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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.
Georgina Osorio, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai St. Luke's 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).
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.
Mikhail C.S.S. Higgins, MD MPH, a native of Nassau, Bahamas, is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Interventional Radiology in the Department of Radiology at Boston Medical Center. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Macalester College (Saint Paul, MN), a Doctorate of Medicine from Wake Forest University School of Medicine where he was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society. He holds an Advanced Professional Masters in Public Health degree with a concentration in Health Care Policy and Health Care Administration from Yale University. He completed a residency in Radiology as well as a 4th year concentration in Interventional Radiology (IR) at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He completed a fellowship in IR at the University of Virginia Medical Center. At Boston Medical Center, he currently serves as the Program Director for the Early Specialization in Interventional Radiology pathway and the Director of the Radiology Medical Student Selective and Electives. His professional interests include optimizing medical student and trainee education, interprofessional management of frostbite, complications and risk management in IR, and engaging resilience and vitality as antidotes for burnout. He is the Founding Chair of RISQCS (Radiology Interventions Safety Quality and Complications Symposium) a dedicated medicolegal, patient-safety, and risk management IR educational initiative for medical students, IR trainees and practicing IRs. In his personal time, he serves as a certified yoga instructor as well as a high performance coach for professional athletes and other performance-minded individuals.
I am an academic physician scientist with specialty practice in the area of hematologic malignancies. My research focus is on cancer immunology. I have published multiple papers on the biology of the blood cancer multiple myeloma. I am currently in practice and see patient in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. I am also Co-Director of an autologous stem cell transplant program.
I completed medical school at Sidney Kimmel Medical College (formerly Jefferson Medical College) in Philadelphia, PA and my residency training in Internal Medicine at George Washington University Hospital in DC. I then went on to compete a 1-year fellowship in Medical Education, also at GW and am currently practiting as a hospitalist in DC. Specific topics of interest include the development of hospitalists and residents as clinician-educators, mentorship in medical education, and the role of literature/the humanities in medicine.
Dr. Nichole Taylor, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at Wake Forest School of Medicine, and former Associate Anesthesiology Residency Program Director at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. As a physician living with Multiple Sclerosis, she shifted her career from clinical practice to advocacy, advising, teaching, and administration. She has over a decade of experience supervising residents and mentoring medical students in career planning, specialty selection, and residency application. Through her knowledge of both Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) and Graduate Medical Education (GME), she is experienced in assisting all students in a smooth transition from UME to GME. She is the co-author of 4 recent book chapters in Disability as Diversity (2020, Springer Publishing Company) and Disability as Diversity: A Case Studies Companion Guide (2020, Springer Publishing Company). She recently co-authored a publication entitled, Realizing a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce: Equal Access for Residents with Disabilities in the Journal of Graduate Medical Education, Oct. 2019. She is an advocate for diversity, inclusion, and awareness of disability in the realm of health science and medical education.
Academic Hospitalist and Associate Professor of Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital and Yale School of Medicine. 15 years experience as a practicing Hospitalist. Associate Program Director, Yale Traditional Internal Medicine Residency Program, with oversight of inpatient medical education. ABIM certified in Internal Medicine with a Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine.
Kelly J. Caverzagie, MD, is Professor of Internal Medicine and serves as the Associate Dean for Educational Strategy for the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) where he was responsible for leading the implementation of the Training the Physicians of Tomorrow curriculum which launched in August 2017 and continues to oversee its successful implementation. As Associate Dean, he consistently works to advancing the mission of the College and University through growth and innovation. Dr. Caverzagie also serves as the Vice-President for Education for Nebraska Medicine, the clinical partner of UNMC. As Vice-President, Dr. Caverzagie reports to the health system CEO and Chief Academic Officer and has accountability for ensuring an optimal learning environment for health professions learners, faculty and staff.
Dr. Caverzagie has expertise in the assessment and evaluation of learners, with a particular focus on competency-based medical education and transformative change. As part of the implementation of the ACGME Next Accreditation System, Dr. Caverzagie co-led the development and implementation of the Internal Medicine Milestones and has served as a faculty member for the ACGME’s national faculty development program for the past decade. Additionally, he has served in many leadership roles for national and state medical education organizations and is currently a Co-Chair of the International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE). In 2019, he was elected to the AMA Council on Medical Education.
Clinically, Dr. Caverzagie continues to practice as an academic hospitalist where he enjoys teaching about topics including complex decision-making, communication skills in difficult situations and issues surrounding health care policy, health system redesign, education reform and the hidden curriculum. He continues to push innovation as well as personal and professional growth in his resident and student trainees.