Past Picker Gold Challenge Grantees


2017-2018 Picker Gold Challenge Grantees

Central Michigan University
Juliette Marie Perzhinsky, MD
A Pilot Interprofessional Educational Curriculum for Optimizing Mental Health in Chronic Pain Treatment

Maimonides Medical Center
Jennifer Barnett Breznay, MD
CARE Feedback Study

University of Toronto
Ayelet Kuper, MD & Lisa Richardson, MD
A Dialogical Approach to Person-Centered Care

2016-2017 Picker Gold Challenge Grantees

Center of Excellence Inter-Professional Academic Homeless Patient-Aligned Care Team – U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Principal Investigator(s):
Carole Warde, MD & Andrew Shaner, MD
Project Title:
The Humanism Pocket Multi-tool: Special Techniques for Clinicians and Trainees

Northwell Health Staten Island University Hospital
Principal Investigator:
Suzanne El-Sayegh, MD
Project Title:
Patient Centered Multidisciplinary Point of Care Rounds

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Principal Investigator: Jessica Montalvo, MD
Project Title:
The effect of stepwise instruction and simulation of goals of care communication skills on performance in the clinical setting: faculty and patient/family perspectives

Lancaster General Hospital
Principal Investigator: Peggy Nepps, PsyD
Project Title:
Talk to Me so I Can Understand: A Residency Health Literacy Education and Quality Improvement Project

2015-2016 Picker Gold Challenge Grantees

Maine Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Paul Han, MD, MA, MPH & Kathleen Fairfield, MD, MPH, DrPH
Project Title: Shared Decision Making in Graduate Medical Education: Training Residents to Always Inform and Involve Patients in Critical Health Care Decisions

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Principal Investigator: Kathryn Kirkland, MD
Project Title: Reading Surgeons: Implementing a Narrative Medicine Series for Surgical Interns
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Principal Investigator: Ellen Meltzer, MD, MSc, FACP & Joseph Fins, MD, MACP
Project Title: Communicating with Surrogates: An Educational Initiative to Foster Patient-Centered Care… When Patients Can No Longer Speak for Themselves
Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Rivlin, MD, PhD & Walter Dusseldorp, MBA, FACHE
Project Title: The Patient’s/Family’s Perspective will Always be Documented with Each Patient/Resident Encounter: A Resident-Led Quality Improvement Project