2020 Clinical Quality Improvement Award, Boston Medical Center, Improving Access to Care for Patients with Lupus.

2019 Society of Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME) Distinguished Service Award. Presented to: Julie L. White, MS, CHCP.

2017 Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp) Industry Summit Best in Class Outcomes Award. Opioid-Induced Constipation Online Series. Presented to: Boston University School of Medicine - The Barry M. Manuel Continuing Medical Education Office (in partnership with RealCME).

2017 Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp) Award for Outstanding Enduring Material CE Activity. Patient-Centered Paradigms in the Management of Obesity and Weight-Related Comorbidities. Presented to: Boston University School of Medicine-The Barry M. Manuel Continuing Medical Education Office (in partnership with Haymarket Medical Education).

2016 Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp) Industry Summit Best in Class Outcomes Award. Opioid-Induced Constipation Online Series. Presented to: Boston University School of Medicine - The Barry M. Manuel Continuing Medical Education Office (in partnership with RealCME).

2016 Innovative Quality and Patient Safety Curricula - Boston Medical Center House Staff Award. Improving Transitions of Care through Implementation of IPASS Handoff Bundle: Multidisciplinary BMC Experience. Presented to: Ajakumar Menon A, Seth B, Srivastava A, Manasco T, Parikh S, Johnson J, Iaculli M, Macht R, Talutis S, Handel-Orefice R, Jansen E, Sloan K; November 2016; Boston, MA.

2016 Boston Medical Center Quality Improvement Award. Initiation of a Pharmacologic Prophylaxis Program to Prevent Obstetric Associated Venous Thromboembolism. Presented to: Shah P, Raje P, Thoreson N, Thomas-Lewis J, Shelley-Abrahamson R, Combs G, Lambert L, Clark S, Kourtelidis M, Mottl-Santiago J, Trucks E, Jansen E, Lorio R, Abbott J, Iverson R at BMC Quality Week; November 2016; Boston, MA.

2015 Best Workshop Award from the Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA). Teaching Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing: A Toolkit for All Levels of Expertise. Presented to: Cushman P, Shanahan CW, Alford DP.

2014 White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Award for Outstanding Prevention Effort. SCOPE of Pain Curriculum. Presented to: Boston University School of Medicine-The Barry M. Manuel Continuing Medical Education Office.

2011 Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp) Award for Outstanding Industry-Supported Certified CME Activity. Practice Circles: Sleep Disorders. Presented to: Boston University School of Medicine-The Barry M. Manuel Continuing Medical Education Office.

2008 Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp) Award for Outstanding Industry-Supported Certified CME Activity. Practice Circles: Depression. Presented to: Boston University School of Medicine-The Barry M. Manuel Continuing Medical Education Office (in partnership with Haymarket Medical Education).

 

Posters

Frazier-Price D, White JL. Integrating the Patient’s Story Throughout Your CME Activity: Practical Tools And Lessons Learned. Digital poster presented at: Society for Academic Medical Education (SACME) 2021 Virtual Meeting; February 25, 2021.

Hardesty I, Callea L, Hill T. Using case-based micro-podcasts as a tool to create teachable moments and interest in further education. Digital poster presented at: 13th Annual European CME Forum Virtual Meeting; November 4-6, 2020.

Alford DP, Murray S, Lazure P, Peloquin S, Krause JR, Hardesty I, White JL. Safer/Competent Opioid Prescribing Education (SCOPE of Pain): The Effect of Mandatory Education on CME Outcomes. Poster presented at: Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) 2020 Virtual Meeting; May 2020.

Lenders CM, Ganguly S, Narayanan P, Konduro S, Reddy H, Burk MJ, Azer H. A Novel Global Public–Private Partnership Approach to Physician Education in Medical Nutrition. Virtual poster presented at: American Society for Nutrition Foundation’s, Nutrition Live Online 2020; June 1-4, 2020.

Alford DP, Callea L, Hardesty I, Hill T, Sanfratello N, White J. Safer/Competent Opioid Prescribing Education (SCOPE of Pain): Using Case-based Micro-Podcasts as a Tool to Create Teachable Moments and Interest in Further Education. Poster presented at: Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME) Annual Meeting; January 2020; Miami, FL.

Betancourt LC, Boyle J, Figueiredo N, McNeil B, Reich J, York MJ. Breaking the Vaccination Barrier in Immunosuppressed Adults. Poster presented at: Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care; December 2019; Orlando, FL.

