Dimitri Papanagnou

MD, MPH Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

Dimitri Papanagnou is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine (EM) at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He serves as Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Vice Chair for Education in the Department of EM. In the medical school, Dr. Papanagnou oversees the Health Systems Science Thread Curriculum and the Scholarly Inquiry Track in Medical Education. He is in the final stage of completing a doctorate (EdD) in adult learning and leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University.

As a Macy Faculty Scholar, Dr. Papanagnou will develop and evaluate a curriculum in uncertainty in clinical practice. The vertically-aligned, interprofessional curriculum will leverage action learning to support students as they work through the productive struggle and cognitive dissonance encountered in the clinical learning environment.

Deborah J. Ziring, MD, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Undergraduate Medical Education at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, serves as Dr. Papanagnou's mentor.

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The Future is Uncertain: Towards A Curriculum for Uncertainty in Clinical Practice

2020 Macy Faculty Scholar, Dimitri Papanagnou, MD, MPH, discusses how educators can better prepare trainees for the complexity and uncertainty that lie ahead as students transition from the classroom into the clinical...