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Casey Gradick

Casey Gradick, MD, MPH

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Clinical Locations

West High School Clinic

  • Casey Gradick, MD, MPH, is an Associate Professor at the University of Utah. As an Internal Medicine-Pediatrics hospitalist, his clinical interests include medical education, empathy in medicine, and global/underserved/rural health. He took over as Program Director for the Combined Med-Peds Residency Program in 2019. He is also Project Director of a HRSA to build a Rural Pathway and curriculum for the Med-Peds program.

    Dr. Gradick is originally from Minnesota and received his MD and MPH from the University of Minnesota. He received training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics from the University of Utah, where he also served as Chief Resident. He is currently a member of the American College of Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Gold Humanism Honor Society. His research interest is developing novel ways to use machine learning and natural language processing in evaluation of residency applications. He also enjoys trail running, cycling, plucking on the guitar, going to concerts, and playing with his daughter Mia.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
    American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
  • Casey Gradick, MD, MPH, is an Associate Professor at the University of Utah. As an Internal Medicine-Pediatrics hospitalist, his clinical interests include medical education, empathy in medicine, and global/underserved/rural health. He took over as Program Director for the Combined Med-Peds Residency Program in 2019. He is also Project Director of a HRSA to build a Rural Pathway and curriculum for the Med-Peds program.

    Dr. Gradick is originally from Minnesota and received his MD and MPH from the University of Minnesota. He received training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics from the University of Utah, where he also served as Chief Resident. He is currently a member of the American College of Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Gold Humanism Honor Society. His research interest is developing novel ways to use machine learning and natural language processing in evaluation of residency applications. He also enjoys trail running, cycling, plucking on the guitar, going to concerts, and playing with his daughter Mia.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Internal Medicine -Primary
    Pediatrics -Adjunct
    Academic Divisions General Medicine
    Inpatient Medicine
    Board Certification
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
    American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)

    Education history

    Chief Resident Internal Medicine/Pediatrics - University of Utah School of Medicine Chief Resident
    Internal Medicine/Pediatrics - University of Utah School of Medicine Resident
    Professional Medical Medicine - University of Minnesota Medical School M.D.
    Epidemiology with Global Health Interdisciplinary Concentration - University of Minnesota School of Public Health M.P.H.
    Undergraduate Major: Anthropology; Minor: Chemistry - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill B.A.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Drum B, Shi J, Peterson B, Lamb S, Hurdle JF, Gradick C (2023). Using Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning to Identify Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Values in Applications. Acad Med. (Read full article)
    2. Balch H, Gradick C, Kukhareva PV, Wanner N (2022). Association of Mobile Workstations and Rounding-in-Flow with Resident Efficiency: A Controlled Study at an Academic Internal Medicine Department. J Gen Intern Med, 37(14), 3700-3706. (Read full article)
    3. Drum BM, Sheffield CR, Mulcaire-Jones J, Gradick C (2021). Formation and Evaluation of an Academic Elective for Residents in a Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program. Cureus, 13(7), e16287. (Read full article)
    4. Gradick C, Hedges J, Yanke P, Hodo LN (2017). Project Haiku. Hosp Pediatr, 7(9), 564. (Read full article)

    Review

    1. Drum B, Lamb S, Gradick C (2022). Values-Based Resident Selection in an Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program. [Review]. J Gen Intern Med, 38(6), 1410-1416. (Read full article)

    Abstract

    1. Drum B, Gradick C, Lamb S, Hurdle JF (2021). Creating a Values-Based Approach to Residency Selection Using Machine Learning. Abstract published at SHM Converge 2021. Abstract 226. Journal of Hospital Medicine. https://shmabstracts.org/abstract/creating-a-values-based-approach-to-residency-selection-using-machine-learning-2/. 10 May 2021. [Abstract].
    2. Balch H, Gradick C (2019). Improving Intern Efficiency Through Laptop-Based Rounding in Flow [Abstract]. 34(Supplement 2), S817.

    Video/Film/CD/Web/Podcast

    1. Gradick C, Watson A, Carlson P, Stoesser K, Hansen P (2022). Improving Recruiting Methods to Optimize Diversity in Our Institution. A Workshop at the 8th Annual Education Symposium on 9/14/2021 [Video]. Journal of the Academy of Health Sciences Educators: AHSE. Available: https://jahse.med.utah.edu/improving-recruiting-methods-to-optimize-diversity-in-our-institution/.
    2. Hayward N, Tam R, Gradick K, Moss J, Purtell R, Gradick C (2021). Workshop on Educational Innovations at the University of Utah Med-Peds program: Speak Up Sim! Identifying and Responding to Microaggressions. NMPRA Western Regional Conference. Loma Linda, CA. 18 April, 2021. [Video]. Available: https://linktr.ee/llumedpeds.
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