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Lewis Katz School of Medicine’s Efforts Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer Article about Standardized Patients in Medical Education

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A Philadelphia Inquirer article focused on how area medical schools, including the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, are utilizing standardized patients in medical education. The Inquirer article highlighted a new grant that Temple received to develop an educational program to promote sensitive and equitable care for transgender and nonbinary people in Philadelphia. Jamie Garfield, MD, Professor of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery and Core Clinical Educator at the Katz School of Medicine and Director of Quality and Improvement and Patient Safety, Core Clinical Faculty, Internal Medicine Residency, at Temple University Hospital, is the principal investigator on the grant and spoke with the Inquirer. Denise Salerno, MD, FAAP, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education and Longitudinal Curricular Threads and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Katz School of Medicine, and David A. Wald, DO, FACOEP, Interim Assistant Dean of Phase 3 and Assistant Dean of Clinical Simulation and Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Katz School of Medicine, were also interviewed.