University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Bio for Eileen CichoskiKelly, Ph.D.
Eileen CichoskiKelly, Ph.D.

Eileen CichoskiKelly, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine


Contact Information
E-mail: Eileen.CichoskiKelly@uvm.edu
Office Location:
Given Courtyard, N106, Burlington, VT 04505

Education

1995  Ph.D. Educational Psychology & Statistics, University at Albany, Albany, NY
1989  C.A.S. Consulting Teacher/Learning Specialist, The University of Vermont, 
            Burlington, VT
1986  M.Ed. Special Education, The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
1984  B.S. Special Education, State University of New York, Plattsburgh, New York

Academic Interests

Medical education
Diversity and inclusion
Medical admissions
Faculty development

Research Interests

Medical education
Program and curriculum design
Assessment and evaluation

Expertise

Medical education
 Program and curriculum design
Assessment and evaluation

Academic Appointments

2013 – present   Associate Professor  
                              College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT.

2002 – Present   Director of Educational Instruction and Scholarship
                               College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT.

Prior Academic Appointments:
2011 – 2013       Assistant Professor Educator Pathway Family Medicine
                              College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT.

2001-2011         Research Assistant Professor Family Medicine
                             College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT.

2001 – 2003      Adjunct Professor, College of Education, Vermont College of Union
                             Institute and University, Montpelier, VT
 
2000 – 2002      Instructional Development Associate, Assistant Professor of Extension
                             Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

1994 – 2000      Research Assistant Professor College of Education, University of Vermont,
                             Burlington, VT

1992 – 1993      Adjunct Instructor, College of Education, University at Albany, Albany, NY

Research Grants

2009   Arnold P. Gold Foundation, RFP: Influencing Medical School Admissions, Assessment and
            Advancement of Humanism in Medical School Admission and Beyond. College of Medicine,
            University of Vermont.


2004
  University of Massachusetts Medical School, Macy Mentorship Program in Health
            Communication Education.  College of Medicine, University of Vermont.

2002  Davis Educational Foundation, Curricular Reform Using Information Technology.  University of
           Vermont.

2002  Worthington Family Foundation, Supporting the Center for Teaching and Learning’s Innovative
           Faculty Laptop Program.  University of Vermont.
 
2002  University of Pittsburgh Survival Skills and Ethics Grant Start-Up Grant, Developing and
           Delivering On-line Faculty Professional Development Training Modules.  University of
           Vermont.

1998  United States Office of Education, Model for Paraprofessional and Supervisor Training Designed
           to Meet the Needs of Students with Disabilities in General Education Settings. University of
           Vermont.

1995  United States Office of Education, National TEEM Outreach: A Systematic Planning and
           Collaborative-Decision Making Process for the Transition of Young Children with Disabilities
           and their Families Into Kindergarten and Other General Education Settings. University of
           Vermont.

1993  United States Office of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services,
           Including Children with Disabilities as a Part of Systematic Efforts to Restructure Schools.
           University at Albany. Dissertation is a supplement to this project (Meyers & Gelzheiser).

Awards and Honors

2009      North East Group on Education Affairs (Chapter of AAMC) - Innovation
               Award in Continuing Medical Education, Hershey, Pennsylvania.

1990      Model Program for Addressing Drop-out Prevention.  Recognized by
               United States Office of Education, CHAP Program. Burlington School
               District.

1989     Outstanding Consultant Teacher.  Awarded by University of Vermont,
              Department of Special Education.

Publications

2015     Jones, A., Blaney, S., Nettlow, D., Alpert, A., Szilva, J., CichoskiKelly, E., and Howard, A. Changing Medical Minds: Analysis of shifting trends in attitudes, knowledge, and beliefs in pre-clinical medical students regarding LGBT+ People and Healthcare. GLMA Conference, Portland, OR.  September, 2015.

2015     Carney, P.A., Crites, G.E., Hughes Miller, K., Haight, M., Stefanidis, D., Akinola, M.O., CichoskiKelly, E., Price, D.W., Scott, V.C., Kalishman, S.  Building and Executing a Research Agenda Toward Conducting Implementation Science in Medical Education. Med Ed Online (In Review).

2014    Jewkes, C., Gallant, J., Nicholas, C., Feldman, N., Rosen, L., Jaworski, D., Nagle, K., CichoskiKelly, E., Sladyk, S., and McElhinney, E.  Data-Driven, Competency-Based Holistic Admissions Using the MMI as Part of a Multi-layered Assessment of Competencies in the Admissions Process. University of Vermont College of Medicine Teaching Academy Retreat. December, 2014.

2014    Delaney, T., Jaworski, D., CichoskiKelly, E., and Tandoh, M.  Diversity 3.0 Incorporating Mission-Aligned Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives throughout an Academic Medical Center. University of Vermont College of Medicine Teaching Academy Retreat. December, 2014.

2014    CichoskiKelly, E.  What do Their Peers Think? A Qualitative Analysis of a Required Fourth year Teaching Month.  University of Vermont College of Medicine Teaching Academy Retreat. December, 2014.