Barrett Fromme, MD, MHPE, the Director of the University of Chicago Pediatric Hospitalist Program, has been awarded the 2016 Pediatric Hospital Medicine Award for Educational Achievement and Innovation.
This award recognizes Dr. Fromme's establishment of the Pediatric National Nighttime Curriculum, which includes approximately 75 percent of all residency programs across the U.S. She also led the Advancing Pediatric Educator Excellence Teaching Program for hospitalists, which helps develop their teaching skills.
The majority of Dr. Fromme’s time away from patient care is dedicated to the development of faculty, residents and students as medical educators. She is the co-director of the Pritzker Scholarship & Discovery Track for Medical Education, a longitudinal program to train students in the skills needed to be medical educators and scholars. She also leads teaching skills courses for students and residents. She is the Director of the one year Medical Education Research Innovation Scholarship and Teaching (MERITS) fellowship for fellows and faculty, and teaches in the Faculty Advancing Medical Education faculty development series. Dr. Fromme is a Master Educator at the University of Chicago Academy of Distinguished Medical Educators and a Senior Faculty Scholar of the Bucksbaum Institute of Clinical Excellence.