Resident Committees

Curriculum Committee

Resident Leader(s): Olivia Rowse

Faculty Advisor: Irina Vovnoboy

Chief Resident Partner: Manisha Apte

Admin Partner: Annette Nansubuga

Purpose: The Curriculum Committee provides an opportunity for residents interested in curriculum design to meet and brainstorm ways to implement improvements.


Diversity & Inclusion Committee

Resident Leader(s): Sam Rawlins-Pilgrim

Faculty Advisor: Sheilah Chapman, Rachel Simmons, & Jenny Siegel

Chief Resident Partner: Jason Sherer

Admin Partner: Em Hoffman

Purpose: The Diversity and Inclusion Committee’s mission is to increase diversity within our program, foster community and build curriculum focused on equity.


Operations Committee

Resident Leader(s): Jordy Laks & Divya Shankar

Faculty Advisor: James Hudspeth

Chief Resident Partner: Alex Pipilas

Admin Partner: Xaviera Renrick

Purpose: Provides review and input on operational changes and areas for improvement in the BMC inpatient setting.


Research & Scholarship Committee

Resident Leader(s): Anahita Mostaghim

Faculty Advisor: Ashish Upadhyay & Ryan Chippendale

Chief Resident Partner: Rob Wilechansky & Davis Bradford

Admin Partner: Nicole Nguyen

Purpose: Explores avenues to improve resident research and scholarship opportunities as well as aid residents in finding mentors and developing skills from project creation to publication.


Residents of Shapiro and Crosstown Clinics – Team ROSC

Resident Leader(s): Steve Russell

Faculty Advisor(s): Juhee McDougal & Jenny Siegel

Chief Resident Partner: Davis Bradford

Admin Partner: Julia Xu

Purpose: To provide a resident voice in advocating for changes to optimize Shapiro/Crosstown clinics for residents, coworkers, and patients.


Wellness Committee

Resident Leader(s): Lauren Kearney & Iniya Rajendran

Faculty Advisor: Jenny Siegel

Chief Resident Partner: Kate Raiti-Palazzolo

Admin Partner: Julia Xu

Purpose: To foster resiliency in an environment that is enriched with personal and professional productivity through balance in physical health, mental wellbeing and social camaraderie in and out of the workplace.