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2017 - 2018 Grand Rounds Presentations

Current Season

  • Fall - October 4th, 2017
  • Winter - January 24, 2018
  • Spring - April 27th, 2018 (Plenary address of the 2018 IEE Education Conference and Celebration)
  • Summer - June 2018 - TBD

Fall: October 4, 2017

Jed Gonzalo, MD, MSc

Herbert L. Fred, MD, MACP, Visiting Professor of Medical and
Biomedical Education

Jed Gonzalo, MD, MSc
     Associate Professor of Medicine and public Health  Sciences
     Associate Dean for Health System Education
     Penn State University College of Medicine

Topic: Health Systems Education: At the Nexus of Academic Health System Missions

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Venue: Strauch Auditorium West
             Armstrong Medical Education Building
             1600 McElderry Street
             Baltimore, MD 21205

Dr. Jed Gonzalo graduated from the University of Scranton in 2002 with degrees in biology and philosophy, and received the Frank O’Hara Gold Medal Award, which is awarded to the student with the highest GPA in the College of Arts and Sciences.  Dr. Gonzalo received his MD degree from the Penn State College of Medicine in 2006, where he was inducted into AOA Honor Society, and chosen by his classmates as “Classmate you would most want as your physician.”  He then completed his internal medicine residency and chief residency at the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston, where he was instructor at the Harvard Medical School, and awarded the Lowell McGee Award, which is given to a graduating resident who most demonstrates the “fundamental importance of teaching and to the spirit and substance of being a physician.”  Following residency, Dr. Gonzalo completed a fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh in General Internal Medicine and Medical Education, earning a Master of Science in Medical Education and Clinical Research in conjunction with this fellowship.

In 2012, he was recruited back to the Penn State College of Medicine as a clinician-investigator-educator.  Jed’s work focuses on two areas critical to Penn State Health’s mission: 1) exploring the relationship between education and practice in systems of care, and, 2) leading the emerging field of Health Systems Science education.  As Associate Dean, he has led the design and implementation of 12 programs related to Health Systems Education, which has garnered national recognition, including coverage in the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, US News and World Report, NPR radio, and AMA newswire.  Jed has a well-established track record for publications, with 40 peer-reviewed manuscripts - 35 as either primary or senior author, and 15 as multi-institutional collaborations.  He is lead author and co-editor of a textbook entitled Health Systems Science.  He is funded externally on several grants, including: (1) $1million AMA grant (co-PI), (2) $3million HRSA grant (co-PI), (3) Penn State’s CTSI grant, (4) Pennsylvania Tobacco Settlement Fund investigating “Rural versus Urban Differences in Prevalence and Predictors of High-Risk Opioid Prescribing,” and, (5) the Josiah Macy Foundation’s Faculty Scholar Award, which will begin September 2017 through 2019.  In his 5 years as a Penn State faculty member, Jed has received 9 scholarship awards, including 2 national awards – Scholarship in Education Award (Society of General Internal Medicine) and the Herbert Nickens Faculty Fellowship (Association of American Medical Colleges), and twice received the HCAHPS Dean’s List for Extraordinary Patient Satisfaction (99th percentile).  He is an active research mentor, working with over 20 students, residents, and faculty at Penn State and other

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Winter: January 24, 2018

Joey Barnett, PhD

Joey V. Barnett, PhD
     Vice Chair, Professor of Pharmacology Medicine, Pediatrics, Pathology and,
     Microbiology and Immunology
     Director of the Office of Medical Student Research
     Assistant Dean of Physician-Researcher Training
     Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Topic: ORPHEUS: Developing Best Practices in Graduate Education - a European Perspective

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Venue: Mountcastle Auditorium
             Pre-Clinical Teaching Building
             725 North Wolfe Street
             Baltimore, MD 21205

Dr. Joey V. Barnett is Professor of Pharmacology, Medicine, Pediatrics, and Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology and Vice Chair of the Department of Pharmacology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He also directs the Office of Medical Student Research and is Assistant Dean of Physician-Researcher Training. Dr. Barnett has a longstanding interest in training scientists and physician-scientists. He served as Director of Graduate Studies in Pharmacology (2001 to 2011) and also directed an NHLBI postdoctoral training program in Cardiovascular Pharmacology (2004 to 2010). He helped establish and co-direct the HHMI-funded interdisciplinary Training Program in Molecular Medicine (2010-2014) and a joint Pharm.D., Ph.D. with the Lipscomb College of Pharmacy (2012-present). From 2009-2014 he reviewed training programs for NIGMS as a member of the Biomedical Research & Training Review Committee. Since 2011 he has been an active contributor to ORPHEUS (Organisation for PhD Education in Biomedicine and Health Sciences in the European System) which advances best practices for PhD and physician-scientist training in the European Higher Education Area. He currently serves on the FASEB Training and Career Opportunities Subcommittee and the Executive Committee of ASPET’s Division of Pharmacology Education. In 2014 he was appointed Assistant Dean of Physician-Researcher Training and Director of the Office of Medical Student Research where he developed and now oversees the required research curriculum for medical students and research year out programs. Dr. Barnett developed a pilot mentoring program for the American Heart Association, the HBCU Scholars Program, for which he was awarded the Louis B. Russell, Jr. Memorial Award in 2017. His research on the genes and molecules that regulate cardiovascular development were recognized by his election as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2015.

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Spring: April 27, 2018

Timothy Brigham, MDiv, PhD

Plenary Speaker for the 2018 IEE Education Conference and Celebration

Timothy P. Brigham, MDiv, PhD
     Chief of Staff and Senior Vice President of Education
     Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

Topic: TBD

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.

Venue: Strauch Auditorium East
             Armstrong Medical Education Building
             1600 McElderry Street
             Baltimore, MD 21205

Dr. Timothy P. Brigham, is the Chief of Staff and Senior Vice‐President, Department of Education at the ACGME. Dr. Brigham’s responsibilities, as head of the Department of Education, include the ACGME’s Annual Educational Conference and the development of new educational programs for the ACGME.

Prior to joining the ACGME in 2008, Dr. Brigham served since 1989 in several capacities at Jefferson Medical College, including associate dean for graduate medical education and continuing medical education and, most recently, as senior associate dean for organizational development and chief of staff and associate professor of medicine. Dr. Brigham has been involved in physician faculty development, resident education and chief resident and program director development. He is widely sought after as a teacher, speaker, group facilitator, and consultant in a variety of areas including resident stress and well‐being; chief resident, program director and chairperson leadership development; medical student, resident and faculty teaching development; and group and team organizational development.

Dr. Brigham holds a PhD in psychological studies in education from Temple University, a master’s degree in counseling and human relations from Villanova University, and a master’s of divinity from Palmer Theological Seminary.

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Summer: June 2018

To Be Determined