Master of Education in the Health Professions Update

MEHP students and alumni toured the Johns Hopkins Medical Simulation Center in 2017.

November 2018

Craig Goolsby, MEd ’16

For several years, Craig Goolsby, MEd ’16, has been working to support the national Stop the Bleed campaign. The aim of the program, launched by the White House in 2015, is to encourage bystanders to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.

“Stop the Bleed takes lessons learned on the battlefields in Iraq and Afghanistan about how to stop people from bleeding to death before professional help is able to arrive, and is translating that to the American public,” says Goolsby, associate professor and vice chair of education in the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences’ Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, in Bethesda, Maryland. 

Although the campaign emphasizes the need for layperson training, it does not specify how this education should be accomplished or what elements it should contain. So Goolsby decided to focus his MEHP capstone project on looking at just-in-time training in bleeding management for laypeople.

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Julianna Jung
Julianna Jung, MEd ’18

Johns Hopkins emergency medicine physician Julianna Jung, MEd ’18, didn’t set out to become a teacher. But when there was an unexpected vacancy in the clerkship director position in her department in 2004, she was asked to temporarily fill in.

“I ended up absolutely loving it,” says Jung, who has been the Department of Emergency Medicine’s director of medical student education since 2006. “I love working with medical students because they’re at a point in their career where any little bit of knowledge or skill you give them is transformative. It takes them from feeling like a layperson to starting to feel like a doctor.”

When she took on the role, however, there wasn’t much by way of formal education training, so Jung learned whatever she could about medical education by going to conferences or talking to other people. When she heard the Johns Hopkins schools of Education, Business, Medicine, Nursing and Public Health were launching a Master of Education in the Health Professions (MEHP) degree program, she was intrigued, and became part of the inaugural class.

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MEHP GoHopOnline Group

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Hats Off to Our 2018 Graduates

The MEHP program congratulates 33 students who received their degrees during the 2017–2018 academic year and summer 2018. Following is a list of graduates and their capstone projects:

Michael AmendolahTalking About Ethical issues in Surgery – Results of a Novel Online Pilot Curriculum
Yuemi An-GroganDevelopment, Implementation and Evaluation of a Simulation-based Telemedicine Training Program
Michael BanksInterprofessional Education in the Burn ICU
Bruce BrennerAssessing Gaps in Surgical Oncology Training: Results of a Survey of General Surgery Residents
Nicole Chiota-
McCollum
Building Resilience and Wisdom in Clinical and Translational Researchers: A Mixed Method Study of a Pilot Curricular Intervention
Simon ContiCrowd-sourced Assessment of Ureteroscopy with Laser Lithotripsy Videos Has a Negative Correlation with Trainee Experience
David Czuchlewski Application of Whole Slide Imaging to Pathology Resident “Unknowns” Slide Sessions
Saira Dar Saira Dar Cognitive Strategy, Knowledge Structures and Diagnostic Success: Do Different Assessment Methods Match Up?
Janeve Desy Improving Self-regulation of Learning Amongst Underperforming Medical Students: An Embedded Mixed Methods Study
Luba DumencoLong-term Outcomes of a Longitudinal Quality Improvement/Patient Safety Pre-Clerkship Curriculum
Pamela Fazzio “What Do You Want to Learn or Work on Today?”: Should You Ask for Self-identified Learning Goals?
Gerardo Guiter Review of Medical and Health Professions Education Masters in the United States
Rebecca Hayes Development and Validation of the Reconciliation of Hospital Medications Survey (ROHMS) Instrument
Justin Jeffers Developing an Assessment Checklist for Infant Respiratory Distress Using an Integrative Approach: A Mixed Methods Study
Ihab KamelCognitive Learning Outcomes and Resident Perceptions of the Systematic Use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL) in a University Anesthesiology Residency Program: A Mixed Methods Analysis
Rose Kim Assessment of Faculty Development Needs and Faculty Vitality at a New Medical School
Rory MerrittDemographics and Career Intentions Related to Primary Care for Graduating Medical Students in Combined Baccalaureate-MD Programs 2010-2017: An Analysis of Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Graduation Questionnaire Data
Jessica Papillon-
Smith
Understanding Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Training in Canada: A National Survey of Recent Graduates
Linda Regan Learning to Learn: A Qualitative Study to Uncover Strategies Used by Master Adaptive Learners in the Planning of Learning
Joanne Rolls Curricular Approaches to Transgender Health in Physician Assistant Education
Jennifer Simmons Masters Programs in Health Professions and Medical Education in the United Kingdom and Europe, a Descriptive Survey
Aaron Spooner Evaluation of the Predictive Validity of a Cardiac Surgery Residency Program Which Utilizes Evidence-based Standardization Admissions Processes
Eric Steinberg Assessment of Emergency Medicine Residents’ Clinical Reasoning: Validation of a Script Concordance Test
Geoffrey Talmon The Quality of Evidence in Preclinical Medical Education: A Systematic Review of the Literature
Zhan Tao (Peter) WangA Comparison of Video Reflection Versus Self-Regulated Learning to Teach Knot Tying To Medical Students: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Karisa Walker Excellence Defined: A Mixed-Methods Approach to Identifying Constructs Relevant to Excellence in Anesthesiology Practice
Kaitlyn Watson Should Primary Care Providers Discuss Social Media Use with Patients? Maybe: A Randomized, Controlled Pilot Study

Master of Education in the Health Professions

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EVENTS

MEHP to Host Second Biannual Conference in Summer 2019

MEHP fellows, alumni, faculty, and affiliates are invited to connect next summer as the program hosts its second biannual conference in Baltimore, July 24-26, 2019. The meeting will feature sessions on peer-reviewed papers and assessment support; workshops on technology tips, research methods, and manuscript writing; and private consultations with faculty and workshop experts. Attendees also can tour the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and School of Nursing simulation centers as well as the Johns Hopkins medical campus, visit the bookstores, and socialize at a crab feast. Watch our website for details.

MEHP Sponsors Booth at AAMC Meeting

MEHP program representatives manned a booth at the annual meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges in November in Austin, Texas. We were pleased to be able to connect with a number of fellows, alumni, and faculty in attendance.

Symposium Proposal Accepted for 2019 AERA Conference 

The symposium proposal “The Effectiveness of Health Professions Education Advanced Degree Programs: Exploring Scholarly Approaches to Program Evaluation,” submitted by Toni Ungaretti, was accepted for the AERA 2019 conference to be held in Toronto in April.  The symposium will also include the paper “Formative Evaluation of the Masters of Education in Health Professions Education: Insight Gained, Lessons Learned” by Ungaretti, Jessica Harlan, and Sara Katherine Allman from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’s Office of Assessment and Evaluation.

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