Ryan Zitnay Chippendale, MD
Assistant Professor, Medicine
A graduate of the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Dr. Chippendale completed her Internal Medicine residency, Chief Medical Residency and 2-year Geriatric Medicine clinician-educator track fellowship at Boston Medical Center (BMC). She serves as an assistant professor of medicine at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine and is the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program Director at BMC/BUSM. She is also the co-director for the Geriatric-Oncology combined Fellowship at BMC. She has been heavily involved in Undergraduate Medical Education at BUSM as a former Clerkship Director for the Advanced Internal Medicine Clerkship from 2014-19 and Course Director and creator of 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, geriatrics assessment 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 trainees, and in optimizing transitions in training from UME to GME. She also has a special interest in wellness and resiliency. 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. She was also recently selected for Induction into the Gold Humanism Society by BUSM students and is a member of the Boston University chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha.
- Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, MD
- Villanova University, BS
- Published on 3/10/2022
Robertson ML, Mushero N, Demers L, Goroncy A, Chippendale R. Inequities in the care of older adults: identifying education gaps in geriatric medicine fellowship. Gerontol Geriatr Educ. 2022 Mar 10; 1-7. PMID: 35272580.Read at: PubMed
- Published on 3/2/2022
Mushero N, Demers LB, Chippendale R. An Interactive Workshop on Managing Dysphagia in Older Adults With Dementia. MedEdPORTAL. 2022; 18:11223. PMID: 35309254.Read at: PubMed
- Published on 3/19/2021
Chippendale RZ. Homecoming. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021 05; 69(5):1166. PMID: 33740252.Read at: PubMed
- Published on 8/17/2020
Duggan MC, Goroncy A, Christmas C, Chippendale R. Staying Afloat in the COVID-19 Storm: GERIAtrics Fellows Learning Online And Together (GERI-A-FLOAT). J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 10; 68(10):E54-E56. PMID: 32674219.Read at: PubMed
- Published on 4/16/2020
Heidemann LA, Kempner S, Walford E, Chippendale R, Fitzgerald JT, Morgan HK. Internal medicine paging curriculum to improve physician-nurse interprofessional communication: a single center pilot study. J Interprof Care. 2020 Apr 16; 1-4. PMID: 32297818.Read at: PubMed
- Published on 1/1/2020
Nee J, Chippendale RZ, Feuerstein JD. Screening for Colon Cancer in Older Adults: Risks, Benefits, and When to Stop. Mayo Clin Proc. 2020 01; 95(1):184-196. PMID: 31902414.Read at: PubMed
- 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