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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Hierarchy of user's web passwords: perceptions, practices, and susceptibilities
Haque T, Wright M, & Scielzo SA International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 2014 12 72 860-874
Untangling protege self-reports of mentoring functions: further meta-analytic understanding
Dickson J, Kirkpatrick K, Kendall D, Longabaugh J, Patel A, & Scielzo SA Journal of Career Development 2013
Initial mentor attraction: interactions of individual and mentor demographic characteristics
Scielzo SA, Dickson J, Diamond S, & Kenworthy J Journal of Business Diversity 2012 3 12 11-21
Preparatory training, state of goal orientation, and mentoring relationship effectiveness
Scielzo SA, Neeper M, & Smith-Jentsch KA National Academic Advising Journal (NACADA) 2012 2 32 44-55
Mentor and protege goal orientations as predictorsof newcomer stress
Fullick J, Smith-Jentsch KA, Yarbrough CS, and Scielzo SA JoSoTL 2012 1 12 59-73
How you feel about yourself can affect how you feel about your job: a meta-analysis examining the relationship of core self-evaluations and job satisfaction
Lemelle C & Scielzo SA Journal of Business Diversity 2012 3 12 116-133
Academic mentoring relationship communication processes and participant-reported effectiveness
Scielzo SA, Patel A, Smith-Jentsch KA Journal of Organizational Psychology 2011 2 11 81-93

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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)