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The Brigham Education Institute (BEI) has launched, with the goal of synergizing and promoting educational activities system-wide, while also promoting  and supporting the growth of our Brigham clinician-educators.

We have formed an Education Leadership Committee (ELC) of educators who represent BWH departments, constituencies, centers and trainee representatives.

Current members of ELC include:

* Denotes residents and clinical fellows, each of whom will attend 2 out of 6 meetings a year.

Erik Alexander, M.D.
Executive Director, Brigham Education Institute

Saima Aftab, M.D.
Director of Education, Neonatology, Department of Newborn Medicine

Viswatej Avutu, M.D. *
Clinical Resident, Department of Medicine & Pediatrics

Robert Boland, M.D.
Vice Chair for Education, Department of Psychiatry

Lisa Breen, M.D.
Clerkship Director, Department of Surgery

Robert Birnbaum, M.D., PhD.
Vice President, PHS Continuing Professional Development

Julia Caton, M.D. *
Clinical Resident, Department of Medicine

John Co, M.D.
Director & Designated Institutional Official, Partners GME

Barbara Cockrill, M.D.
Director of Faculty Development & Associate Director, HMS Academy

Garth Cosgrove, M.D.
Residency Program Director, Department of Neurosurgery

Maria DeOliveira
Director of Education Administration, Department of Medicine

Sanjay Divakaran, M.D. *
Clinical Fellow, Department of Medicine, Cardiology

Christopher Doughty, M.D. *
Clinical Resident, Department of Neurology

Margaret Duggan, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer, BWFH

George Dyer, M.D.
Residency Program Director, Department of Orthopedics

Meredith Gansner, M.D. *
Clinical Resident, Department of Psychiatry

Glenn Gaviola, M.D.
Residency Program Director, Department of Radiology

Lauren Gilstrap, M.D. *
Clinical Fellow, Department of Medicine, Cardiology

Mitchel Harris, M.D.
Chief, Orthopedic Trama Service, Department of Orthopedics

Emily Hinchcliff, M.D. *
Clinical Resident, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Hyewon Hyun, M.D.
Associate Residency Program Director, Department of Radiology

Rosann Ippolito, Ph.D.
PA Education Coordinator, PA Services

Mariya Kalashnikova, M.D. *
Clinical Resident, Department of Medicine & Pediatrics

Joel Katz, M.D.
Vice Chair for Education, Department of Medicine

Pardon Kenney, M.D., M.M.SC.
Chief, Department of Surgery

Navin Kumar, M.D. *
Clinical Fellow, Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology

Adam Landman, M.D.
Chief Information Officer, Department of Emergency Medicine

Melissa Lechner, M.D., Ph.D. *
Clinical Resident, Department of Medicine & Pediatrics

David Lin, M.D. *
Clinical Resident, Department of Neurology

Jessica Logsdon, P.A.-C., M.H.A.
Director, Department of PA Services

Douglas Mata, M.D., M.P.H. *
Clinical Fellow, Department of Pathology

Shanna Matalon, M.D. *
Clinical Resident, Department of Radiology

William Mayo-Smith, M.D.
Vice Chair for Education, Department of Radiology

Thomas Michel, M.D., Ph.D.
Co-Director, Leder Human Biology and Translational Medicine Program

Tracey Milligan, M.D.
Vice Chair for Education, Department of Neurology

Eric Nadel, M.D.
Residency Program Director, Department of Emergency Medicine

Nora Osman, M.D.
Associate Clerkship Director, Department of Medicine

Charles Pozner, M.D.
Director of STRATUS, Department of Emergency Medicine

Sashank Prasad, M.D.
Division Chief, Department of Neuro-Ophthalmology

Fidencio Saldana, M.D.
Dean for Student Affairs, Harvard Medical School

Scott Schissel, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, BWFH Medicine

Frederick Schoen, M.D., Ph.D.
Executive Vice Chair, Department of Pathology

Helen Shields, M.D.
Associate Chief, Department of Medicine, Medical Communications

Doug Smink, M.D.
Vice Chair for Education, Department of Surgery

Jill Springer
Administrative Director, Brigham Education Institute

Lawrence Tsen, M.D.
Vice Chair, Faculty Development & Education, Department of Anesthesia

Ruth Tuomala, M.D.
Residency Program Director, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Debra Weinstein, M.D.
Vice President, Partners GME

Kathleen Wittels, M.D.
Director of Student Programs, Department of Emergency Medicine

Maria Yialamas, M.D.
Associate Residency Program Director, Department of Medicine

Steven Yule, Ph.D.
Director of Education, STRATUS

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