Harvard Macy Community Blog

Fostering the ongoing connectedness of health professions educators committed to transforming health care delivery and education.
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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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Arianne “Cuff” Baker, MD (Program for Post-Graduate Trainees ‘18) is a pediatrician and medical educator. Cuff currently holds a position as Chief Resident in Pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital. Cuff’s areas of professional interest include leadership, autonomy, and curricular development. She can be reached via LinkedIn or email.

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Sam Brondfield, MD, MAEd (PGME ’18; Educators ’20) is a hospital-based oncologist. Sam currently holds a position as Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Francisco. Sam’s areas of professional interest include cognitive load, asynchronous learning, and subspecialty training. Sam can be followed on Twitter or contacted via email.

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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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Erinne Kennedy, DMD MPH (Leaders ’18; Educators, ’19) is a public health dentist studying dental education at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Erinne’s areas of professional interest include innovative teaching pedagogies, faculty burnout and wellness, and effective training for oral health providers. Erinne can be followed on LinkedIn, Facebook, and/or email.