Experts
    • Internal Medicine
    • Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist)
    Hospitalist at the University of Chicago, Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
    Hospitalist at the University of Chicago, Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency

    Shannon Martin MD MS is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Section of Hospital Medicine at the University of Chicago. She completed her medical degree at the University of Missouri School of Medicine, and is a graduate of the internal medicine residency program at the University of Chicago. Following residency, she completed a dual fellowship as a Hospitalist Scholar and in the Medical Education Research, Innovation, Teaching and Scholarship (MERITS) program while earning her Master's Degree in Health Studies. Her clinical interests are in general internal medicine in hosptialized patients, as well as perioperative consultative medicine.

    Dr. Martin serves as Associate Program Director for the University of Chicago Internal Medicine Residency program. She also co-directs the GME Scholars Track in Medical Education at the University of Chicago, a longitudinal track for residents from all specialties interested in pursuing careers as clinician educators. Her academic focus is on assessment in graduate medical education, clinical supervision in residency training, and improving trainee communication skills in consultative medicine. Her scholarly work has been published in Academic Medicine, the American Journal of Medicine, and the Journal of Hospital Medicine, and she has presented at multiple regional and national conferences, including the Society for Hospital Medicine, the Society of General Internal Medicine, and the Association of American Medical Colleges. 

    • Internal Medicine
    Academic Hospitalist, Interim Program Director University of Colorado Internal Medicine Residency Program
    Academic Hospitalist, Interim Program Director University of Colorado Internal Medicine Residency Program
    • Physician at University of Colorado

    Mel L. Anderson, MD, FACP is an Academic Hospitalist and Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Anderson founded and leads the Hospital Medicine Section at the VA Eastern Colorado Healthcare System. Dr. Anderson graduated AOA from the University of Texas, Houston, School of Medicine in 1994 and completed Internal Medicine residency and a chief residency at the David Grant USAF Medical Center in California. He is the Interim Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at the University of Colorado and is the Director of the Clinician / Educator Internal Medicine Residency Pathway. He directs the Residents and Fellows as Educators elective of the Academy of Medical Educators. His academic interests center on teaching and implementing Evidence-Based Medicine, bedside clinical teaching, and faculty development.

    • Geriatric Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist)
    Chief of Hospital Medicine at MGH
    Chief of Hospital Medicine at MGH

    Melissa Mattison, MD, SFHM, FACP is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine and completed her residency and chief medical residency at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston, Massachusetts. She completed a fellowship in Geriatrics at the Harvard Division on Aging and has a special interest in the care of hospitalized elders. Dr. Mattison is the Chief of Hospital Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. 

    • Internal Medicine
    • Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist)
    Internist at Columbia Univeristy Medical Center, Associate Program Director
    Internist at Columbia Univeristy Medical Center, Associate Program Director

    Dr. Beth Barron is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in NYC and Associate Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency.  She underwent residency training at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester MN and worked as a hospitalist there for 2 years before moving back to New York.  Her current clincal role is as attending physician at the Allen Hospitalist Service.   Nationally she is a member of the AAMC task force on the implementation of the Entrustable Professional Activities for medical students.  She has participated in teaching in many levels of the medical school and residency including directing the medical school simulated patient activities.  

  • Kirsten attended medical school in California at the University of California Davis. She was privileged to spend three years of residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. She served as chief resident at Newton Wellesley Hospital. She has been awarded several teaching awards from Tufts Medical School. She is now a full-time attending hospitalist at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, where she is an instructor of Harvard Medical School students. She has also assumed the role of Assistant Director of Medical Procedures. 

    • Internal Medicine
    Co-founder and CEO of Nomad Health. Hospitalist at New York Presbyterian.
    Co-founder and CEO of Nomad Health. Hospitalist at New York Presbyterian.
    • Attending Physician at NYP-Weill Cornell

    Alexi Gharib Nazem, MD, MBA, is the co-founder and CEO of Nomad Health, the first online marketplace for freelance clinical work. In addition to leading Nomad, he is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell in New York. Alexi trained in internal medicine at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston after receiving his medical degree from Yale and his business degree from Harvard. Previously, he built the national hospital network for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's successful 100,000 Lives Campaign.

  • Thomas Lew was born and raised in the small town of Albany, Oregon. He received a BA in Human Biology from Stanford University, then attended medical school at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Afterward, he completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Stanford University. He is currently a clinical instructor at Stanford and is helping establish and expand a hospitalist program at the new Stanford ValleyCare hospital. He has an interest in medical education and quality improvement, and is currently a level 9 Pokemon Go trainer.