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Department of Medicine Education Leadership

Meet the faculty who train tomorrow's leaders.

Residency Program Director

Aashish K Didwania, MD

Aashish K Didwania, MD

Vice Chair of Education and Associate Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

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Associate Residency Program Directors

Debi L Mitra, MD

Debi L Mitra, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hospital Medicine)

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Marion V N Stanley, MD

Marion V N Stanley, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hospital Medicine)

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Patrick A Tosetti, MD

Patrick A Tosetti, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

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Chief Medical Residents

Arnold Abud, MD

Arnold Abud, MD

Undergrad: Florida State University
MD: Florida State University

Chief Medical Resident of Advocacy/Equity and the VA
Plans after chief year: Pursue a GI/Hepatology Fellowship

Kristen Carroll, MD

Kristen Carroll, MD

Undergrad: Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
MD: Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, TX)

Chief Medical Resident of Wellness + Medical Grand Rounds
Plans after chief year: Hospital Medicine

Kamari Jackson, MD

Kamari Jackson, MD

Undergrad: Ohio State University
MD: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

Chief Medical Resident of Scheduling
Plans after chief year: Cardiology Fellowship

Michael Jiang, MD

Michael Jiang, MD

Undergrad: Columbia University
MD: University of California - San Diego

Chief Medical Resident of Quality/Safety and the VA
Plans after chief year: Pursue a Cardiology Fellowship

Katherine McGee, MD

Katherine McGee, MD

Undergrad: Northwestern University
MD: Northwestern University

Chief Medical Resident of Conferences
Plans after chief year: Cardiology Fellowship

Residency Core Faculty

Michael P Angarone, DO

Michael P Angarone, DO

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Medical Education

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Jeffrey H Barsuk, MD

Jeffrey H Barsuk, MD

Professor of Medicine (Hospital Medicine) and Medical Education

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Yusra R Cheema, MD

Yusra R Cheema, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

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Rachel M Cyrus, MD

Rachel M Cyrus, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Hospital Medicine)

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Aarati D Didwania, MD

Aarati D Didwania, MD

Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics) and Medical Education; Director, Honors Program in Medical Education; Director, STAR (Survivors Taking Action and Responsibility) Program; Director of Faculty Development and Mentoring - Clinical/Education

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Daniel B Evans, MD

Daniel B Evans, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

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Robert Hirschtick, MD

Robert Hirschtick, MD

Associate Professor Emeritus of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

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Cheryl K Lee, MD

Cheryl K Lee, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hospital Medicine)

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David B Neely, MD

David B Neely, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

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Adeboye Ogunseitan, MD

Adeboye Ogunseitan, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hospital Medicine)

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James J Paparello, MD

James J Paparello, MD

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

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Ronak V Patel, MD

Ronak V Patel, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology)

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Elizabeth Anne Scharle, MD, MS

Elizabeth Anne Scharle, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

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Maria E Theodorou, MD

Maria E Theodorou, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hospital Medicine)

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Julia Vermylen, MD/MPH

Julia Vermylen, MD/MPH

Instructor of Medicine (Hospital Medicine)

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Diversity and Cultural Affairs Council Directors

Khalilah Latrece Gates, MD

Khalilah Latrece Gates, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care)

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Jonathan Moreira, MD

Jonathan Moreira, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hematology and Oncology)

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Global Health Track Director

Ashti A Doobay-Persaud, MD

Ashti A Doobay-Persaud, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hospital Medicine)

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Physician Scientists Training Program Directors

Sadiya S Khan, MD, MSc

Sadiya S Khan, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology)

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Benjamin D Singer, MD

Benjamin D Singer, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care)

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Douglas E Vaughan, MD

Douglas E Vaughan, MD

Chair, Department of Medicine Irving S. Cutter Professor of Medicine Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

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Simulation Directors

Jeffrey H Barsuk, MD

Jeffrey H Barsuk, MD

Professor of Medicine (Hospital Medicine) and Medical Education

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Debi L Mitra, MD

Debi L Mitra, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hospital Medicine)

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VA Site Directors

Elizabeth G Apolonio, MD

Elizabeth G Apolonio, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

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Bijal V Jain, MD

Bijal V Jain, MD

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

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James R Otto, MD

James R Otto, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

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Kelley N Wachsberg, MD

Kelley N Wachsberg, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hospital Medicine)

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Women’s Health Track Director

Brigid M Dolan, MD

Brigid M Dolan, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

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