Teaching Excellence - Clinical 2017

Teaching Excellence - Clinical 2017

Dean's Excellence in Teaching Awards

The Dean's Excellence in Teaching Awards are presented to clinical and basic science faculty for their exemplary teaching in preclinical courses, core clerkships and clinical electives. These faculty members are recognized for their exceptional teaching and mentoring as lecturers, small-group leaders, and laboratory, hospital-based and office-based preceptors.

2017 Awardees

  • Jennifer  Adelson-Mitty, MD, MPH
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Liza Aguiar, MD
    Assistant Professor of Surgery, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Jorge Albina, MD
    Professor of Surgery
  • Jason Aliotta, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Gowri Anandarajah, MD
    Professor of Family Medicine and Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator
  • Angela Anderson, MD
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator
  • Douglas Anthony, MD, PhD
    Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Professor of Neurology
  • Eirini Apostolidou, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Wael Asaad, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
  • Su Nandar Aung, MD
    House Staff Officer in Pediatrics
  • Matthew Austin, MD
    House Staff Officer in Medicine
  • Maroun Azar, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • Christine Barron, MD
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator
  • George Bayliss, MD
    Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Solmaz Behtash, DO
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
  • Harikrashna Bhatt, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • Thomas Bledsoe, MD
    Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Cynthia Bliss, MD
    Clinical Instructor in Pediatrics
  • Cynthia Bliss, MD
    Clinical Instructor in Pediatrics
  • Jonathan Cahill, MD
    Assistant Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator
  • Kate Cahill, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • Mariana Canepa, MD
    Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • Stephen Carr, MD
    Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Sarah Case, MD
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • Lynn Casey, RN
    Doctoring Small Group Leader - Year 2
  • Deus Cielo, MD
    Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Clinician Educator
  • Sybil Cineas, MD
    Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator
  • David Cloutier, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • David Cloutier, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Daniel Coghlin, MD
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator
  • Jamieson Cohn, MD
    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • Laina Crowthers, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Anelyssa D'Abreu, MD, MPH, PhD
    Associate Professor of Neurology
  • Steven DeFroda, MD
    House Staff Officer in Orthopaedics
  • Sara Delaporta, MD
    Clinical Instructor in Family Medicine
  • Sara Delaporta, MD
    Clinical Instructor in Family Medicine
  • Linda DeMello, MD
    House Staff Officer in Diagnostic Imaging
  • Allen Dennison, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Joseph DiZoglio, MD
  • John Donahue, MD
    Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Associate Professor of Neurology
  • Linda Donegan, MD
    Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Clinician Educator
  • Jeremy Dressler, MD
    House Staff Officer in Surgery
  • Luba Dumenco, MD
    Assistant Dean of Medical Education, Assistant Professor of Medical Science and Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • Fadya El Rayess, MD, MPH
    Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • Fadya El Rayess, MD, MPH
    Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • Fadya El Rayess, MD, MPH
    Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • Sarah Fessler, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
  • Sara Ford, MD
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator
  • Katharine French, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • Christopher Furey, MD
    Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • Maria Garcia-Moliner, MD
    Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • Joseph Garland, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • Eric Gartman, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Travis  Geraci, MD
    House Staff Officer in Surgery
  • Luwam Ghidei, MD
    House Staff Officer in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Tung Glenn, MD
    Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Professor of Diagnostic Imaging
  • Laura Goldberg, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Geetha Gopalakrishnan, MD
    Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Neil Greenspan, MD
    Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Nicole Grenier,
    Assistant Professor of Dermatology
  • Philip Gruppuso, MD
    Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Medical Science, Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Research)
  • Gaurav Gupta, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Adam  Haag, MD
    House Staff Officer in Emergency Medicine
  • L. Corey Hanley, MD
    Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • Colin Harrington, MD
    Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Professor of Medicine, Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator 
  • Jesse Hart, DO
    Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • Stephanie Hartselle, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
  • Jennifer  Hawken, MD
    House Staff Officer in Psychiatry and Human Behavior
  • Tawfik Hawwa, MD
    Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Daithi Heffernan, MD
    Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Susie Hu, MD
    Associate Professor of Medicine and Associate Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator
  • Zilla Hussain, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • Derek Jenkins, MD
    Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
  • Laith Kadasi, MD
    House Staff Officer in Surgery
  • Elizabeth Kalife, MD
    Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • Shuba Kamath, MD, MPH
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator
  • Joel Kaufman, MD
    Clinical Professor of Neurology
  • Craig Kaufmann, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
  • Hanan Khalil, MD
    Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Clinician Educator
  • Elizabeth Kiwanuka, MD
    House Staff Officer in Surgery
  • Michael Klein, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
  • Andrea Kretzschmar, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior   
  • Mark LeGolvan, DO
    Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • Diana Lidofsky, PhD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
  • Otto Liebmann, MD
    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • Richard Limbird, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
  • Paul Liu, MD
    Professor of Surgery 
  • Gregory Lockhart, MD
    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator
  • Michele Lomme, MD
    Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • John Lonks, MD
    Associate Professor of Medicine,
    Associate Professor of Medical Science
  • John Lonks, MD
    Associate Professor of Medicine,
    Associate Professor of Medical Science
  • Christine Low, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Clinician Educator
  • Philip Lucas, MD
    Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedics
  • Joanna MacLean, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Beth Marcaccio, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Kevin McKay, PhD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
  • Michael Mello, MD, MPH
    Professor of Emergency Medicine, Professor of Medical Science, Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice
  • Roger Mennillo, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Medical Science
  • Leonard Mermel, MD
    Professor of Medicine
  • Leonard Mermel, MD
    Professor of Medicine
  • Stephen Mernoff, MD
    Associate Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator
  • Ian Michelow , MD
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Taro Minami, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • John Miskovsky, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Kristina Monteiro, PhD
    Assistant Director, Assessment and Evaluation, Assistant Professor of Medical Science
  • Doriana Morar, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
  • William Morocco, MD
    Clinical Instructor in Pediatrics
  • William Morocco, MD
    Clinical Instructor in Pediatrics
  • Christopher Muratore, MD
    Associate Professor of Surgery, Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Anne Murray, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Amanda Noska, MD, MPH
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Jill O'Brien, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Alvaro Olivares, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
  • Susan Oliverio, MD, MPH
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • Joyce Ou, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • Lynne Palmisciano, MD, ScB
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator
  • Andrea Patrico, MD
    House Staff Officer in Pediatrics
  • Robert Patterson, MD
    Clinical Professor of Surgery
  • Christine Pham, MD
    House Staff Officer in Pediatrics
  • Chanika Phornphutkul, MD
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Latha Pisharodi, MD
    Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • Wendy Plante, PhD
    Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
  • Ann Price, MSN
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
  • Kittichai Promrat, MD
    Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Sharath Puttichanda, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
  • Anne Quinn, LICSW, CCM
    Doctoring Small Group Leader - Year 1
  • Joseph Rabatin, MD
    Doctoring Small Group Leader - Year 1
  • John Leonard Reagan, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Jacques Reynolds, DO
    House Staff Officer in Neurology
  • Jeffrey Riese, MD
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator
  • Dale Ritter, PhD
    Senior Lecturer in Biology
  • Syed Rizvi, MD
    Associate Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator
  • Philip Rizzuto, MD
    Clinical Professor of Surgery
  • Thomas Roberts, PhD
    Vice Chair of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Alexander Robertson, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
  • G. Dean Roye, MD
    Associate Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator
  • Jason Salter, DO
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
  • Steven Schechter, MD
    Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Steven Schechter, MD
    Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Justin Schleifer, MD
    Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Clinician Educator
  • Virginia Schmidt-Parker, MD
    Doctoring Small Group Leader - Year 2
  • Stanley Schwartz, MD
    Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • Jane Sharp, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Edward Sheehan, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
  • Douglas Shemin, MD
    Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Victor Shin, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • Nicole Siegert, MD
    Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • Jessica Smith, MD
    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • Victoria Snegovskikh, MD
    Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinician Educator
  • Victoria Snegovskikh, MD
    Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinician Educator
  • Jon Solis, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology
  • Julie Song, MD
    Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Clinician Educator
  • Edward Stopa, MD
    Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Professor of Neurosurgery
  • Elizabeth Sullivan, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Angela Taber, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine and Assistant Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator
  • Dominick Tammaro, MD, ScB
    Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Gerald Tarnoff, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
  • Charlene Tate, MD
    Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology
  • Simone Thavaseelan, MD
    Assistant Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator
  • Claire Thomson, MD, MPH
    House Staff Officer in Family Medicine
  • Diana Treaba, MD
    Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • Constantine Vafidis, MD
    Clinical Instructor in Family Medicine
  • Eric Walsh, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
  • Anne Walters, PhD
    Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
  • Claire Williams, MD
    House Staff Officer in Pediatrics
  • Kyle Wohlrab, MD
    Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinician Educator
  • Jordan Wolfe, MD
    House Staff Officer in Emergency Medicine
  • Shirley Wu, MD
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinician Educator
  • Shadi Yaghi, MD
    Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Tiffany Yeh, MD
    House Staff Officer in Medicine
  • Hope Yu, MD
    House Staff Officer in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Christiana Zhang, MD
    House Staff Officer in Medicine