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Lynn Kosowicz, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Academic Office Location:
Medicine
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-6220
Phone: 800-535-6232
860-679-7692
Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.A.University of ConnecticutChemistry
M.D.University of Connecticut School of MedicineMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
InternshipUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineInternal Medicine
ResidencyUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineInternal Medicine

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Thornton Award, in recognition of outstanding contributions to medical educationAmerican College of Physicians, Connecticut Chapter
Invited keynote speaker at Clinical Skills Assessment MeetingUniversisdad de Chile Escuela de Medicina, Santiago, Chile
Best Poster AwardNortheast Group on Educational Affairs Meeting
Invited keynote speaker at Clinical Skills Assessment MeetingUniversisdad de Chile Escuela de Medicina, Santiago, Chile
Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award
Runner-up for Student Nominated Faculty Honorary Member of Gold Humanism Honor Society
Nominee for Kaiser Permanente Teaching Award
Top Docs of ConnecticutConnecticut Magazine
Top Docs of ConnecticutConnecticut Magazine
Innovation in Clinical Medical Student Education Award
Top Docs of ConnecticutConnecticut Magazine
South Park Physician of the Year
CMC Teaching Award
Best Doctors in America - 2008
Best Doctors in America - 2007
Nominee for Kaiser Permanente Teaching Award
Best Doctors in America - 2006
Best Doctors in America - 2005
Hartford County Medical Association Community Service Award
Nominee for Kaiser Permanente Teaching Award
Top Docs of ConnecticutConnecticut Magazine
Featured on Channel 30 News: Doctor’s Doctor
Best Doctors in America
Best Doctors in America
Top Docs of ConnecticutConnecticut Magazine
Best Doctors in America
Best Doctors in America
Best Doctors in America
Best Doctors in America
Best Doctors in America
Top Docs of ConnecticutConnecticut Magazine
Phi Beta KappaUniversity of Connecticut
Director of the Clinical Medicine Course and Medical Director of Clinical Skills Assessment Program
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Curriculum Reform Steering PanelEducation CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2014
American Association of Medical Colleges Group on Educational Affairs, UME SectionProfessional/Scientific OrganizationNortheast RepresentativeExternalNational2013
Health Center Faculty Review BoardAdvisory CommitteeElected MemberUConn HealthUniversity2013
Clinical Curriculum Review CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2012
Professionalism Task ForceAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20122013
School of Medicine Alumni BoardAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2012
Director of Medical Education Search CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20122012
Education CouncilAdvisory CommitteeVice ChairUConn HealthUniversity20112012
Clinical Principal Search CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20112012
Primary Care Planning GroupAdvisory CommitteeMemberrUConn HealthNational20112013
Associate Dean for Education Search CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2011
LCME Subcommittee on the MD degreeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2011
International Medical Corps, HaitiCommunity ServiceVolunteerExternalInternational20102010
LCME Task ForceAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20102013
Task Force on NextGen Use by Medical StudentsAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20102011
Community Medicine Faculty Position Search CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20102011
Curriculum Mapping Working GroupAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20092012
UConn Health Center Board of Directors Academic Affairs SubcommitteeAdvisory CommitteeElected MemberUConn HealthUniversity2007
Education CouncilAdvisory CommitteeElected memberUConn HealthUniversity20072012
Covenant House ClinicCommunity ServicePhysician PreceptorExternalLocal20062010
Manes and Motion Therapeutic Riding CenterCommunity ServiceVolunteerExternalLocal20062007
Board of Directors Vision 2020 Planning: Health Knowledge and Awareness Working GroupAdvisory CommitteeCo-chairUConn HealthUniversity20052006
Board of Directors Vision 2020 Planning: Health Knowledge and Awareness Working GroupAdvisory CommitteeChairUConn HealthUniversity20042005
Curriculum Operating CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20042011
Clinical Medicine Course Steering CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20042013
Curriculum Goals and Objectives Task ForceEducation CommitteeChairUConn HealthUniversity20032004
South Park Inn Shelter Medical ClinicCommunity ServicePhysician PreceptorExternalLocal2003
Migrant Farm Workers Clinic, physician preceptorEditorial BoardPhysician PreceptorExternalState2001
Compensation Appeals CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20012010
American College of PhysiciansProfessional/Scientific OrganizationFellowExternalNational
Society of General Internal MedicineProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMember, Manuscript ReviewerExternalNational
Association of Standardized Patient EducatorsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
Directors of Clinical Skills CoursesProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
Hartford County Medical AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalRegional
Research on medical education teaching and assessment

