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(Class of 2015)

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Marcus Bachhuber, M.D.

Marcus Bachhuber, M.D. (VA Scholar)
University of Pennsylvania

Marcus Bachhuber has accepted a position as a physician investigator at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY.

Tasce Bongiovanni, MD, MPP

Tasce Bongiovanni, M.D., MPP (VA Scholar)
Yale University


Tasce Bongiovanni will be returning to the University of California San Francisco (USCF) to complete her surgical training.

 Elizabeth Brown, M.D

Elizabeth Brown, M.D
University of Pennsylvania


Elizabeth Brown will be the inaugural Harrington Trust Scholar in the Value Institute at Christiana Care. The mission of the Value Institute is to "develop, deliver and evaluate innovative practice and policy solutions that improve the experience, efficiency and effectiveness of health care for patients and providers alike." She will contribute to that mission by conducting research on primary care delivery, as well as seeing patients through their family medicine department.

Aaron Dawes, M.D.

Aaron Dawes, M.D. (VA Scholar)
University of California Los Angeles

Dr. Aaron Dawes obtained a VA advanced fellowship for a third year in order to expand upon his current work on quality improvement collaboratives in surgery. He is also currently pursuing a PhD in Health Policy and Management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. After he graduates from the Program, Dr. Dawes will return to residency to complete his training in General Surgery. He plans to pursue a career in academic surgery with a focus on surgery-related health services research, particularly interdisciplinary quality improvement, access to surgical care for the underserved, and value-based reimbursement models.

Maria Han, M.D.

Maria Han, M.D.
University of California Los Angeles

Dr. Maria Han has accepted a position as Medical Director of Population Health at the University of Michigan Health System.  She will also have an Assistant Professor appointment in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School.  This position provides the opportunity for Dr. Han to continue working in her area of interest, which includes population health management and health system innovation and redesign.

Keith Hermanstyne, M.D.

Keith Hermanstyne, M.D.
University of California Los Angeles

Dr. Keith Hermanstyne is currently deciding between clinical research positions in both the academic and public sector that would allow him to continue his research in HIV prevention and treatment disparities. He is interested in developing a research career that focuses on examining HIV prevention and treatment disparities with an eye towards finding solutions, especially in populations disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS, and eventually using research findings to engage public health HIV policymakers.

Lauren Hughes, MD

Lauren Hughes, M.D.
University of Michigan

Lauren Hughes has accepted the position of Deputy Secretary of Health for Health Innovation for the state of Pennsylvania.

Justin List, MD

Justin List, M.D. (VA Scholar)
University of Michigan

TBD

Theodore Long, M.D.

Theodore Long, M.D.
Yale University


Theodore Long will be Medical Director of Health Policy and Planning for the Rhode Island State Department of Health.

Brandon Maughan, M.D., M.H.S.

Brandon Maughan, M.D., M.H.S. (VA Scholar)
University of Pennsylvania


Brandon Maughan is looking forward to using his RWJ training as a Managing Consultant at the Lewin Group, a health policy and human services consulting firm based in Washington, DC. He plans to continue clinical practice as an emergency physician at Jordan Valley Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Pooja Mehta

Pooja Mehta, M.D. (VA Scholar)
University of Pennsylvania


Pooja Mehta will be joining Boston University/ Boston Medical Center as an Assistant Professor in Obstetrics & Gynecology in September 2015. The position is a hybrid research-clinical position that will allow for focus on immigrant health, HIV in pregnancy, obstetrics, and family planning.


Michelle Moniz, MD

Michelle Moniz, M.D.
University of Michigan

Michelle Moniz will be an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Michigan.

Elizabeth Patton, MD

Elizabeth Patton, M.D. (VA Scholar)
University of Michigan

Elizabeth Patton will be staying on for a 3rd year as a VA Advanced Fellowship.

Carley Riley, M.D., M.P.P.

Carley Riley, M.D., M.P.P.
Yale University


Carley Riley accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Loren Robinson, M.D.

