University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Family Medicine

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

2014    Carney et al.,  Implementation Science in Medical Education: A research Agenda, In
             submission to Academic Medicine.
  
2010    CichoskiKelly, E. (2010) “Using Research as a Tool for Reinforcing Basic Sciences in the
            Clinical Years: Description of a Fourth Year Teaching/Research Requirement at the University
            of Vermont College of Medicine.”, Journal of International Association of Medical Science  
            Educators.
 
2010    Soriano, R., Blatt, B., Coplit, C. CichoskiKelly, E., Kosowicz, L., Newman, L., Pasquale,
            S., Pretorius, R., Rosen, J., Saks, N., and Greenberg, L. (2010) "Teaching Medical Students
            How To Teach: A National Survey of Students-As-Teachers Programs in U.S. Medical
            Schools." Academic Medicine, 85 (11), 1725-1731.

2010    CichoskiKelly, E., and Jeffries, W.  (2010) What do their Peers Think? Fourth Year Teaching
            Assistants as Change Agents in Medical School Curricula. Journal of International Association
            of Medical Science Educators, 20 (2s), 818.

2010    CichoskiKelly, E.  Longitudinal Follow-up of Graduates from First Year of Vermont Integrated
            Curriculum (Paper, Ottawa Conference on Medical Education May 2010).