Meet your FLO team!

 

Faculty Life aims to support faculty through the various stages and processes involved in an academic appointment.  From leading the appointment and onboarding processes through supporting faculty as teachers, researchers and clinicians, Faculty Life seeks to integrate these functions seamlessly and identifies efficiencies in processes and programs.  The office includes three divisions: Non-Salaried Faculty, Faculty Development and Continuous Professional Development.

 


 

Biosketches

 

Andrea Berry holds a Master’s degree in Public and Nonprofit Administration and majored in Health Sciences and Administration for her undergraduate degree. She has worked in medical education for over 14 years and has a strong perspective of both the student and faculty experience in the field. Beginning her career as a Student Affairs professional, Ms. Berry advised medical students on curricular issues and career decisions. She also became engaged in work-based learning principles and strategies as she guided faculty and residents in the clinical learning environment. As part of her position as Director of Faculty Development at a new College of Medicine, she has had the opportunity to work side-by-side with the faculty as they design and deliver the innovative curriculum and assessment programs. She is particularly interested in the clinical curriculum and has created several regionally recognized programs designed to support physicians in their medical education roles. She was invited to serve on a national inaugural committee on faculty development and has given over 50 invited lectures on clinical teaching topics.   Her research interests include geriatric curriculum and education, clinical teaching and learning, and how medical students navigate curriculum and form professional identities through the medical school experience. Andrea is a member of the following groups: AAMC’s Medical Education Scholarship, Research and Evaluation (MESRE) Faculty Development Committee; Core Entrustable Professional Activities for Entering Residency (CAPAER) Learner Community Phase II, Faculty Development Group; SGEA Faculty Development Special Interest Group; SGEA Collaborate at a Difference for Medical Education Group.
 
Monica Bailey holds a Master’s Degree in Instructional Design in the eLearning track. She attended BIOLA University for her undergraduate degree where she studied education theory and practice as part of her teacher credentialing program. Ms. Bailey has worked as the Neurology Clerkship Coordinator at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and an Instructor at Dr. Olga Mohan High School (DOMHS), a charter school in downtown Los Angeles. Ms. Bailey started as the coordinator for faculty development at the University of Central Florida, College of Medicine in 2013; she currently serves as the Assistant Director for faculty development. Ms. Bailey utilizes her expertise in education and technology to provide faculty development initiatives wherever faculty are, be it in the classroom, lab or hospital. Her research interests include on-line learning and competency based education.Monica is a member of the following groups: AAMC Group on Information Resources (GIR) Education Technology Work Group; Core Entrustable Professional Activities for Entering Residency (CAPAER) Learner Community Phase II, Faculty Development Group; SGEA Portfolio Special Interest Group.
 
Angie Griffin has worked in the healthcare industry for the past four years. After graduating with her Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Florida, Ms. Griffin worked for a nerve regeneration company in their marketing department. Ms. Griffin also has a background in Human Resources because of her previous experience as an Assistant Store Manager with Target. Ms. Griffin joined the faculty development team in the College of Medicine in the coordinator role. Her healthcare background and organizational aptitude have aided in the implementation and creation of faculty development initiatives and programs. Angie is currently pursuing a MBA degree and is interested in facilitating professional development programs for faculty and residents. Angie is the membership coordinator of the SGEA Faculty Development Special Interest Group.
 
Alaina West has joined the Faculty Development team as the new Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Coordinator. She has been with the UCF College of Medicine since 2012 and served in various roles, including the Faculty and Academic Affairs Office Manager and Medical Education Administrative Assistant.  Ms. West received a Bachelor of Science degree at Kent State University in Ohio while simultaneously managing the Live Entertainment office for Cedar Fair Entertainment Company.  She continued her role with Cedar Fair until 2012 when she moved to Orlando. Her experience at the College of Medicine and extensive administrative background will play a key role in her success as the CPD Coordinator.
 
Liz Ivey worked in education for 11 years as a kindergarten teacher for a small elementary school in Winter Park. She graduated with her degree in Psychology from the University of Central Florida. Ms. Ivey returned to UCF to study early childhood education, as part of her continued professional development. She also has a background in customer service through her previous experience as a credit union teller and retail supervisor. Ms. Ivey joined the UCF College of Medicine in November 2016 as the Faculty Development and Affiliated and Volunteer Faculty Program Administrative Assistant. She looks forward to growing with the college and the Faculty Affairs department. 
 
