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2022 Awards and recognition




Title: Step 1 Pass/Fail: The Impact on WSUSOM and an Opportunity for Change​
Authors: Shatha Wahbi, Haneen Ali, Emily Fisher, Alexis Nguyen, Daniel Bota, Gowri Chandrashekar, Maha Ahmed, and Eva Waineo MD

Community Health and Well-being​


Title: “On Call”: An Innovative Solution to Reduce Language Barriers in Detroit Free Clinics​
​Authors: Kayvon Sanjasaz, Joseph Cavataio, Jhonny Lopez

Professional Development/Mentoring ​


Title: The Formation of an Independent Medical Student Admissions Interviewer Committee​
Authors: Iyanna Peppers, Sean McCarthy, Kevin Sprague, M.D., Abhinav Krishnan, M.S., Ph.D.​

The Learning Environment


Title: Communication issues within the Class of 2024 and 2025: Due to administrative action, COVID causes, or just the Sophomore Slump? ​
Authors: Joseph Files, Cullen Hudson, Ced Mutebi, ​Sara Kazyak, Jonah Yousif, Benjamin Sliwinski

Curriculum/Medical Training


Title: Not all fun and games: Gamification of Child Abuse Medical Education​
Author: Dena Nazer

Students’ Health and Well-being


Title: Fertility and Family Planning: The Changing Concerns and Perspectives of Physician Trainees ​
​Authors: Sabrina Montemayor B.S., Michelle C Coughlin M.D., Heather Dolman M.D., Guillermina Nava M.D., Samantha Tarras M.D.


Faculty mentor award


For outstanding faculty-to-student mentorship in the area of research at the Wayne State University School of Medicine.

Award recipient: Jennifer Mendez, Ph.D.

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