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Susan Martinelli

Professor of Anesthesiology
Residency Program Director

 

Education:

Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Duke University Medical Center (2008)
Residency: Anesthesiology, University of North Carolina Hospitals (2007)
Medical School: MD, University of Wisconsin Medical School (2003)
 

What was your greatest recent accomplishment?

I was invited by Anesthesiology to write a review article on novel concepts in resident education. It was published in October 2019.

What national committees are you part of?

Association of University Anesthesiologists Diversity Task force
Association of University Anesthesiologists Educational Advisory Board
American Society of Anesthesiologists Committee on Residents and Medical Students
Society for Education in Anesthesia Committee on Resident Curriculum

What grants have you received?

2019-2022 Family Anesthesia Experience: Educating Residents and their Support Persons to
Improve Relationships and Increase Wellness. Supported by the American
Medical Association’s Joy in Medicine Practice Transformation Initiative. PI.
$50,366.80

2018-2022 The Family Experience: A Family Focused Support Intervention to Enhance
Wellness in Undergraduate Medical Education. Association of American Medical
Colleges GEA National Grant. PI. $10,000.

2016-2017 Implementing and Validating a Technology-based Cognitive Aid for Feedback in
Line with ACGME Milestone Competencies in Anesthesiology. Kathleen Rao
Educational Scholarship through University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Academy of Educators. University of North Carolina PI. $7,000.

2014-2016 Flipped Classroom Preferred Over Traditional Classroom in Resident Education.
Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research: Research in Education grant.
University of North Carolina PI. $100,000. 40% effort.

What honors have you received?

2020 Distinguished Educator in Anesthesiology
American Society of Anesthesiologists and the Society for Education in Anesthesia

2019 2018-2019 Faculty Mentorship of Residents Award
University of North Carolina School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology

2018 2017-2018 Top Clinician-Researcher
University of North Carolina School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology

2013 Academy of Educators Excellence in Teaching Clinical Science Award
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

2009 Faculty Teaching Award
University of North Carolina School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology

What leadership positions do you hold in the department?

Residency Program Director
Wellness Committee Chair
Resident Clinical Competency Committee Chair

What leadership positions do you hold in the School of Medicine?

Wellness Committee Scholarship Subcommittee Chair
Academy of Educators Scholarship Committee Chair
Academy of Educators Leadership Council

What leadership positions do you hold in local, regional or national societies?

Program Co-Director for the Society for Education in Anesthesia Fall Meeting 2020

Expert skills:

Resident education
Physician wellness

Twitter account:

@DrSusieUNC