Family Medicine Physician Faculty Development:

Developing Leaders in Residency Training and Scholars in Cultural Competency

Sponsored by HRSA and the WMMC Family Medicine Residency Program

This project has concluded.

Four one-year fellowships were conducted from 2012 through 2016 especially for physician faculty, focusing on developing leaders in all areas of residency training. The goal was to enhance the teaching of future clinicians and to grow new skills of curriculum design and innovation in medical education to develop a "Cool Idea" to improve an element of the participants' residency programs.

Teaching Team

Hector Flores, MD Hector Flores, MD: PI, HRSA “Faculty Development: Developing Faculty Scholars in Cultural Competency”; Chairman, Department of Family Medicine, WMMC, Los Angeles, CA; Co-director, Family Medicine Residency Program, WMMC, Los Angeles, CA; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, USC School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA; Medical Director, Family Care Specialists Medical Group, Montebello, CA.
Julie Nyquist, PhD Julie Nyquist, PhD: Professor, Division of Medical Education, USC Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA; Director, Master of Academic Medicine Program, USC Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA; Director of Medical Education, Kern Medical Center, Bakersfield, CA, 1993-2001.
Wanda C. Gonsalves, MD Wanda C. Gonsalves, MD: Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY; prior Associate Dean for Resident Inclusion and Diversity Education, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC.
Wanda C. Gonsalves, MD Shara D. Steiner, DO, MACM: Instructor, Master of Academic Medicine program, Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, CA; Assessment Asset Writer and Auditor, Text Lesson Author,; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Florida International University College of Medicine, Miami/Fort Lauderdale area, FL.
Jeffrey Ring, PhD Jeffrey Ring, PhD: Prior Director, Behavioral Sciences and Cultural Medicine, WMMC Family Medicine Residency Program, Los Angeles, CA; Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

For more information or to register, send an email to Pam Teplitz, Project Manager,
or Erasmo “Tony” Cortez, JD, Administrator of Special Projects,
or call (323) 260-5789

This Fellowship is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions Division of Medicine and Dentistry, Primary Care Training and Enhancement, Physician Faculty Development in Primary Care Program award #D55HP23212-01-00.