SARA M LAMB portrait
  • Associate Dean for Education Curriculum SOM
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Pediatrics
  • Associate Professor (Clinical), Internal Medicine
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Presentations

  • Invited Speaker. Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Program Academic Curriculum. Small Group Discussion. January 15, 2021. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. , Presented, 2021.
  • Lamb S. Outcomes that really matter in medical education: What are they? Department of Surgery 2nd Annual Education Retreat, University of Utah School of Medicine. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. , Presented, 2019.
  • Starr S, Moriates C, Hammoud M, Lamb S. AMA Innovations in Medical Education Webinar Series: Bringing Value Based Decision Making to Medical Education. July 29, 2019. , Presented, 2019.
  • Pendleton R, Lamb S, Fritz J, Roberts L, Mullin S, Koduri S. The State of Value in US Health Care: What Does Value Mean to You? Panel Discussant. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah Health. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. , Presented, 2019.
  • Lamb S. Medical education design and innovation challenge keynote speaker: March 8, 2019. , , 2019.
  • Lamb S. Primary Care of the Adult with Spina Bifida. Spina Bifida Education Days, Spina Bifida Association, Primary Children's Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. , Presented, 2017.
  • Lamb S. Professionalism in Graduate Medical Education. Chief Residency Immersion Training Conference, University of Utah School of Medicine. Snowbird Ski Resort, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. , Presented, 2014.
  • Lamb S. Professionalism and Medical Student Education. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Education Retreat. University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. , Presented, 2014.
  • Lamb S. Primary Care of the Adult with Spina Bifida. Spina Bifida Education Days, Spina Bifida Association, Primary Children's Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah. , Presented, 2013.
  • Lamb S. Interprofessional Education: Meet the Experts. Panel Discussant, Eccles Health Sciences Library, InfoFair 2011, University of Utah Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, Utah. , Other, 2011.
  • Lamb S. Medical Education Transformation at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Education in Progress Lecture Series. Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Primary Children's Hospital. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. , Presented, 2011.
  • Lamb S. Medical education transitions at the University of Utah School of Medicine: What do educators want? Elsevier Publishing Editorial Board Retreat, Cecil Essentials Textbook. Homestead Resort, Heber, Utah, USA. , Presented, 2010.
  • Lamb S. Pediatrics in the new medical school curriculum. Education in Progress Lecture Series, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Primary Children's Hospital. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. , Presented, 2009.
  • Lamb S. “Update on Curriculum & The Exceptional Learning Experience.” Education TownHall Presentation to all faculty and students at UUSOM. October 22, 2019. , , 2019.
  • Lamb S, Lindsley J. Bending the Cost Curve: Adapting Approaches to Value-based Care into Undergraduate Medical Education. AMA Accelerating Change in Medical Education Meeting. Chicago, Illinois, USA. , Presented, 2018.
  • Lamb S, Lindsley J, Tsai T. Value in Medical Education: How are we defining quality? AMA Accelerating Change in Medical Education Meeting. Chicago, Illinois, USA. , Presented, 2016.
  • Chow C, Colbert-Getz J, Shaffer K, Lamb S. Research Presentation. What happens when you pay Medical School faculty to teach? AAMC Western Group on Educational Affairs Annual Meeting. Virtual due to COVID19 pandemic. April 20-22, 2021. , Accepted, 2021.
  • Chow C, Vo M, Stevenson A, Hurtado T, Lamb S. Research Presentation. Exploring the shadows of COVID-19: It’s not just the faculty who are struggling to raise their children. during a pandemic. AAMC Western Group on Educational Affairs Annual Meeting. Virtual due to COVID19 pandemic. April 20-22, 2021Virtual. , Accepted, 2021.
  • Drum B, Gradick C, Salama M, Hurdle J, Lamb S. "A Sorting Hat for Residency Selection: Creating a Holistic Screening Tool for Residency Applications Using Machine Learning/Natural Language Processing” AMA GME Innovations Summit. Sacramento, CA, October 5-6, 2020. , , 2020.
  • Lindsay S, Bluth P, Nguyen S, Tsai T, Lamb S. Student/faculty co-production of a medical education design and innovation challenge as a tool for teaching systems thinking. Innovation presentation. ChangeMedEd 2019, American Medical Association, Chicago, Illinois, USA. , Presented, 2019.
  • Lamb S, Lindsley J, Tsai T. Taking the Plunge: Immersion in Health Systems Thinking to Enhance Education Systems Thinking. Panel Discussion. AAMC Regional WGEA Conference, March 31, 2019, Reno, Nevada. , , 2019.
