Biography

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Dr. Scielzo is an Associate Professor and Associate Director of Education in the Department of Internal Medicine, and Strategic Planning Consultant for Graduate Medical Education.  Dr. Scielzo has an extensive background in Psychometrics/Measurement, Training, and Assessment, with specific research interests in areas such as mentoring/coaching, well-being, and evaluation best practices.  

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time her with her family, cycling, and ice skating.

Research Interest

  • Design and evaluation of residency program curricula
  • Linkage of behavioral indices with selection components and training
  • Psychometric-related applications (e.g., creating valid assessments)
  • Training and Evaluation
  • Well-being/Wellness

Publications

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The Fuel Gauge: A Simple Tool for Assessing General Surgery Resident Well-Being.
Weis HB, Clark AT, Scielzo SA, Weis JJ, Farr D, Abdelnaby A, Weigle DC, Kazi S, AbdelFattah KR, J Surg Educ 2019 Aug
Trauma Surgeon and Palliative Care Physician Attitudes Regarding Goals-of-Care Delineation for Injured Geriatric Patients.
Cunningham HB, Scielzo SA, Nakonezny PA, Bruns BR, Brasel KJ, Inaba K, Brakenridge SC, Kerby JD, Joseph BA, Mohler MJ, Cuschieri J, Paulk ME, Ekeh AP, Madni TD, Taveras LR, Imran JB, Wolf SE, Phelan HA Am J Hosp Palliat Care 2019 Jan 1049909118823182
Burn Surgeon and Palliative Care Physician Attitudes Regarding Goals of Care Delineation for Burned Geriatric Patients.
Cunningham HB, Scielzo SA, Nakonezny PA, Bruns BR, Brasel KJ, Inaba K, Brakenridge SC, Kerby JD, Joseph BA, Mohler MJ, Cuschieri J, Paulk ME, Ekeh AP, Madni TD, Taveras LR, Imran JB, Wolf SE, Phelan HA J Burn Care Res 2018 May
Resident Fuel Levels: Reframing, Assessing, and Addressing Well-Being.
Scielzo SA, Weigle DC, Kazi SD J Grad Med Educ 2018 Apr 10 2 198-202
Update in Rheumatology: Evidence Published in 2016.
Solow EB, Scielzo SA, Kazi S Ann. Intern. Med. 2017 Mar
Learning system assigned passwords (up to 56 bits) in a single session with the methods of cognitive psychology.
Haque TSM Al-Ameen MN Scielzo SA Wright M USEC 2017 1-10
Update in Rheumatology: Evidence Published in 2015.
Scielzo SA, Stone L, Kazi S Ann. Intern. Med. 2016 May 164 9 W61-4
Towards the memorability of system-assigned random passwords.
Al-Ameen MN Fatema K Marne S Ahmed S Sovantharith S Wright M Scielzo SA SOUPS 2016
The impact of cues and user interaction on the memorability of system-assigned recognition-based graphical passwords.
Al-Ameen MN Fatema K Wright M Scielzo SA SOUPS 2015 185-196

Books

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Honors & Awards

  • Furthering our Understanding: Resident Well-Being Fuel Gauge and Program Characteristics
    Grant funded by the Southwestern Academy of Teachers (SWAT) (2017-2018)
  • Physician Scientist Institutional Award Planning Grant
    Grant funded by the Burroughs Welcome Fund (2017-2018)
  • Resident Well-Being: Development and Validation of an Assessment System
    Grant funded by the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (2016-2018)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (2015)
  • Psychometric Society (2009)
  • American Psychological Association (APA) (2008)
  • Dallas Area Industrial and Organizational Psychologists (DIAOP) (2008)
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) (2008)
  • Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) (2004)