Alford DP, Murray S, Lazure P, Peloquin S, Krause JR, Hardesty I, White JL. Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Education (SCOPE of Pain): The Effect of Mandatory Education on CME Outcomes. Poster presented at: Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME) Annual Meeting; February 2019; Charleston, SC.

Alford DP, Murray S, Lazure P, Peloquin S, Krause JR, Hardesty I, White JL. The Role of Continuing Education in Addressing the National Opioid Crisis: The SCOPE of Pain Program Experience. Poster presented at: American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Annual Meeting; September 2018; Las Vegas, NV.

Jansen E, Betancourt LC, Zisblatt L, White JL, Yuh D, Moses J. Growing a Culture of Quality Through Education: Development of a QI Hub and the Improvement Leadership Academy. Poster presented at: American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Annual Meeting; September 2018; Las Vegas, NV.

Chen E, Betancourt LC, Li L, Trucks E, Tornetta P. Standardized, Patient-Specific Opioid Prescribing after Orthopedic Surgery. Poster presented at: Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Scientific Symposium; December 2017; Orlando, FL.

Trucks E, White JL, Zisblatt L, Jansen E, Moses J. The Value of a QI and CME Collaboration in the ABMS Portfolio Program. Poster presented at: Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACCME) Annual Conference; May 2017; Scottsdale, AZ.

Ajakumar Menon A, Seth B, Srivastava A, Manasco T, Parikh S, Johnson J, Iaculli M, Macht R, Talutis S, Handel-Orefice R, Jansen E, Sloan K. Improving Transitions of Care Through Implementation of IPASS Handoff Bundle - Multidisciplinary Boston Medical Center Experience. Poster presented at: Boston Medical Center Quality Week; November 2016; Boston, MA.

Shah P, Raje P, Thoreson N, Thomas-Lewis J, Shelley-Abrahamson R, Combs G, Lambert L, Clark S, Kourtelidis M, Mottl-Santiago J, Trucks E, Jansen E, Lorio R, Abbott J, Iverson R. Initiation of a Pharmacologic Prophylaxis Program to Prevent Obstetric Associated Venous Thromboembolism. Poster presented at: Boston Medical Center Quality Week; November 2016; Boston, MA.

Shelley-Abrahamson R, Shah P, Raje P, Thoreson N, Thomas-Lewis J, Combs G, Lambert L, Clark S, Kourtelidis M, Mottl-Santiago J, Trucks E, Jansen E, Iorio R, Abbott J, Iverson R. Development of a Postpartum Program for Self-Administration of Enoxaparin to Prevent Obstetric Associated Venous Thromboembolism. Poster presented at: Boston Medical Center Quality Week; November 2016; Boston, MA.

Cushman PA, Hodgkin JG, Shanahan CW, White JL, Hardesty I, Liebschutz JM, Alford DP. What Do Physicians Want to Know About Opioid Prescribing? A Qualitative Analysis of Their Questions. Poster presented at: 40th Annual Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA) Conference; November 2016; Washington, DC.

Zisblatt L, Hayes SM, Lazure P, Hardesty I, White JL, Alford DP. Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Education: Increasing Dissemination with a Train-The-Trainers Program. Poster presented at: 40th Annual Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA) Conference; November 2016; Washington, DC.

Cushman PA, Hodgkin JG, Shanahan CW, White JL, Hardesty I, Liebschutz JM, Alford DP. What Do Physicians Want to Know About Opioid Prescribing? A Qualitative Analysis of Their Questions. Poster presented at: Evans Department of Medicine Research Days - Boston University School of Medicine; October 2016; Boston, MA.

Trucks E, White JL, Zisblatt L, Jansen E, Moses J. The Value of a QI and CME Collaboration in the MOC Portfolio Program. Poster presented at: American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Quality Improvement Forum; May 2016; Chicago, IL.

Huey LY, Alford DP, Wen LS. Addressing America’s Opioid Overdose Crisis Through Education: Breaking the Cycle Through Workforce Development at CME, GME, and UME Levels. Poster presented at: World Congress on Continuing Professional Development; March 2016; San Diego, CA.

Alford DP, Zisblatt L, Ng P, Hayes SM, Peloquin S, Hardesty I, White JL. Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Education (SCOPE of Pain) Program: Evaluation of an Opioid Analgesic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) Continuing Education Program. Poster presented at: Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA) 39th Annual Conference; November 2015; Washington, DC.

