Dr. Olivia Hung among Clinical Reasoning Course Faculty Facilitators

Congratulations to Olivia Hung, MD, Olivia Hung, MDa clinical assistant professor of medicine in the University of Arizona Division of Cardiology, who was among 10 physicians chosen to participate in the Clinical Reasoning Course at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson as CRC faculty facilitators.

Dr. Hung, who joined the UA faculty in September 2018, also serves as cardiology education director at Banner – University Medical Center South  and UA College of Medicine – South Campus, and is a member of the UA Sarver Heart Center. She represents the UA Department of Medicine for the course.

Other faculty serving as CRC faculty facilitators and their departments include:

  • Harry McDermott, MD, MPH | Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • Paul Gordon, MD, MPH | Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • T. Philip Malan, PhD, MD | Departments of Anesthesiology and Pharmacology
  • Melissa Moore, MD| Department of Pediatrics
  • Anna L. Waterbrook, MD | Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Marion C.W. Henry, MD, MPH | Department of Surgery - Pediatrics
  • Kate Hughes, DO | Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Katie Kowalek, MD | Department of Pediatrics
  • Muhammad Khan, MD | Department of Neurology

Dr. Hung’s and the other appointments were announced June 5 by Kathy W. Smith, MD, associate professor of psychiatry, vice chair of education and assistant dean of student affairs; Lisa R. Stoneking, MD, professor of emergency medicine, program director for the EM Residency at South Campus and Banner – UMC South chief of staff; and Sean P. Elliott, MD, professor and associate chair of pediatrics and interim associate dean for curricular affairs at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.

The CRC, which runs throughout the 18-month pre-clerkship curriculum, is designed to develop the necessary and fundamental clinical reasoning skills employed by physicians in the delivery of clinical care, and to foster the development of life-long learning habits and collaborative team-based care.

Working in weekly small group sessions, the role of the CRC facilitator is to develop these skills in preparation for clerkship rotations, graduate medical education and eventual independent practice.

Congratulations to our new CRC Facilitators!

Questions? Contact Jerie Schulz at jschulz25@medadmin.arizona.edu or (520) 626-8074.

Release Date: 
06/05/2019 - 3:15pm
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