Current fellows

Third Year Fellows

Sarah Bagley, MDMedical School/Graduate SchoolGeorgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DC (MD)

Previous residency training

Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI

Research topic(s) of interest

  • Treatment and developmental outcomes for infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Prenatal and Postpartum Care of Women with Substance use Disorders
  • Primary Care-based Programs for Adolescents at risk for or with Substance use Disorders
Bagley
Staci Eisenberg, MDMedical School/Graduate SchoolUniversity of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL (MD)

Previous residency training

Harvard Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Program Boston, MA

Research topic(s) of interest

Eisenberg
Shivani Reddy, MDMedical School/Graduate SchoolNew Your University, New York, NY (MD)

Previous residency training

Brown University, Providence, RI

Research topic(s) of interest

Preconception care for women with medical co-morbities.

  • Comprehensive care for women veterans.
  • Obesity prevention.
Reddy

Second Year Fellows

Rachel Stein Berman, MDMedical School/Graduate SchoolBoston University School of Medicine and School of Public Health, Boston, MA (MD, MPH)

Previous residency training

Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Research topic(s) of interest

  • Guidelines for new immigrant patients in the BMC primary care pediatric clinic
  • HPV and HBV immunization rates among new refugees to Massachusetts
  • Needs assessment of families with children with special health care needs
Berman
Jonathan Hatoun, MDMedical School/Graduate SchoolColumbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY (MD, MPH)

Previous residency training

Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Research topic(s) of interest

  • Prevention of readmission in pediatric asthma
  • Evaluation of a discharge medication delivery service
  • Quality improvement in the primary care setting

 

Hatoun
Elizabeth Peacock Chambers, MDMedical School/Graduate SchoolUniversity of Washington, Seattle, WA (MD)

Previous residency training

Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Research topic(s) of interest

  • Promotion of early childhood development
  • Parenting self-efficacy and control beliefs
  • Global child health, specifically child development
Chambers
Brian Penti, MDMedical School/Graduate SchoolBoston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA (MD)

Previous residency training

Family Medicine Residency, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Research topic(s) of interest

  • Intimate partner violence
  • Preconception care in minority populations
  • Opioid prescribing
Penti

First Year Fellows

Pablo Buitron de la Vega, MDMedical School/Graduate SchoolPontificia Universidad Catolica, Quito, Ecuador (MD)

Previous residency training

Henry Ford Hospital, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Research topic(s) of interest

  • Health literacy as a mediator of the relationship between health beliefs and medication adherence in hypersensitive patients
  • Using mind mapping to improve patient physician communication
Buitron
Rachel Casas, MDMedical School/Graduate SchoolUniversity of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (MD)

Previous residency training

Brown University, Providence, RI

Research topic(s) of interest

  • Development of a women’s health curriculum for primary care residents
  • Association of empathy with clinical competence in medical students
Casas
Oscar Cornelio-Flores, MDMedical School/Graduate SchoolUniversidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru (MD)

Previous residency training

Fairview Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Family Medicine Program, Cleveland, OH

Research topic(s) of interest

  • Integrative group medical visits for chronic pain in Latino’s
  • Music and massage therapy in the inpatient setting to improve patient outcomes
Cornilo Flores
Phoebe Cushman, MDMedical School/Graduate SchoolUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC (MD)

Previous residency training

Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Research topic(s) of interest

  • Addiction
  • Chronic pain
  • Qualitative research methods

 

Cushman
 Catherine Distler, MDMedical School/Graduate SchoolJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD (MD, 2010)

Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (candidate for MMSc in Medical Education, 2016)

Previous residency training: 

Boston Combined Residency Program, Boston Children’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Research topic(s) of interest: 

  • Innovative curricular approaches in graduate medical education, including longitudinal, integrated blocks
  • How to foster and measure competencies important for 21st century physicians, specifically systems-based care, professional identity formation, and tolerance of ambiguity
  • Team-based training and other simulation applications
Distler
Kendrick Gwynn, MDMedical School/Graduate SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA (MD)

Previous residency training

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Research topic(s) of interest

  • Health literacy mediates racial and ethnic disparities in patient activation
Gwynn
Laura Hallett, MDMedical School/Graduate SchoolUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA (MD)

Previous residency training

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Research topic(s) of interest

  • Development of a women’s health curriculum for residents
  •  Improving health outcomes for female veterans
  • Development of educational strategies for teaching clinical reasoning
Hallett
Eun Ji Kim, MDMedical School/Graduate SchoolDrexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA (MD)

Previous residency training

Hofstra North Shore-Long Island Jewish School of Medicine, Manhasset, NY

Research topic(s) of interest

  • The role of religious personnel in end of life care decisions among Korean Americans
Kim
Rebecca Lara, MDMedical School/Graduate SchoolUniversity of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL (MD)

Previous residency training

Family Medicine Residency, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Research topic(s) of interest

  • Improving the care of patients with intellectual disabilities through curriculum changes at the residency level
  • Understanding the challenges resident educators encounter when dealing with “problem” learners
  • Improving medical education teaching at the level of the resident educator
Lara
Zoe Weinstein, MDMedical School/Graduate SchoolUniversity of California, San Francisco, CA (MD)

Previous residency training

Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Research topic(s) of interest

  • Mammogram rates in HIV Primary Care Clinic
  • Long-term Office-Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT)
  • Integration of substance use disorder treatment with primary care
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