The National Clinical Assessment Tool in Emergency Medicine: Validity Evidence After One Year of Use (CDEM Sponsored)

  • Doug Franzen, MD, MEd

  • Julianna J. Jung, MD , MEd


    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

    Dr. Jung graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1999 and completed EM residency training at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2002. She went on to join the Hopkins faculty, and has served as director of the required Core Clerkship in Emergency Medicine since 2004. Since then, EM has become the highest-rated clerkship at Hopkins according to the AAMC Graduation Questionnaire, earning the top spot for more than ten consecutive years. Dr. Jung leads numerous other School of Medicine courses, and serves as Associate Director of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center. She earned her MEd degree in 2017, and has won numerous teaching awards. She has been on a member of the CDEM Executive Committee since 2014, and currently serves as President.
  • Katherine Hiller, MD, MPH

  • LuanLawson

    Luan Lawson, MD, MAEd

    Virginia Commonwealth School of Medicine

    Dr. Luan E. Lawson serves as the Senior Associate Dean of Medical Education and Student Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine.  She earned her medical degree and completed her residency training at East Carolina University.  Her academic interests have focused on undergraduate education with particular expertise in curriculum development, assessment, and team training. During Dr. Lawson’s tenure as Director of Undergraduate Medical Education in Emergency Medicine, she developed and established a 4th-year medical student Emergency Medicine clerkship featuring a simulation-based curriculum. Dr. Lawson also collaborated in developing the National Clinical Assessment Tool in Emergency Medicine, a standardized assessment tool utilized in clerkships across the country. Dr. Lawson serves on the National Board of Medical Examiners Emergency Medicine Advanced Clinical Exam Task Force and has collaborated with the AMA and the NBME to develop a new HSS exam designed to assess knowledge and application of HSS. She is a past-president of the Clerkship Directors of Emergency Medicine, currently serves as faculty for the AMA’s Health System Science Scholars program, and is a current member of SAEM’s Education Committee.