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Mary E. Dankoski, Ph.D.

Executive Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development, Indiana University School of Medicine; Vice Chair for Faculty and Academic Affairs, Department of Family Medicine; and Lester D. Bibler Scholar and Associate Professor of Family Medicine

Area of Interest/Specialty:
Behavioral Science

 

Education:

  • Undergraduate School: University of Michigan, Psychology
  • Graduate School: Purdue University, Child Development and Family Studies, Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy

Professional Organizations:

  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
      Student Member 1994-2000
      Clinical Member 2001-present
      Member, Council of Division Presidents 2005-2006
      Chair, Council of Division Presidents (Executive Board Member) 2007-2008
  • Indiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
      Student Member 1994-2000
      Clinical Member 2001-present
      Chair, Conference Committee 2001-2003
      President-Elect 2003-2004
      President 2000-2006
      Past-President 2007-2008
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
      Active Non-Physician Member 2001-present
      National Task Force on Leading Change (CAFM) 2012-2013
  • Association of American Medical Colleges
      Group on Women in Medicine and Science, IUSM Representative 2007-present
      Group on Faculty Affairs, IUSM Representative 2006-present
      Member, Professional Development and Program Planning Committee 2011-present
      Group on Diversity and Inclusion, IUSM Representative 2013-present
  • Association of Departments of Family Medicine 2009-2011
  • College and University Work/Family Association 2011-present

Honors/Awards:

  • Outstanding Woman Leader Award, Veteran Category IUPUI Office for Women, 2014
  • Innovation Award (finalist), Professional and Organizational Development Network (POD), 2013
  • Fellow, Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women, 2010-May 2011
  • Alumni Commitment to Excellence Award, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Purdue University Calumet, 2010
  • Women in Medicine Leadership Award (Organization Category), Association of American Medical Colleges, Nov 2009
  • Outstanding Service Award, Council of Division Presidents, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, 2008
  • Exemplary Dossier, Indiana University School of Medicine, Promotion & Long-Term Contract Committee, 2007
  • Outstanding Service and Dedication Award, Indiana Association for Marriage & Family Therapy, 2007
  • Invited attendee, Leadership Conference, American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy, 2004-2006
  • Dissertation Award, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, 2002
  • Hershel Thornburg Dissertation Award Finalist, Society for Research on Adolescence, 2001
  • Norma Compton Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, Purdue University, 2000
  • Henry A. Murray Dissertation Award, Radcliffe College, Harvard University, 2000
  • Invited Presenter at the "Spotlight on Graduate Research" at Purdue University Calumet, 1997
  • Graduate Research Award, Purdue University Calumet, 1996
  • Graduate Student Research Award, Indiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, 1996
  • Graduated from the University of Michigan with High Distinction, 1992
  • Michigan Competitive Scholarship Award, 1988-1992
  • Class Honors, University of Michigan, 1988-1992
  • Member, Psi Chi Honors Fraternity, 1989-1992

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PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR/PROJECT DIRECTOR

  • Indiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Graduate Research Award. Indiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Indianapolis, Indiana. $250. April 1996.
  • Purdue University Calumet Graduate Research Award. Graduate Department, Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, Indiana. $750. August 1996.
  • Henry A. Murray Dissertation Award. Henry A. Murray Research Center, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University. $3,184. June 2000.
  • Legislative Grant for the Indiana Association for Marriage & Family Therapy. Funded by the American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy. 1/1/05 – 12/31/05. $4,000.
  • Legislative Grant for the Indiana Association for Marriage & Family Therapy. Funded by the American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy. 1/1/06 – 12/31/06. $4,000.
  • Outpatient Precepting in Family Medicine Residency Education: Understanding and Improving the Teaching and Learning Process. Funded by the Indiana Medical Education Board. 10/1/06 – 6/30/07. $5,000.
  • Expanding the Concept of Faculty Vitality. Professional and Organizational Development Network (POD). 10/1/2010 – 10/1/2011. $2,500
  • Faculty Vitality in the Health Professions. President's Grant, Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation (Grant #S12-17). 9/1/2012 – 12/31/2014. $35,000.

