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    • Occupational Medicine
    • Preventive Medicine
    • ,Employee Health
    • Emergency Preparedness
    • Occupational and Environmental Medicine
    • General & Preventive Internal Medicine
     Clinical Associate Professor at Stanford University Medical Center
     Clinical Associate Professor at Stanford University Medical Center

    Colonel(CA) Ronit Katz M.D emigrated  from Israel in 1982 she received her medical degree magna cum laude, completed a fellowship in cancer research at Tufts-New England Medical Center, and  later was appointed a Faculty Member at  Harvard University School of Public Health. She is Board Certified in Preventive, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and is a Fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine. She was the recipient of Lawrence Livermore National Lab's (LLNL) “Certificate of Excellence” for outstanding performance in support of the Health Services Department and was elected as President of LLNL Women’s Association. In 2007, Dr Katz received The American Medical Association’s “Excellence in Medicine and Leadership Award”. In 2013, Dr Katz received  the prestigious " NASA Group Achievement Award" for her role in  the NASA- AMES Human Performance Centrifuge Project Team. 

    "In 4/ 2018 Professor Ronit Katz served as a Keynote Speaker at the Disaster Preparedness part of an International Conference on Bio-terrorism and Counter-terrorism in Tokyo,Japan.The Conference ,organized by the Japan Medical Association is an Extremely prestigious and renowned event that attracts Japanese Cabinet members among others. Professor katz spoke on Overview and Medical Response to CBRNE ( Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Explosives )"

     She serves on many Boards and Committees for local and national professional organizations, among them Bay Area Air Quality Management,Medical Director(Act.)at Stanford University Medical Center, Judge  for the AMA Research Symposium, AMA-IMG Scientific Committee, AMA-IMG Nominating Committee, Chair of the AMA-IMG Leadership Development Committee, and Chair of the AMA-IMG Governing Council. Currently, she is  Clinical Associate Professor at Stanford University Medical Center, where she treats patients and teaches new doctors and medical students, and an Occupational& Environmental Medicine Expert for the War Related Injury and Illness Study Center (WRIISC) at the Palo Alto VA Hospital. Colonel katz continue to serve as a AMA-IMG Governing Council Member  and was selected from Stanford University Medical Center to be the Stanford-OMSS Representative to the AMA.

    Colonel(CA)Katz is the Director of Post Deployment Health Services&Clinics for the CA-WRIISC,and in 2019 was appointed State Surgeon General for the CA State Guard.

    • 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.



    • Emergency Medicine
    • Medical Humanities
    • Health Policy
    • Social Media in Healthcare
    Clinical Faculty at John Peter Smith Hospital; Associate Medical Director and Administrative Fellow at IES
    Clinical Faculty at John Peter Smith Hospital; Associate Medical Director and Administrative Fellow at IES

    Amy is an emergency physician and an associate medical director and clinical faculty at IES / John Peter Smith Hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth. She also works as a consultant on health policy and medical media writing. Nationally published in venues like NPR, Forbes, Chicago Tribune, STAT and featured on TEDx and TLC and Discovery Channels (Untold Stories of the ER and Sex Sent Me To the ER), Amy has a distinct interest in sharing the story of medicine to better align understanding and incentives among stakeholders in healthcare -- patients, staff, physicians, insurance companies, government agencies, public health and the like. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, yoga, swing dancing, and running. She attending medical school at UT Southwestern and residency at University of Chicago

    • Medical Toxicology
    • Addiction Medicine
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Medical Toxicology
    Professor and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark NJ
    Professor and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark NJ
    • Professor and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine & Chief of the Division of Medical Toxicology

    Dr. Nelson is Professor and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine and Chief of the Division of Medical Toxicology at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and a fellowship in medical toxicology at New York University. Dr. Nelson is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Past-President of the American College of Medical Toxicology. He remains actively involved with CDC, FDA, DHS, and with several professional medical organizations on clincial and public health issues surrounding abused drugs and addiction. Dr. Nelson is an editor of the textbook Goldfrank’s Toxicologic Emergencies (now in its 10th edition) and on the editorial boards of several journals including Annals of Emergency Medicine and Journal of Medical Toxicology. In addition to providing direct clinical care to patient in the ED, he is intimately involved with care provided through the New Jersey Poison Information & Education System. His areas of clinical and scholarly interest include safe medication use, particularly opioids, pain management, emerging drugs of abuse, and medication safety.

    • Clinical Innovation Manager at Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation

    Katherine advises projects aimed at improving care delivery and manages digital platforms and clinical tools that are used across Penn Medicine for inpatient care. Specifically, Katherine's work focuses on leveraging technology to decrease low-yield efforts of providers and staff using real-time clinical data, to drive towards the quadruple aim.