Carolyn Castro-Pagan is a founding member of UCF College of Medicine team with over twenty years of experience in Business Administration, Human Resources, Recruitment, Planning & Project Management for both the private and public sectors. She graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration from Instituto Comercial de Puerto Rico and has completed certification courses for human resources information systems, database management, project management and professional development series. She moved to Florida from New York City in 2002, where she worked at Council of State Governments, Port Authority of NY & NJ in the World Trade Center as the agency’s conference planner and administrator for all policy related workshops representing analysts, state legislators and constituents nationwide. Ms. Castro-Pagan joined UCF College of Medicine in December, 2010 as the human resources office manager and was promoted to executive faculty recruiter within her first year. Subsequently, she began working in the Office of Faculty & Academic Affairs, as the administrator of the affiliate and volunteer faculty program and manages the business processes for all non-salaried faculty in the college. Carolyn is also the expert lead in the college’s PeopleSoft system for non-salaried faculty. She has won awards in excellence for MD program support and was named UCF Innovator in 2014 as co-inventor of PACTS (Participation Activity and Credentialing Tracking System), officially copyrighted and registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, sponsored by UCF’s Office of Technology Transfer.
 
Christopher Orengo worked in the hospitality and sales industries for 6 years prior to joining UCF. He graduated from Valencia College with his associate’s degree. He has a background in volunteer work through a social entrepreneurship class that he took while studying at UCF and technical support through the Wireless Telecommunication course that he took while at the Professional and Technical High School – earning the A+ CompTIA industry certification during his time there. Mr. Orengo joined the UCF College of Medicine in September 2016 as an Affiliated and Volunteer Faculty Program Assistant. He looks forward to growing with the college and the Faculty Life Office.

 
Mario Alequin has more than 8 years of experience in customer service with his background in sales. He graduated from La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA with an Associate’s Degree in Arts. In 2011, he decided to relocate to Florida. Mr. Alequin joined the UCF College of Medicine in October 2016 as a Program Assistant for the Affiliated and Volunteer Faculty Program. He looks forward to growing with the college and the Faculty Life Office, while also learning more about the different departments within the college.
 

 

Current Research

 

What Fosters Professional Identity Development in Medical School¸ was awarded the Southern Group on Educational Affairs, 2013-2015 Medical Education, Scholarship, Research (MESRE) Grant. This project is also supported by the OCF Office of Research & Commercialization Undergraduate Research Initiative. Investigators: Denise Kay, PhD and Andrea Berry, MPA.
 
Student Social Media Perceptions and Practices: A Framework for Social Media use in Medical Education Curriculum. Investigators: Monica Bailey, MA, Andrea Berry, MPA and Joseph Caravaglio.
 
Medical Student Reviews of the Psychiatry Clerkship: A study comparing online individual feedback to in-person focus group feedback. Investigators: Martin Klapheke, MD, Monica Bailey, MA, Leslie Butler, MA, and Morayma Cubero.
 
Bridging the Gap between Medical Students and Independent Seniors, was awarded the Richard Tucker Gerontology Applied Research Award. Investigators: Mariana Dangiolo, MD and Andrea Berry, MPA.
 
“Geri-Anatomy”: Integration of Geriatrics by Student Peer Mentors into an Anatomy Curriculum, was awarded the Richard Tucker Gerontology Applied Research Award. Investigators: Malgorzata Krzyszczak, Christina Hsu, Reid Green, Edward Sanchez, Mariana B Dangiolo, MD and Andrea Berry, MPA.
 
 
Validation of a Clinical Educator Coaching Assessment Tool. Investigators: Andrea Berry, MPA, Denise Kay, PhD and Monica Bailey, MA.
 
Navigating the Diverse Pedagogies of a 21st Century Medical School. Investigators: Denise Kay, PhD and Andrea Berry, MPA.
 

 

Poster Presentations and Publications

 

Bailey M, Pasarica M, Cendan J. Launching a Journal as a Catalyst for Student Publication. 2017 Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting – Learn Serve Lead, November 3-7, 2017, Boston MA. (Accepted poster)

Bailey M, Lebowitz D, Dexter N, Pasarica M, Gorman L. Assessment of EPA 7 across the Curriculum. 2017 International Association of Medical Science Educators, June 10-13, 2017, Burlington, VT. Burlington, VT

Pasarica M, Bailey M, Gorman L. Teaching vs Educating : Faculty perspectives in the age of transition to active learning. 2017 International Association of Medical Science Educators, June 10-13, 2017, Burlington, VT.

