July 9, 2020

Dr. Sandra L. Hearn, M.D. named as 2020-22 RISE Fellow

Congratulations to Dr. Sandra Hearn, Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Residency Program Director, on being chosen for a fellowship with the Michigan Medicine R.I.S.E. program!

Dr. Sandra Hearn, Assistant Professor and Residency Program Director, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Michigan Medicine's Research. Innovation. Scholarship. Education. (RISE) program has announced its 2020-2022 fellows, who will develop and implement novel ideas in health sciences education as education innovators. The focus of RISE is to "build the foundation for an innovation Community of Practice that engages in bold new translational educational practices for both physicians and scientists to improve learning and teaching for better health."  The 18-month Fellowship allows Michigan Medicine faculty, staff, and learners to develop and implement novel ideas in health sciences education and develop individuals as innovators. 

The 2020 cohort of four new fellows includes the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation's Dr. Sandra Hearn, M.D., who will work on reshaping the feedback culture using a virtual landscape. The fellowship begins in October of 2020. 

Michigan Medicine established RISE in 2019 to cultivate and engage a learning community in bold and innovative education for the advancement of science, health and health care delivery. For more information about the unit, visit https://rise.med.umich.edu/