Academic Appointments


  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine

Administrative Appointments


  • Co-chair, Ethics Committee, Faulkner Hospital (1999 - 2003)
  • Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School (1999 - 2005)
  • Hospitalist, Hospitalist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (1999 - 2005)
  • Hospitalist, Faulkner Hospital (2000 - 2005)
  • Director, Ethics Service, Faulkner Hospital (2003 - 2005)
  • Director, Stanford Hospitalist Program (2005 - 2011)

Honors & Awards


  • Partners in Excellence Award: Leadership & Quality Improvement, Partners Health Care (2004)
  • Partners in Excellence Award: Hospitalist Service, Partners Health Care (2002)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Harvard Medical School (2000)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Tufts Medical School (1999)

Professional Education


  • Fellowship, Harvard Medical School, Medical Ethics (2001)
  • Residency, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Medicine (1999)
  • MD, Harvard Medical School, Medicine (1996)
  • MTS, Harvard Divinity School, Theology (1996)
  • BS, Binghamton University, Biology (1991)

Current Research and Scholarly Interests


Hospitalist Medicine
Medicine Consultation
Quality Improvement
Medical Ethics
Organizational Ethics
Medical Humanities

2017-18 Courses


Graduate and Fellowship Programs