Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Riesenberg is a full-time medical educator who works exclusively for the Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine residency program. As the Associate Director Education, Dr. Riesenberg’s role involves medical education curricular innovations, evaluation methods, faculty development, improving patient safety and quality through Graduate Medical Education, learning styles assessment and individualized learning plans coaching, scientific writing and publication, and medical education outcomes research.

    In addition, she is responsible for our Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) program, which provides residents the opportunity to become leaders in health care through enhanced educational tracks. The UAB Department of Anesthesiology is committed to providing excellent clinical training, as well as providing opportunities for residents to develop unique skills that will allow them to become leaders in health care. Our innovative leadership tracks are designed to nurture leadership, communication, and administrative expertise and include certificate and Master’s degree options for selected residents.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2018 Graduate medical education scholarly activities initiatives: A systematic review and meta-analysisBMC Medical Education.  18. 2018
    2018 A Delphi study to identify the core components of nurse to nurse handoffJournal of Advanced Nursing.  74:1659-1671. 2018
    2018 Patient Handoff Education: Are Medical Schools Catching Up?American Journal of Medical Quality.  33:140-146. 2018
    2018 Systematic reviews of the literature: A better way of addressing basic science controversiesAJP - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.  314:L439-L442. 2018
    2017 Transthoracic Echocardiography for Diagnosing Pulmonary Embolism: A Systematic Review and Meta-AnalysisJournal of The American Society of Echocardiography.  30:714-723.e4. 2017
    2017 Feedback and Assessment Tools for Handoffs: A Systematic ReviewJournal of graduate medical education.  9:18-32. 2017
    2017 Role of apoptosis and autophagy in tuberculosisAJP - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.  313:L218-L229. 2017
    2017 Shift-to-Shift Handoff Effects on Patient Safety and Outcomes: A Systematic ReviewAmerican Journal of Medical Quality.  32:34-42. 2017
    2016 Regional anesthesia or patient-controlled analgesia and compartment syndrome in orthopedic surgical procedures: A systematic reviewLocal and Regional Anesthesia.  9:65-81. 2016
    2016 Handoff ResearchProceedings of the International Symposium of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare. International Symposium of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare.  5:106-111. 2016
    2016 Bedside shift-To-shift handoffs A systematic review of the literatureJournal of Nursing Care Quality.  31:54-60. 2016
    2015 Evaluating Outcomes of Electronic Tools Supporting Physician Shift-to-Shift Handoffs: A Systematic ReviewJournal of graduate medical education.  7:174-180. 2015
    2015 Inhaled matters of the heart.Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine.  2. 2015
    2015 Integrating sonography training into undergraduate medical education: A study of the previous exposure of one institution's incoming residentsJournal of Ultrasound in Medicine.  34:1253-1257. 2015
    2014 Addressing the mandate for hand-off education: A focused review and recommendations for anesthesia resident curriculum development and evaluationAnesthesiology.  120:218-229. 2014
    2014 Conducting a successful systematic review of the literature, part 1Nursing 2010.  44:13-17. 2014
    2014 Conducting a successful systematic review of the literature, part 2Nursing 2010.  44:23-26. 2014
    2014 Resident and attending physician perception of maladaptive response to stress in residentsMedical Education Online.  19. 2014
    2014 Resident and attending physician perception of maladaptive response to stress in residents.Medical Education Online.  19:25041. 2014
    2014 The Development of a Validated Checklist for Femoral Venous Catheterization: Preliminary ResultsAmerican Journal of Medical Quality.  29:445-450. 2014
    2014 The Development of a Validated Checklist for Radial Arterial Line Placement: Preliminary ResultsAmerican Journal of Medical Quality.  29:242-246. 2014
    2013 The Development of Validated Checklist for Foley Catheterization: Preliminary ResultsAmerican Journal of Medical Quality.  28:519-524. 2013
    2013 The Development of a Validated Checklist for Nasogastric Tube Insertion: Preliminary ResultsAmerican Journal of Medical Quality.  28:429-433. 2013
    2013 The Development of a Validated Checklist for Adult Lumbar Puncture: Preliminary ResultsAmerican Journal of Medical Quality.  28:330-334. 2013
    2013 The Development of a Validated Checklist for Paracentesis: Preliminary ResultsAmerican Journal of Medical Quality.  28:227-231. 2013
    2013 The Development of a Validated Checklist for Thoracentesis: Preliminary ResultsAmerican Journal of Medical Quality.  28:220-226. 2013
    2012 Summary of Proceedings From the Association of American Medical Colleges 2011 Integrating Quality MeetingAmerican Journal of Medical Quality.  27. 2012
    2012 Shift-to-Shift Handoff Research: Where Do We Go From Here?Journal of graduate medical education.  4:4-8. 2012
    2011 Systemic barriers to diabetes management in Primary care: A qualitative analysis of delaware physiciansAmerican Journal of Medical Quality.  26:284-290. 2011
    2011 Drug overdose with refractory bradycardia and hypotension.Delaware Medical Journal.  83:169-172. 2011
    2010 Nursing handoffs: A systematic review of the literatureAmerican Journal of Nursing.  110:24-34. 2010
    2010 In reply [1]Academic Medicine.  85:391. 2010
    2010 Systematic barriers to diabetes management in primary care: A qualitative analysis of Delaware physiciansAmerican Journal of Medical Quality2010
