|To implement novel educational administration and pedagogical approach in medicine
|The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board has announced that Subhasis Misra, MD, Surgical Oncologist at Brandon Surgical Specialists and Program Director of theGraduate Medical Education (GME) Surgical Residency Program atBrandon Regional Hospital, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to India. Dr. Misra will teach at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh campus as part of a project titled “Changing Medical Education by Implementing Novel Educational Administration and Pedagogical Approach.”Dr. Subhasis Misra
|“I am honored to be awarded the Fulbright Scholarship,” said Dr. Misra. “I look forward to full immersion into the program and bringing back the learnings, collaborations and international partnerships to our program here at Brandon Regional Hospital.”
This sabbatical activity will predominantly focus on 1.) principles of education administration including leadership, developing curriculum, assessment tools, and faculty development, and 2.) newer pedagogical techniques including various interactive and small group learning sessions. A major focus of the project is to reimagine an effective new education and training model for post graduate learners to help them take personalized care of patients.
“We congratulate Dr. Misra on this well-deserved honor and for his dedication to education and research,” said Bland Eng, CEO, Brandon Regional Hospital. “Dr. Misra has served as Program Director of the GME Surgical Residency Program since 2017 and will be an outstanding addition to the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program.”
As a Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Misra will share knowledge and foster meaningful connections across communities in the United States and India. Fulbrighters engage in cutting-edge research and expand their professional networks, often continuing research collaborations started abroad and laying the groundwork for forging future partnerships between institutions. Upon returning to their home countries, institutions, labs, and classrooms, they share their stories and often become active supporters of international exchange, inviting foreign scholars to campus and encouraging colleagues and students to go abroad. As Fulbright Scholar alumni, their careers are enriched by joining a network of thousands of esteemed scholars, many of whom are leaders in their fields. Fulbright alumni include 60 Nobel Prize laureates, 86 Pulitzer Prize recipients and 37 who have served as a head of state or government.
The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to forge lasting connections between the people of the United States and the people of other countries, counter misunderstandings and help people and nations work together toward common goals. Since its establishment in 1946, the Fulbright Program has enabled more than 390,000 dedicated and accomplished students, scholars, artists, teachers, and professionals of all backgrounds to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas, and find solutions to shared international concerns. The Fulbright Program is funded through an annual appropriation made by the U.S. Congress to the U.S. Department of State. Participating governments and host institutions, corporations and foundations around the world also provide direct and indirect support to the Program, which operates in more than 160 countries worldwide.
For further information about the Fulbright Program or the U.S. Department of State, please visithttp://eca.state.gov/fulbright or contact the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Press Office by telephone 202-632-6452 or e-mail ECA-Press@state.gov.
About Brandon Surgical Specialists Brandon Surgical Specialists provides the full breadth of cancer surgery, including advanced surgery for cancers of the liver, pancreas, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, including hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy and robotic procedures. Additionally, they offer complex surgical procedures to treat breast cancer. Proudly serving Hillsborough County communities from Tampa to Lakeland and beyond the practice is located at 205 S. Moon Avenue, Suite 102-A in Brandon, FL.
About HCA Healthcare Graduate Medical Education (GME) HCA Healthcare is the largest sponsor of residency and fellowship programs across the nation, with 304 Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited programs, more than 5,100 residents and fellows, and 61 teaching hospitals across 16 states.
About Brandon Regional Hospital Accredited by The Joint Commission, Brandon Regional Hospital is a 436-bed acute care facility that is nationally ranked as a Top 100 Hospital by IBM Watson, a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group, a U.S. News & World Report High Performing Hospital in COPD and Heart Failure, and a Leapfrog Group ‘A’ for patient safety. The hospital offers a number of specialty services including the Heart & Vascular Center, Pediatric Center with a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Advanced Wound & Plastic Surgery Center, Comprehensive Metabolic & Bariatric Center of Excellence, Comprehensive Stroke Center, and The Women’s Center, which includes the Baby Suites and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Additional services include an Orthopedic Program, Comprehensive Hand Program, Stroke Center, and Lymphedema Surgery. The hospital’s ER is one of the busiest in the state, with adult and pediatric centers on its main campus and five additional ER 24/7® locations in Lakeland, Plant City, Riverview, Temple Terrace and Wesley Chapel. The hospital is located at 119 Oakfield Drive in Brandon, FL. For more information, visit BrandonHospital.com.