Educational Accomplishments

  • 2016 Medical Student Research Day Poster Session:
    • Rank: 1
    • Student: Sun Young (Sunny) Jeong
    • Preceptor: Susan Tsai, MD, Surgery-Surgical Oncology
    • Project Title: Prognostic Nomogram for Patients with Operable Pancreatic Cancer Treated with Neoadjuvant Therapy
    • Rank 8
    • Student: Rachel Henning
    • Preceptor: Timothy Ridolfi, MD, Surgery-Colorectal Surgery
    • Project Title: Is institutional usage of Alvimopan associated with decreased length of stay for colorectal procedures?
  • Dr. John Weigelt received The Outstanding Off Service Clinical Faculty Award by the Emergency Medicine second year residents for his unwavering dedication to education excellence. (June 2016)
  • 2016 Eberbach Awards
  • On April 15th, 2016, Dr. Brian Lewis was honored as one of this year’s recipients of the T. Michael Bolger Standing Ovation Awards. The Standing Ovation Awards recognize individuals affiliated with the College who have enhanced the quality of campus life for the students of MCW and gone above and beyond their required duties to provide exemplary educational, social or organizational improvements in the student community. They are presented annually by the Student Assembly.
  • On April 28th, the 3rd Annual Innovations in Medical Education Research Conference was held at MCW. Our Department was represented by two oral presentations among 16 oral and 14 poster presentations.  In addition, Dr. Travis Webb served as one of the organizers and a session moderator. Dr. Redlich presented their work on the resident curriculum entitled “The Protected Block Curriculum: A Successful and Sustainable Resident Education Model”, authored by P. Redlich, J. Paul, T. Webb, M. Malinowski, R. Treat, J. Weigelt, L. Hein, J. auBuchon, and T. Krausert. The second presentation from our Department was given by Dr. Kastenmeier on the independent learning initiative in our M3 Clerkship entitled “Self-Directed Learning in the Surgery Clerkship through Individual Learning Plans”, authored by A. Kastenmeier, B. Lewis, C. Fihn, A. Homel, and P. Redlich. The presentation on the Protected Block Curriculum won 1st Place as the best oral presentation.