Innovations Funding Funded Projects

Funded projects are displayed here in chronological order with the most recent projects listed first along with the name of the Principal Investigator. Projects are organized by year grant was submitted and reviewed. For more information about a given project, please contact the P.I.

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Le, Phuoc

An Experiential Learning Curriculum in Global Health Ethics Using Simulation

Naeger, D

The Online Integrated Radiology Curriculum (IRC)

Sawtelle, S

Patient Safety in Emergency Medicine: Deliberate Practice through Simulation

Ulku, Aylin

Bridging the Training Gap: A Bidirectional Global Telehealth-based Curriculum


Chen, HC

Developing and Assessing Competencies Through Student and Preceptor Engagement in Activities of the Clinical Workplace

Chung, L

Online Community Engagement Curriculum Modules

Connor, D

Wards 101: A Clinical Immersion Experience for Medical Students

Cornes, S

Restructuring Neurologic Exam Teaching From UME to GME through a Video Curriculum Emphasizing a Hypothesis-Driven Approach

Gomez, I

Using a Dynamic Objective Structured Teaching Exercise (DOSTE) in a Longitudinal Model for Faculty Development

Lager, J

Integration of the Centering Model of Care into the PISCES Students' Curriculum

Rosenbluth, G

Development and Validation of an Assessment Tool for Quality Improvement

Shamasunder, S

Bridging the Implementation Gap In Global Health Delivery: A Collaborative, Innovative Curriculum



Hauer, K

Introducing Longitudinal Assessment and the MD Portfolio across Core Clerkships

Hauer, K

Longitudinal Clinical Skills Assessment Using Standardized Patients: Integrating the OSCE and CPX Programs

Hyland, K

Integration of Foundational Sciences into Clinical Skills Exams

Pierce, R

Leadership Observation and Feedback Tool (LOFT) - Pierce

Vargas, J

Developing a Web-Based Asynchronous Obstetric Ultrasound Education Program to Standardize Interdisciplinary Training and Competencies

Yang, S

Developing a Longitudinal Pediatric Scholars Program for Residents and Medical Students at UCSF Fresno Using a Team-based, Blended Learning Approach


Houseman, B

Development of an interdepartmental, web-based trauma curriculum at San Francisco General Hospital

Kamel, H

A Comparison of Trainees' Performance Using a Standard Versus Hypothesis-Driven Neurological Examination

Kuo, A

Leadership Observation and Feedback Tool (LOFT) - Kuo


Atkinson-McEvoy, L

Development of Portfolios to Assess Performance of Pediatric Residents in Pathways to Discovery Training Programs

Boly, L

Telemedicine: Providing Care for the HIV-Infected Patient in the Correctional Setting

Dohan, D

Developing an Innovative Core Curriculum for the Core Program in the Pathway to Discovery in Health and Society

Douglas, V

Continuous Improvement During Third-Year Clinical Clerkships

Jackson, R

Development of an Interdepartmental, Clinically Relevant, Evidence-based, Patient Safety Curricula for Medical Students and Residents at SFGH

Kuo, A

A Leadership Curriculum and Evaluation Toolkit for Diverse Learners

Wamsley, M

Integrating Multiple Levels of Learners into an Interdisciplinary Team-Based Model of Ambulatory Care



Aronson, L

Developing Cross-Pathway Core Writing Courses: Scientific Writing, Reflective Writing and Public Writing

Chang, A

Developing an Identification Tool and Early Intervention Curriculum for Medical Students at Risk of Poor Clinical and Communications Skills Performance in the CPX

Chou, C

Annealing VALOR with UCSF Residency Programs in the Outpatient Setting

Dohan, D

Developing an Interdisciplinary, Competency-Based Health Systems and Health Policy Training Curriculum for Learners at Diverse Levels of Career Development

Gross, M

An Integrated Approach to Family Violence and its Health Effects: Creating a Coordinated Four Year Curriculum on Interpersonal Violence at the UCSF School of Medicine

Kuo, A

A Curriculum to Train Health Care Leaders Across the Spectrum

Shunk, R

A Shared Outpatient Clinic Model for Graduate Internal Medicine Residents

van Schaik, S

Towards a UCSF Children's Hospital Simulation Training and Assessment Program: Procedural Skills Training and Assessment for Pediatric Residents and Medical Students

Vener, M

Continuity of Adult Care in Model SFGH 2008-9

Wortis, N

Developing Competencies in Community Engagement: A Pilot in UCSF UME and GME Programs



Breiman, R

Creation and application of interactive computer-based 3D modules for the teaching of anatomy to medical students and postgraduate trainees

Chen, HC

Integrated Teaching of the Physical Examination and Clinical Reasoning through Problem-Based Learning

Josephson, SA

Assessment of Neurologic Reflex Skills in Medical Students and Residents at Various Levels of Training

Kuo, A

An E-Portfolio Tool to Foster Formative Evaluation of Independent Projects

Masters, S

Improving Small Groups: Videos for faculty development and student instruction

Padilla, A

Maternal, Child and Family Health; Model Longitudinal Integration at UCSF Fresno


Comprehensive student assessment for the one-year Integrated Clerkship Pilot at Parnassus (PISCES)



Berger, T

Resident physician and faculty members' ratings of adequacy of dermatologic teaching in medical school: a preliminary study in the development of a standardized dermatology curriculum

Chen, HC

Assessing Inter-Professional Communication Skills in Health Professional Trainees

Chittenden, E

Evaluation of a Multimedia Interactive Learning Experience

Chou, C

An Interdisciplinary, Relationship-Centered, Cross-Clerkship Curriculum at VAMC SF

