadership Development Work
The University of Colorado School of Medicine is taking big
steps forward as it develops training and leadership development programs that
focus squarely on keeping patients safe,
reducing waste and improving workflow.
In 2013, a team led by Jeffrey Glasheen, MD embarked on a
large-scale, organizational development program for teams and clinics at the
University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) and the Children’s Hospital Colorado. The
program is helping the Anschutz Medical Campus develop leaders who can
facilitate lasting and sustainable changes at the front lines of patient care,
through an intensive, year-long certification program.
Colorado Refugee Wellness Center Featured in Colorado Public
This is the first year students from the University of
Colorado School of Medicine completed clinical rotations at the Colorado
Refugee Wellness Center, and it’s receiving statewide attention.
The story featured center director and faculty member Jamal
Moloo, MD as well as resident Robin Chand, detailing Chand’s experience and
sharing the challenges refugees face.