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2010 Small Grants Recipients


The Academy received 16 applications in this first year of what will be an annual program. These grants are made possible through the generous support of the Rymer Family Endowment and the Office of Faculty Affairs. Successful proposals this year were:

Stephanie Chu, DO, Department of Family Medicine
Knowledge and Clinical Assessment Tools for Musculoskeletal Medicine Education in Family Medicine Residents Grant Proposal

Kristina Tocce, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Design and Implementation of Simulated Vaginal Delivery in the 3rd year Medical Student Women’s Care Block

Rachel Swigris, DO, Department of Medicine
A Mindfulness Curriculum to Promote Wellness and Reduce Burnout in Internal Medicine Interns

Rebecca Maldonado, MS, PA-C, Physician Assistant Program
Validating the Use of Multi-Media Clinical Case Simulation Software on Teaching and Assessing Clinical Reasoning in Physician Assistant Students

Chad Stickrath, MD and Melver Anderson, MD, Department of Medicine
Characteristics of Attending Rounds in Internal Medicine, A Multi-Site Study