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Cynthia Kreger, MD


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2050 Kenny Rd
Columbus, OH 43221

Phone: (614) 293-8105

Email: kreger.1@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointments

Physician, FGP-General Internal Medicine

Professor-Clinical, General Internal Medicine

 

Certifications

1988 - present Board Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine
 

Chapters in Books

Kreger C, York JP. "Evaluation of Erectile Dysfunction." In Contemporary Internal Medicine: Clinical Case Studies. Vol. 3. Edited by Bowen J, Mazzaferri EL. -. New York: Plenum Medical, January 1991.

Kreger C. "Strategies for Efficient Teaching in the Midst of Chaos." In The Clinical Teaching Handbook. Edited by Hudson A, Watson D. -. Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, January 2001.

Kreger C, Comer R. "Teaching in Small Groups: Practical Tips for Facilitating Small Group Discussions." In The Clinical Teaching Handbook. Edited by Hudson A, Watson D. -. Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, January 2001.

Kreger, C.. "Making the Most of Teaching and Learning in Small Groups: Anticipatory Preparation." In The Clinical Teaching Handbook. 2nd Edition ed. -. Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, January 2007.

Kreger, C.. "Making the Most of Teaching and Learning in Small Groups: Strategies for Facilitating the Group Process." In The Clinical Teaching Handbook. 2nd Edition ed. -. Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, January 2007.

 

Degrees

1985 M.D., The Ohio State University

 

Honors

1991 Best Poster Presentation- Central Group on Educational Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges. Association of American Medical Colleges.
1994 Alpha Omega Alpha Faculty Inductee.
1998 Distinguished Educator Award.
2003 Highly Rated Web Based Innovation in Medical Education, Society of General Internal Medicine, Annual Meeting, Vancouver BC. Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, Vancouver B.C..
2003 Listed in the "Guide to America's Top Physicians". Consumer Research Council of America.
2004 Listed in the "Guide to America's Top Physicians". Consumer Research Council of America.
2005 "Using The Web to Enhance Medical Interviewing Skills and Introduce Diagnostic Reasoning". Society of General Internal Medicine.
2005 Listed in the "Guide to America's Top Physicians". Consumer Research Council of America.
2006 Listed in the "Guide to America's Top Physicians". Consumer Research Council of America.
2006 Award for Best Faculty Teachers of Doctor Patient Relationship Course for first year medical students.
2007 America's Best Doctors. U.S. News & World Report.
2007 Top 10 Internists in Columbus, named in local news poll.
2008 Listed in the "Guide to America's Top Physicians". Consumer Research Council of America.
2009 Faculty Inductee into the Gold Humanism Honor Society.
2009 Listed in the "Guide to America's Top Physicians". Consumer Research Council of America.
2009 - 2010 Preceptor All Star.
2010 - present Faculty Inductee, Ohio State University College of Medicine Courage to Teach Program. The Ohio State Unviersity College of Medicine.
2011 Listed in "Guide to America's Top Physicians".
2011 Listed in the "Guide to America's Top Physicians". Consumer Research Council of America.
2011 Best Research Poster Award, "Using Virtual Patient Examinations to Improve Cardiac Examination Competency of Medical Faculty & Residents. Western Group on Educational Affairs.
2011 Guide to America's Top Physicians. Listed in Consumer Research Council of America.
2013 - present Department of Internal Medicine, Excellence in Teaching Award. Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
2014 - present Department of Internal Medicine, Earl Metz Award Distinguished Physician Award for Clinical Care and Educational Excellence. The Department of Internal Medicine.
2014 - present Best Doctors.. Best Doctors.
2014 - present Certificate of Excellence in recognition of outstanding achievement in patient service.. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
2014 - present GHHS First Place Chapter Award. The Arnold P Gold Foundation.
 

Journal Articles

Knutson, D; Kreger, C.. "Using Web-Based Technology to Teach Physical Examination.." Medical Education. Vol. 39, no. 5. (January 2005.): 523-4.

Knutson D, Cain T, Hurtubise L, Kreger C. "Lessons Learned: Developing e-Learning to Teach Physical Examination." The Clinician Teacher. Vol. 3, no. 3. (September 2006.): 163-169.

 

Reference Works

November 1993 Hasbrouck C, Pintz E, Kreger C."The Development of an Objective Structured Clinical Examination: An Assessment of Clinical Skills" .
January 1996 Kreger C, Murden R."Clinical Problem-Solving: Hypereosinophilic Syndrome. (Letter)" .
January 1996 Murden R, Kreger C."Response to Testing, Testing, Testing. (Letter)" .
April 1997 Murden R, Kreger C."Identified Physician-Patient Agenda Discordance Is Not Related to Patient or Physician Visit Satisfaction." .
January 1999 Murden R, Kreger C.."Patient-physician Agreement on Reasons for Outpatient Visits. (Letter)" .
April 2001 Kreger C, Knutson D, Fish C, Stewart C, Cain T, Gabel L."An Interactive Multimedia Web-Based Program to Enhance Learning of Physical Examination Skills by Medical Students" .
April 2003 Kreger C, Knutson D, Cain T, Fish C, Finneran C, Gabel, L."Using Technology to Rebuild the Basics: An Interactive Web Based Program to Enhance Learning of Physical Examination Skills" .

