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Katie Gielissen, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor; Associate Clerkship Director, Internal Medicine; Faculty Director and Advisor, Yale Clinician Educator Distinction, Internal Medicine

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Katie Gielissen, MD, MHS

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Biography

Dr. Gielissen earned her medical degree at the University of Chicago - Pritzker School of Medicine before completing her Internal Medicine / Pediatrics training at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She was the first of two fellows to complete the new General Internal Medicine Medical Education Fellowship in 2018. As part of this training, she was the first of three graduates of the new Master's of Health Science, Medical Education Pathway (MHS-Med Ed), a two year program that features an education research project and provides a comprehensive curriculum for individuals interested in developing a career in the field of medical education. She currently serves as the Ambulatory Associate Program Director for the Yale Traditional Internal Medicine Program, and the Associate Clerkship Director for the Internal Medicine Clerkship at the Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Gielissen's scholarship focuses on Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) as a form of assessment in both the Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education space. She serves as a member of the Faculty Development group Core EPA pilot in the Association of American Medical Colleges. She also performs qualitative research on Entrustment Decision-Making and on faculty development to enhance the quality of feedback and evaluation in clinical settings. Her clinical interests include diabetes management, transitions of care (pediatric to adult), and ambulatory education.

Education & Training

  • MHS
    Yale School of Medicine, Medical Education (2018)
  • MD
    University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine (2012)
  • BS
    University of Wisconsin - Madison, Biochemistry (2008)
  • General Internal Medicine Fellow
    Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Assistant and Senior Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Intern
    Yale-New Haven Hospital

Activities

  • Beyond the Differential -Evidence-Based Strategies for Facilitating Morning Report
    Tampa, United States 2021
  • Implementing the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Core Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) for Entering Residency framework in undergraduate medical education (UME): the student perspective on the role of workplace-based assessments (WBAs)
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2020
  • Adding Entrustable Professional Activities to the Medicine Clerkship: Applied lessons from the AAMC Core EPA Pilot
    Tampa, United States 2020
  • Impact of the Yale Internal Medicine Clinician-Educator Distinction Pathway on Internal Medicine Residency Graduates
    Washington, United States 2020
  • Implementing Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Core Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs): the role of workplace-based assessments
    Burlington, United States 2020
  • Lessons from the AAMC Core Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) for Entering Residency Core EPA Pilot Project: Qualitative Analysis of the M3 Survey
    Burlington, United States 2020
  • Lessons from the AAMC Core Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) for Entering Residency Core EPA Pilot Project: Qualitative Analysis of the M3 Survey
    Rapid City, United States 2020
  • Lessons from the AAMC Core Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) for Entering Residency Core EPA Pilot Project: Qualitative Analysis of the M3 Survey
    Atlanta, United States 2020
  • Impact of a Longitudinal Clinician-Educator Curriculum on Internal Medicine Residency Graduates
    New Haven, United States 2020
  • Embracing Change: Impact of the Core EPAs on Students and Curriculum
    Phoenix, United States 2019
  • Panel Management for Internal Medicine Residents
    Denver, United States 2019
  • Panel Management for Internal Medicine Residents
    Washington, United States 2019
  • Beyond the Differential - Evidence-Based Strategies for Facilitating Morning Report
    Philadelphia, United States 2019
  • Trusting Trainees: A Qualitative Study of Entrustment Decision-Making in Internal Medicine and General Surgery Program Directors
    Philadelphia, United States 2019
  • I Trust You: Entrustable Professional Activities for Assessment of Readiness for the Primary Care Exception Rule
    Denver, United States 2018
  • Trusting Trainees: A Qualitative Study of Entrustment in Internal Medicine Program Directors
    Denver, United States 2018
  • Beyond Mortality: Assessing Pediatric Palliative Needs
    Philadelphia, United States 2018
  • Can Entrustable Professional Activities be Assessed in a Simulation Environment? An initial validation study
    New Haven, United States 2018
  • Enhancing Feedback in a Residency Continuity Clinic
    New Haven, United States 2018
  • Trusting Trainees: A Qualitative Study of Entrustment in Internal Medicine Program Directors
    New Haven, United States 2018
  • Beyond Mortality: Assessing pediatric palliative care needs
    New York, United States 2017
  • Entrustable Professional Activities: Can Simulation be Usedto Assess Competencyin Medical Students?
    Washington, United States 2017
  • Entrustable Professional Activities: Can Simulation be Used to Assess Competency in Medical Students?
    Boston, United States 2017
  • Developing Undergraduate Entrustable Professional Activities for Use in Simulation
    New Haven, United States 2017
  • Trust the Process? A Qualitative Study of Entrustment Decision-Making of Program Directors at YNHH
    New Haven, United States 2017
  • Attributes of high value teaching
    New Haven, United States 2016
  • Entrustable Professional Activities: Can Simulation be Used to Assess Competency in Medical Students?
    Seattle, United States 2016
  • Potential for Growth in Pediatric Palliative Care
    New Haven, United States 2016
  • Creative Writing for a Reflective Practice of Medicine
    Boston, United States 2014
  • It’s not about the iron: A case of neonatal hemochromatosis
    Waterbury, United States 2014

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
NEGEA Excellence in Oral Presentation AwardNortheast Group on Educational Affairs2019
Teacher of the YearYale Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program2018
Excellence in Education Research Poster AwardYale Teaching and Learning Center2018

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
Yale Medical Education DayCoordinator2020 - Present
Pediatric Educational Review CommitteeMember2019 - Present
Yale Graduate Medical Education Assessment HubMember2019 - Present
Medical Education Scholarship Research and Evaluations Communications Working Group, Northeast Group on Educational AffairsMember2019 - Present
Yale Office Based MedicineEditor2019 - Present
Journal of General Internal MedicineReviewer2019 - Present
Core Entrustable Professional Activities Pilot, Association of American Medical CollegesAAMC Group to demonstrate the feasibility of implementing the Core EPAs for Entering Residency framework in the path to graduation of M.D. candidates.2018 - Present
American Colleges of PhysiciansAbstract Grader 2018 - Present
Association of Program Directors in Internal MedicineAbstract Grader 2018 - Present
Northeast Group on Educational AffairsAbstract Grader 2017 - Present
Clinical Competency Committee, Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency ProgramMember2016 - Present
Yale Medical Education DayAbstract Grader 2016 - Present
Society of General Internal MedicineAbstract Grader 2016 - Present

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