Learning Communities Institute 14th Annual Meeting

SEPTEMBER 15-17, 2017
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA-BIRMINGHAM SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Pre-Course

Pre-Course (Faculty Track) - Workshops Round 1

Inclusive ways of Engaging: Learning Communities for Discussions of Diversity and Inclusion
Presenters: Lane McLelland, Paige Bolden
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PIE Question Building Guide
Dialog ACTS for PIE with Group Norms

Pre-Course (Administrator/Staff Track) - Workshops Round 1

Appreciative Inquiry
Presenter: Bahij Austin

Pre-Course (Combined Faculty & Administrator/Staff Track) - Workshops Round 2

Building Resilience: An Introduction to Mind Body Medicine
Presenters: David Resuehr, Alethia Sellers, Stephanie Berger, and Laura Fraser
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View: Eating a Lemon Visualization Exercise
 

Main Session

HOt Topics in lEarning Communities

How are you surviving in a politically charged climate? What role can learning communities play?

Can an LC curriculum teach and foster wellness? 

What role(s) and responsibilities do faculty have in learning communities? Lessons
from experience and the literature 

How can we keep faculty engaged and maintain vibrant faculty development? 

How can LCs be leveraged in the clinical years? 

How can we coach students to be successful advocates for change in medicine, in the context of tradition and hierarchy of the profession? 

Faculty TrACK: Oral Presentations

An Analysis of Learning Society Faculty ISMART Goals
Presenter: Brian Mavis (Michigan State University)
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A Faculty Development Program to Enhance Advising and Teaching in a Learning Community
Presenter: Lisa Sherwood (Penn State)
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Learning Community Faculty Helping Students Cope Through Cognitive Reframing
Presenter: Paloma Marin-Nevarez (Stanford)
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The Faculty Huddle to Prepare for Learning Community Sessions
Presenter: Betsy G. Jones (TTUHSC)
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Early Pilot Results for a Learning Community Mentor Survey
Presenter: Jorie Colbert-Getz (University of Utah)
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Faculty TrACK: Workshop 1

Teaching Clinical Reasoning
Presenters: David Hatem MD, Michael Ennis, Jason Yang (University of Massachusetts)
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Faculty TrACK: Workshop 2

Motivational Advising
Presenters: Meg Benningfield (Vanderbilt), Kendra Parekh (Vanderbilt), Tom Klink (Vanderbilt)
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Faculty TrACK: Workshop 3

Individual Development Plans (IDP) for Learning Communities: Framing the Students Way to Residency and Beyond
Presenters: Randy Seay (University of Alabama at Birmingham

Faculty TrACK: Discussion: Cases in Mentoring
Administrative/STAFF TrACK: Workshops
STUDENT TrACK: Workshops

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

What Can 6,000 Third Year Essays Teach Us About Individual and Community Reflection?
Presenter: Dr. Richard M. Frankel, Professor of Medicine and Geriatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine
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EDUCATIONAL & NETWORKING ACTIVITIES

Reflections on Learning Communities

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

Oral Presentations: Round 1

Incentivizing Student Participation in Learning Societies
Presenter: Sydney Palka (Georgetown)
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Recognizing and Responding to Suffering
Presenter: Mark Whipple (University of Washington)
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Structured Art Observation to Improve Clinical Observations
Presenter: Molly Jackson (University of Washington)
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Veterans as Panelists in Learning Communities
Presenter: William Agbor Baiyee (Rosalind Franklin University)
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Making Quality Improvement and Patient Safety “SEQSSC”
Presenter: Alex Plattner (University of North Carolina)
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A Pilot Study of Students’ Experience of Unplanned Leaves of Absence from Medical School
Presenter: Craig Katz (Icahn at Mt. Sinai)
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Addressing Depression and Stress Levels in Medical Students
Presenter: Sara Tariq (University of Arkansas)
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The Evolution of Learning Communities in a New Curriculum
Presenter: Kelli Krase (University of Kansas)
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POSTER PRESENTATIONS

TOPIC: COMMUNITY BUILDING

Poster #

1

MS1 Case Conference: A Morning Report LC at UNCSOM
Randall Gunther (University of North Carolina)

2

Integration of Learning Communities to the Surrounding Community
Erica Schenhals (Penn State)

3

Bonding beyond the stethoscope
Irma Elisa Eraña-Rojas (Tec de Monterrey)
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4

Jeopardy of Medical Etymologies
Claudia Eugenia Hernández-Escobar (Tec de Monterrey)
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5

Experiential Learning through Vertical Integration: An MD-PHD Program’s Approach to Learning Communities
Randy Seay (UAB)

6

Tracking Event Planning to Better Fulfill LC Goals
Jason Yang (University of Massachusetts)
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7