Bailey M, Berry A, Griffin A. An Innovative Program for Bolstering Research in Medical Education. 2017 Southern Group on Educational Affairs (SGEA) Annual Meeting, April 19-23, 2017, Charlottesville, VA.

Griffin A, Bailey M, Berry A. CVs and EPs: How to utilize your Curriculum Vitae and Educators Portfolio to maximize your professional development. 2017 Southern Group on Educational Affairs (SGEA) Annual Meeting, April 19-23, 2017, Charlottesville, VA.

Berry A, Tucker C, Kurz T, Smith A, Griffin A. Wellness and resilience across the continuum: Interventions for students, residents and faculty. 2017 Southern Group on Educational Affairs (SGEA) Annual Meeting, April 19-23, 2017, Charlottesville, VA.

Zaidi Z, Wright A, Bailey M, et al. Online faculty development for implementation and use of student portfolios. MedEdPORTAL Publications. 2016;12:10436. http://dx.doi.org/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10436.

Griffin A, Bailey M, Berry A, Cendan J. Developing an online presence: A review of tools that facilitate faculty professional development. 2016 Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting – Learn Serve Lead, November 11, 2016, Seattle WA.

Berry A, Griffin A, Bailey M. Comparison of an online versus face-to-face Resident as Teacher program: Strengths and weaknesses of each approach. 2016 Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting – Learn Serve Lead, November 11, 2016, Seattle WA.

Sleight D, Parker C, Berry A.  Approaches to academic detailing in two community-based medical schools.  2016 Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting – Learn Serve Lead, November 11, 2016, Seattle WA.

Riddle J, Cianciolo A, Berry A, Blanco M, Borges N, Boscardin C, Huggett K, Rougas S, Uijtdehaage S.  Evaluation of educational innovations as scholarship.  2016 Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting – Learn Serve Lead, November 11, 2016, Seattle WA.

Kay D, Berry A, Kibble J, Griffin A, Bailey M. Radical perspectives in curriculum development: Using role immersion to imagine the curriculum of the future.2016 Southern Group on Educational Affairs (SGEA) Annual Meeting, April 14, 2016, Austin, TX.

Berry A, Kay D, Griffin A, Bailey M. Advancing Clinical Educators through the use of an Online, Coaching-Oriented Program: Validating a Self-Assessment Clinical Teaching Tool. .2016 Southern Group on Educational Affairs (SGEA) Annual Meeting, April 14, 2016, Austin, TX.

Dangiolo M, Bailey M, Berry AIntroduction to the Geriatric History and Physical Exam.  Portal of Geriatrics Online Education (POGOe); 2016.  Available from: https://www.pogoe.org/productid/21875.

Bailey M, Kay D, Berry A. Introduction to Entrustable Professional Activities Faculty Development Module. MedEdPORTAL Publications; 2015. Available from: https://www.mededportal.org/publication/10230.

Bailey M, Berry A, and Caravaglio J. Barriers to Medical Students’ Use of Social Media. 2015 Southern Group on Educational Affairs (SGEA) Annual Meeting, April 24, 2015, Charlotte, NC.

Bailey M, John E, Carlyle D, Smith S, and Berry A. Medical Students’ Social Media Practices and Preferences. 2015 Southern Group on Student Affairs (SGSA) Annual Meeting, April 18, 2015, New Orleans, LA.

Bailey M, Berry A. Developing a digital presence:  The use of Twitter as a professional development tool. 2014 AAMC Annual Meeting, November 8, 2014, Chicago, Illinois.

Bailey M and Berry A. (Spring 2014) Expanding Your Network on Twitter. GWIMSWatch Quarterly Newsletter (Group on Women in Medicine and Science). Available from: https://www.aamc.org/members/gwims/communications/406298/twitterbaileyberry.html.

Cantino LB, HC Chen, J Lindow, P Robertson, M Bailey, L Carella, R Daroff, V Douglas, C Lai, D Masferrer, B McGehee, K Hauer.  “A Program of Longitudinal Formative Feedback and Individual Goal-Setting Across Multiple Core Clerkships” Electronic Poster Presentation.  2012 AAMC Annual Meeting, Nov 2-7, 2012, San Francisco.