Apgar News


Friday, August 14, 2015 - 15:11

Our 2015 Apgar Academy Grant recipients are:

1. Sachin Agarwal, MD, MPH
Department of Neurology
His project is titled, "High-Fidelity Simulation combined with a Brief Didactic Session Teaching the examination of an Impending Herniation syndrome to Physician and Non-physician providers in the Medical ICU: A Randomized Controlled Study

2. Saundra Curry, MD

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 13:47

Deepthiman Gowda is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Gowda serves as Course Director of Foundations of Clinical Medicine, Chair of the Fundamentals Curriculum Committee, and Director of Clinical Practice in the Narrative Medicine Program. He also serves on the New York City Board of Health. To date, Dr. Gowda’s efforts have...

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 15:12

Morris Symposium - CUMC's Medical Education Day
Thursday June 25th at 4:00 (at CUMC - lecture hall TBA)
Dr. Elizabeth Armstrong will speak about how to train innovators
Reception to follow - all welcome.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 13:37

2015 Summer Institute for Teaching and Learning Announced! The 8th Annual Summer Institute for Teaching and Learning, a day-long workshop devoted to exploring effective teaching and learning strategies in health sciences education, will be held on Monday, June 22, 2015 from 8am to 5pm at Butler Library on the Morningside Campus. Topics covered during the Institute will include: •...

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 14:02

Subway Summit - A Medical Education conference that only costs a token!
Date: June 18th, 2015
Time: 2-6:30pm
NYU School of Medicine
Abstracts being accepted on Simulation, GME scholarship, and Transitions to Residency.
Please send to Deborah Cabaniss at cabanis@nyspi.columbia.edu.

Monday, March 9, 2015 - 14:02

The Morris Symposium will be held on June 25, 2015 at 4pm.
Dr. Elizabeth Armstrong of the Harvard/Macy Institute will be the speaker.
Location is TBD

Monday, March 9, 2015 - 14:00

We are pleased to announce that the following Apgar members will be presenting at NEGEA (Northeast Group on Educational Affairs) this year:
Deborah Cabaniss, MD
Stephen Canfield, MD
Janis Cutler, MD
Rachel Gordon, MD
Deepu Gowda, MD
Boyd Richards, MD

NEGEA 2015 Educational Retreat
April 17-18, 2015

Monday, March 9, 2015 - 13:52

The 2015 AAMC Medical Education Meeting will be held November 10-12 in Baltimore, Maryland.
Click on the link for further information.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 15:14

The Apgar Academy is delighted to launch ADEPT - Apgar Developing Educators Peer Training.
Each year, this program will give an Apgar member with expertise in an area of teaching time to train others. For our first year, Dr. Rachel Gordon will be our ADEPT program leader, focusing on active learning (such as Team Based Learning) for medical school teaching. Dr. Gordon has developed a...

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 14:04

Congratulations to our 2014 new Apgar Academy members!
1. Melissa Arbuckle, M.D., Ph.D.; Department of Psychiatry
2. Katherine Biagas, M.D.; Department of Pediatrics
3. Brian Egan, M.D.; Department of Anesthesiology
4. Guy McKhann, M.D.; Department of Neurological Surgery
5. David Riley, M.D., M.S.; Department of Emergency Medicine
6. Christopher Kevin Wong...

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