Dr. Kelly Haisley receives national Outstanding Resident Teacher Award

May 3, 2018

Kelly Haisley, M.D., chief resident in the Department of Surgery, OHSU School of Medicine, was named an Outstanding Resident Teacher by the Association for Surgical Education. Dr. Haisley received the award at the ASE annual meeting May 2 in Austin, Tex., which takes place during Surgical Education Week.

Dr. Kelly Haisley is a 2018 ASE Outstanding Resident Teacher

The ASE Awards Committee commended Dr. Haisley for her "tremendous contributions as a surgical educator." Each year, three residents receive the Outstanding Resident Teacher Awards. Recipients must possess the qualities of an outstanding teacher, including:

  • Enthusiasm for teaching learners of all interests and skill levels
  • Commitment to maintaining a productive learning environment
  • Provide feedback and effective evaluation
  • Role modeling of professional characteristics

A number of OHSU colleagues joined Dr. Haisley (pictured, third from right) during the conference, including (from left):

  • Karen Kwong, M.D., F.A.C.S., professor of surgery and residency program associate director
  • Mackenzie Cook, M.D. R '16, assistant professor of surgery
  • Karen Brasel, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S., professor of surgery and residency program director; assistant dean for graduate medical education
  • Laszlo Kiraly, M.D. R '09 F '07, associate professor of surgery
  • Enjae Jung, M.D., assistant professor of surgery

Surgery Resident Heather Hoops, M.D., also attended and presented two research projects; Dr. Hoops and Dr. Katherine Kelly received in 2017 a competitive Back to Bedside grant from the ACGME aimed at improving resident-patient interaction while reducing burnout.