  • Lamb S, Shaffer K, Chow C, Richards B. First Step in Fostering the Exceptional Learning Environment: Understanding the Existing Conceptual Frameworks. Workshop. AAMC Regional WGEA Conference, March 30, 2019, Reno, Nevada. , , 2019.
  • Lamb S, Shaffer K, Chow C. The Core Educator Initiative: Implementation in Four Frames. Oral Presentation. AAMC Regional WGEA Conference, March 29, 2019, Reno, Nevada. , , 2019.
  • Lamb S, Tsai T. A New Culture in Healthcare Begins with Education. Small Group Discussion, AAMC Regional WGEA Conference, March 24-27, Denver, Colorado. , , 2018.
  • Lamb S, Tsai T. A New Culture in Healthcare Begins with Education. AAMC Regional WGEA Conference, March 24-27, Denver, Colorado. , , 2018.
  • Lamb S, Lindsley J, Richards B. Defining Quality in Health Sciences Education. Academy of Health Sciences Educators Annual Education Symposium. Sept 28, 2017. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2017.
  • Wold J, Miller K, Stern S, Anderson K, Glasgow T, Zinkkan G, Roussel D, Lamb S, Colbert-Getz J. How much explicit curriculum do students need about EPAs? University of Utah School of Medicine. AAMC Western Group on Educational Affairs Regional Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah. , Presented, 2017.
  • Stern S, Miller K, Wold J, Anderson K, Glasgow T, Zinkhan G, Roussel D, Lamb S, Colbert-Getz J. The importance of faculty development in implementing assessments aligned with EPAs, University of Utah School of Medicine. AAMC Western Group on Educational Affairs Regional Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah. , Presented, 2017.
  • Lamb S, Lindsley J, Tsai T, Richards B, Roussel D, Shaffer K, Boi L, Colbert-Getz J. Quality in Undergraduate Medical Education – How do we define it? University of Utah School of Medicine. AAMC Western Group on Educational Affairs Regional Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah. , , 2017.
  • Lamb S, Lindsley J, Roussel D,Tsai T, Boi L, Petersen S, Stevenson A, Baumann S, Shaffer K, Lauder M, Colbert-Getz J. A method for calculating the cost of medical education & opportunities for value analysis. University of Utah School of Medicine. AAMC Western Group on Educational Affairs Regional Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. , , 2017.
  • Colbert-Getz J, Barrett J, Stern S, Johnson S, Glasgow T, Roussel D, Lamb S, Carter K, Anderson K. Curricular Innovations: "Using Learning Communities to Support Students’ Individualized Learning Goal Construction about EPAs in Years 1 and 2." AAMC Learn Serve Lead Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, USA. , Presented, 2016.
  • Boi L, Lamb S, Patterson B. "Standardizing Quality Improvement at the Systems Level to Monitor and Share Resident Engagement.” AAMC Integrating Quality Meeting: Optimizing Care and the Clinical Learning Environment, Rosemont, IL., USA. , Presented, 2016.
  • Colbert-Getz J, Baumann S, Carter K, Lamb S, Lindsley J, Rainey R, Randall K, Roussel D, Stevenson A. "Do Administrators/Faculty and Students Agree on the Essential Skills Needed for Transitioning to Medical School?" AAMC WGEA Regional Conference. Tucson, Arizona, USA. , Presented, 2016.
  • Anderson K, Colbert-Getz J, Lamb S, Roussel D. Learning Communities, Clinical Skills and Core EPAs: Strategies for deploying Learning Communities to ensure clinical skills milestone achievement across a four-year curriculum. 2014 Learning Communities Institute (LCI) conference in Nashville, TN., USA. , Presented, 2014.
  • Colbert-Getz J, Lamb S, Milne C, Vargo D. Using Graduate Medical Education Milestones for Trainee Feedback and improvement Toward Competency. Academy of Health Sciences Educators Annual Education Symposium. University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA. , Presented, 2014.
  • Lamb S, Milne C, Colbert-Getz J, Vargo D. The Evolution of GME Milestones & Their Implementation. Academy of Health Sciences Educators Annual Education Symposium. University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA. , Presented, 2014.
  • Henriksen R, Stevenson A, Cochran A, Fix M, Lamb S. Benefits and Pitfalls of Using Remote-Learning Technologies During Required Fourth Year Longitudinal Courses. Western Group on Educational Affairs AAMC Western Regional Conference. Irvine, California, USA. , Presented, 2013.
