CWRU School of Medicine Wins National AMSA Award for Activism

By | March 27, 2003

At the March 22nd national meeting of the American Medical Student Association in Washington, D.C., the CWRU School of Medicine was awarded the 2003 Paul R. Wright Award in Medical Education for its exceptional focus on activism in medicine and for the integration of advocacy skills training into the medical education curriculum [CWRU News story].

Mentioned prominently in the application by medical students Kyle Dinsio, Chris McCoy, Connie Liu, and Alexander Tsai were several Center-directed activities, including the course “Activism and Medicine” coordinated by Ashwini Sehgal, M.D., the AHRQ-supported MD-PhD Program in Health Services Research, led by Randall D. Cebul, M.D., and the Primary Care Track, led from 1999-2002 by past Center member Linda A. Headrick, M.D., and whose research curriculum is directed by Douglas Einstadter, M.D., M.P.H..CWRU School of Medicine, CWRU News story, application, Activism and Medicine, MD-PhD Program in Health Services Research