Michael Sostok

Michael A Sostok , MD

Assistant Dean

Professor of Medicine, Assistant Dean for Medical Education

Medical Sciences Building
231 Albert Sabin Way
PO Box 670555
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0555.
Phone 513-558-7728
Fax 513-558-4399
Email sostokma@ucmail.uc.edu

Professional Summary

Dr. Michael Sostok is the Assistant Dean for Medical Education, Medical Director of The UC Simulation Center and Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.  He received his MD degree from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA in 1984.  Dr. Sostok is a recognized leader in the area of medical education.  He has published and presented internationally on a variety of medical education topics including ambulatory medical education, faculty teaching skills development, clinical skills development and assessment of students and residents, and most recently, the use of simulation in health care education.  His passion for innovative teaching has been recognized by the UC College of Medicine with the Silver Apple Teaching Award, The Faculty Achievement Award and The Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching.  In his free time, Dr. Sostok enjoys time with his family, local community service and international mission trips with his daughter.

Education

Fellowship : Medical Education Research Association of American Medical Colleges 1998

Residency : University of Cincinnati Medical Center 1987 (Internal Medicine )

Medical Degree: Jefferson Medical College 1984 (Medicine)

Bachelor's Degree: Univeristy of Scranton Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1980

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine (Certification Date: 09-16-1987 )

Clinical Interests

Internal Medicine

Preventive Health

Primary Care

Telehealth

Specialities

Internal Medicine

Research and Practice Interests

Research:  Simulation in Medical Education

Practice: General Internal Medicine/Primary Care

Positions and Work Experience

08-01-2012 -To Present Course Director Clinical Skills 101/102/201/202, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

07-2011 -To Present Co-Director: GI/Nutrition Curriculum Block, Gi/Nutrition academic unit teaching aspects of patient care in an integrated fashion., Univ. of Cincinnati College of Medicine,

09-2006 -To Present Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine,

07-2003 -Bad Format: 201060## Course Director: Clinical Foundations of Medical Practice, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine,

07-2001 -To Present Asst. Dean for Medical Education., University of Cincinnati College of Medicine,

07-2000 -To Present Medical Director: UC Simulation Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine,

09-1997 -08-2006 Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine,

01-1994 -06-1998 Co-Director: Primary Care Residency Program, University of Cincinnati Department of Internal Medicine,

09-1992 -06-2004 Director: Ambulatory Medical Education., Third and Fourth Year Medical Students., Univeristy of Cincinnati Department of Internal Medicine.,

07-1991 -08-1997 Asst. Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine,

07-1990 -06-1991 Clinical Instructor., University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.,

Research Support

Investigators:Hutton, J; Schick, L; Sostok, MA; Rouan, GW 2003 -2007 National Library of Congress. Implementing IAIMS at the University of Cincinnati. Role:Co-Investigator $1,600,000 Completed Type:Grant Level:National

Investigators:Warshaw, G; Lewis, T; Sostok, MA 2003 -2006 Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. Strengthening Geriatric Education and Care of the Elderly in the Greater Cincinnati Tri-State Area. Role:Co-Investigator. $2,000,000 Completed Type:Grant Level:National

Investigators:Sostok, MA; Coberly, L et al 2000 -2002 National Board of Medical Examiners Stemmler Award Student Self-Assessment Using Encounter Based Matrix Evaluations. Role:Principal Investigator $60,000 Completed Type:Grant Level:National

Investigators:Sostok, MA; Coberly, L; Rouan, GW 2000 -2001 University of Cincinnati Faculty Development Council. A Mission Based Faculty Development Program for Commnunity Preceptors. Role:Principal Investigator. Completed Type:Grant Level:University

Investigators:Sostok, MA; Rouan, GW 1998 -1999 Partnership for Quality Education: Pew Foundation Developing a Managed Care Curriculum for Graduate Medical Education at the University of Cincinnati Department of Internal Medicine. Role:Principal Investigator $10,000 Completed Type:Grant Level:National

Investigators:Sostok, MA; DeWitt, T; Ricer, R 1997 -1998 University of Cincinnati Faculty Development Council. Multidisciplinary/Interdepartmental Faculty Development Program for Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and General Pediatrics. Role:Principal Investigator $89,862 Completed Type:Grant Level:University

Grant: #NBME 01-9900-02-A0-S0-E0 Investigators:Sostok, Michael 06-01-2000 -12-31-2002 National Board of Medical Examiners Student Self-Assessment of Clinical Competency Using Encounter-Based Matrix Evaluation Role:PI $59,600.00 Closed Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #MCRG#65-01-A0-S0-E0 Investigators:Sostok, Michael 01-15-1998 -07-31-1999 Pew Charitable Trusts Managed Card Curriculum Initiative at UC Role:PI $10,000.00 Closed Level:Private Non-Profit

Investigators:T. Berry, C. Colella, K. Ballman, M. Sostok 2013 -2016 HRSA Developing Interactive Case Studies for Inter-Professional Healthcare Education Role:Co-Investigator $851,000 Active Type:Grant Level:National