CO-INVESTIGATOR

  • O'Hara BS (P.I.), Dankoski M, Saywell R, Zoppi KA. "Training Future Physicians to Provide Effective Tobacco Cessation Counseling," Indiana Tobacco Prevention & Cessation Executive Board. 6/1/02 – 5/31/04. $280,902.
  • O'Hara BS (P.I.), Dankoski ME, Saywell RM, Zollinger TW, Zoppi KA. "Effective Intervention for Unhealthy Behaviors: Training Future Physicians in Motivational Interviewing." Health Resources and Services Administration. 7/1/02 – 6/30/05. $275,331.
  • Zoppi KA (P.I.), Bogdewic SP, Dankoski ME, Kelton GM, Pais S, Willis DR, Rhyant RH, Saywell RM, Zollinger TW. "Faculty Development in Underserved Medicine Leadership." Health Resources and Services Administration. 7/1/02 – 6/30/05. $587,538.
  • Pais S (P.I.), Dankoski ME, Zoppi KA. "Evaluating the Effectiveness of Counseling Practicum in Improving Physician-Patient Communication Skills, Physician-Patient Relational Skills, and Physician Empathy." Educational Research and Development Grant, Indiana University School of Medicine, Office of Medical Education and Curricular Affairs. 7/1/03 – 6/30/04. $10,000.
  • Bogdewic, S.B. (P.I.). Dankoski, M.E., Palmer, M.M., Brutkiewicz, R.R., Logio, L. Faculty Vitality Study. (Biennial assessments of faculty satisfaction, productivity, and engagement through surveys, focus groups, and semi-structured interviews). Funded internally through the Dean's Office for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development.
  • Bogdewic, S.B. (P.I.); Palmer, M.M., Dankoski, M.E., Brutkiewicz, R.R. "Next Generation @ IUPUI"(An intensive, one year leadership development program for under-represented minority faculty members on the IUPUI campus). Funded for a one-year pilot program by Indiana University President Michael McRobbie's Diversity Initiative. 2009-2010. $50,000.
  • Palmer, M.M. (P.I.), Dankoski, ME, Hoffmann-Longtin, K. "Expanding the Concept of Faculty Vitality." Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network. 2010 – 2011. $2,500
  • Renshaw, S.E., (P.I.), Dankoski, M.E. (co-I), Holley, M.D., Palmer, M.M., Kiovsky, R.D., Custer, J., Burba, JL, Cooper, SL. Advancing Medically Underserved Student Training (A-MUST) Project. Predoctoral Training in Primary Care Program, Primary Care Training and Enhancement Grants, Health Resources and Services Administration. 2011-2016. $783,810.
  • Hess, J. (P.I.), Dankoski, M.E. Alfred P. Sloan Award for Faculty Career Flexibility. American Council on Education / Alfred P. Sloan Award. 12/12 – 12/14. $250,000.

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Selected Publications:

  • Palmer, M.M., Hoffmann-Longtin, K., Walvoord, E.C., Bogdewic, S.P., Dankoski, M.E. (Published ahead of print, January 2015). A competency based approach to department chair recruitment, feedback, and development. Academic Medicine. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000000647. Retrievable: http://journals.lww.com/academicmedicine/Abstract/publishahead/A_Competency_Based_Approach_to_Recruiting,.98871.aspx
  • Hoffmann-Longtin, K., Palmer, M.M., Welch, J.L., Walvoord, E.C., Dankoski, M.E. (2014). Just Ask: Using faculty input to inform communication strategies. To Improve the Academy, 33(1), 37-56. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/tia2.20002
  • Dankoski, M.E., Bickel, J., Gusic, M.E. (Ahead of print, July 2014). Discussing the undiscussable with the powerful: How and why faculty must learn to counteract organizational silence. Academic Medicine. DOI:10.1097/ACM.0000000000000428. Available:http://journals.lww.com/academicmedicine/Abstract/publishahead/Discussing_the_Undiscussable_With_the_Powerful__.99006.aspx
  • Willis, D.R., Bennett, I., Jones, B.G., Renshaw, S.E., Holley, M., Dankoski, M.E. (2014). Practice based learning and improvement in family medicine student clerkships: A CERA Study. Family Medicine, 46(6), 423-428.
  • Palmer, M.M., Hoffmann-Longtin, K., Walvoord, E.C., Dankoski, M.E. (2013). Stepping Stones: Nine Lessons from Women in Leadership. Advancing Women in Leadership Journal, 33, 106 – 114. Retrievable: http://advancingwomen.com/awl/awl_wordpress/
  • Palmer, M.M., Hoffmann-Longtin, K., Ribera, A.K., Ribera, T., Nelson Laird, T., Dankoski, M.E. (2013). Enhancing vitality in academic medicine: Faculty development and productivity. To Improve the Academy, 32, 89-106.
  • Dankoski, M.E., Palmer, M.M., Banks, J., Brutkiewicz, R.R., Walvoord, E., Hoffmann-Longtin, K. Bogdewic, S.P., Gopen, G.D. (2012). Academic writing: Supporting faculty in a critical competency for success. Journal of Faculty Development, 26(2) 47-54.
  • Welch, J., Wiehe, S., Palmer-Smith, V., Dankoski, M.E. (2011). Flexibility in Work-Life Policies in Big 10 Schools. Journal of Women's Health, 20(5) 725-732.
  • Pais, S. & Dankoski, M. E. (2011). What's love got to do with it?: Couples, Illness, and MFT. In J. Wetchler (Second Ed.) Handbook of Clinical Issues in Couple Therapy, pp 57-73. New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis.
  • Palmer, M.M., Dankoski, M.E., Smith, J.S., Logio, L.S., Brutkiewicz, R.R., Bogdewic, S.P. (2011) Exploring Changes in Culture and Vitality: The Outcomes of Faculty Development. Journal of Faculty Development, 25 (1), 21-27.
  • Dankoski, M.E., Palmer, M.M., Nelson-Laird, T., Garver, A., Bogdewic, S.P. (Dec 2011) An Expanded Model of Faculty Vitality in Academic Medicine. Advances in Health Science Education, Digital Object Identifer (DOI): 10.1007/s10459-011-9339-7. Available: http://www.springerlink.com/openurl.asp?genre=article&id=doi:10.1007/s10459-011-9339-7