Softwares

January 1998 Kreger C."Teaching in Ambulatory Settings"
January 2005 Kreger C, Knutson D."An Interactive Guide to Physical Examination"
January 2010 Kreger, C.."Facilitating Small Group Instruction"

Presentations

"Learning Activities in Physical Diagnosis-Toward Optimal Resource Utilization." Presented at Twelfth Annual Generalists in Medical Education Conference. Washington D.C., . (November 1991)

"The Development of an Objective Structured Clinical Examination: An Assessment of Clinical Skills for 200 Students." Presented at Central Group on Educational Affairs, Washington DC. (November 1991)

"A History of Tradition and Innovation: The Clinical Interview and Physical Examination Course." Presented at Central Group on Educational Affairs, Indianapolis, IN. (April 1991)

"The Development of an Objective Structured Clinical Examination: An Assessment of Clinical Skills for 200 Students." Presented at American Assoication of Medical College, Washington DC. (November 1993)

"Health Care Jeopardy: Factors Affecting the Future Practice of Medicine." Presented at Fourteenth Annual Generalists in Medical Education Conference, Washington DC. (November 1993)

"Clinical Teaching: Pearls and Pitfalls." Presented at Workshop on Clinical Teaching at Ohio University, Athens, OH. (April 1994)

"The Dual Heart." Presented at Alpha Omega Alpha Annual Induction Ceremony, Columbus, OH. (May 1994)

"Strategies for Teaching in the Ambulatory Arena." Presented at First Annual Workshop for Ambulatory Teaching, Columbus, OH. (March 1997)

"Identified Physician-Patient Agenda Discordance is not Related to Patient or Physicians Visit Satisfaction." Presented at Society of General Internal Medicine 20th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. (May 1997)

"Fostering Clinical Reasoning Skills in the Learner: Application of the Five Microskills of Clinical Teaching." Presented at Second Annual Seminar on Ambulatory Teaching, Columbus, OH. (March 1998)

"Choosing a Career in Internal Medicine." Presented at American College of Physicians, Ohio Chapter, Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH. (November 1999)

"Effective Strategies for Efficient Teaching in the Midst of Chaos." Presented at Faculty Development: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The Ohio State University College Of Medicine and School of Public Health, . (January 2000)

"Web-based Medical Education." Presented at Ohio State University Department of Family Medicine Faculty Meeting/Affiliation Conference, Columbus, OH. (October 2000)

"Change is Inevitable, Growth is Optional: Strategies for Successful Navigation of a Career in Internal Medicine." Presented at Society for General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. (May 2000)

"An Interactive Multimedia Web-based Program to Teach Physical Examination Skills." Presented at 25th Annual Session, Innovations in Medical Education, Association of American Medical Colleges Annual Meeting, . (February 2001)

"Web-based Training: Preparing Tomorrow's Physicians Today: Society of Teachers of Family Medicine." Presented at Annual Spring Conference, . (April 2001)

"Computer-assisted Instructions: Teaching Physical Examination Skills on the Web." Presented at Ohio Academy of Family Practitioners, Faculty Development Workshop, Columbus, OH. (April 2001)

"Computer-Assisted Instruction: Teaching Physical Examination Skills on the Web." Presented at Ohio Academy of Family Physicians 13th Annual Faculty Development Workshop, Columbus, OH. (April 2001)

"An Interactive Multimedia Web-based Program to Enhance the Learning of Physical Examination Skills by Medical Students." Presented at Society for General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. (May 2001)

"A Statewide Classroom to Train Tomorrow's Physicians Today." Presented at STFM Predoctoral Education Conference, . (February 2002)

"The Eye of the Hurricane: Teaching While Taking Care of Patients." Presented at Ohio Chapter of Emergency Physicians Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH. (May 2002)

"An Interactive Primer." Presented at 2002 Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association, Dallas, TX. (May 2002)

"Changing the Way We Teach Physical Examination." Presented at OSU Faculty Development Session, Columbus, OH. (July 2002)

"Choosing a Career in Internal Medicine." Presented at Women Student Medical Association Meeting, Columbus, OH. (February 2002)

"Teaching the Physical Examination Using the Interactive Web Technologies: The Ohio State Project." Presented at Proceedings of the 19th Annual Scientific Session of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists, Gainsville, FL. (June 2002)