Loren Robinson, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania


Loren Robinson has accepted a position as the Deputy Secretary for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In this role, she will be responsible for several public health programs administered through the Pennsylvania Department of Health including Maternal and Child Health Programs, Immunization Programs, Health Promotion and Risk Reduction Programs, Injury Prevention Programs, and Communicable Disease Control Programs. Additionally, she will be managing the Office of Health Equity within the PA Department of Health, in continuing to work toward her goal of addressing and eliminating health disparities. She will continue to practice both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at a federally qualified health center in the greater Philadelphia area.

Maisha Robinson, M.D.

Maisha Robinson, M.D.
University of California Los Angeles

Dr. Maisha Robinson accepted a position at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville as an Assistant Professor with a joint appointment in Neurology and Family Medicine/Palliative Medicine.  She will serve as the director of the Palliative Medicine division and the Palliative Medicine fellowship.  She will also establish a neuro-palliative care clinic where she will work with a multidisciplinary team to provide care to patients with chronic neurological diseases.  The clinic will focus on under-recognized and undertreated physical symptoms, spiritual care, social issues, advance care planning, hospice consultation, and caregiver well-being.  It will serve as the basis for research and education as a venue in which to learn how to integrate these approaches more routinely into the care of patients with advanced, progressive neurological illnesses.

Brita Roy, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.

Brita Roy, M.D., M.P.H., M.S. (VA Scholar)
Yale University


Brita Roy will be Assistant Professor in the Section of General Internal Medicine at Yale School of Medicine and Director of Population Health at Yale Medical Group.

Greg Sacks, M.D.

Greg Sacks, M.D., M.P.H.
University of California Los Angeles

Dr. Greg Sacks obtained a VA advanced fellowship for a third year to continue his current research in the areas of surgical quality and surgical decision-making.  He is also pursuing a PhD in Health Policy Management in the Fielding School of Public Health. After he graduates from the Program, Dr. Sacks will return to residency to complete his general surgery training.  His long-term goal is to work as a surgeon scientist in an academic medical center, where he will focus his research on developing ways to improve surgical decision-making to ensure that clinical decisions are both data-driven and patient-centered.

Andrew J. Schoenfeld, MD

Andrew J. Schoenfeld, M.D. (VA Scholar)
University of Michigan


Andrew Schoenfeld
will be a Clinician Scientist, Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

Mark Silvestri, M.D.

Mark Silvestri, M.D.
Yale University


Mark Silvestri
will be a Fellow in Hospital Administration at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He will also hold an academic appointment in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at Yale School of Medicine.

Michelle St. Fleur, M.D.

Michelle St. Fleur, M.D.
University of California Los Angeles

Dr. St. Fleur has accepted an academic faculty position in the Department of Family Medicine at Boston University. Her goal remains being able to translate research to help under resourced communities become healthier. She is interested in improving mental wellness and addressing other disparities in health including cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, among others.  

Efrain Talamantes, M.D.

Hung-Jui (Ray) Tan, M.D. (VA Scholar)
University of California Los Angeles


Upon completion of the program, Dr. Hung-Jui (Ray) Tan will complete a one-year clinical fellowship in urologic oncology at UCLA.  He hopes to optimize health for patients with cancer by facilitating greater patient engagement, improving treatment quality, and enhancing value.  He is interested in a career in academic medicine focused on healthcare system design and delivery. 

Renuka Tipirneni, MD

Renuka Tipirneni, M.D.
University of Michigan

Renuka Tipirneni has accepted a clinician investigator faculty position in the Division of General Medicine at the University of Michigan.

Charlene Wong, M.D.

Charlene Wong, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania


Charlene Wong will be an adolescent medicine fellow at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia through June 2017.

William Wood, MD

William Wood, M.D. (VA Scholar)
University of Michigan

William Wood will continue as a full time resident in training (PGY-4) with UCSF-East Bay Surgery Program

 


 

 
 
 
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