Harvard Macy Community Blog

Fostering the ongoing connectedness of health professions educators committed to transforming health care delivery and education.
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Carlos Torres, MD, (Educators ’20), is a medical educator and a pediatrician. Carlos currently holds a position as Faculty Advisor in Office of Recruitment and Multicultural Affairs (ORMA) at Harvard Medical School and Associate Director of Diversity and Equity at MassGeneral Hospital for Children. Carlos’ area of professional interest include cross-cultural care, working with underserved communities, and fostering resiliency. Carlos can be contacted via email.  

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Cecile M. Foshee, PhD, is a medical educator who currently serves as Director of GME Learning Innovation, Director of the Master of Education in Health Professions Education, and co-director of the Office of Interprofessional Learning at Cleveland Clinic. She also holds faculty appointments at Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland State University. Cecile has taught in the Harvard Macy Institute Health Care Education 2.0 course since 2017. Her areas of professional interest include interprofessional education, the clinical learning environment, and informal learning. Cecile can be followed on Twitter and/or LinkedIn, and/or email.

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Dr. Stewart-Patterson has practiced Occupational Medicine since 1989, specializing in fitness to work evaluations for safety critical/sensitive occupations such as police, firefighters, correction officers, sheriffs and railway personnel. He is an instructor for the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine lecturing on assessment of disability and fitness to work and clinical instructor in the Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia.et

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Cody Sasek, MPAS, PA-C (Educators ’18) is a Physician Assistant educator practicing emergency medicine. Cody currently holds a position as Chief Clinical Director of the Creighton University PA Program in Omaha, Nebraska. Cody’s areas of professional interest include competency-based education, student motivation theory, and faculty development. Cody can be followed on Twitter @CSasekatCU or reached by email at codysasek@creighton.edu.

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Dr Craig Alpert is a 3rd-Year cardiology fellow at the University of Michigan Health System who focuses on heart failure and palliative care in addition to medical education.  Originally from Pittsburgh, Craig attended Harvard College and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, where he remained to complete an internal medicine residency.  He participated in the Harvard-Macy Future Clinician Educators program in 2014 and was thrilled to return as a co-facilitator this year.  When not in the hospital, Craig enjoys traveling, spending time with family, cheering on his Steelers, and training a new golden retriever puppy named Maizey with his wife Aviva.