• Faculty Project Selected for SWAT Funding

  • Faculty Project Selected for SWAT Funding

    July 26, 2016

    The Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management would like to congratulate Aditee Ambardekar, M.D., MSEd, and Philip Greilich, M.D., on the selection of their project: “Enhancing Transfers in Patient Care:  A Grassroots Effort in Medical Student Education” for grant funding.

    “The project focuses on a grassroots effort at teaching about the importance of thorough patient handovers to medical students. Based on a needs assessment of pre-clerkship and clerkship students, we plan to develop an experiential learning activity for medical students during their transition into the clinical phase of their education.  We hope to demonstrate good handover behaviors and provide examples of barriers to good patient handovers.” – Aditee Ambardekar, M.D.

    Their proposal was one of only eight proposals accepted for grant funding by the UT Southwestern Academy of Teachers (SWAT) under the 3rd Annual Small Grants Program for educational research and junior faculty development. This effort is made possible by the UT Southwestern Strategic Planning Committee for Undergraduate Medical Education through their advocacy of supplemental funding provided through the Dean’s office for projects focusing on medical student education, enabling more grants to be funded for all schools.