Ryan Zitnay Chippendale, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Ryan Chippendale
72 E. Concord St Robinson (B)


A graduate of the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Dr. Chippendale completed her internal medicine residency, chief medical residency and geriatric medicine fellowship at Boston Medical Center (BMC). She serves as assistant professor of medicine, director for the Advanced Internal Medicine Clerkship, and course director for the Internal Medicine Bootcamp Elective at BUSM.

An attending physician in the section of geriatrics at Boston Medical Center (BMC), she provides care to vulnerable older adult patients in home, clinic and geriatrics inpatient service settings. She also is a core faculty member for the Primary Care Training Program and the geriatrics subspecialty education coordinator for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at BMC.

Her educational research focuses on advanced communication skills training for medical students and residents, and in optimizing transitions from medical school to residency training. She has received multiple Excellence in Teaching awards from BMC’s Internal Medicine Residency Program and was awarded the Junior Faculty Mentorship Award by the Department of Medicine in recognition of her dedication to mentoring students, residents and faculty peers.


  • Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, MD
  • Villanova University, BS


  • Published on 4/19/2017

    Kaufman LB, Soto A, Gascon L, Quintiliani L, Weinberg J, Joshi P, Chippendale R. Oral Health for Older Adults: An Interprofessional Workshop for Medical Students. MedEdPORTAL. 2017 Apr 19; 13:10572. PMID: 30800774.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/1/2014

    Shalaby M, Yaich S, Donnelly J, Chippendale R, DeOliveira MC, Noronha C. X + Y Scheduling Models for Internal Medicine Residency Programs-A Look Back and a Look Forward. J Grad Med Educ. 2014 Dec; 6(4):639-42. PMID: 26140111.

    Read at: PubMed

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