2020 Awards and recognition


Poster – Innovation – completed work


First place: “Mental Health First Aid Training for All First-Year Medical Students: Baseline Knowledge, Attitudes and Immediate Impact,”
Anita Ukani, Tiffani Strickland, Margit Chadwell and Eva Waineo

Second place tie: “Patient Safety Day: A Virtual Initiative to Improve Medical Student Knowledge of Quality Theory,”
Caleb Sokolowski, Megan Walsh and Diane Levine

Second place tie: “Virtual Room of Horrors: Transforming a Quality Improvement Education Program to a Virtual Setting with the Goal of Early Introduction of Quality Improvement and Awareness of Patient Safety and Medical Errors to Medical Students,”
Megan Walsh, Jie Chi, Lea Monday, Omid Yazdanpanah, Mowyad Khalid, Caleb Sokolowski and Diane Levine

Poster – Innovation – work in progress


First place: “Impact of Incorporating Medications for Addiction Treatment (MAT) Waiver Training During Undergraduate Medical Clerkship Curriculum,”
Kaycee Ching, Katherine Loveluck, Tabitha Moses, Michael Garmo, Rafael Ramos, Eva Waineo and Diane Levine


Second place: “Professional Coaching in Residency: The Analysis of a Novel Approach Decreasing Resident Burnout,”
Matthew Silbergleit, Shibandri Das, Mark Juzych and Pradeepa Yoganathan


Third place: “Development and Implementation of Scholarly Concentrations for Individualized Medical Student Experience,”
Jenna Carter, Michael Franklin, Cooper Laurain, Richard Baker, Jason Booza, Steven Daveluy, Sonia Hassan, Diane Levine, Jennifer Mendez, Ijeoma Nnodim Opara, Senthil Rajasekaran, Latonya Riddle-Jones and Joseph Dunbar

Poster – Research – completed work


First place: “Food Insecurity Education in Medical School: Experiential Learning with an Urban Farming Initiative,”
Samantha Rea, Jay Jarodiya, Madeline Berschback and Diane Levine


Second place: “Comparing the Prevalence of Medical Student Mistreatment by Patients at School-Affiliated Sites,”
Emma Drenth, Dariah Lauer, Nichole Tuite, Besma Aly, Akanksha Vaishnav, Ria Minawala, Eva Waineo and Jason Booza


Third place: “Medical Student Perspectives on the Reporting of Mistreatment by Patients,”
Dariah Lauer, Emma Drenth, Nichole Tuite, Ria Minawala, Akanksha Vaishnav, Besma Aly, Eva Waineo and Jason Booza

Poster – Research work in progress


First place tie: “How Does Organizational Communication Affect Medical Student Wellness at WSUSOM?,”
Aneesh Hehr, Lacey Brim, Simone Brennan and Julie Novak


First place tie: “Preliminary Results of a Scoping Review of Preclinical Faculty Wellness Poster,”
Elizabeth Jakubowski and Katherine Akers


Third place: “Up-to-date Use as a Predictor of Medical Student Success: A Work in Progress,”
Connor Buechler, Kurt Wendland, Jason Booza and Diane Levine

Oral presentation


First place tie: “Evaluating the Unique Impact of Opioid Overdose Prevention and Response Training on Medical Student Knowledge and Attitudes Toward Opioid Overdose,”
Tabitha Moses, Jessica Moreno, Rafael Ramos, Eva Waineo and Mark Greenwald


First place tie: “Virtual Case Studies Series: Development of Clinical Skills and Patient Population Understanding,”
Marla Rojas Thaureaux, Paige Baal, Janki Vaghasia andRobert Sherwin 


Third place: “Instructional Scaffolding of Clinical Reasoning Development in an M1 Clinical Skills Course,”
Sonal Patel and Erin Miller