  • Stevenson A, Cochran A, Fix M, Henriksen R, Lamb S. Use of Technology in Three Transition to Internship Courses. Western Group on Educational Affairs AAMC Western Regional Conference. Irvine, California, USA. , Presented, 2013.
  • Haight M, Stevenson A, Lamb S. Structuring Learning in the Fourth Year of Medical School: A Track-Based Curriculum Model. Western Group on Educational Affairs, 2012 AAMC Western Regional Conference. Pacific Grove, California, USA. , Presented, 2012.
  • Haight M, Pippitt K, Howell W, Lamb S. Longitudinal Clinical Experiences in Primary and Subspecialty Care in the Pre-Clerkship Curriculum. Western Group on Educational Affairs AAMC Western Regional Conference. Pacific Grove, California, USA. , Presented, 2012.
  • Drum B, Hurdle J, Gradick C, Lamb S. "Creating a Values-Based Approach to Residency Selection Using Machine Learning." Innovations e-Poster Presentation. Society for Hospital Medicine Converge Meeting. May 3-7, 2021. Poster, Accepted, 2021.
  • Lamb S, Lappe K, Raaum S, Shaffer K, Chow C. Re-thinking approaches to professional learning for clerkship directors. Poster session presented at AAMC Regional WGEA Conference, March 29-31, Asilomar, California.* (poster accepted but not presented due to meeting cancellation for COVID-19). Poster, Accepted, 2020.
  • Chow C, Richards B, Smith B, Buchmann L, Weber T, Babcock T, Kamberi F, Christensen T, Richards R, Lamb S. Understanding the learning environment: What domains matter most? Poster session presented at AAMC Regional WGEA Conference, March 29-31, Asilomar, California.* (poster accepted but not presented due to meeting cancellation for COVID-19). Poster, Accepted, 2020.
  • Lamb S, Shaffer K, Chow C. The Core Educator Initiative: Numbers and Implementation in Four Frames. AMEE: International Association for Medical Education Annual Meeting. Vienna, Austria. Poster, Presented, 2019.
  • Lamb S, Lindsley J, Richards B, Tsai T. Making Sense of Value & Systems Thinking in Undergraduate Medical Education. AMA Accelerating Change in Medical Education Spring Meeting, March 2019. Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia. Poster, , 2019.
  • Lamb S, Miller C. Converting resident subspecialty rotations into opportunities to improve residents' skills as educators. Society for General Internal Medicine Mountain West Regional Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah. Poster, Presented, 2018.
  • Lamb S, Lindsley J, Tsai T, Richards B. Adapting Approaches to Value-Based Care into Education: What, Why and How? AMEE: International Association for Medical Education Annual Conference, Basel, Switzerland. Poster, Presented, 2018.
  • Richards B, Lindsley J, Tsai T, Lamb S. Adapting Approaches to Value-based Care into Education: What, Why and How. Poster session presented at AAMC Regional WGEA Conference, March 24-27, 2018, Denver, Colorado. Poster, Presented, 2018.
  • Lamb S, Lindsley J, Tsai T, Colbert-Getz J. A method for calculating the costs of medical education and opportunities for value analysis. Poster session presented at AAMC Annual Meeting, Learn, Serve, Lead, Boston, MA. Poster, Presented, 2017.
  • Lindsay C, Bale M, Cassell A, Coburn B, Bhatnagar A, Lamb S, Stark L, Stevenson A. Partnering with Medical Students: Removing Mandatory Service Learning and Scholarly Activity Requirements. Learn Serve Lead, AAMC Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts. Poster, Presented, 2017.
  • Lamb S, Lindsley J, Tsai T, Colbert-Getz J. Value Analysis for Determining the Cost of Medical Education. AMEE: International Association for Medical Education Annual Conference, Helsinki, Finland. Poster, Presented, 2017.
  • Lamb S, Lindsley J, Tsai T, Boi L, Petersen S, Shaffer K, Boi L, Roussel D, Colbert-Getz J, Stevenson A, Baumann S, Lauder M. A method for calculating the cost of medical education & opportunities fro value analysis. AMA Accelerating Change in Medical Education Spring Meeting, Mayo School of Medicine, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. Poster, Presented, 2017.
  • Lamb S, Lindsley J, Shaffer K, Boi L, Tsai T, Roussel D, Colbert-Getz J. Bending the Cost Curve: Developing a metric to optimize the value of undergraduate medical education. AMA Accelerating Change in Medical Education Spring Meeting. Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA. Poster, Presented, 2016.
