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Ellen Olarsch Nestler, M.D.

Associate Dean for Clinical Medical Education
Associate Professor, Medicine
Academic Office Location:
Medicine
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
AM048E
Farmington, CT 06030-1833
Phone: 860-679-4834
Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.S.SUNY BinghamtonBiology
M.D.New York Medical CollegeMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
ResidencyAlbert Einstein College of MedicineIntern/Resident, Primary Care Internal Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center
ResidencyAlbert Einstein College of MedicineChief Resident, Primary Care Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center
Faculty Development ProgramUConn HealthTravelers Center on Aging, Geriatrics Scholar

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Laureate Award: "The award honors those Fellows or Masters of the College who have demonstrated by their example and conduct an abiding commitment to excellence in medical care, education or research, and in service to their community, their Chapter and the American College of Physicians"American College of Physicians- CT Chapter
Fellow of the American College of PhysiciansAmeican College of Physicians
University of Connnecticut Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Award for Excellence in TeachingUConn School of Medicine
University of Connnecticut Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Award for Excellence in TeachingUConn School of Medicine
University of Connnecticut Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Award for Excellence in TeachingUConn School of Medicine
University of Connnecticut Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Ambulatory Teacher of the YearUConn School of Medicine
University of Connnecticut Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Award for Excellence in TeachingUConn School of Medicine
Leo M. Davidoff Award for "Outstanding Achievement as a House Officer in the Teaching of Medical Students", Albert Einstein Collge of MedicineAlbert Einstein College of Medicine
Phi Beta KappaSUNY Binghamton
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
AAMC/NEGEA (Northeast Group on Educational Affairs) Annual Meeting Planning CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMember of planning committeeExternalRegional2015
CT ACP - Annual Meeting Planning CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState2014
Interprofessional Education Task Force/Committee on Interpersonal Excellence in HealthcareEducation CommitteeUConn HealthUniversity2013
Clerkship Committee aka Stage 2/3 Operational CommitteeEducation CommitteeChairUConn HealthUniversity2012
Course and Curriculum Evaluation Subcommittee (CCSEC)/ Curriculum Evaluation SubCommitteeEducation CommitteeVice Chair/Co-ChairUConn HealthUniversity2010
American College of Physicians, CT Chapter, Medical Student LiaisonProfessional/Scientific OrganizationExternalState19992019

Journal Articles

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Dean’s Afternoon – An Adventure in InterprofessionalismPosterAAMC2016Seattle, WA
The Health Care System as an Early Clinical Home: Navigating the Contiuum of Care; Challenge Rounds presentationLectureAMA ChangeMedEd2015Chicago, IL
A Pilot Curriculum in Patient Safety for Early Medical Students, NEGEALectureNEGEA2015Worcester, MA
A Pilot Medical School Elective for USMLE Step 2 CK Board PreparationLectureNEGEA2013
Continuous Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Education: An Analysis of Students' PerceptionsPoster2009