David Anthony, MD, MSc
Dr Anthony has worked in academic family medicine his entire career. After training at Brown
University’s residency and completing an academic family medicine fellowship at
Boston University, he has been a member of the faculty of the Department of Family
Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. There, he has
served as director of Medical Student Education since 2010. In this capacity,
he serves as the clerkship director, oversees the family medicine electives,
and directs the recruitment and faculty development of community family
physician faculty. At a national level, Dr. Anthony serves as an associate editor for fmCASES, and he chairs the fmCASES Video Working Group. In
addition to his educational scholarship, he also worked from its outset on the
Project RED Trial of transitional post-discharge services to prevent
rehospitalization and adverse events. He has received numerous teaching and
academic awards, including being a co-winner of the 2010 STFM Research Paper of
the Year Award.
Kelly Everard, PhD
Dr Everard received her PhD in Educational Psychology from
the University of Kentucky. She is currently in the Department of Family and
Community Medicine at Saint Louis University School of Medicine where she has been
director of medical student education since 2008. In this capacity she oversees
family medicine electives, recruitment and faculty development of community
preceptors, scholarship of medical student educators, and the family medicine
summer preceptorship. Dr Everard is co-director for the Rodney M. Coe
Distinction in Community Service program and serves on the admissions committee
for Saint Louis University. On a national level, she served on the
steering committee for the Council of Academic Family Medicine Educational
Research Alliance (CERA) and is currently serving as liaison for the CERA
clerkship director survey. Dr Everard has recently been appointed to STFM’s
research committee. She is also a
graduate of the 2007 inaugural class of MSEDI fellows.
Miriam Hoffman, MD, Boston University
Dr Hoffman has been active in medical student and resident education at Boston University since 2003. She has had leadership positions in the Department of Family Medicine’s Medical Student Education Division since 2005. These include being the associate director of Medical Student Education, the clerkship director, and director of Medical Student Education. She has been very involved at the curricular level within BUSM. This includes co-chairing the Clinical Competencies Working Group from 2008–2010 and chairing the BUSM Clerkship Curriculum Subcommittee—the committee responsible for directing, developing, overseeing, and evaluating the third- and fourth-year curriculum. She is a member of the BUSM Medical Education Committee as well as the BUSM LCME Curriculum Committee. She has been a leader and has been integral in EBM curriculum and training at BUSM and Boston Medical Center (BMC). Dr Hoffman is a leader in faculty development and clinical teaching. She has created and delivered numerous faculty development sessions focused on clinical teaching. She created the One Minute Learner—a tool that promotes and structures a conversation between student and teacher about goals and expectations, which makes clinical teaching more effective and efficient. This tool is now being used throughout the BUSM clinical curriculum and has been adopted nationally. Dr Hoffman was an MSEDI fellow in the inaugural 2007 Institute.
Todd Zakrajsek, PhD
Dr. Todd Zakrajsek, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine and the executive director of the Academy of Educators in the School of Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill. Dr Zakrajsek is the immediate past executive director of the Center for Faculty Excellence at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to his work at UNC, he was the inaugural director of the Faculty Center for Innovative Teaching at Central Michigan University and the founding director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at Southern Oregon University, where he also taught in the psychology department as a tenured associate professor. Dr Zakrajsek currently directs three National Conferences on College and University Teaching and Learning and one International Teaching Conference. He also sits on two educationally related boards and several editorial boards for journals in the area of teaching and learning, including Technology Enhanced Instruction for Microsoft and the Journal of Excellence in College Teaching. Dr Zakrajsek received his PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Ohio University. Dr Zakrajsek is an international speaker who is requested regularly for keynote presentations and campus workshops, having published and presented widely on the topic of curriculum design, effective teaching, and student learning.