    2009 Systematic review of handoff mnemonics literatureAmerican Journal of Medical Quality.  24:196-204. 2009
    2009 "Renters" or "Owners"? Residents' perceptions and behaviors regarding error reduction in teaching hospitals: A literature reviewAcademic Medicine2009
    2009 "renters" or "owners"? residents' perceptions and behaviors regarding error reduction in teaching hospitals: A literature reviewAcademic Medicine.  84:1765-1774. 2009
    2009 Nonphysician Medical Educators: A Literature Review and Job Description ResourceAcademic Medicine.  84:1078-1088. 2009
    2009 Residents' and attending physicians' handoffs: A systematic review of the literatureAcademic Medicine.  84:1775-1787. 2009
    2009 Residents' engagement in quality improvement: A systematic review of the literatureAcademic Medicine.  84:1757-1764. 2009
    2008 Free them up... Effective patient safety and quality improvement require skill developmentAmerican Journal of Medical Quality.  23:418-419. 2008
    2007 Reality check: The health of GME & GME researchAHME News2007
    2006 Unexpected mailed survey response rates [2]Family Medicine.  38:83. 2006
    2006 Characteristics, roles, and responsibilities of the Designated Institutional Official (DIO) position in graduate medical educationAcademic Medicine.  81:8-16. 2006
    2006 Competencies, essential training, and resources viewed by designated institutional officials as important to the position in graduate medical educationAcademic Medicine.  81:426-431. 2006
    2006 Erratum: Characteristics, roles, and responsibilities of the designated institutional official (DIO) position in graduate medical education (Academic Medicine (2006) 81 (8-16))Academic Medicine.  81:274. 2006
    2006 Erratum: Competencies, essential training, and resources viewed as important to the Designated Institutional Official (DIO) position in graduate medical education (Academic Medicine (2006) 81, 1 (8-16))Academic Medicine.  81:1025. 2006
    2004 Psychosocial Support Services for Family Medicine Resident PhysiciansFamily Medicine.  36:108-113. 2004
    2003 Guide to graduate medical educationAHME News2003
    2003 Systematic review of articles describing studies of reference inaccuracies 2003
    2003 The changing regulatory environment of medical educationAHME News2003
    2002 Effectiveness of a school-based intervention at changing preadolescents' tobacco use and attitudesJournal of School Health.  72:221-225. 2002
    2002 Resident Supervison 2002
    2001 Core CompetenciesAHME News2001
    2001 Diagnostic Support SystemsMedical Software Reviews2001
    2001 Diagnostic decision support systems.Journal of Medical Practice Management.  17:163-165. 2001
    2001 Medical student and faculty perceptions of desirable primary care teaching site characteristicsBritish journal of medical education.  35:660-665. 2001
    2000 Designated Institution OfficialAHME News2000
    2000 Graduate Medical Education Committee Oversight ResponsibilitiesAHME News2000
    2000 Responsibilities of the Graduate Medical Education CommitteeAHME News2000
    1999 Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment on CD-ROMMedical Software Reviews1999
    1998 Observational Validation of a Model of Ambulatory TeachingMedical Education Online.  3:4300-4300. 1998
    1998 Elevated levels of tumor necrosis factor alpha in postdialysis fatigueLife support systems : the journal of the European Society for Artificial Organs.  21:83-86. 1998
    1998 Problem Knowledge CouplersMedical Software Reviews1998
    1997 Predictors of hospital acquired heel pressure ulcers.Ostomy/wound Management.  43. 1997
    1997 Diagnostic Support SystemsMedical Software Reviews1997
    1996 Medical students' perceptions of desirable characteristics of primary care teaching sitesFamily Medicine.  28:629-633. 1996
    1996 Prerenal azotemia: Differentiation of hyperureagenesis from renal hypoperfusion using urinary urea nitrogen dataLife support systems : the journal of the European Society for Artificial Organs.  19:164-169. 1996
    1996 Continuous quality improvement principles used in an interdisciplinary, multisite geriatrics clerkshipGerontology and Geriatrics Education.  16:33-39. 1996
    1996 Postdialysis fatigueAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases.  28:732-736. 1996
    1996 Principles of EpidemiologyMedical Software Reviews1996
    1996 Watch out for reference inaccuracies.Family Medicine.  28:6. 1996
    1994 Change in medical students’ attitudes about primary care during the third year of medical schoolAcademic Medicine.  69:927-929. 1994
    1992 Changing knowledge and attitudes about skin cancer risk factors in adolescents.Health Psychology.  11:371-376. 1992
    1991 The impact of death educationDeath Studies.  15:39-58. 1991
    1985 Stress in Nursing PracticeBasal Facts1985

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2016 Hiring and Training Nonphysician Medical Educators for Graduate Medical Education 2016
    2010 Hiring and Training Nonphysician Medical Educators for Graduate Medical Education 2010
    2007 A Guide to Organizations and Acronyms in Hospital-Based Medical Education and Medical Education Alphabet Soup (revised 2007) 2007
    2005 A Guide to Organizations and Acronyms in Hospital-Based Medical Education and Medical Education Alphabet Soup 2005
    2004 History of Allopathic Medical Education in the United States: Focusing on Controversies, Power Struggles, and Public Mistrust as They Relate to Current Medical Education Reform 2004
    2002 Written Communication 2002

    Research Overview

  • Transitions of Care, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Systematic Reviews of the Literature, Medical Education Research
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Nebraska System : Lincoln 2004
  • Master of Science in Physical Sciences, New School for Social Research 1996
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Psychology, Loyola University Chicago 1988
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, 1977
  • Full Name

  • Lee Ann Riesenberg