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Dr. Wahi-Gururaj was raised in the Chicago area and is a graduate of Northwestern University and the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. After completing her internal medicine residency, chief residency and general internal medicine fellowship at the Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Wahi-Gururaj was a staff physician at the VA Boston Healthcare System and an associate program director for the internal medicine residency program and VA site internal medicine medical student clerkship director for the Boston University School of Medicine.
Dr. Wahi-Gururaj joined the faculty at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine as program director for the internal medicine residency in 2008. She and her residency program will be transitioning to the UNLV School of Medicine in July 2017.
Dr. Wahi-Gururaj is an associate professor of medicine and a diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine. Professional memberships include the American College of Physicians, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Society of General Internal Medicine, and the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine.
Dr. Noronha was born and raised in Rochester, NY. He attended Boston University for his undergraduate and medical school training. He stayed at Boston University for his internal medicine residency and chief residency. After chief residency he accepted a position at Boston Medical Center as a medical educator splitting his inpatient time between primary care and inpatient ward attending. Dr. Noronha was the director medicine consult service including being the clinic director for the Boston Medical Center Pre-procedure clinic for several years. Dr. Noronha is currently an associate program director for the Internal Medicine Residency at Boston University School of Medicine. He has served on Association for Program Directors in Internal Medicine E-Learning and Communication Committees. Dr. Noronha is the Director for Quality Improvement Education at Boston Medical Center. He directs the quality improvement curriculum for the residency and leads the Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QIPS) pathway. He also directed the ambulatory curriculum for the residency program.
Dr. Noronha’s academic work focuses on career preparation, residency scheduling and quality improvement. He has presented several national workshops on subjects including fellowship and job preparation, trainee professionalism, ambulatory curriculum, and residency scheduling systems. Dr. Noronha acts as a mentor for medical students and residents. While he has a great appreciation for academic medicine, he believes strongly that each trainee should choose a career path that best fits with their individual values and goals. He takes pride in seeing his mentees move on to a variety of fields and areas of practice.
In his free time Dr. Noronha enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 young daughters. He is an amateur aquarium enthusiast, enjoys exercising, and is still an avid Buffalo Bills fan despite decades of futility.
Astha Thakkar, MD is a Chief Resident in internal medicine at Mount Sinai St-Luke's-West (Roosevelt) in New York, NY.
Jeanette joined the NRMP in 2014 as the Director of Match Operations. She directs the daily operations of the Main Residency Match and the Specialties Matching Service, and supervises the operations support team. She provides strategic direction in the planning and growth of NRMP and NRMP-International matching services.
Prior to joining the NRMP, Jeanette worked for more than 12 years at the Association of American Medical Colleges serving as the program manager for Careers in Medicine, a medical student career planning program. With Careers in Medicine she presented hundreds of workshops and conference sessions on specialty choice and assisting students though the residency application and Match process.
Jeanette holds a B.S. in Communications and an M.S. in Higher Education and Student Affairs, both from the Florida State University.
Dr. Battaglioli is an Assistant Residency Program Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency at the University of Kentucky. She is co-founder of the ALiEM Wellness Think Tank and has a strong academic interest in physician wellness, medical education, and resiliency and wilderness medicine.