Program Faculty and Staff

Core Faculty


Jeffrey Samet, MD, MPH

John Noble, M.D. Professor in General Internal Medicine and Professor of Community Health Science
Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health
Boston Medical Center


Patrick O’Connor, MD, MPH
Dan Adams and Amanda Adams Professor of Medicine
Chief, Section of General Internal Medicine
Yale School of Medicine


E. Jennifer Edelman, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and Public Health (Social and Behavioral Sciences)
Yale Schools of Medicine and Public Health

Core Staff

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Jules Canfield, MPH
Program Manager
Boston Medical Center

Lydia Carlson, MPH
Project Coordinator
Boston Medical Center

Leadership Development Faculty



Daryn David, PhD

Associate Research Scientist and Core Faculty Member, National Clinician Scholars Program
Yale School of Medicine

National Advisory Committee

National Advisory Committee (NAC) members play a crucial role in the development and mentoring of the RAMS fellows. NAC members are matched with a RAMS scholar and provide one-on-one mentoring.

Kathleen Brady
Kathleen Brady, MD, PhD

University Professor and Vice President for Research at the Medical University of South Carolina

Gail Dono
Gail D’Onofrio, MD, MS

Albert E. Kent Professor of Emergency Medicine and Professor of Epidemiology at Yale School of Medicine, and Chair of Emergency Services at Yale New Haven Hospital

Edward Nunes
Edward Nunes, MD
Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and Research Psychiatrist at New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI)


Michael Stein, MD
Chair and Professor of Health Law, Policy and Management at Boston University School of Public Health

Federico Vaca, MD, MPH
Professor and Executive Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine at University of California, Irvine School of Medicine


Roger Weiss, MD
Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Chief of the Division of Alcohol, Drugs, and Addiction at McLean Hospital, and Director of the Alcohol, Drug, and Addiction Clinical Research Program

Affiliated Faculty

Daniel Alford, MD, MPH
Kathy Bradley, MD, MPH
Gail D’Onofrio, MD, MS
David Fiellin, MD
Peter Friedmann, MD
Stefan Kertesz, MD, MSc
Tom Kosten, MD
Edward Nunes, MD
Michael Stein, MD