Harvard Macy Community Blog

Fostering the ongoing connectedness of health professions educators committed to transforming health care delivery and education.
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Stephen P. Wood, MS, ACNP-BC (Educators, ’19) is a nurse practitioner, working in the field of emergency medicine as well as an instructor at Northeastern University in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences Graduate School of Nursing. He is a fellow at the Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics and a regular blogger for the Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center “Bill of Health”. His areas of interest include the flipped classroom, experiential learning and simulation. Stephen can be followed on Twitter or contacted via email.

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Maha Pervaz Iqbal, MBBS MMeD (Dundee) PhD (UNSW) AFANZAHPE [Leaders ‘19]. Maha works as a medical educator at the Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales. Her research interests include educational innovation and teamwork and leadership in medical education. Maha can be followed on Twitter or contacted via email.

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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.