Christine, C

Self contained tutorials of Movement Disorders using video examples

Fredrick, D

Vision for Life: Ophthalmology from Preemies to the Elderly

Lai, C

Transforming 'professionalism' from concept to practice: Teaching third-year medical students and medicine residents concrete professionalism skills in provider transitions of care

Lin, M

A Novel Instructional Approach to Teaching Bedside Abdominal Ultrasonography Using a Self-Directed, Interactive Flash Multimedia Module for Preclinical and Clinical Medical Students

Prochaska, J

Modernizing the UCSF School of Medicine's Teaching on Tobacco Effects and Treatment across Disciplines and All Four Years of Training

Shunk, R

Can you hear it? Developing a Comprehensive Case-Based Cardiac Physical Exam Curriculum for All Four Years of Medical School

Vener, M

Model SFGH: Longitudinal Mentoring, Self Assessment, and Learning

Vener, M

Improving the Transition to 3rd Year: An Interdisciplinary "Pre-Clerkship" at SFGH



Adler, S

Developing a Social Sciences Track for the Newly Reconfigured Area of Concentration in the Humanities and Social Sciences in Medicine

Hyland, K

Re-thinking Genetics in Medical Education: An Innovative, Integrated Medical Genetics Curriculum

Lai, C

Interdisciplinary Chronic Disease Education: Introducing Third-Year Medicine and Pharmacy Clerkship Students to Chronic Illness Management through an Inpatient Curriculum and Patient Follow-Up Visits

Novotny, T

A Longitudinal Evaluation Plan for Area of Concentration Participants

Stoltz, S

A Collaborative Approach to the Advanced Studies Curriculum for 4th year Medical Students Interested in Careers in Emergency Medicine, Radiology or Neurology

Tulsky, J

A Curriculum for Integrating Incarceration Health Studies and Multidisciplinary Students and Community Preceptors: A Proposal under the Area of Concentration in Community Health and Advocacy

Wilson, E

Creating and Coordinating for Change: Working Group on Health Disparities Curriculum



Autry, M

Enhancing undergraduate medical education using handheld computing: a pilot program during the UCSF Clinical Core curriculum

Breckler, J

Creating novel case studies that integrate concepts in pharmacology and public health

Campbell, A

Third Year Medical Student Review of Basic Anatomy During the Surgery 110 Rotation

Cha, Y

Development of a Web Based curriculum and resource page for neurology residents to teach clerkship students and subinterns at UCSF

Chen, HC

Medical Education Elective as the first elective in the Medical Education Area of Concentration

Day, C

Surviving and Thriving in Medical Training and Beyond: A Third and Fourth-year Elective for Medical Students to Retain Commitment to Interpersonal Aspects of the Practice of Medicine

Haller, E

Enriching and Strengthening the Curriculum via Infusion of Sexuality and LGBTI Topics

Hauer, K

Assessing and Enhancing Students' Interviewing Skills with interpreters in the Mini-CPX

Hill-Sakurai, L

Teaching the Sexual Interview through Interactive Videotapes

Jain, S Developing Community Partners for the Area Concentration in Community Health and Advocacy

Julian, K

Developing an Observed Structured Teaching Exam at UCSF

Modica, R

Teaching the Musculoskeletal Exam: A Pathophysiology-Focused Approach

Muller, J

"Becoming a Clerk": An Observational/Interview Study of Student Acculturation to the Clerkships

Rabow, M

Deepening and Expanding the Concept of Professionalism: An Intensive Healer's Art Retreat for 3rd and 4th yr Medical Students on Service, Values, Relationships, Commitment, and Meaning in Medicine

Rittenhouse, D

Integration of Health Policy into Medical School Curriculum: Theme and Area of Concentration

Wortis, N

Developing Community Partners for the Area of Concentration in Community Health and Advocacy



Adams, V

Developing a Fourth Year Area of Concentration for the Humanities

Adler, S

Culture and Integrative Medicine: A Month-long, Fourth-year Elective

Chou, C

Students as Teachers: Improving Instruction of the Physical Examination While Encouraging Careers in Academic Medicine

Ciccarone, D

Understanding the Complexities of Illicit Substance Use: A 4th Year Medical Student Elective

Daroff, R

Developing and Implementing an Assessment Tool for Establishing Core Competency in the Neurologic Exam and the Mental Status Exam

Dhaliwal, G

Three Clerkship Knowledge Integration and Assessment Project

Kuo, A

Pilot of an Evaluation Tool in the Pediatric Clerkship to Improve Observation and Feedback

Learman, L

Ambulatory Women's Health Elective for Future Primary Care Physicians

Novotny, T

Comprehensive Curriculum in Global Health

Poncelet, A

Transition from the Preclinical to Clinical Clerkships in Medical School: Benchmarking study

Rabow, M

Improving Competence in Long Term Care and Palliative Medicine for Medical Students

Rouine-Rapp, K

Perioperative Care Clerkship for Future Primary Care Doctors

Wamsley, M

Teaching Residents to Teach: A Mini-Fellowship to Improve Teaching Skills and Encourage Careers in Academic Medicine

Zimmerman, L

Development of Enduring Materials for Essential Core in the Organs and Metabolism Blocks



Adler, S

Culture in the Curriculum

Patterson, H

Anatomical Infrastructure

Poncelet, A

Neurology/Psychiatry Web Based Core Clerkship

Satterfield, J

Behavioral Science in the Curriculum

Shore, W

Direct Observation Teaching

Tabas, J

Development of a 4th Year Medical Student Cadaver-Based Procedures Course