• 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.



    • Internal Medicine

    I am a clinician educator who has been a program director, associate program director, co-director of student clerkships and actively involved in the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine. I recently joined the Boston University Internal Medicine Residency leadership in the role of Director of Resident Development after almost 20 years at the University of Pittsburgh. My focus is on mentoring and coaching of trainees to help them achieve their personal and professional potential. I believe that everyone benefits from personal guidance in their development as a professional with long term career impact. I am also interested in social media and its role in education, clinical practice an patient care.

    • Internal Medicine
    • Primary Care
    • General Internal Medicine
    • Social Media in Healthcare
    • Patient Engagement
    • population health
    • Clinician Investigator at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School

    Ishani Ganguli MD, MPH is a physician and health services researcher at Brigham and Women’s Division of General Internal Medicine and Harvard Medical School. She studies how patients and physicians make medical decisions. Prior to this work, Ganguli led patient engagement initiatives at Massachusetts General Hospital around video-based patient education and patient-reported outcome measures. In addition, she practices internal medicine/primary care and writes about health care for The Boston Globe, Reuters, The New York Times, and The Washington Post, among other publications. She is an associate faculty member at Ariadne Labs, a contributing editor at the Journal of General Internal Medicine, and a reviewer for Health News Review.

    • Internal Medicine
    • Health information technology
    • Population health analytics
    • Health Policy
    • Social Media in Healthcare
    Sr. Medical Director at Verscend Technologies, Internal Medicine Physician and Faculty at Harvard Medical School
    Sr. Medical Director at Verscend Technologies, Internal Medicine Physician and Faculty at Harvard Medical School

    Dr. James Colbert is Senior Medical Director for Population Health at Verscend Technologies. He is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and he practices general internal medicine as a hospitalist at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, Massachusetts. In addition, he is the Web Editor for JAMA Internal Medicine.

    His academic interests focus on innovation in medical education and health delivery, especially with regards to use of novel technologies in health care. Dr. Colbert has been a featured speaker at multiple conferences including the National ACO Summit, the HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum, the American College of Physicians Annual Meeting, and the Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. His scholarly work has been published in numerous journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of General Internal Medicine, and the American Journal of Accountable Care.

    Dr. Colbert received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College and his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Prior to joining Verisk Health, Dr. Colbert served as an editorial fellow at the New England Journal of Medicine and as a workgroup leader and clinical expert for the Brookings Institution’s ACO Learning Network. 

    • Internal Medicine
    • Assistant Professor of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School

    Atheendar Venkataramani is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He conducts research on the life course determinants of adult health and socioeconomic inequality in domestic and global settings. He also practices as a primary care physician at the MGH-Revere HealthCare Center. Prior to his current position, Dr. Venkataramani received his MD from the Washington University School of Medicine and his PhD in Health Policy (Economics) from Yale University. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine-Global Primary Care at Massachusetts General Hospital.

    • Internal Medicine
    • Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist)
    Associate Professor at The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
    Associate Professor at The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
    • Physician at Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago
    A specialist in hospital medicine, Jeanne Farnan, MD, MHPE, focuses on her career on research and scholarship in medical education. Dr. Farnan's research includes examining effective communication during patient hand-offs in a hospital setting. She also studies the relationship between social media and professionalism. Her work has resulted in more than 50 publications – including several book chapters -- and numerous invited speaking presentations. Dr. Farnan is active in medical education, serving as director of clinical skills education, director of curricular evaluation and medical director of the Clinical Performance Center at the Pritzker School of Medicine. She also is faculty in the MERITS (Medical Education Research Innovation and Technology) fellowship program. She teaches students, residents and fellows in classroom, clinical and research settings.
    • Internal Medicine
    • Pediatrics
    Associate Professor, Director of Distinction in Teaching and Leadership, Emory University
    Associate Professor, Director of Distinction in Teaching and Leadership, Emory University

    Kimberly Dyan Manning, MD  joined the faculty at the Emory University School of Medicine in 2001 after completing residency in combined training Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, and currently has an academic appointment as Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine.  A passionate clinician-educator and self-described “generalist-hospitalist”, she divides her professional time between teaching pre-clinical medical students, training medical residents, and patient care primarily at Grady Memorial Hospital.  Manning additionally serves as residency program director for the Transitional Year Residency Program, and has the distinction of being one of sixteen faculty members appointed to lead the new Medical School curriculum since 2007.  She maintains board certification in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.

    Manning’s academic achievements include numerous teaching awards in both the School of Medicine and the Internal Medicine residency program. She was voted “Best Attending” by the School of Medicine graduating classes of 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, and has also won the Emory IM Residency Program’s Golden Apple Teaching Award for Grady Hospital three separate times.  Dr. Manning was additionally awarded the Juha P. Kokko Award in 2013, given to the best overall teaching attending in all hospital sites and all subspecialties at Emory. At the 2012 Commencement Exercises, Dr. Manning was awarded Emory University School of Medicine’s highest and most prestigious teaching award—The Evangeline Papageorge Distinguished Teaching Award. Dr. Manning was one of the youngest recipients of this award and was also the first underrepresented minority to receive such a distinction.

    Dr. Manning’s work has been published in such prestigious journals as the Annals of Internal Medicine, Academic Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA.) An avid writer, Dr. Manning authors a blog (“Reflections of a Grady Doctor”) that was named in 2010 by ‘O’ The Oprah Magazine as one of “four top medical blogs you should read.” She is additionally a weekly blog contributor to the American College of Physicians (ACP) Hospitalist website, and a writer for their monthly companion publication.

    Dr. Manning has also been a frequent contributor in the media. She serves as an expert for WebMD’s pediatric web site and is a frequent guest on network TV including CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 and Weekend Headline News, FOX 5 Good Day Atlanta, The Dr. Oz show, and now makes weekly appearances on HLN Headline News. She regularly speaks at community events, and has taught at several National and International Medical conferences as an invited lecturer.


    The Los Angeles native is a proud alumnus of both Tuskegee University and Meharry Medical College. Dr. Manning balances all of this with her family life; she is a happily married mother of two school-aged sons and applies her experience as a mother and wife to all that she does.

    • Emergency Medicine
    • Flight Physician at Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance

    Matt is an Emergency Physician working in East London. He trained at Imperial College London and did his Foundation Programme in both the Oxford and Imperial Foundation Schools. He took a year out of training to undertake a Clinical Leadership Fellowship where he was Clinical Advisor to the CEO of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the Chief Medical Officer of England.

    During his time on the Clinical Advisors Scheme he was involved in work relating to the H1N1 influenza pandemic, the WHO Patient Safety Curriculum and clinical trials regulation.

    Matt then undertook the Acute Care Common Stem training scheme in South London whilst also studying for a MSc in Medical Education at University College London. His dissertation was on the role of social media in medical education. 

    He is currently an Academic Clinical Fellow with Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust.

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