Harvard Macy Community Blog

Fostering the ongoing connectedness of health professions educators committed to transforming health care delivery and education.
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Mark B. Stephens, MD MS FAAFP (Educators ’17; Museum ’19; Virtual ’21) is a Professor of Professor of Family and Community Medicine and Humanities, and a Master Educator at the Penn State College of Medicine. Mark’s areas of professional interest include physician wellness and the integration arts and humanities in medical education. Mark can be followed on Twitter or LinkedIn or contacted via email.

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Felipe Piza, MD, PhD, MBA (Educators ’17, HCE2.0 ‘18) is a Medical Educator and Infectious Disease and Critical Care specialist. Felipe currently holds a position as Critical Care Staff at Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, and Medical Education consultant at Joslin Diabetes Center. Felipe’s areas of professional interest include faculty development, education technology, and leadership. Felipe can be followed on Twitter @felipe_piza1 or LinkedIin or contacted via email felipe_piza@hms.harvard.edu.


 


 

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Shou Ling Leong, MD, is Professor, Associate Vice-Chair for Education and Predoctoral Director for Family and Community Medicine at the Penn State College of Medicine. One of her passions for medical education is to align medical training to the healthcare needs of the nation. This recently led to the creation of a Family Medicine “3+3” accelerated program involving medical school in 3 years followed by Family Medicine Residency in 3, at Penn State.  As Director of Longitudinal and Accelerated Programs she is leading the development of longitudinal integrated clerkships and four other accelerated programs.  

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Lekshmi Santhosh, MD (Educators, ’18) is a 3rd-year Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Clinical Fellow at the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF). She is a graduate of Yale College and Harvard Medical School, and completed her residency, chief residency, and fellowship training at UCSF. Her research interests focus on graduate medical education in the intensive care unit. She is still actively managing her own impostor syndrome! She can be followed on Twitter @LekshmiMD.


 


 

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Kathleen Huth, MD, FRCPC is a 2016 Harvard Macy Scholar, currently in her second year of the Master of Medical Sciences in Medical Education program at Harvard Medical School. She is supported by the Robert Maudsley Fellowship for Studies in Medical Education through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Katie is a lecturer in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Ottawa, Canada and has a special interest in resident education in team communication, particularly in the care of children with medical complexity.


 


 


Arabella Simpkin, MA BMBCh MRCPCH MMSc is a 2015 Harvard Macy Scholar and recent graduate from the Master of Medical Sciences in Medical Education program at Harvard Medical School. She is a pediatrician, gaining her medical degree from the University of Oxford in 2006. Arabella currently holds a faculty position in the Department of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital where she is involved in the creation of a Center for Educational Innovation and Scholarship. Her research passion is in professional development, in particular studying the attributes of resilience and tolerance of uncertainty.