Warren Wiechmann is the Associate Dean of Instructional Technologies at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Professior of Emergency Medicine, and the project leader for the school’s iMedEd Initiative (www.imeded.uci.edu), a comprehensive digital overhaul of the curriculum which uses the iPad as its centerpiece for curricular innovation. He is interested in the mash-up of technology, medicine, and education. He is also intrigued by the integration of technology to improve clinical workflows and efficiency, instructional technology and information design to enhance physician and patient education, mobile and asynchronous learning, the development of a medical student curriculum in informatics and instructional technology, digital literacy, and mHealth/eHealth/Medicine 2.0/Health 2.0.
Megan Boysen Osborn is residency program director for the University of California, Irvine emergency medicine residency. She completed a medical education fellowship at Stanford University and Master of Health Professions Education (MHPE) at University of Illinois, Chicago. Dr. Osborn’s interests are in curriculum design, residency recruitment, cardiac and neuro-ophthalmologic emergencies.
Shannon Toohey is the Associate Program Director for the University of California, Irvine Emergency Medicine Residency Program. In 2016, she completed the Multimedia Design and Educational Technology (MDEdTech) Fellowship at the University of California Irvine. She completed medical school at UC Irvine School of Medicine, after which she completed her residency at the UC Irvine Medical Center. She received a Masters in Education, Multimedia and Instructional Design at Cal Poly Pomona. During her time at UC Irvine she has developed and expanded many educational programs for the residents including a flipped medical student and intern podcast curriculum, oral board review course and helped to revamp the curriculum. Her interests include asynchronous learning, flipped curricula, resident and patient education.
Alisa Wray joined the University of California Faculty as the second Multimedia and Instructional Design fellow under Dr. Warren Wiechmann in 2015. She is currently getting a Masters in Education, Multimedia and Instruction Design though Cal Poly Pamona. Dr. Wray grew up in rural San Diego county and attended the University of California Irvine for her Bachelors of Science; she then attended Tulane University for her MD, and finally returned to UC Irvine to complete her Emergency Medicine Residency training where, as the Academic Chief of Educational Technologies and Simulation, she helped to develop and expand an online curriculum. Dr. Wray’s interests include resident and patient education, incorporation of technology into education, as well as graphic design and flipped curriculum development. Outside of medicine she enjoys spending time with her husband, baking cakes, playing with her two puppies and aerial acrobatics.
Andrew King is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and an Assistant Residency Program Director at The Ohio State University. He is dedicated to medical education innovation, and has been instrumental in the development and implementation of a flipped classroom resident didactic curriculum, resident coaching program, and novel longitudinal academic track curricula. His professional interests include innovation in medical education, curricular development and assessment, technology in medical education, professional development and mentorship.
Geremiha was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry with a minor in Anthropology from Kenyon College. He graduated AOA from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He received his residency training at Vanderbilt University, where he served as a chief resident. His academic interests include resident education and development. In his free time, Geremiha enjoys spending time with his wife Angela, weight lifting, reading nonfiction, and watching ice hockey.
Christopher San Miguel is currently a Medical Education Fellow at The Ohio State University. As part of his fellowship he is pursuing a Master of Education in Health Professions through Johns Hopkins University. He grew up in southeastern North Carolina and attended North Carolina State University as a Park Scholar. He received his MD from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill before completing his residency in Emergency Medicine at The Ohio State University, where he served as Chief Resident. His professional interests include curriculum development and innovation, simulation, and cognitive errors in medical decision making.
Sara Paradise currently serves as a Multimedia Design and Educational Technology (MDEdTech) Emergency Medicine fellow at the University of California, Irvine. She is completing her Masters in Academic Medicine through the University of Southern California and currently serves as a representative to the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Education Committee through her position as the vice chair of the Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association (EMRA) Education Committee. She completed medical school at the George Washington School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. and attended residency at Banner University Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona. She has developed medical school courses on medical Spanish and a resident curriculum on professionalism and communication skills. She is specifically interested in personalized and/or small group teaching, video-based patient discharge instructions, and student mentorship.
Following completing her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design at Iowa State University and a career as an Art Director, Beth Runcie embarked on her journey in medicine. After earning her medical degree at Des Moines University in Des Moines, IA, she completed her emergency medicine residency at UH Regional Hospitals in Cleveland, OH. She is currently a Multimedia Design Education Technology (MDEdTech) fellow at UC Irvine Department of Emergency Medicine and completing her Masters of Academic Medicine at the University of Southern California. Her interests include furthering medical student and resident education, improving education among the allied health professionals, and effectively communicating and teaching patients. She is looking forward applying her design background to creating innovative applications, technology, and tools facilitating education within the emergency department. In addition to medicine, she enjoys time with family, photography, kayaking, and exploring new places.
Gabriel Sudario currently serves as a Multimedia Design and Educational Technology (MDEdTech) Emergency Medicine fellow at the University of California, Irvine. He will be completing a Masters in Education Technology and Instructional Design. He completed medical school and residency training at the University of California, San Francisco. During residency he worked closely with an international team coordinated through the Academic Life in Emergency Medicine group to develop a visual teaching aid for the PECARN and Canadian Head CT rules. He is specifically interested in visual design, social media “micro teaching”, and diversity/inclusion in the GME setting.