Grace Huang, MD
Dr. Grace Huang is the Director of Assessments, co-Director of the BIDMC Academy of Medical Educators and is the Lunder Clinical Educator in Multimedia Programs at the Shapiro Institute. She is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a hospitalist in the Department of Medicine at BIDMC.
She received a BA in English and a BS in Biological Sciences with Honors from Stanford University and an MD degree from Washington University. She completed her residency in internal medicine at BIDMC. During her Rabkin fellowship in medical education at the Shapiro Institute, she created interactive animations for handheld computers to instruct medical students in common bedside procedures. She also completed an Academy Fellowship in Medical Education at HMS. At the Institute, she has spent a number of years designing web-based modules on clinical skills, including computer-based case simulations ("virtual patients"), physical diagnosis tutorials, interactive pathophysiology diagrams, and procedure-based instruction. Over the course of academic year 2007-2008, she will transition her interests and efforts into learner assessment, focusing on instrument design.
She serves as a consultant to the Association of American Medical Colleges in their initiative to promote scholarship and sharing of educational materials through MedEdPORTAL. She is on the editorial board for Simulation in Healthcare, the journal of the Society of Simulation in Healthcare. Her clinical research interest is in procedural training and comfort among internal medicine residents.