  • Glasgow T, Anderson K, Roussel D, Lamb S, Colbert-Getz J. Clinical Methods Curriculum: An Innovative Four-Year Learning Community Model for Teaching and Assessing Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs). AAMC Learn Serve Lead Annual Medical Education Meeting. Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Poster, Presented, 2015.
  • Pippitt K, Morton K, Lamb S, Lindsley J, Colbert-Getz J. Does Group Assessment Always Lead to Better Retention? AAMC Learn Serve Lead Annual Medical Education Meeting. Baltimore, Maryland. Poster, Presented, 2015.
  • Le Phuong-Na JR, Tran V, Zobell J, Olson J, Balch H, Miller C, Lamb S. Rate of pneumococcal immunization in pediatric asthma patients. Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Poster, Presented, 2015.
  • Colbert-Getz J, Lamb S, Pippitt K, Morton D, Lindsley J. Collaborative Assessment: Do Low and High Performing Medical Students Benefit in the Same Way? AAMC Learn Serve Lead Annual Medical Education Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Poster, Presented, 2014.
  • Stevenson A, Good B, Lamb S, Randall K, Maloney C. Effect of Early Clinical Exposure on Pediatric Clerkship Student Performance. Annual Meeting for the Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics (COMSEP). Ottawa, Ontario. Poster, Presented, 2014.
  • Ash R, Lamb S, Stevenson A, Burrows P. Scoring Clinical Skills Exams with the Apple IPAD. International Association Medical Science Educators Annual Conference, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. Poster, Presented, 2011.
  • Lindsley, J., Lamb, S.. Paired Clinical Cases: an active learning method. Association of Biochemistry Course Directors Annual Meeting, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA. Poster, Presented, 2011.
  • Lamb S, Ash R, Haight M, Lindsley J. Lamb, S., Ash, R., Haight, M., Lindsley, J. Integrated Case Development and Interdisciplinary Faculty collaboration. International Association Medical Science Educators Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, USA. Poster, Presented, 2010.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • AMA CME INNOVATION. PI: - 2021. Total project budget to date:
  • American Medical Association Accelerating Change in Medical Education Innovation Grant: “Better than Broccoli: Turning health systems science education into a fun and healthy treat”. PI: Co-PI(s): Damian A. Borbolla. - 2021. Total project budget to date:

Languages

  • English, Fluent.

Publications

  • Colbert-Getz JM, Good B, Stevenson A, Moore KB, Lamb S (date unknown). Systems Thinking to Solve Wicked Problems Like Mistreatment. Vol. 96, S180-S181. Accepted, .
  • Jensen RL, Alzhrani G, Kestle JRW, Brockmeyer DL, Lamb SM, Couldwell WT (date unknown). Neurosurgeon as educator: a review of principles of adult education and assessment applied to neurosurgery. Vol. 127, 949-957. Accepted, .
  • Colbert-Getz JM, Baumann S, Shaffer K, Lamb S, Lindsley JE, Rainey R, Randall K, Roussel D, Stevenson A, Cianciolo AT, Maines T, O'Brien B, Westerman M (date unknown). What's in a Transition? An Integrative Perspective on Transitions in Medical Education. Vol. 28, 347-352. Accepted, .
  • Lamb S, Chow C, Lindsley J, Stevenson A, Roussel D, Shaffer K, Samuelson W (date unknown). Learning from failure: how eliminating required attendance sparked the beginning of a medical school transformation. Accepted, .
  • Van Eck RN, Gullett HL, Lamb SM, Krouse HJ, Mazzurco LW, Lage OG, Lewis JH, Lomis KD (date unknown). The power of interdependence: Linking health systems, communities, and health professions educational programs to better meet the needs of patients and populations. Vol. 43, S32-S38. Accepted, .
  • Lamb SM, Chow CJ, Richards B, Wilson RD, Hobson-Rohrer W (date unknown). Coached Peer Review: Beneficial for Early Career Faculty, Not Just Learners. Vol. 95, 490-491. Accepted, .
  • Colbert-Getz J, Chow C, Li M, Weber T, Hannon P, Hammad I, Good B, Bonnett R, Sakaeda M, Robson J, Lamb S (date unknown). Times of Medical Education Crisis Require New Evaluation Approaches: Proof of Concept of a System-Based Program Evaluation Model. 1-6. Accepted, .