Geno, Robinson selected for emerging leaders fellowships

March 30, 2017

Dr. Ed Geno, an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the College of Community Health Sciences, and Dr. Cecil Robinson, an associate professor and director of Learning Resources and Evaluation for the College, were among faculty chosen nationwide for the Society of Teachers in Family Medicine’s Emerging Leaders Class of 2018. The competitive STFM fellowship provides training, tools and support to new faculty and those transitioning to leadership roles. During the yearlong fellowship, participants take on leadership roles and connect with accomplished leaders who share tips on motivating others and handling difficult people and situations. Participants also lead a team in completion of a leadership project and present the results at the 2018 STFM Annual Spring Conference. Geno, works with the College’s family medicine residents in minor surgery and hospital medicine. He attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine and completed residencies in general surgery and family medicine at Ochsner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans. He also taught in the Ochsner Family Medicine Residency. Geno has practiced obstetrics as well as minor procedures and clinic and hospital medicine. He serves as a national advisory faculty member for the Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics. Robinson works with undergraduate and graduate medical educators and administrators at the College to examine, assess and improve educational practices, processes and outcomes. He also works to advance interprofessional education among health faculty and professionals at UA. Robinson earned a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University and a doctorate in educational psychology certificate in cognitive science from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Robinson previously was an associate professor of educational psychology for the Department of Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methodology, and Counseling at UA’s College of Education.