Alford DP, Zisblatt L, Hayes S, Ng P, White JL. ER/LA Opioid REMS Prescriber Education to Address the Prescription Opioid Misuse Epidemic: The Impact of the Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Education (SCOPE of Pain) Program. Poster presented at: International Conference on Opioids (ICOO); June 2015; Boston, MA.

Alford DP, Zisblatt L, Hayes S, Ng P, White JL. Impact of Government Mandated Education on the Safe and Competent Prescription of Opioid Analgesics. Poster presented at: International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare; April 2015; London, England.

 

Presentations

Hardesty I, White JL. Micro-Cases to Engage the Reluctant Learner. Presentation at Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education 2021 Meeting; April 28, 2021.

Donawa A, Bresnahan L, Grupe A, Frazier-Price D, Martin R, Wiggins R. Funding CME/CPD Programs in Virtual Environments. Virtual Panel Discussion at: Society for Academic Medical Education (SACME) 2021 Virtual Meeting; February 17, 2021.

Betancourt L, Lam C, Menn-Josephy H, York M. Understanding Barriers to Care; Strategies to Enhance Outpatient Appointment Access for Patients with Lupus. Presented at: Research on Tap: Eliminating Health Disparities: Society & Biomedicine 2021 Hybrid Meeting; Feb 23, 2021; Boston, MA.

Cantelmi A, Lepkowski E, White JL, Schmidt H. More Than Bells and Whistles: Motivating Learners Through Educational Design. Presented at the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp) 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting; January 14, 2021.

Hardesty I, Callea L, Hill T. Using case-based micro-podcasts as a tool to create teachable moments and interest in further education. Oral Presentation to the National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media Virtual Meeting; October 6-8, 2020.

Alford DP, Peloquin S. Safer Opioid Prescribing Education: The Effect of Mandatory Education on CME Outcomes. Presented at: Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME) Virtual Journal Club; September 24, 2020.

Gereige RS, White JL, Zeimnick S. Continuing Education and Action: Strategies for Accredited Providers in Challenging Times. Presented at: Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Webinar; March 26, 2020.

Frachioni A, Frazier-Price D, Haimowitz S, Sanfratello N, White J. Serial Learning in CME Curricula: What are the Motivators for Multi-Activity Engagement? Presented at: Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education Annual Meeting; January 2020; Miami, FL.

Alford DP, Lazure P, Hardesty I, Murray S, Krause JR, Peloquin S, White JL. National Trends in Opioid Risk Mitigation Practices: Implications for Prescriber Education? Presented at: Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA) 42nd Annual Conference; November 2018; San Francisco, CA.

Alford DP, Murray S, Krause JK, Peloquin S, Hardesty I, Lazure P, White JL. Can CME Impact a National Healthcare Crisis and How Will We Know? Presented at: Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME) Annual Meeting – CME/CPD: Building Bridges from Learning to Outcomes; April 2018; San Antonio, TX.

Hardesty I, Cushman PA, Shanahan CW, White JL, Alford DP. SCOPE of Pain: Using Patient Videos to Model Effective Communications Strategies. Presented at: 43rd Annual Conference of the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp); January 2018; Orlando, FL.

Cushman PA, Hodgkin JG, Shanahan CW, White JL, Hardesty I, Liebschutz JM, Alford DP. What Do Physicians Want to Know About Opioid Prescribing? A Qualitative Analysis of Their Questions. Presented at: Annual NE Regional Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM); March 2017; Boston, MA.

Cushman PA, Hodgkin JG, Shanahan CW, White JL, Hardesty I, Liebschutz JM, Alford DP. What Do Physicians Want to Know About Opioid Prescribing? A Qualitative Analysis of Their Questions. Presented at: Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) 39th Annual Meeting; May 2016; Hollywood, FL.

Huey LY, Alford DP, Wren LS. Addressing America’s Opioid Overdose Crisis Through Education: Breaking the Cycle Through Workforce Development at CME, GME, and UME Levels. Presented at: World Congress on Continuing Professional Development; March 2016; San Diego, CA.

Alford DP, Zisblatt L, Ng P, Hayes SM, Peloquin S, Hardesty I, White JL. Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Education (SCOPE of Pain) Program: Evaluation of an Opioid Analgesic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) Continuing Education Program. Presented at: Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA) 39th Annual Conference; November 2015; Washington, DC.

