Current Role at Stanford
Program Officer, Quality and Organizational Improvement: Manager of the Department of Medicine Quality Program. Design key aspects of the program, such as (1) curriculum development (including introduction to systems thinking and quality improvement methods) and organizational change models for research, with a focus on both local and national dissemination, and (2) evaluating effectiveness. Consult on quality improvement project design, resources, methodology, evaluation, outcomes, and publication. Develop and implement quality improvement curriculum, and mentor medical students, residents, staff, and faculty. Course educator and manager in "Elective in Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, and Organizational Change" clerkship (MED 344A) and residency rotation. Member of the DOM Quality Council.
Specialist, Education and Evaluation: Develop and evaluate performance measures for POM, required course for all first- and second-year Stanford medical students. Quality Improvement Theme Lead in POM. Develop and implement course goals and learning objectives, as well as pre- and post-measures, such as problem-based learning cases, exams, and evaluations of students and faculty. Develop learning portfolios and dashboards of performance. Recommend revisions to current and planned curriculum and evaluation tools. Coordinate and implement student focus groups, faculty development workshops, and annual faculty and key stakeholder retreat. Partner with faculty to teach/develop innovations in curriculum, and design medical education research to measure impact.
Core team member in pre-clerkship elective course "Compassion Cultivation for the Physician-in-Training" (MED 213). http://youtu.be/YjhBPMKCfWs
Honors & Awards
VPOL grant with Dr. Rita Popat, Vice Provost for Online Learning (2013)
DGIM Research Award for Clinician-Educators with Dr. Pree Basaviah, Stanford Medical School (2010)
Education & Certifications
B.S., Vanderbilt University, Human and Organizational Development (2002)
M.Ed., Vanderbilt University, Organizational and Community Development (2004)
Reviewer for Journal of Hospital Medicine
Reviewer for BMJ
Reviewer for AAMC Conference