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Dr. Sarah Kinzie

Dr. Sarah Kinzie
Stonechurch Family Health Centre
1475 Upper Ottawa Street

Hamilton , Ontario L8W 3J6
Office Phone: (905) 575-7757

Education:

  1. BSc (McGill, 1992), MD (McMaster, 1997) CFPC (1999), FCFP (2011)

Biography:

Academic Rank                

Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University

Academic Leadership Role(s)

Postgraduate Program Director, Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University

Acting CBRT Education Coordinator, Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University

Residency PBSG Director, Foundation for Medical Practice Education

Special Interests

  • Family Practice Obstetrics and Newborn Care
  • Medical Education
  • Relationship-centred care and teaching
  • Effective learning strategies in residency training and CME
  • Professionalism

Selected Publications                                                                      

Peer Reviewed Journals

  • Armson H, Kinzie S, Roder S, Elmslie T, Wakefield J. Assessment of a Practice Reflection Tool that includes commitment to change statements. The Journal of Continuing Education in Health Professionals (JCEHP), Vol 28, Suppl 1, Fall. 2008. (Abstract)

  • Armson H, Kinzie S, Hawes D, Roder S, Wakefield J, Elmslie T. Translating Learning into Practice:  Lessons from the Practice-Based Small-Group Learning Program. Canadian Family Physician; 53:1477-1485. 2007.

  • Richardson J, Letts L, Chan D, Officer A, Wojkowski S, Oliver D, Moore A, McCarthy L, Price D, Kinzie S. Monitoring physical functioning as the sixth vital sign: evaluating patient and practice engagement in chronic illness care in a primary care setting—a quasi-experimental design. BFC Family Practice 2012, 12:29.

 

Non Peer Reviewed Journals

  • Armson H, Kinzie S. Evidence-Based Learning and Practice-- A Guide for Small Group Facilitators. The Foundation for Medical Practice Education, PBSG Learning Program. March 2012.

  • Kinzie S, Trollope K. Stress and Resilience Among Family Physicians. The Foundation for Medical Practice Education, PBSG Learning Program. Feb 2006.

  • Kinzie S, Waters H. Medical Mistakes:  How to Disclose and Prevent Errors during Residency. The Foundation for Medical Practice Education, PBSG Learning Program, special resident issue. Sep 2005.

  • Kinzie S, Kastner M. Vitamins. The Foundation for Medical Practice Education, PBSG Learning Program. Sep 2000

Selected Grants

  • 2010 Jan - 2012
    • Dec  Eva KW, Armson H, Wakefield J, Kinzie S, Elmslie T., Towards practice-based continuing education protocols: Using test-enhanced learning, practice reflection, and commitment-to-change statements to enhance physician self-assessment and practice change., Grant, Medical Council of Canada, Research - New Project, $147,160.00

  • 2009
    • Armson H, Kinzie S, Roder S, Elmslie T, Wakefield J., Practice Reflection by Family Physicians Participating in Three Different Practice Based Learning Programs: Are There Differences in Commitment-to-Change-Statements? Grant, Society of Academic CME Endowment Council, Manning Award, Research - Prize / Award, $50,000.00

  • 2009 May
    • Richardson J, Letts L, Chan D, Wojkowski S, Moore A, McCarthy L, Price D, Kinzie S, Oliver D., I am Able: Population-Based Rehabilitation in a Family Health Team, Grant, Ontario Rehabilitation Research Network (ORRN), Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, Research - New Project, $80,000.00

Biography

Dr. Sarah Kinzie joined the Department of Family Medicine in January 2000 after completing her undergraduate and postgraduate medical training here at McMaster University. She is currently an Associate Professor. 

Dr. Kinzie’s primary academic interest lies in postgraduate medical education, and she currently serves as Hamilton Site Director, and Acting CBRT Education Coordinator for the Family Medicine Residency Program. She has been active in several curriculum development initiatives, including the creation of a new family medicine led Maternal Child rotation for Hamilton-based residents.   A member of the Postgraduate Education Advisory Board, Dr. Kinzie has particular interest and developing expertise in the areas of professionalism and remediation.

As National Director of the Residency Practice-Based Learning Program, (a program administered by the McMaster-affiliated, non-profit Foundation for Medical Practice Education), Dr. Kinzie has been actively involved in research and faculty development initiatives that explore how physicians learn and change, with a focus on supporting the transition from residency to practice.

Dr. Kinzie practices at Stonechurch Family Health Centre where she provides comprehensive care for a diverse patient population, in an interprofessional team-based model of care.  She also provides full-care obstetrics and neonatal care through the Maternity Centre of Hamilton, and St. Josephs’ Newborn Care Rota.  Other clinical interests include office gynecology as well as palliative and home-based care.