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
    2020 Comparison of a Nurse-Nurse Handoff Mnemonic with Real-World HandoffsJournal of Nursing Care Quality.  35:336-340. 2020
    2020 Incoming Interns Recognize Inadequate Physical Examination as a Cause of Patient Harm. 2020
    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 Systematic reviews of the literature: A better way of addressing basic science controversies 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 tuberculosis 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: an electronic journal.  19. 2014
    2014 Resident and attending physician perception of maladaptive response to stress in residents.Medical education online: an electronic journal.  19:25041. 2014
    2012 Shift-to-Shift Handoff Research: Where Do We Go From Here?Journal of graduate medical education.  4:4-8. 2012
    2011 Drug overdose with refractory bradycardia and hypotension.Delaware Medical Journal.  83:169-172. 2011
    2006 Unexpected mailed survey response rates [2]Family Medicine.  38:83. 2006
    2004 Psychosocial Support Services for Family Medicine Resident PhysiciansFamily Medicine.  36:108-113. 2004
    2002 Effectiveness of a school-based intervention at changing preadolescents' tobacco use and attitudesJournal of School Health.  72:221-225. 2002
    2001 Diagnostic Support SystemsMedical Software Reviews2001
    2001 Diagnostic decision support systems. 2001
    2001 Medical student and faculty perceptions of desirable primary care teaching site characteristics 2001
    1999 Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment on CD-ROMMedical Software Reviews1999
    1998 Observational Validation of a Model of Ambulatory TeachingMedical education online: an electronic journal.  3:4300-4300. 1998
    1998 Elevated levels of tumor necrosis factor alpha in postdialysis fatigue 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 Continuous quality improvement principles used in an interdisciplinary, multisite geriatrics clerkshipGerontology and Geriatrics Education.  16:33-39. 1996
    1996 Prerenal azotemia: Differentiation of hyperureagenesis from renal hypoperfusion using urinary urea nitrogen data 1996
    1996 Principles of EpidemiologyMedical Software Reviews1996
    1996 Watch out for reference inaccuracies.Family Medicine.  28:6. 1996
    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