CAPE Research Fellowships

Postdoctoral fellows at Stanford Medicine conduct research in human performance and adult education in the fields of pediatrics and obstetrics at CAPE.  Current research includes:

Nicole Yamada, M.D.:  development of a lexicon for precise, concise communication during high-risk, time-sensitive clinical activities such as resuscitation

Janene Fuerch, M.D.:  determination of optimal bedside data display (creation of the medical “glass cockpit”)

Katharine Brock, M.D. :  development of a simulation-based palliative care curriculum for pediatric fellows to improve communication with patients and families facing end-of-life issues

Postdoctoral fellows in neonatal-perinatal medicine who have conducted research at CAPE have taken positions at a number of institutions around the U.S. where they continue to deliver state-of-the-art patient care and lead simulation-based training activities. CAPE graduates include the following professionals:

  • Swati Agarwal, M.D.
    INOVA Children's Hospital, Fairfax, VA
  • Jodee Anderson, M.D.
    University of Oregon Health Sciences, Portland, OR
  • Ritu Chitkara, M.D.
    Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Palo Alto, CA
  • Christopher Colby, M.D.
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  • David Kaegi, M.D.
    SHARP Mary Birch Hospital, San Diego, CA
  • Allison Murphy, M.D.
    Kaiser Permanente, Walnut Creek, CA
  • Anand Rajani, M.D.
    Community Medical Centers, Fresno, CA