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Drs. Gretchen Case and Nathan Hatton Receive Core Educator Awards

Drs. Gretchen Case and Nathan Hatton Receive Core Educator Awards

The Department of Internal Medicine is excited to announce that Drs. Gretchen Case (Associate Professor, General Internal Medicine and Chief, Program for Medical Ethics and Humanities) and Nathan Hatton (Associate Professor, Pulmonary) were recipients of the first ever Core Educator Awards. Both were nominated by their peers for their hard work, contribution and commitment to the Core Educator community.

gretchen-case.jpgDr. Gretchen Case, PhD

Dr. Gretchen Case was awarded the Scholarship Award. Her nominators expressed the following about her: "Dr. Case mentored some medical students recently who presented at the Oral History Association national meeting (held in SLC). She continually has a presence at national meetings presenting work from LOM and brings ideas from these conferences to our school. She has also received funding from both the NIH and NEA to develop an evidence-based intervention intended to improve medical trainee's skills regarding difficult conversations by offering them coaching in individual theatrical rehearsal techniques."




nathan-hatton.jpgDr. Nathan Hatton, MD

Dr. Nathan Hatton was awarded the Engagement Award. His nominators said the following: "Dr. Hatton actively participates in FOM and CRR and partners with course directors in other units where Pulmonology is taught (i.e., H&D). He attends FOM lectures, cadaver lab when lungs are removed, directs the pulmonary department during the respiratory unit in CRR; Works closely with CRR course directors; Has worked across disciplines to standardize the approach to common medical issues, including dyspnea and sepsis. Always available to answer questions about Pulmonology and attends all relevant sessions even if he isn't teaching."