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Cough
    Kosowicz, L and White, WB Conn’s Current Therapy 1994 Jan;

Abstracts

  • Standardized Patient and Faculty Feedback: Are We All on the Same Page?
    Kosowicz,L., Aloi, D Simulation in Healthcare 2009 Jan;4(3):186-87

Letters

  • In reply to Abelson and to Kelly et al.
    Gowda, Deepthiman; Blatt, Benjamin; Kosowicz, Lynn; Silvestri, Ronald Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2014 Oct;89(10):1314-5
  • Addressing concerns about a "core + clusters" physical exam.
    Gowda, Deepthiman; Blatt, Benjamin; Kosowicz, Lynn Y; Silvestri, Ronald C Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2014 Jun;89(6):834
  • In reply to Yudkowsky.
    Gowda, Deepthiman; Blatt, Benjamin; Kosowicz, Lynn Y; Silvestri, Ronald C Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2014 Jun;89(6):835
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Beyond Feedback: Training SPs to Become Effective TutorsLectureAssociation of Standardized Patient Educators Annual Conference2014Indianapolis, IN
When is a pre-clerkship student clinically "entrustable" to begin the clerkships?Panel DiscussionNortheast Group on Education Affairs, Assoc. of American Medical Colleges2014New Haven, CT
Embedding Trigger Questions and Electronic ResourcesPanel DiscussionAssociation of Standardized Patient Educators Annual Meeting2014Indianapolis, IN
Team Building and Inter-professional Teaching of Pre-Clinical Medical Students via SimulationLectureNortheast Group on Education Affairs, Assoc. of American Medical Colleges2014
What are our students telling us about EMR and Medical Education? Results of a multi-institutional survey of medical studentsPosterNortheast Group on Education Affairs Regional Meeting2014
EMR and Medical Student Education: Challenges and Opportunities for EducatorsLectureAnnual Meeting of Northeast Group on Educational Affairs2013New York, NY
HER and medical student education: challenges and opportunities for medical educatorsPanel DiscussionAssociation of American Medical Colleges annual meeting2013Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Skills Assessment MeetingPanel DiscussionUniversidad de Chile Escuela de Medicina2013Santiago, Chile
Feedback, inter-rating and remediationPanel DiscussionUniversidad de Chile Escuela de Medicina2013Santiago, Chile
State of the Art: Current Use of Standardized Patients in US Medical Schools and Certifying ExamsLectureClinical Skills Assessment Meeting2013Santiago, Chile
Blue Printing an Assessment to Match Goals, Objectives and CompetenciesLectureClinical Skills Assessment Meeting2013Santiago, Chile
Why Co-teaching? Collaborative Inter-professional Education in Clinical SkillsLectureAnnual Meeting of Northeast Group on Educational Affairs2013New York, NY
What’s a 4th year student to do?LectureAssociation of American Medical Colleges2012San Francisco, CA
Case Development with Emotional ChallengesLectureASPE Annual Meeting2012San Diego, CA
Let’s Talk! Tips for Effective Communication with PatientsLectureGalyord Hopsital Clinical Rounds2012Wallingford, CT
There a Better Way to Teach the Physical Examination?”LectureAnnual Meeting of Northeast Group on Educational Affairs2012Boston, MA
Is There a Better Way to Teach Students the Physical Examination? The Results of a National SurveyLectureAssociation of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting2011Denver, CO
Integrating Human and Mechanical Simulation to Engage Early Clinical StudentsLectureASPE Annual Meeting2011Nashville, TN
Sim WOW: Integrating Human and Mechanical Simulation to Engage Early Clinical StudentsLectureAnnual Meeting of Northeast Group on Educational Affairs2011Washington, DC
Is there a "Core" Physical Exam, and if so, What is It?LectureAnnual Meeting of Northeast Group on Educational Affairs2011Washington, DC
Remediation Strategies for Students Who Do Not Pass Clinical Skills Assessments: A Longitudinal StudyLectureAssociation of Standardized Patient Educators Annual Meeting2010Baltimore, MD
Integration of Basic Science Principles During Standardized Clinical Encounters: Design and Implementation of a Novel Assessment ToolLectureMeeting of Northeast Group on Educational Affairs2010Farmington, CT
Teaching Medical Students How to Teach: A National Survey of Students-as-Teachers Programs in U.S. Medical SchoolsLectureAnnual Meeting of Northeast Group on Educational Affairs2010Farmington, CT
Individualized Education Plans: Using Educational Prescriptions from SP Encounters to Foster Student Performance ImprovementPosterAssociation of Standardized Patient Educators2010Baltimore, MD
To Grade or Not to Grade: That is the QuestionLectureAssociation of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting2010Boston, MA
