Carla Lupi, MD, FACOG
- Education and Training
BA, Stanford University
MD, University of California, San Francisco
Internship and Residency, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
Chief Resident, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
Dr. Carla Lupi has devoted her career to the health and well-being of her patients and the education of medical students. She has practiced as an obstetrician-gynecologist and medical educator in private practice, public health settings, and academic health centers. Dr. Lupi aims to create a system of professional education that puts assessment at its core, nurtures learners, and strives for cost-effectiveness. Her scholarship covers instruction and assessment in a range of competencies, including diagnostic reasoning, communication skills, ethical reasoning, and evidence-based medicine. As a participant in the American Association of Medical Colleges Core Entrustable Professional Activities (EPA) Pilot, she contributed to its foundational work in developing frameworks for the faculty development required for EPA implementation.
- Prior Positions (selected)
- 1990–2001PhysicianPardo and Lupi, MDs, PA1993-1996Affiliate Medical DirectorPlanned Parenthood of Greater Miami2001–2010Assistant Clinical ProfessorDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine2006–2010Co-Director, Kenneth J. Ryan Residency Training Program in Family Planning and AbortionKenneth J. Ryan Residency Training Program in Family Planning and Abortion2006–2010Director, Undergraduate Medical Education; Director, Core Clerkship in Obstetrics and GynecologyDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine2010–2016Assistant Dean for Learning and TeachingHerbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University2010–2016Associate Professor, Obstetrics and GynecologyDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University2016–2018Associate Dean for FacultyHerbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University2016–2018Professor, Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyHerbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University
- Honors and Awards (selected)
- 1989Helen Lansman Award to the Most Compassionate Chief ResidentUniversity of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology2006Excellence in Teaching AwardAssociation of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics2006–2010Golden Apple Residency Teaching AwardsUniversity of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology2009Honorary Alpha Omega Alpha Faculty AwardUniversity of Miami Miller School of Medicine2010APGO William N. P. Herbert MD Promising Educator AwardAssociation of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics2013–2014MedEdPORTAL Top 20 Reviewers2014Outstanding Presentation AwardMedical Education Scholarship Southern Group on Educational Affairs2016MedEdPORTAL Top 10 Reviewers
- Publications (selected)
Peer-reviewed research manuscripts
Lupi C, Runyan A, Schreiber N, Steinauer J, Turk JK. An Educational Workshop and Student Competency in Pregnancy Options Counseling: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Nov;207(5):414.e1-7.
Splinter A, Castellanos D, Lupi C. Eric Smith: A Renal Physiology Case-based Learning Exercise . MedEdPortal 2013.
Lupi C, Oliva A, Splinter A. Mrs. Gutierrez: Twelve Years After Bariatric Surgery. MedEdPortal 2014 .
Lupi C, Ward-Peterson M, Chang W. Advancing non-directive pregnancy options counseling skills: A pilot study on the use of blended learning with an online model and simulation. Contraception 2016;94(4):348-52.
Lupi CS, Ward-Peterson M, Coxe S, Minor S, Eliacin I, Obeso V. Furthering the validity of a tool to assess simulated pregnancy options counseling skills. Obstet Gynecol 2016;128 (Suppl 1):12S-16S.
Lupi CS, Ward-Peterson M, Castro CA. Non-directive pregnancy options counseling: Online instructional module, OSCE, and rater and SP training materials . MedEdPortal 2017;13:10566
Favreau M, Tewksbury L, Lupi C, Cutrer W, Jokela J. Constructing a shared mental model for entrustment for faculty development for the core entrustable professional activities for entering residency . Acad Med 2017; 92 (6):759-64.
Obeso V, Brown D, Aiyer M, Barron B, Bull J, Carter T, Emery M, Gillespie C, Hormann M, Hyderi A, Lupi C, Schwartz M, Uthman M, Vasilevskis EE, Yingling S, Phillipi C, eds.; for Core EPAs for Entering Residency Pilot Program. Toolkits for the 13 Core Entrustable Professional Activities for Entering Residency. Washington, DC: Association of American Medical Colleges; 2017
Lupi C, Lefevre F, Ward-Peterson M. Evidence-based medicine skills that last: A transferable model utilizing integration, spaced learning, and repetition with a single study design among second-year medical students . MedEdPublish 2017, 6, , 52.
Lupi CS, Lozano JM, Ward-Peterson M. Impact of a structured research scholarship course on evidence-based medicine skills among undergraduate medical students. Med Sci Educ 2018.
Lupi CS, Ownby AR, Jokela J, Cutrer W, Thompson-Busch A, Catallozzi M, Noble J, Amiel J. Faculty development revisited: A systems-based view of stakeholder development to meet the demands of EPA implementation. Acad Med: May 22, 2018
Lupi CS, Tempest H, Ward-Peterson M, Ory SJ. The Educational Effects of a Summative Diagnostic Reasoning Examination Among Second-Year Medical Students. Med Sci Educ, Published online August 2018. DOI: 10.1007/s40670-018-0610-