2009-2010 Challenge Grant Overview

2009-2010 Challenge Grant Overview


Communication in Family Meetings: Developing and Assessing a Curriculum for Residents

Principle investigator:  Julie T. Irish, Ph.D., Director of the Office of Education Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center



Improving Patient Communication Skills Among Surgical Residents
Principle investigator:  Rajiv Y Chandawarkar, MD, Chief Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center



Develop Health Care Transitions, a Resident Learning Module on Building Bridges

Principle investigator:  Suzanne McLaughlin, MD, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital & Hasbro Children’s Hospital



Teaching Family-Centeredness in the PICU: a novel approach using medical simulations

Principal investigator:  Ira M. Cheifetz, MD, Cheif of the Division of Critical Care Medicine, Duke Children’s Hospital


Introduce a Family Centered Care Curriculum to a Pediatric Residency Program and Measure its Effects on the Centeredness of Pediatric Residents 

Principal investigator:  Keith J. Mann, MD, Medical Director for Quality and Safety, Children’s Mercy Hospital


Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult .Centered Medical Care (the patients perspective)

Principal investigator:  Niraj Sharma, MD, MPH, Program Director Medical/Pediatric Residency, 
Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School



Screening and Managing Interpersonal Violence During Pregnancy at an Urban Teaching Hospital

Principle investigator: Suneet Chauhan, MD, Aurora Health Care, Inc.


Create a patient-centered care plan (PCCP) within an electronic medical record; and evaluate the impact of PCCP use on patients and health-care team members

Principal Investigators: Judith Pauwels, MD (Program Director), Larry Mauksch, M.Ed, University of Washington Family Medicine Residency


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