LC RESTRUCTURE: Top Down Management to Shared Governance
Joyce Phillips (University of New Mexico)

TOPIC: CURRICULUM & SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
8

“Sparking” Innovation in Teaching and Learning Practice
Marsha Ham (A.T. Still University)
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9

Building a Learning Community via Faculty and Peer Instruction
Harry Goldberg (Johns Hopkins University)

10

Building a Learning Community via Faculty and Peer Instruction
Harry Goldberg (Johns Hopkins University)
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11

The Importance of Student Led Learning Communities
Ashley Kennedy Mitchell (Morehouse SOM)     

12

Communication Skills Training in Medical School
Clark Howell (University of North Carolina)

13

Promotion of Effective Clinical Feedback via a Student-Focused Intervention
Kathryn Marchetti (University of Michigan)

14

MS1 Case Conference: A Morning Report LC at UNCSOM
Randall Gunther (University of North Carolina)

TOPIC: Wellness
15

Competitiveness Impedes a Successful Learning Community
K.J. Niesner (UTHSC)

16

Lake Weekend: Building the Foundation for Student Wellness
Noah Brown (University of North Carolina)
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ORAL PRESENTATIONS

Featured Oral Presentation 1: Young investigator Award

Peer to Peer Development of Student Leadership
Presenter: Christine Motzkus (University of Massachusetts)
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Featured Oral Presentation 2

Defining Learning Communities in Undergraduate Medical Education: Structure, Activities, Processes and Objectives
Presenter: Meg Keeley (University of Virginia)
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Featured Oral Presentation 3

Machine Learning and Assessment of Reflective Writing
Presenter: Caitlin Hanlon (Johns Hopkins University)
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LCI Updates and Awards Ceremony

LCI Updates, LCI Research Network, Membership Needs Assessment, and Awards Ceremony
Presenter: Dr. Amy Fleming (Vanderbilt)
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CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS

WORKSHOP 1

Tribalism in Medicine: Understanding a Powerful Force in Medical Education and Patient Care
Presenters: Todd Peterson, Danielle Powell, Sergio Stagno, and Leah Leisch (UAB)
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WORKSHOP 2

Leveraging Learning Communities to Promote Wellness
Presenters: Rebecca Surrey (George Washington University), Eve Privman Champaloux (University of Virginia), Christine Motzkus (University of Massachusetts), Paul Alvarez (University of North Carolina), Meredith Johnson (University of Virginia), Marques Pena (University of New Mexico), Samuel Altonji (University of Alabama) Matthew Solomon (University of New Mexico), Ammu Vijay (University of North Carolina), Michael Pilla (Vanderbilt University)
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WORKSHOP 3

Challenge Course Activities to Build Small Group Cohesion in Learning Communities
Presenters: MelissaMartinez,MichelleBardack,LuciaXiong,GeorgeKennedy,KathrynFraser, Joyce Phillips, Leonard Noronha, Christopher Bouchard and Matthew Solomon (University of New Mexico)
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WORKSHOP 4

Developing Emotional Intelligence
Presenters: Susan Franks, April Wiechmann (University of North Texas Health Sciences Center)
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WORKSHOP 5

Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover: Engaging the Quiet Learner
Presenters: Chris Golden (Johns Hopkins), Heather Burrows (Michigan), Michael Pilla (Vanderbilt)
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WORKSHOP 6

Leading Relationship-Centered Meetings in Learning Communities
Presenters: Rob Shochet (Johns Hopkins)
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LUNCH & CONVERSATION

Leveraging the Strength of Learning Communities in Times of Crisis
Presenters: Todd Peterson, Danielle Powell, Sergio Stagno, and Leah Leisch (UAB)

ORAL PRESENTATIONS ROUND 2

Bridging Difference – The University of Washington
Presenters: Amanda Kost (University of Washington)
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RSEHP: Rural Students Exploring Health Professions: A Learning Communities Initiative
Presenter: Lisa Richardson (University of New Mexico)

Student-Authored Value Statements Facilitate Identity Formation
Presenter: William Coe (Johns Hopkins University)
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Multi-Center Student Perspective on Learning Communities
Presenter: Eve Champaloux (University of Virginia)
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Tapping Unused Resources: Near-Peer Teaching
Presenter: Maria Pliakas (University of Michigan)
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A New Hidden Curriculum? Exploring early medical student behavior and a perceived sense of residency position scarcity.
Presenter: Ashlyn McRae (Johns Hopkins University)
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Integrating Longitudinal Career Planning Advising into Curricular Programming
Presenter: Jillian Palmer (Icahn SOM at Mt Sinai)
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Efficacy of Informal Peer Mentoring for New Medical Students
Presenter: Samuel Altonji (UAB)
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CLOSING Community Reflections