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ESCape happens every Tuesday from noon-1pm PT.

How to Join

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Parnassus University Hall Suite U-80
Mission Bay Mission Hall 4800

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2018-19 Academic Year Upcoming Sessions

2/26, 12noon-1pmAvailable


Moderator: Daphne Lo.

March 2019

ESCape sessions available upon request

3/5 Education Showcase Presentation Review (U-80 Conf Room, and Huddle B)

3/12 Education Showcase Presentation Review (U-80 Conf Room, and Huddle B)

3/19 Education Showcase Presentation Review (U-80 Conf Room, and Huddle B)

3/26 (Available)

April 2019

ESCape sessions available upon request

4/2 (Cancelled for Education Showcase)

4/9  Katherine Lupton and Sarah Schaeffer. Implementing Holistic Review in Graduate Medical Education.

4/16 (Available)

4/23  Gurpreet Dhaliwal, Vivek Murthy (Johns Hopkins University), and Christy Boscardin. A multicenter survey of early career clinical activities and learning behaviors among internal medicine faculty.

4/30 (Available)

May 2019

ESCape sessions available upon request

5/7 (Cancelled - Doctoral Week)

5/14 (Available)

5/21 (Available)

5/28 (Cancelled - Annual TSP Retreat)

June 2019

ESCape sessions available upon request

6/4 (Available)

6/11 (Available)

6/18 (Available)

6/25 (Available)


18-19 Academic Year Past Sessions


  • 2/5  Brian Gin and Stephanie Tsoi - How trainees experience mutual trust: why working relationships are more important than autonomy.  Moderator: Daphne Lo.
  • 2/12  Shruti Kant and Dina Wallin - Feasibility Study of Milestone-based Notecards for Real-time Feedback to Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows Moderator: Daphne Lo.
  • 2/19  Cees van der Vleuten - Curricular change at Maastricht: Beyond PBL.  Moderator: Daphne Lo.


  • 1/1 (Cancelled - New Year's Day)
  • 1/8 Pat O'Sullivan - How can the abstract 'Students are Watching: Conducting Effective Difficult Communications on Surgical Rotations' be improved to be appropriate for the Education Showcase?. Moderator: Daphne Lo.
  • 1/15 Catherine Lomen-Hoerth - How to modify the WGEA abstract on 'Impact of a Longitudinal Professional Identity Formation (PIF) Curriculum' for the Education Showcase. For background purposes, attached is article on ARCH published in the Sept. 2018 issue of the SF Marin Medical Society Newsletter (see pages 16-17)See also ARCH week figure, and examples of wellness activities offered during ARCH weeks. Moderator: Daphne Lo.
  • 1/22 Susan Wlodarczyk - Faculty perceptions of how constructed response (open-ended) assessments facilitate student learning.  Moderator: Daphne Lo.
  • 1/29 Cancelled due to LCME visit


  • 12/25 (Cancelled - Christmas Day)

  • 12/18 Gary Farkas - Time spent studying vs. study skills and prior anatomy knowledge in determining anatomy course performance in physical therapy students: A study proposal. Moderator: Daphne Lo.

  • 12/11: Workshop by Arianne Teherani - Tips for Writing your Abstract for the UCSF Education Showcase. Moderator: Daphne Lo.
  • 12/4:

Aimee Medeiros - Gender Differences in Healthcare: A Content Review in Undergraduate Medical Education. Moderators: Laura Ellerbe and Mindy Ju.

Brittany Chambers, Jenna Gaarde, Andrea Jackson, Zea Malawa - What's it gonna take to eliminate racial health disparities in your lifetime? A course for UCSF medical students. Moderator: Christy Boscardin.

David Anderson, Sarah Blisset - Developing Online Resources to Flip the Classroom in Post-Graduate Cardiology Education. Moderators: Laura Ellerbe and Mindy Ju.

Ariel Deardorff - Building an Open Science Teaching Toolkit. Moderator: Christy Boscardin.


  • 11/6 Nancy Choi / Sneha Daya / Cindy Lai - Advocacy in Action: a Medicine Clerkship Curriculum. Moderator: Daphne Lo.
  • 11/13 Annemarie Charlesworth - Embedding Environmental Health in UCSF Health Professional Education – Creating a Foundation for Faculty. Moderator: Daphne Lo.
  • 11/20:

Margaret Lin - Developing an Innovative Point-of-care Ultrasound Curriculum for the Evaluation of Children with Suspected Intussusception. Moderator: Daphne Lo.

James Anstey - Developing Digital Researchers: Engaging trainees in the role of the electronic health record, data science, and informatics in scientific inquiry. Details on the curriculum proposal are here. Moderator: Daphne Lo.

Beth Griffiths - Assessing Patient Advocacy among Internal Medicine Clerkship Students. Moderator: Laura Ellerbe.

  • 11/27:

Justin Bullock, Karen Hauer, Cindy Lai, Pat O'Sullivan - Third-year medical students’ perception of the fairness and accuracy of clerkship grading, and its impact on their performance and learning outcomes.

Triveni Defries, Meghan O'Brien, Christine Soran - Developing an Inter-professional Education Curriculum on the ZSFG Addiction Care Team. See the concept submission page.

Stephanie Hsia - Pilot of a Mental Health First Aid Training for Health Professional Students, Faculty, and Staff.

Jonathan Pai - Back to the basics: Foundational science on internal medicine rounds.


  • 10/2 Jyothi Marbin / Maggie Gilbreth - An Exploration of Structural Racism, Health Disparities and Resilience. Moderator: Daphne Lo.
  • 10/9 (Cancelled for Doctoral Week)

  • 10/16 Susie Wlodarczyk / Amy Ransohoff - Teaching the Learning Sciences to Medical Students. Moderator: Daphne Lo.

  • 10/23 Brian Bakke - The role of Feedback in the Physician Coach-Medical Student Relationship. Moderator: Lara Pheatt.
  • 10/30 Arianne Teherani - The evolution of the professionalism movement in medical education: Where we have been, where we are, and where we need to go. Moderator: Daphne Lo.


  • 9/4 Emily Abdoler - Deliberate Practice in ID Fellowship. Moderator: Christy Boscardin.
  • 9/11 Brian Gin - Measuring co-construction: a dyadic item response theory model. Moderator: Daphne Lo.
  • 9/18 Mindy Ju - The Effect of Professional Background and Gender on Perceptions of Leadership by Healthcare Professional. Moderator: Daphne Lo.

  • 9/25 Larissa Thomas / Pat O'Sullivan - Becoming Outstanding Educators: What Do They Say Contributes to Success? Moderator: Lara Pheatt.


  • 8/7  Ann Poncelet, et al. - Institutional Leaders’ Perspectives on Organizational Return on Investment: Endowed Chair and Intramural Grants Programs for Academic Clinician Educators. Prior to the session, we encourage to read the attached paper on The Kirkpatrick/Phillips ROI MethodologyTM. Moderator: Lara Pheatt.
  • 8/14 Tom Bodenheimer / Meg McNamara - UCSF Curriculum Innovation: Training First-Year Medical Students in Health Coaching. Moderator: Lara Pheatt.

  • 8/21 Leslie Floren - Knowledge Construction in Interprofessional Clinical Trainee Teams. Moderator: Lara Pheatt.

  • 8/28 Michael Deng / Morgan Kelly - Use of race and racial stereotypes in clinical vignettes in the first- and second-year learning materials in Bridges Curriculum. Moderator: Christy Boscardin.

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