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Dr. Patel is currently an Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Training program at Englewood Hospital Medical Center. Her interests include curriculum development, resident led QI especially on the topic of health disparities, and physician communication.
Dr. Nardino is program director for the University of Connecticut Internal Medicine Residency Program. He received his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University and graduated from the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago in 1990. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the Wright-Patterson U.S. Air Force Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio, and remained as a faculty member there for four years before relocating to Connecticut and the Hospital of Saint Raphael in 1997. He served first as a clinician educator and in 2000 became director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program, a position he held for 15 years. He then joined the Yale University School of Medicine faculty as a firm chief for the Yale Primary Care Residency Program. Dr. Nardino is active in the American College of Physicians and is past governor of the Connecticut Chapter. In 2020, he received the American College of Physicians Award For Outstanding Educator of Residents and Fellows.
Georgina Osorio, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Internal Medicine. Dr. Osorio's research focuses on patient navigation and motivational interviewing in HIV/HCV patient population (Clinical Trials Network).
Amanda Osta, MD is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Internal Medicine at University of Illinois College of Medicine. Dr. Osta completed medical school at Loyola Stritch School of medicine, and a combined residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Michigan, where on completion of her training served as an Internal Medicine Chief Resident. At University of Illinois, she served as the pediatric residency program director from 2010-2020. In March, 2020, she was named Assistant Dean of Advising and Career Planning. Her research interests are screening for unmet social needs, supporting resilience for trainees and patients, and curriculum design. Dr. Osta has authored or co-authored over 115 manuscripts, abstracts, and national workshops on unmet social needs, and supporting resilience. She has won numerous teaching awards, including the prestigious Academic Pediatric Association Teaching faculty award in 2020. She loves her role in which she gets to support students in their transition from medical student to resident.
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.
Dr. Alejandro Prigollini completed his medical school from Universidad De Buenos Aires in Argentina and his Internal Medicine Residency at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center (now Mount Sinai Morningside-West). He currently is an Assistant Professor and serves as the Senior Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Mount Sinai Morningside-West and the site Director for the Sub-Internship Clerkship. He is the 2021-2022 president elect for the New York Interest Group of the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine.
Vasundhara Singh, MBBS, MD is an Associate Program Director and Internal Medicine Hospitalist at Mount Sinai West and Assistant Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine. Vasundhara’s areas of professional interest include graduate medical education and high value care. Vasundhara can be followed on LinkedIn or contacted via email.
Dr. Joshua Ronen was born and raised in San Jose, CA. He attended Santa Clara University where he majored in Biology with an emphasis in Biomedical Sciences as well as Public Health Sciences. He completed his medical degree (M.D.) at Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) and his Internal Medicine Residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine at the Permian Basin. Dr. Ronen is presently an attending physician at UCSF Medical Center within the Division of Hospital Medicine - he is serving as a Clinical Hospitalist on the Internal Medicine and Cardiology services. He was also elected to an academic appointment as Clinical Instructor with the UCSF School of Medicine. Additionally, he hopes to continue involvement with the local/regional and national chapters of the American Colleges of Physicians and Cardiology, teaching, and mentorship of residents, medical, and pre-medical students.
Outside of medicine, Dr. Ronen enjoys watching and playing sports, listening to music, cooking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Professional Interests: Cardiovascular Disease and Critical Care, Point-of-Care Ultrasound, Graduate Medical Education/Teaching, Hospital Administration
Jatin (Jay) M. Vyas is an Associate Professor in Medicine at the Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and an Associate Member of the Broad Institute. After graduating from The Kinkaid School in 1985, he attended the University of Texas at Austin in Plan II, a liberal arts honors program. He graduated with Special Honors from the University. From UT, he attended Baylor College of Medicine in their Medical Scientist Training Program where Jay received his PhD in 1994 and MD in 1996. Upon completion of his MD, Jay moved to Boston to complete his medical internship and residency in internal medicine in the Department of Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed his fellowship in Infectious Diseases in the Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham and Women’s Hospital program. He then served as the chief resident in medicine for 18 months. Following a period of extended post-doctoral research training in the Harvard Department of Pathology and Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Dr. Vyas joined the faculty of the Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital in 2007. Dr. Vyas is internationally recognized for his work in fungal immunology, investigating the how our body responds to fungal pathogens. In 2014, Jatin was named the tenth Program Director of the MGH Department of Medicine Residency Program, supervising 207 interns and residents. As an NIH-funded investigator with interests in basic scientific discovery, Dr. Vyas provides a unique perspective to the medical housestaff. He is married and has two children, aged 22 and 19 and resides in Milton, MA.