AASPD Candidate – Woodworth

Glenn E. Woodworth, MD

Oregon Health and Science University

Dr. Woodworth began his medical training in San Diego culminating in finishing his residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He currently is the Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship Director, and Associate Professor at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, OR. In addition to his clinical duties, Dr. Woodworth is an active education researcher and is particularly interested in the assessment of competency, the effectiveness of different educational methods in medical education, and the use of education technology. He is a past FAER grant recipient for his work on the assessment of ultrasound interpretation skills for regional anesthesia and a FAER grant looking at the achievement of competency as determined by the milestones. Dr. Woodworth is the Executive Director and Founder of the Anesthesia Education Toolbox, a collaboratively developed peer-reviewed web-site for anesthesia education used by over 65 anesthesia programs. The Toolbox learning management system facilitates resident, fellow, and post-graduate continuing education in anesthesia. Dr. Woodworth is a leader in competency-based medical education and is currently leading the effort to pilot test entrustable professional activities and procedural skills evaluation in US anesthesiology residency training. In his spare time, Dr. Woodworth enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis and cooking.