Experts
    • Internal Medicine
    Associate Program Director Internal Medicine Residency Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center General Internal Medicine
    Associate Program Director Internal Medicine Residency Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center General...

    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.

     

     

    • Dermatology
    • Internal Medicine
    Associate Program Director, Harvard Combined Dermatology Residency Program
    Associate Program Director, Harvard Combined Dermatology Residency Program
    • Associate Physician in the Department of Dermatology at Brigham and Women's Hospital

    Dr. Vinod Nambudiri is an associate physician in the Department of Dermatology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Dermatology actively practices both disciplines. His research interests include innovation and technology in medical practice, the clinical workforce, and physician leadership. He is passionate about medical education, and currently serves as the Associate Program Director for the Harvard Combined Dermatology Residency Program; he has previously served as Program Director for a Transitional Year residency program as well. Dr. Nambudiri has authored over 100 peer reviewed publications and book chapters, and has mentored multiple trainees at the medical student and resident levels. His clinical interests include cutaneous oncology (including skin cancers and skin complications of cancer therapies) and complex medical dermatology. Dr. Nambudiri received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College, his MD from Harvard Medical School, his MBA from Harvard Business School, and completed his clinical training in Internal Medicine and Dermatology in the Brigham and Women’s Hospital / Harvard Combined Dermatology residency program. Outside of his clinical responsibilities, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two young sons.

    • Orthopaedic Surgery

    Dr. Andrew Glennie is an assistant professor in the department of surgery at Dalhousie University in Halifax Nova Scotia. Dr. Glennie's clinical and research interests include degenerative conditions of the lumbar spine and adult thoracolumbar deformity. He is involved in a number of local and national trials through the Canadian Spine Outcomes Research Network (CSORN). He completed a Masters degree in Health Economics from the London School of Economics (LSE) and focuses on the cost utility analysis of various surgical treatments of the spine. He sits on the local operating room Finance Committee helping to evaluate the cost utility of various new technologies.

    Dr. Glennie is also passionate about surgical education and has served as the director of surgical clerkship over the past three years. He is also part of the residency training program for orthopaedics at Dalhousie University. Although only 5 years in practice, Dr. Glennie hopes to continue to encourage quality improvement in spine care with newer techniques while critically evaluating new technology ensuring rising costs justify the potential improvements in patient outcomes.

    • Internal Medicine
    Associate Professor at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
    Associate Professor at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

    Dr. Donna Williams is Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Wake Forest in Winston Salem, North Carolina.  She completed her medical school and Internal Medicine Residency training at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  She worked as a hospitalist and Assistant Program Director at Jefferson for three years before relocating to Baltimore, Maryland, where she worked as a hospitalist and Associate Program Director at Saint Agnes Hospital.  In 2012, she joined the team at UC Davis as Associate Program Director, where she worked until June 2017.  She  relocated to Winston Salem where she joined the faculty at Wake Forest School of Medicine in 2017 and became Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program in July 2021.

    Dr. Williams enjoys teaching internal medicine residents about high value care.  She served as lead author for the 2016 update of the ACP/AAIM High Value Care Curriculum and contributed to the High Value Care chapter of the AMA’s Health Systems Science textbook. She is an active member of both ACP and APDIM, where she has presented workshops, lectures, and posters on high value care, resident career pathways, remediation, and development of a medical education track.

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