Harvard Macy Community Blog

Fostering the ongoing connectedness of health professions educators committed to transforming health care delivery and education.
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Alyssa Laxer is an Undergraduate Health Sciences Major at Northeastern University and a certified nursing assistant. Alyssa aspires to pursue a career as a physician assistant and is currently applying to programs for Fall 2020. 


 

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Michael Gottlieb, MD, RDMS is Assistant Professor and Director of Emergency Ultrasound at Rush University Medical Center, as well as co-creator and Chief Academic Officer for the Academic Life in Emergency Medicine (ALiEM) Faculty Incubator. He has authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications, is a peer-reviewer for 15 journals, Associate Editor for the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, Social Media Editor for Academic Emergency Medicine, and a nationally-recognized speaker. His academic interests include resident education, with a focus on ultrasound and procedural training. You can follow him on Twitter @MGottliebMD.


 


 

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Dr. Teresa Chan, MD, FRCPC, MHPE, DRCPSC (Clin. Ed.) (Leaders, ‘15) is an assistant professor at McMaster University and serves there as the Program Director of the Clinician Educator Diploma program. Dr. Chan is interested in developing medical education innovations (and evaluating them). For instance, she has worked on a pre-cursor competency- based clinical education program called the McMaster Modular Assessment Program (McMAP), which began as a fellowship program but now is helping to inform best practices with Canada’s advent into the CBME. Her programs of research include two main areas: 1) contextualized clinical decision-making; 2) improving knowledge translation using education theory and innovation. She can be reached on Twitter @TChanMD or on LinkedIn.

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Ted O’Connell, MD [Leading Innovations in Heath Care & Education, ’18] is a Founding Residency Program Director at Kaiser Permanente Napa-Solano and Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. Ted is the co-founder of ExamCircle and Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier’s Clinical Key MedEd. Ted’s areas of professional interest include faculty development, medical education, and medical writing. Ted can be followed on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, or at his website: tedxoconnell.com.


 


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Selma Alqattan, BMed(Sci), MB BCh BAO, SBEM (Leaders ’18) is the Chief of Emergency Medicine and EMS at Taiba Hospital in Kuwait. She a member of the Saudi board of Emergency Medicine and completed a fellowship in trauma and emergency medicine at the University of Toronto. Selma is currently pursuing a Master’s in Health Professions Education from the MGH Institute for Health Professions. Selma’s area of interest is in faculty development and developing emergency services in Kuwait. Selma can be contacted at salqattan@taibahospital.com.