Madhavi Dandu, MD, MPH, was inducted into the Academy by Catherine Lucey, MD, and Helen Loeser, MD, MSc, at the 2014 Celebration of New Members.

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15th Annual Celebration of New Members

Join us on Monday, September 28 as we honor our fifteenth class of new members! We will also present the Boyden Award and recognize the 2015 recipients of the Excellence in Teaching Award.

The AME is inducting 19 New Members on September 28:

Jennifer Babik, MD, PhD – Medicine, SOM

Angel Chen, RN, MSN, PNP – Family Health Care Nursing, SON

Denise Davis, MD – Medicine, SOM

Mitchell Feldman, MD, MPhil – Medicine, SOM

Ivan Gomez, MD, MS – Family and Community Medicine, SOM

Claire Horton, MD, MPH – Medicine, SOM

Conan MacDougall, PharmD, MAS – Clinical Pharmacy, SOP

Steven Pletcher, MD – Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, SOM

Sumant Ranji, MD – Medicine, SOM

Josette Rivera, MD – Medicine, SOM

George Saba, PhD – Family and Community Medicine, SOM

Stacy Sawtelle Vohra, MD – Emergency Medicine, SOM

JoAnne Saxe, DNP, ANP-BC – Community Health Systems, SON

Nicole Schroeder, MD – Orthopaedic Surgery, SOM

Justin Sewell, MD, MPH – Medicine, SOM

Chris Stewart, MD – Pediatrics, SOM

Patrick Treseler, MD, PhD – Pathology, SOM

Ram Vaderhobli, DDS, MS – Preventative and Restorative Dental Sciences, SOD

Naomi Wortis, MD – Family and Community Medicine, SOM


Boyden 2015 Award Winners:

  • Eva Lo

    Program Administrator
    SFGH Primary Care Medicine Residency Program
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine

  • Bonnie Hellevig

    Director, Data and Analytics
    Technology Enhanced Education (TEE)
    Office of Medical Education

2015 Excellence in Teaching Award recipients

Keynote Speaker: Monica Lypson, MD, MHPE
Dr. Lypson is she is the Associate Chief of Staff for Education in the Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System, Professor of Internal Medicine & Learning Health Sciences, and Assistant Dean for GME in the University of Michigan Health System.

She has done much interesting work in education, particularly in many aspects of nurturing our learners to succeed, assessing learners, pipeline and professional development, and recruitment/retention.

AME Celebration of New Members
Monday, September 28, 2015
3:00-5:00 pm
Room N-225, Parnassus Campus

Please read the highlights from the 2014 Celebration of New Members for information about last year's inductees and award winners.

For information about applying to the Academy email Kathleen Land.
For more information about the members of The Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, please click here.

For more information about the awards and past honorees, please click here.