  • Professional Practice Coordinator of Psychology at The Ottawa Hospital
    Professional Practice Coordinator of Psychology at The Ottawa Hospital
    • Professional Practice Coordinator of Psychology at The Ottawa Hospital

    Dr. Ritchie obtained an MA in  Forensic Psychology, a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, and is a Clinical & Health Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She began at The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) since 2001 and has worked with the Maternal Fetal Medicine Clinic and the Psychology Consultation Service for Inpatients, and is the Professional Practice Coordinator for psychology. Her research is in the area of psychotherapy outcome. Along with Dr. Caroline Gerin-Lajoie, she develops & provides physician and staff support initiatives at TOH. Nationally, Dr. Ritchie works with organizations that are involved in training in Professional Psychology.

    • Psychiatry

    Dr. Caroline Gérin-Lajoie is a bilingual psychiatrist and Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine. She is also cross-appointed to the Palliative Care Division of the Department of Medicine. She was appointed as Director of the Faculty Wellness Program at the Faculty of Medicine in January 2014, and as The Ottawa Hospital Medical Director of Physician Health and Wellness in July 2014. Dr. Gérin-Lajoie has presented provincially, nationally and internationally on topics related to psychosocial oncology, physician health and disruptive behavior.

    • Internal Medicine
    • Chief resident at Memorial Sloan Kettering

    Krishna graduated from Brown University, where she studied International Relations. She wrote a book after graduating called, “Thinking Through Gandhi: Gandhi’s Ideas and How They Can Still Inspire.” The work is concerned with applying principles of non-violence in our daily ethical choices and was published by a university press in India.  Krishna graduated from the St. George’s University School of Medicine and finished her Internal Medicine residency at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, where she started a reflective writing curriculum called “Reflection Rounds.” She is currently a Chief Resident in the Department of Medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering. She remains passionate about social justice issues, medical ethics, and physician wellness. She intends to pursue a career in hospital medicine and medical education. 

    • Otolaryngology
    • physician wellbeing
    • Leadership Education and Mentoring
    Non traditional path:  engineer to Naval officer to Stay-at-home mom to medical school to academic otolaryngologist to Designated Institutional Official.  Founding member of ACGME Back to Bedside Initiative.  
    Non traditional path:  engineer to Naval officer to Stay-at-home mom to medical school to academic otolaryngologist to...

    Dink Jardine, MD, is a general otolaryngologist working in the Eastern North Carolina region.  She is a past Chair of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Council of Review Committee Residents and has served on the ACGME Task Force on Physician Well-Being.  She is currently active in the ACGME’s Back to Bedside initiative, a program designed to empower residents and fellows to develop transformative projects to combat resident burnout by fostering meaning in their learning environments through increased meaningful engagement with their patients. 

    Dr. Jardine has a strong interest in promoting innovation in graduate medical education, faculty development, fostering resident leadership and mentorship development, and addressing the epidemic of provider burnout by enhancing physician wellbeing. She DIO for her hospital, serves on multiple educational and provider wellness committees and subcommittees, and was the previous research coordinator for a otolaryngology program. Her work has been published in the Journal of Graduate Medical Education, Current Problems in Surgery, and JAMA Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery among others.


    • Internal Medicine
    Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellow at Boston Medical Center and Resident Representative on ACGME CLER
    Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellow at Boston Medical Center and Resident Representative on ACGME CLER
    • Chief Resident in Medicine & Quality Improvement/Patient Safety at Boston University Medical Center

    Lakshman is a pulmonary/critical care fellow at Boston Medical Center. Outside of clinical medicine, his interests include healthcare improvement and delivery science, physician satisfaction and burnout, medical education and health policy. See his keynote about joy and burnout in medicine at the 2016 British Columbia Quality Forum here: https://youtu.be/fye-lxwrsPo

    • Internal Medicine
    • Health Services Research
    • Pulmonary/Critical Care
    • Medical Education Curriculum Development
    Sleep Medicine fellow @ University of Nebraska. 
    Sleep Medicine fellow @ University of Nebraska. 
    • Sleep Medicine Fellow at University of Nebraska Dept of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Asthma, Allergy, and Sleep

    Completed IM Residency and IM Chief Resident year, followed by concurrent fellowships in Hospital Medicine Research and Medical Education and started a Master's in Public Health Studies, all in Chicago, IL. Medical Education research involved student and resident involvement in the resuscitation learning environment. Master's research involved evaluating sleep in chronically ill patients in the hospital setting. Following concurrent research fellowships, I moved from Chicago to Omaha, NE for Pulmonary/CC fellowship and Sleep fellowship while finishing my Master's.

    • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
    • Evidence-based medicine
    • Quality Improvement
    • Patient Safety
    • Physician Leadership Development
    • Physician Burnout
    • physician wellbeing
    • medical education
    • endocrinology
    • Neuroendocrinology
    Program Director Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoeniz, Assistant Professor of Medicine at UACOMP, Mayo School of Medicine and Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University. NIH Special researcher
    Program Director Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoeniz, Assistant...
    • Associate Professor of Medicine at The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix

    Ricardo Correa, MD, Es. D, FAPCR, FACE, CMQ is the fellowship director for the endocrinology, diabetes and metabolims program at University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, assistant professor of medicine for UACOMP, Mayo College of Medicine and Creighton University SOM. He is part of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the University and researcher in this area. 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.

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