Awards

Tyler Albert, Jocelyn James, and Shobha Stack will receive the 2017 Stern Teaching Awards from the Division of General Internal Medicine. The award, originated and administered by Douglas Paauw, director of Medicine Student Programs, provides one year of protected time for junior faculty members to hone their teaching skills while working with senior faculty mentors.

Dr. Albert, clinical instructor, will work on a project to improve medical students’ oral case presentations. He will continue his regular teaching of students and residents as well as his clinical work on the Hospital Medicine Service at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System. Dr. Albert is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Medicine and Internal Medicine Residency program.

Dr. James, acting assistant professor, will work on training Internal Medicine residents in comprehensive Hepatitis C management. She will continue her regular teaching of students and residents as well as her clinical work in the Adult Medicine Clinic at Harborview Medical Center. Dr. James is a graduate of the Stanford School of Medicine and the University of Washington Residency Program.

Dr. Stack, acting instructor, will develop a systematic approach to diagnosing learners so that educators can develop actionable, stepwise feedback for both clinical skills and professionalism. She will continue her regular teaching of students and residents as well as her clinical work in the Hospital Medicine Program at the University of Washington Medical Center. Dr. Stack has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California–Berkeley and has an MD from the Stanford School of Medicine.