Grant: #OSU 60068340 sub MEDTAPP ODM201938 / G-1819-05-0094 Investigators:Brammer, Susan; Gillespie, Gordon; Sostok, Michael; Tobias, Barbara; Tyson, Ronald; White, Christopher 11-07-2018 -06-30-2019 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Virtual Reality: Educating Medicaid Providers on Health Disparities Role:Collaborator $618,563.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Publications

Published Abstracts

Sostok, MA; Heimburger, G; Asebrook, M (2008. ) Using Simulation to Improve Medical Students' Ability to Recognize Abnormal Heart Sounds: A Longitudinal Study .[Abstract] Simulation in Health Care, 2 (4 ) ,279Author

Sostok, MA; Filak, A; Brewer, D (2004. ) Do Faculty and Standardized Patient Evaluation of Students' Clinical Skills Agree? .[Abstract]Journal of General Internal Medicine, Author

Sostok, MA; Coberly, L; Warm, E; Rouan, GW (2002. ) Developing Self-Assessment Skills of Students .[Abstract]Academic Medicine,

Sostok, MA; et al (2001. ) Impact of a Mission Based Faculty Development Program .[Abstract]Journal of General Internal Medicine,

Sostok, MA; Coberly, L; Rouan, GW (1998. ) Do Faculty Teaching Priorities Match Students' Self Assessment of Their Competency in an Ambulatory Experience? .[Abstract]Journal of General Internal Medicine,

K. Ballman, C. Colella, T. Berry, M. Sostok (2016. ) Interactive Case Studies: An Innovative use of Standardized Patients for Distance Learners. Journal of the Society of Simulation in Healthcare,

Peer Reviewed Publications

Barry, CT; Avissar, U; Asebrook, M; Sostok, MA; Sherrman, KE; Zucker, SD (2010. ) Use of a Standardized Patient Exercise to Assess Core Competencies During Fellowship Training. Journal of Graduate Medical Education, , 2 (1 ) ,

Kissela, B; Harris, S; Kleindorfer, D; Lindsell, C; Pascuzzi, R; Woo, D; Szaflarski, J; Kanter, D; Schneider, A; Sostok, M, Broderick, J (2006. ) The Use of Standardized Patients for Mock Oral Board Exams In Neurology: A Pilot Study. BMC Medical Education, , 6 (22 ) ,

Sostok, MA; Coberly, L; Rouan, GW (2002. ) A Closer Look at the Feedback Process Between Faculty and Students. Academic Medicine, ,

Osborne,S: Sostok, MA: Branch, W et al (1997. ) Recruiting and Retaining Clinician Educators .Journal of General Internal Medicine, , Supplement (April ) ,

Sostok, MA; Luke, RG; Rouan, GW (1995. ) Impact Upon the Time Commitment of Faculty When Teaching Third-Year Medical Students on Ambulatory Versus Inpatient Rotations. Academic Medicine, , 70 ,949

Sostok, Michael A; Coberly, LeAnn; Rouan, Gregory (2002. ) Feedback process between faculty and students. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, , 77 (3 ) ,267

Sostok, M A; Luke, R G; Rouan, G W (1995. ) Confronting the costs of ambulatory-care training. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, , 70 (11 ) ,949-50

Barry, Curtis T; Avissar, Uri; Asebrook, Maureen; Sostok, Michael A; Sherman, Kenneth E; Zucker, Stephen D (2010. ) Use of a standardized patient exercise to assess core competencies during fellowship training.Journal of graduate medical education, , 2 (1 ) ,111-7 More Information

Other Publications

Sostok, MA (1992. ) Ambulatory Medical Education: A Guide for Community and University Based Faculty .

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Sostok, MA; Walker, N; Coberly. L; Air, D; Behler, T; Rouan, GW (12-2001. ) Measuring the Impact of a Community Based Faculty Development Program .General Internal Medicine Clinical Education Leadership Conference, Dallas, Texas. Conference. . Level:National

Coberly, L; Heider, M; Sostok, MA (1999. ) Improving Internal Medicine Electives Using Peer Review .Clerkship Directors of Internal Medicine National Meeting, Toronto, Ontario Canada. Professional Meeting. . Level:National

Schroth, WS; Sostok, MA; Krackov, S (11-1994. ) Strategies for Recruitment and Retention of Clinical Faculty for Undergraduate Ambulatory Clerkships .Association of American Medical Colleges, Boston, MA. Professional Meeting. . Level:National

Sostok, MA (04-1994. ) Recruitment and Retention of Community Preceptors for Ambulatory Medicine Clerkships .Society of General Internal Medicine, Professional Meeting. . Level:National

Sostok, MA; Harris, S; Filak, A (05-2003. ) Impact of Digital Video Technology on Clinical Competency Assessment .Society of General Internal Medicine, Vancouver, B.C. Canada. Professional Meeting. . Level:International

