Resident Committees 2021-2022

Curriculum Committee
Resident Leader(s): Nika Sulakvelidze
Faculty Advisor: Irina Vovnoboy
Chief Resident Partner: Hely Shah and Ryan Bonner
Admin Partner: Eliza Larsen
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): Alan Chan and Nico Ruiz
Faculty Advisor: Sheila Chapman, Jenny Siegel, and Rachel Simmons
Chief Resident Partner: Akash Patel and August Sigelko
Admin Partner: Marybeth Cotera Reyes
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): Matt Custodio, Colin Pierce and Tim Toomey 
Faculty Advisor: James Hudspeth
Chief Resident Partner: Akash Patel and August Sigelko
Admin Partner: Tori Roberts
Purpose: Provides review and input on operational changes and areas for improvement in the BMC inpatient setting.

Research & Scholarship Committee
Resident Leader(s): PJ Schnorr
Faculty Advisor: Ashish Upadhyay
Chief Resident Partner: Brian Schwartz
Admin Partner: Victoria Shingleton
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): Kyle Jones
Faculty Advisor(s): Jenny Siegel
Chief Resident Partner: Sam Siskind and Kevin Huang
Admin Partner: Julia Xu
Purpose: To provide a resident voice in advocating for changes to optimize Shapiro/Crosstown clinics for residents, coworkers, and patients.

Residents of Community Health Centers – Team ROCC
Resident Leader(s): Tomi Adeoti and Jacqueline You
Faculty Advisor(s): Catherine Rich
Chief Resident Partner: Sam Siskind and Kevin Huang
Admin Partner: Julia Xu
Purpose: To advocate for excellent resident primary care training and address operational challenges across the different community health centers, advancing patient care in the communities we serve.

Wellness Committee
Resident Leader(s): Santi Montana Fernandez and Mina Shahlapour
Faculty Advisor: Jenny Siegel
Chief Resident Partner: Sam Siskind and Kevin Huang
Admin Partner: Nicole Nguyen
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.

Women in Medicine Committee
Resident Leader(s): Emily Mann and Ayelet Shapira-Daniels
Faculty Advisor: Alex Bachorik
Chief Resident Partner: Hely Shah, Clare Ronan, and Sam Siskind
Admin Partner: Tori Roberts
Purpose: The Women in Medicine Committee seeks to bring together female-identifying residents and faculty to foster community, support the development of mentorship networks, and address the unique opportunities and challenges of being a woman in medicine.