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Ramya Ramaswami is a medical oncologist at the National Cancer Institute in the HIV AIDS Malignancy Branch, caring for patients with HIV and cancer. She was a 2016-2017 NEJM editorial fellow. She was a medical oncologist within the National Health Services of the United Kingdom. Ramya received her medical degree, postgraduate medical and oncology training from Imperial College London, and a masters in public health from Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health. Her clinical and research interests include cancer prevention, viral driven cancers, as well as disparities and access issues in global oncology.
Vaidotas Galaunė is in his third year of residency of clinical pharmacology at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kaunas clinics. He also works in the Department of Pharmacy of Lithuanian Ministry of Health and as an assistant lecturer in the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences. He is a member of Lithuanian Junior Doctors Association.
Samira Jeimy is currently a final year fellow in Clinical Immunology and Allergy at Western University. She completed medical school and Internal Medicine residency at the University of Toronto. This was preceded by undergraduate (in Biopsych, now known as Neuroscience) and PhD (Medical Sciences) degrees at McMaster University.
Felix J. Gonzalez, MD, is a clinical researcher and expert in continuing medical education. He received his medical degree from the Catholic University of the Dry Tropic (UCATSE), San Lucas School of Medicine. Dr Gonzalez currently works in the Department of Internal Medicine of a third-level teaching hospital located in Nicaragua (HESJDE): In this setting, Medical Training has critical differences compared with other Health Systems. His clinical and research interest include: heart failure, acute coronary syndromes, stroke, diabetes and hypertension.
Dr. Yassar Alamri is a basic-trainee medical 'registrar' (also known as resident) of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, training at Christchurch Public Hospital in New Zealand. He has completed an intercalated MBChB/PhD at the University of Otago, graduating with distinctions in Medicine and General Practice. His clinical interest is in the interface of neurology and internal medicine, including neurological manifestations of systemic diseases. His current research focus has a medical education slant in that he is interested in finding out how and why medical students and junior doctors become involved in research early in their careers. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter.
Joseph Abuodha completed undergraduate medical school training at Moi University, Kenya, after which he interned in Jaramogi Oginga Teaching and Referral Hospital, where he was retained as a medical officer. Subsequently he worked with the CDC/KEMRI malaria division as part of the team of the candidate malaria vaccine RTS,S, and on completion of enrollment, worked with Indiana University/Moi University partnership (AMPATH – Academic Model Providing Access To Healthcare) in the Hematology/Oncology division. He subsequently started residency at Agakhan University Hospital Nairobi, and is currently in his third year of training. He is also the current chief resident.
Thorunn was born in Reykjavik, Iceland and raised in Reykjavik, Geneva Switzerland and Paris France. She graduated with a medical degree from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Iceland. She is currently a 3rd year resident in internal medicine at Landspitali University Hospital of Iceland. She plans to apply for a second residency in internal medicine in the USA and pursue a fellowship in hematology, where here passion lies. During her residency years in Iceland she has been the Icelandic representative in the group Young Internists of the European Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM).
I am originelly from Iceland, and did my Medical School and PhD in Genetics at the University of Iceland. Subsequently I went to US for residency in Anesthesiology at Brigham and Womens Hospital / Harvard Medical School, followed by a fellowship in Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology at Duke. I am currently a fellow in Intensive Care Medicine at Duke, and will return to my home country in Icleand this summer for a position at the University Hospital. My research interests are within genomics, genetics, clinical genetics and outcome analysis.
Simona works in the Department of Pharmacy of Lithuanian Ministry of Health and as in State Medicines Control Agency. She is head of Board of Lithuanian Junior Doctors Association.
I am a Communication Specialist with BA in Journalism from University of Malawi the Polytechnic. I have worked as Managing Editor for the Malawi Medical Journal for the last 10 years and with this experience my passion for science communication and research publication has grown over time. I possess extensive knowledge of online and social media outreach, creating campaigns and have a proven track record of conducting media interviews in the medical journal, producing audio-visual aids and graphic designing.
Marie Thoresen was born and grew up in Norway. She graduated with a medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2005. Marie is a qualified specialist in Internal Medicine and Respiratory diseases, training at Ålesund Hospital and St Olavs Hospital in Norway. From 2015 to 2017 she was the project manager for implementation of OSCEs at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), and is currently serving as the OSCE quality coordinator. Marie has also worked as a university lecturer in respiratory diseases at NTNU, focusing on clinical skills training for undergraduate medical students. At this time, Marie is pursuing a Master´s degree in Medical Education at Harvard Medical School. In the future, she would like to continue to work with assessment, curriculum development and educational leadership.
F. Verly Vernet is currently a 2nd year resident in Internal Medicine at University Hospital of Mirebalais, Haiti. He graduated with a medical degree from the School of Medicine and Pharmacy of the State University of Haiti (FMP/UEH) He completed one year of rotating internship in Hospital of the State University of Haiti (HUEH) and one year of social service at St Nicolas Hospital. He is interested in nephrology, research and teaching. He is also an editorial board member of the FMP/UEH Scientific journal and a graphic designer.
Ricardo Correa, MD, Es. D, FACP, CMQ is an assistant professor of medicine for Warren Alper School of Medicine of Brown University in the department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. He is the research coordinator for the endocrine department. Also he is editor of Dynamed and outreach unit director of Endotext.org and Thyroid manager.
He completed his Medical School and Education Master at University of Panama. He completed a research fellowship in Epidemiology and Tropical disease at ICGES in Panama city. He completed his internal medicine residency at Jackson Memorial hospital-University of Miami program and during his residency he was instructor of Medicine for the UM. In 2012, he was honored with the AOA from the UM. He completed his clinical and research fellowship in endocrinology with special focus in neuroendocrinology and National Institute of Health
He was trained in EBM at McMaster University in Canada and in Editorial process and OJS by LATINDEX. He is co-director of the Panamanian Cochrane Center and EBM advocate.
Dr. Correa has been involved in organized medicine since medical school. He has been president of the Latin American Medical Student Association (FELSOCEM), scientific committee chair and vice speaker for the AMA RFS, chair of the CoA for the ACP FC, Board of Trustee of the Maryland Medical Society, National Secretary of the CoA for the NHMA, Regional Vice President of the CIR, Medical Education Officer of JDN-WMA. He has been involve with local, regional and national organization in the area of medical education, leadership and physician wellbeing including the AMA joy in medicine organization, ACGME at different level including the duty hour task force, NBME as part of the board, NBPAS and other organization.
Dr. Correa has been involved in multiple academic, scientific and educational activities including article Consultant, Interpretation of the Medical Literature Project, NBME, International Committee member of the Committee on publications ethics (COPE), World Association of Medical Editors, Deputy Editor of International Archives of Medicine, Editorial board and peer reviewer of multiple journals including Annals of Public Health, PAHO journal, SGIM journal, “Archivos de Medicine”, Pediatric care, International Journal of Endocrinology, International Journal of Diabetes, International Journal of Clinical Cases and Images, International journal of case reports, etc. Also he is consultant for Latinamerican science center including Bolivia and Panama national science department.
He is board certified in Medical Quality. He is the author of the book title “Case report: basics and publication”. His research is focus on neuroendocrinology mainly on pituitary and adrenal tumor and new genetic mutations.