Sostok, Michael. Warm, Eric (09-2011. ) Teaching and Evaluating Clinical Skills in the 21st Century: How to get off the Likert Scale .Childrens Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH. Professional Meeting. . Level:Regional

Sostok, Michael, MD (10-2005. ) Utilizing Standardized Patients in Health Care Education .Children's Hospital Med. Ctr. Regional Faculty Development Program, Cincinnati, OH. Professional Meeting. . Level:Regional

Sostok MA, DeWitt, T, Ricer, R (1998. ) Univ. of Cincinnati/Children's Hospital Interdisciplinary Faculty Development Series .Cincinnati, OH and Indianapolis, IN. Professional Meeting. . Level:Regional

Sostok, Michael (03-2016. ) Simulation in Medical Education: Getting Started .Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicada, Lima, Peru. Level:International

Poster Presentations

Sostok, MA; Harris, S; Filak, A (09-2002. ) Do Students Recognize Patients at Risk for HIV .Midwest Society of General Internal Medicine, Chicago, Illinois. . Professional Meeting. . Level:Regional

Sostok, MA; Coberly, L; Warm, E; Rouan, GW (09-2001. ) Improving the Self-Assessment Skills of Students .Midwest Society of General Internal Medicine, Chicago, Illinois. . Professional Meeting. . Level:Regional

Sostok, M; Coberly, L; Rouan, GW; Gruppen, L (09-1999. ) Do Faculty Provide Effective Feedback to Students During a Clinical Exam? .Midwest Society of General Internal Medicine, Chicago, Illinois. . Professional Meeting. . Level:Regional

Singh, S; Kues, J; Sostok, M (10-1993. ) Assessment of Ambulatory Care Block in an Eight-Week Internal Medicine Clerkship .Teaching Internal Medicine Symposium, Durham, NC. . Professional Meeting. . Level:National

Singh, S; Kues, J; Sostok, MA (10-1993. ) Introduction of an Ambulatory Care Block in an Eight Week Internal Medicine Clerkship .Teaching Internal Medicine Symposium, Durham, NC. . Professional Meeting. . Level:National

K. Ballman, C. Colella, T. Berry, M. Sostok (01-2016. ) Interactive Case Studies: An Innovative use of Standardized Patients for Distance Learners. International Meeting of Simulation in Healthcare, San Diego, California. . Level:International

A. Bunger, P. Wojciechowski, L. Ashbrook, R. Neel, M. Sostok, C. Miller (06-2013. ) Baseline Resident Assessment of Clinical Knowledge (BRACK) .Institute for Healthcare Improvement, London, UK. . Level:International

Honors and Awards

2011 -2011 Best Doctors in America Award Status:Recipient Level:National

2010 -2010 Best Doctors In America Award Status:Recipient Level:National

2007 Dean's award for Teaching Excellence. Awarded to faculty who demonstrate excellence in teaching methods and innovation. University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Status:Recipient Level:College Type:Recognition

1997 Silver Apple Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching. Awarded by Medical Student Class to Facuty Who Demonstrate Excellence in Teaching University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Status:Recipient Level:College Type:Recognition

1995 Finalist: Junior Faculty Clinical Educator Award. One of Five Finalists recognized as an Outstanding Clinical Educator in the Midwest. Midwest Society of General Internal Medicine Status:Nomination Level:Regional Type:Recognition

1994 Faculty Achievment Award. Awarded to Faculty for Teaching Innovations that bring Recognition to the University of Cincinnati University of Cincinnati. Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Recognition

2015 -2016 Silver Apple Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching Awarded by medical student class to faculty for outstanding contribution to medical education. Status:Recipient Level:College Type:Recognition

Service

Society of Simulation in Health Care (Research Committee ) Reviewer Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:International 08-2010 -To Present

Professional Affiliation

2007 -To Present: Chair: M 3-4 Curriculum Committee University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.,

2006 -To Present: Member: Education Policy Committee. University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.,

2004 -2008: Member: National Board of Medical Examiners Test Development Committee. National Board of Medical Examiners.,

2003 -2007: Member: M 1-2 Curriculum Committee University of Cincinnati College of Medicine,

2000 -To Present: Reviewer: Academic Medicine

2000 -To Present: Reviewer: Journal of General Internal Medicine

1999 -2004: Chair: University of Cincinnati Hospital Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee

1996 -To Present: Institutional Representative: Society of General Internal Medicine.

1996 -1998: Council Member: Society of General Internal Medicine (Midwest Region)

1996 -2004: Reviewer: Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine Educational Clearinghouse.

1995 -2005: Member: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Education Coordinators Committee.

1994 -To Present: American College of Physicians (Ohio Chapter) Medical Student Committee.

1993 -2000: Member: University of Cincinnati Department of Medicine Residency Review Committee.

Contact Information

Academic - Medical Sciences Building
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267-0555.
Phone: 513-558-7728
Fax: 513-558-4399
sostokma@ucmail.uc.edu