|2015 - Present||Chief, Division of General Medicine & Community Health, Baystate Health|
|2013 - Present||Chief Education Officer, Department of Medicine, Baystate Health|
|2012 - Present||Associate Professor of Medicine and Dean of the Western Campus of Tufts University School of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine|
Honors and Awards
- Weinberg Family Prize for Academic Excellence, 2014.
- Distinguished Medical Educator Award, Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine, 2014.
- Recognition as a Compassionate Caregiver, The Schwartz Center: 2010, 2011
- Milton O. M'30 and Natalie V. Zucker Clinical Teaching Prize for Outstanding Innovation in clinical teaching, Tufts University School of Medicine 2009
- Recognition for Accomplished Teaching, Tufts University School of Medicine, 2008
- Care Award, Baystate Springfield Educational Partnership (BSEP), pioneers in successful implementation and support of the BSEP Career Prep General Medicine Program 2008
- Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, Tufts University School of Medicine: 2007
- Oliver Wendell Holmes M.D. Stethescope Award, Hampden District Medical Society, contribution to Medical Education 2007
- Recognition for Excellence in Teaching Tufts University School of Medicine: 1997-1999, 2001-2007
- Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award, Baystate Internal Medicine Residents, 1993, 1999
- Outstanding Abstract, APDIM, San Francisco, Spring Meeting, 1996
Baystate Affiliated Publications (18)
TRACER: an 'eye-opener' to the patient experience across the transition of care in an internal medicine resident program All Scholarly Works (2015)
BACKGROUND: A safe patient transition requires a complex set of physician skills within the interprofessional practice. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate a rotation which applies self-reflection and workplace learning in a TRAnsition of CarE Rotation (TRACER) for ...
Implementing a resident research program to overcome barriers to resident research All Scholarly Works (2014)
Internal medicine residents are required to participate in scholarly activity, but conducting originalresearch during residency is challenging. Following a poor Match at Baystate Medical Center, the authors implemented a resident research program to overcome known ...
Development of a checklist for documenting team and collaborative behaviors during multidisciplinary bedside rounds All Scholarly Works (2013)
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to develop a reliable and valid checklist for documenting team and collaborative behaviors occurring during multidisciplinary bedside rounds. BACKGROUND: : Teamwork and collaboration are important for providing high-quality ...
From theory to actual practice: Creation and application of milestones in an internal medicine residency program, 2004-2010 All Scholarly Works (2012)
BACKGROUND: In the USA, the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education, Educational Innovations Project is a partner in reshaping residency training to meet increasingly complex systems of health care delivery. AIM: We describe the creation ...
I can do patient care on my own: Autonomy and the manager role All Scholarly Works (2009)
PURPOSE: An internal medicine (IM) residency program redesigned its second year, the Manager Year, to restore balance among autonomy, supervision, and clinical competence. This study examined the response of residents and some supervising attendings to ...
Baystate Presentations (34)
Getting doctors to clean their hands: lead the followers All Scholarly Works (2012)
BACKGROUND: Despite ample evidence that hand hygiene (HH) can reduce nosocomial infections, physician compliance remains low. The authors hypothesised that attending physician role modelling and peer pressure among internal medicine teams would impact HH adherence. ...