Selected Presentations:

  • Dankoski, M.E. (2014, May). GPS for Your Career: Mapping Your Course to Promotion and Tenure. Invited keynote speaker for faculty development workshop, University of Illinois Provost's Office, Champagne, IL
  • Dankoski, M.E. (2014, May). Transitions and Possibilities: Career Mapping at Mid-Career. Invited keynote speaker for faculty development workshop, University of Illinois Provost's Office, Champagne, IL
  • Dankoski, M.E. (2014, May). Thriving as a Woman Faculty in STEM. Invited session, University of Illinois Provost's Office, Champagne, IL
  • Dankoski, M.E., Brown, A., Gusic, M.E. (2013, Aug). Coaching in Action: How GFA and GWIMS Can Counteract Organizational Silence and Foster a Culture of Dialogue. Presented at the 2013 Association of American Medical Colleges Annual Group on Faculty Affairs Conference, Minneapolis, MN
  • Dankoski, M.E. (2013, Feb). Enhancing Faculty Vitality through Faculty Development: An Example from Indiana University. Invited keynote speaker for 1st Annual Faculty Development Symposium, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Dankoski, M.E. (2012, Nov). Key Components for Organizational Health: Teamwork and Effective Supervision. Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine, Alexandria, VA
  • Gusic, M.E., Bickel, J., Dankoski, M.E. (2012, Aug). Difficult Conversations with the Powerful: Discussing the Undiscussable and Contributing to Organizational Learning. Presented at the 2012 Association of American Medical Colleges Group on Faculty Affairs and Group on Diversity and Inclusion Conference, Indianapolis, IN
  • Dankoski, M.E., Kochar, K., Grannis, S., & Gebke, K.B. (April 2012). Adapting The 360 Degree Evaluation Process for Organizational Development In a Residency Practice Site. To be presented at the Annual Conference of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Seattle, WA.
  • Dankoski, M.E., Cordes, S.L. & Bogdewic, S.P. (Nov, 2011). Advancing Women in Medicine and Science at Indiana University School of Medicine: Vision, Methods, and Outcomes. Poster to be presented at the Association of American Medical Colleges Group on Women in Medicine and Science Annual Poster Session, Denver, CO.
  • Welch J.L., Wiehe S.E., Palmer-Smith V., Dankoski M.E. (August 2011). Flexibility in Work Life Policies for "Big Ten" University Medical School Faculty. Poster presented at the 2011 Association of American Medical Colleges Group on Faculty Affairs Annual Conference, Seattle, WA. (peer review)
  • Dankoski, M.E. (2011, May). Marriage and Family Therapists in Medical Education. Invited presentation for Marriage and Family Therapy Doctoral Program at Loma Linda University, Loma Linda CA. (invited)
  • Dankoski, M.E. (2011, April). Institutionalizing Best Practices in Leadership Recruitment. Poster session presented at the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program, Forum on Emerging Issues, Philadelphia PA (invited)
  • Dankoski, M. E. (2011, March). Sustaining your Most Important Resource: What Chairs Need to Know about Faculty Vitality. Invited leadership development workshop for Department Chair Professional Development Session, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Dankoski, M.E. (2011, March). GPS for your Career: Mapping your Course to Vitality in Academic Medicine. Invited professional development workshop for junior faculty, Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Dankoski, M.E. (2011, Feb). Stepping Stones of Women in Leadership. Invited by Rush University to consult with their Provost's Committee on Gender Equity and conduct a Stepping Stones leadership development event. Chicago, IL
  • Dankoski, M.E., Hoffmann-Longtin, K. (2010, Sept). Top-Down and Bottom-Up: Using Data to Drive Changes in Faculty Career Flexibility. Presentation at the Invitational Conference on Advancing an Agenda for Excellence: Creating Flexibility in Faculty Careers in Academic Medicine. Co-hosted by the American Council on Education, University of Illinois College of Medicine, and Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Chicago IL

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