"An Interactive Web-based Primer for Teaching Physical Examination Skills: An Integration of Flash, SMIL, and Cold Fusion." Presented at Slice of Life Conference for Medical Multimedia Developers and Educator, Toronto, CA|CAN. (June 2002)

"Multimedia Web-Based Programs to Teach Clinical Skills." Presented at Seminar, Department of Anatomy and Medical Education, Columbus, OH. (January 2002)

"Teaching Physical Examination with Interactive, Innovative Web-Based Technology." Presented at 27th Annual Session, Innovation in Medical Education, Association of American Medical Colleges, San Francisco, CA. (November 2002)

"Physical Examination - Using the Web to Teach the Basics." Presented at STFM Predoctoral Education Conference, Austin, TX. (February 2003)

"Using Technology to Rebuild the Basics: An Interactive Web-Based Program to Enhance Learning of Physical Examination Skills." Presented at Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, Vancouver. (May 2003)

"Strategies to Facilitate Reflection in the Midst of Action." Presented at Graduate Medical Education Lecture Series, Columbus, OH. (May 2003)

"Using the Web to Enhance Medical Interviewing Skills and Introduce Diagnostic Reasoning." Presented at Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. (April 2005)

""Utilizing Standardized Patients in Pelvic Examination Training for Internal Medicine Residents"." Presented at Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE) Conference, Las Vegas, NV. (June 2009)

"Physical Examination Skills.." Presented at CAPS Faculty Development Series., Columbus, OH. (January 2009)

"Leadership Tasks, Challenges, and Strategies for Leading Small Groups.." Presented at CAPS Faculty Development Series., . (January 2009)

"Leadership Challenges, Tasks, and Strategies for Facilitating Small Groups.." Presented at Educational Scholars Seminar Series. The Ohio State University., Columbus, OH. (January 2009)

"Guided Self Assessment and Feedback as a Fundamental Teaching Tool.." Presented at CAPS Faculty Development Series of Workshops., Columbus, OH. (January 2009)

"Clinical Teaching in Small Increments of Time.." Presented at Grand Rounds. The Ohio State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital., . (January 2009)

"Assessment of Learners: Frame of Referece Trainng Workshop.." Presented at CAPS Faculty Development Series., Columbus, OH. (January 2009)

"The Final Leadership Task: Planning for and Facilitating the Final Session of a Small Group.." Presented at CAPS Faculty Development Series, Columbus, OH. (January 2010)

"Physician Wel Being: More than the Absense of Disease.." Presented at CAPS Faculty Development Series, Columbus, OH. (January 2010)

"Leadership Tasks and Strategies for Effective Small Group Facilitation.." Presented at CAPS Faculty Development Series, Columbus, OH. (January 2010)

"Discover, Dream, Design and Deliver.." Presented at Department of Psychiatry Faculty Retreat. The Ohio State University., Columbus, OH. (April 2010)

"Leadership Tasks and Strategies for Effective Small Group Facilitation." Presented at Faculty Development for the CAPS program, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (August 2010)

"Frame of Reference Training for Assessmentof Student Skills." Presented at Workshop provided to faculty teaching in the CAPS program, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (September 2010)

"Practical Tips to Increase the Effectiveness of Small Group Teaching and Learning." Presented at Faculty Development Series, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (November 2010)

"What Makes for Effective Clinical Teaching and How Can We be Better?." Presented at Core Educational Series for Pediatric Fellows, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (January 2011)

"Strategies to Facilitate Clinical Reasoning Cases." Presented at Faculty Development Workshop for Faculty Teaching in the CAPS Curriculum, Columbus, OH. (August 2011)

"Practical Tips for the Design, Delivery, and Evaluation of Your Next Workshop." Presented at Conference Series for Educational Scholars, Columbus, OH. (August 2011)

"Leadership Tasks and Strategies for Small Group Facilitation." Presented at Faculty Development Workshop for Faculty Teaching in the CAPS Curriculum, Collumbus, OH. (August 2011)

"How to Assess and Evaluate Student Participation in Small Groups." Presented at Facult Development Workshop for Faculty Teaching in the CAPS Curriculum, Columbus, OH. (August 2011)

"Teaching the Teachers: A Longitudinal Faculty Development Program at The Ohio State University College of Medicine." Presented at First International Meeting on Faculty Development, CA|CAN. (May 2011)

"Using Virtual Patient Examinations to Improve Cardiac Examination Competency of Medical Faculty and Residents: The Positive Effect of a One-Time Skill Development Workshop." Presented at Western Group on Educational Affairs, Palo Alto, CA, US|USA. (May 2011)

"“That is not what the patient told me.� Diagnosing Communication Difficulties in Internal Medicine Residents Ambulatory Clinic." Presented at Faculty Development Series for GIM Faculty, Columbus, OH. (June 2011)