 

Publications

Banister GE, Harris AL, Townsend C, et al. African American Nurses' Perspectives on a Leadership Development Program. Journal of Nursing Administration. 2020;50(7/8):414-418.

Perkins RB, Legler A, Jansen E, et al. Improving HPV Vaccination Rates: A Stepped-Wedge Randomized Trial. Pediatrics. 2020;146(1):e20192737

Perkins RB, Banigbe B, Fenton AT, et al. Effect of a multi-component intervention on providers' HPV vaccine communication [published online ahead of print, 2020 May 13]. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics. 2020;1‐8. 

Jacobs G, White JL, Lazure P. Formally Presenting and Publishing Your Findings: Making Deliberate Plans to Describe Applied Research in a Real-world Setting. Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions Almanac. Available at: http://almanac.acehp.org/p/bl/et/blogid=2&blogaid=584. Published March 11, 2020. Accessed March 12, 2020.

Alford DP, Lazure P, Murray S, Hardesty I, Krause JR, White JL. National Trends in Prescription Opioid Risk Mitigation Practices: Implications for Prescriber Education. Pain Medicine. 2019;20(5):907-915.

Betancourt LC, Boyle J, Figueiredo N, McNeil B, Reich J, York, MJ. Almanac Highlights Series: Boosting Immunization Performance for High-Risk Patients in an Academic Safety-Net Hospital. Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions Almanac. Available at: http://almanac.acehp.org/p/bl/et/blogid=2&blogaid=341. Published December 5, 2018. Accessed January 15, 2020.

Syeda SN, Trucks E, Sears K. TOPS: Telephonic Outreach in the Pulmonary Service at VA Boston Healthcare System. New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst. Available at: https://catalyst.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/CAT.18.0083
Published September 26, 2018. Accessed October 1, 2018.

Zisblatt L, Hayes SM, Lazure P, Hardesty I, White JL, Alford DP. Safe and competent opioid prescribing education: Increasing dissemination with a train-the-trainer program. Substance Abuse. 2017;38(2):168-176.

Alford DP, Cohen ML, Reynolds EE. How Would You Manage Opioid Use in These Three Patients?: Grand Rounds Discussion From Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2017;166(7):506-513.

Cushman PA, Liebschutz JM, Hodgkin JG, Shanahan CW, White JL, Hardesty I, Alford DP. What Do Providers Want to Know About Safe Opioid Prescribing? A Qualitative Analysis of Their Questions. Substance Abuse. April-June 2017;38(2):222-229.

Wanchoo P, Larrison C, Rosenberg C, KO N, Moeller N, Parikh R, Djordjevic AM. Identifying Educational Needs of the Multidisciplinary Cancer Team in the Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. 2017;15(2):205-212.

Alford DP, Zisblatt L, Ng P, Hayes SM, Peloquin S, Hardesty I, White JL. SCOPE of Pain: An Evaluation of an Opioid Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy Continuing Education Program. Pain Medicine. 2016;17(1):52-63.

Alford DP. Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain--Achieving the Right Balance through Education. New England Journal of Medicine. 2016;374(4):301-3.

Alford DP. Safe Opioid Prescribing: An Expert Q&A. Pain Medicine News Special Edition. Available at: https://www.painmedicinenews.com/Review-Articles/Article/12-15/Safe-Opioid-Prescribing-An-Expert-Q-amp-A/34544. Released December 22, 2015. Accessed January 15, 2020.

Alford DP, Zisblatt L, Ng P, Peloquin S, Hardesty I, White JL. SCOPE of Pain: An Evaluation of an Opioid Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy Continuing Education Program. Pain Medicine. 2016;17(1):52-63.

Perkins RB, Zisblatt L, Legler A, Trucks E, Hanchate A, Gorin SS. Effectiveness of a provider-focused intervention to improve HPV vaccination rates in boys and girls. Vaccine. 2015;33(9):1223-9.

Zisblatt L, Kues JR, Davis N, Willis CE. The long-term impact of a performance improvement continuing medical education intervention on osteoporosis screening. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions. 2013;33(4):206-14.

Collins PA, Hardesty I, White JL, Zisblatt L. Continuing education for performance improvement: a creative approach. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. 2012;43(10):437-8.