Teaching the Physical Examination: Responding to Changing Practice Trends and AttitudesLectureAnnual Meeting of Northeast Group on Educational Affairs2010Farmington, CT
What Should a Medical student be Able to Teach? Deciding upon Competencies for Programs to Train Medical Students to be TeachersLectureAnnual Meeting of Northeast Group on Educational Affairs2010Farmington, CT
Comparing SP and Faculty Feedback: Are We All on the Same Page?LectureAssociation of Standardized Patient Educators2009Las Vegas, NV
Occupational Medicine TutorialPosterAssociation of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting2009Boston, MA
Development of a Multimedia Cardiac Auscultation TutorialPosterUConn Health Center2008Farmington, CT
Enhancing Curriculum Development: Student-Faculty Collaboration at WorkLectureAnnual Meeting of Northeast Group on Educational Affairs2008Burlington, VT
Creating a Teaching Skills Program for Medical StudentsLectureAssociation of American Medical Colleges2008San Antonio, TX
Enhancing Curriculum with Effective Web-based Learning ModulesPosterAssociation of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting2008San Antonio, TX
Building a Health Literacy Curriculum: The UConn ExperienceLectureNEGEA Regional Meeting2007Boston, MA
Best Practices for Teaching and Assessing Focused Physical Examination SkillsLectureAssociation of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting2007Washington, DC
Cohort Data Suggest Patterns of Student Errors in Performing Focused Physical ExamsLecture12th International Ottawa Conference on Clinical Competence2006New York, NY
Assessing Learner Needs for CME Activities: Rationale and Novel Sources & MethodsLectureAnnual Meeting of Northeast Group on Educational Affairs2006Philadelphia, PA
Promoting Student Wellness within the Pre Clinical Curriculum and BeyondLectureAnnual Meeting of Northeast Group on Educational Affairs2006Philadelphia, PA
ABC’s of Health Literacy: A Curriculum for Medical StudentsPosterAssociation of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting2006Seattle, WA
Communication Skills for Assessing Pain and Negotiating ManagementPosterAmerican Academy on Communication in Healthcare2006Atlanta, GA
Communication Skills for Negotiating Pain ManagementPoster12th International Ottawa Conference on Clinical Competence2006New York, NY
Initiating a Health Literacy Curriculum: Learning Objectives and Performance Evaluation ToolsLectureInternational Conference on Communication in Healthcare2006Charleston, SC
Bringing Out the Ed In Med: The Latest On Medical Students-As-Teachers ProgramsLectureAssociation of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting2006Seattle, WA
Developing Standardized Patient Cases that Measure Educational ObjectivesLectureAnnual Meeting of Association of Standardized Patient Educators2006Tucson, AZ
Communication Skills for Pain Assessment and Pain Management NegotiationLectureAssociation of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting2005Philadelphia, PA
Community Faculty Working with Standardized Patient Encounters to Improve the Quality of Physical Exam TeachingLectureNEGEA Regional Meeting2004Boston, MA
Improving the Quality of Faculty Feedback on Clinical SkillsLectureAnnual Meeting of Northeast Group on Educational Affairs2004Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Reasoning: Strategies for Curriculum Design and AssessmentLectureSociety of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting2004New Orleans, LA
Training Standardized Patients to Give Feedback: A Challenge to Our ProfessionalismLectureAssociation of Standardized Patient Educators2004New Orleans, LA
Developing Educational Tools to Reduce Health DisparitiesLectureSociety of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting2004Chicago, IL
Assessing Community Health SkillsLectureAnnual Meeting of Northeast Group on Educational Affairs2003Philadelphia, PA
Teaching Clinicians How to Give Bad NewsLectureSociety for General Internal Medicine Regional Meeting2003
Using a 4th Year Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA) to Track the Impact of a Curriculum RenewalLecture10th International Ottawa Conference on Medical Education2002Ottawa, Canada
Use of Parallel Cases with Standardized Patients to Reinforce Importance of Screening for Environmental Exposures, Alcohol Misuse and Domestic ViolenceLectureNortheast Group on Educational Affairs2002Boston, MA
Using HEDIS Measures and Health Plan Staff To Mentor Medical Students in Improving Healthcare OutcomesPosterSociety of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting2002
Development of a Graduation OSCELectureNew Jersey Medical School Graduation OSCE Committee2001Newark, NJ
Determination of Individual Non-Esterified Fatty Acids in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and ObesityLecture69th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society1987Indianapolis, IN