Harvard Macy Community Blog

Fostering the ongoing connectedness of health professions educators committed to transforming health care delivery and education.
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Billie Jane Hermosura PhD(c), PMP, RD is a dietitian and doctoral candidate at the University of Ottawa, Canada. Billie Jane’s areas of professional interest include health professions education and health workforce planning. Billie Jane can be followed on Twitter and/or LinkedIn.

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Brenda Mori (BScPT, MSc, PhD), is an Associate Professor, Teaching Stream and Director of Clinical Education and Community Affairs for the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto where she leads the clinical education curriculum for the entry level MScPT degree program.  She is also the Director of the Education Scholars Program in the Centre for Faculty Development, a joint initiative with the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and St. Michael’s Hospital. 


 


 

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Brent Thoma is a Harvard Macy Scholar and a Faculty member for the Digital Citizen course. He works as an Emergency Physician and Research Director at the University of Saskatchewan and is an Editor at BoringEM.org and ALiEM.com.

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Brianna Vaa, MD (Educators, ’17) is an Internist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. She is the Resident Well-Being Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program and oversees curriculum development for the resident outpatient primary care continuity clinic. She also oversees the pre-clinical doctoring blocks for the medical students. Brianna is passionate about trainee well-being and the relationship between emotions, cognition, learning, and burnout. She loves the outdoors and spending time with her dog, Nala. You can reach her on twitter at @VaaBrianna.

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Kim Stokes, MHS, PA-C, (Educators, ’17) is a health professions educator and practices family medicine. Kim currently holds a position as Director of Clinical Education and Clinical Associate Professor at East Carolina University’s Physician Assistant Studies Program. Kim’s areas of professional interest include professionalism, interprofessional education and rural health. Kim can be followed on Twitter (@ckim_stokes).