Our Graduates

Vinayak Venkataraman (Class of 2021):

  • Collaborating with adult oncology on a clinical outcomes study to better characterize remission in AML. 
  • Published a case report with pediatric oncology on secondary histiocytic sarcoma with BRAF V600E mutation after T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia in a very young child with dramatic response to dabrafenib and trametinib n on a pediatrics patient with complex oncologic disease

Seth Tobolsky (Class of 2021):

  • Studying LGBTQ+ recruitment for Medicine and Med-Peds
  • Worked at Hospital Doce de Octubre in Madrid, Spain for a month on inpatient endocrinology and pediatrics and obtained a Qualified Bilingual Staff designation at MGH for Spanish.

Rachel Erdil (Class of 2020):

  • Worked with the MGH Asylum Clinic to both complete medical asylum evaluations. 
  • Researched asylum seeker demographics and completed assessment regarding social determinants of health.
  • Presented a NEJM Cases From Mass General Hospital case of family separation at Pediatric Grand Rounds.

Margaret Threadgill (Class of 2020):

  • Led an internal medicine boot camp for COVID surge team providers, building a curriculum for non-internal medicine providers for both COVID and general adult medical topics. Presented across the hospital to multiple services and health professions. 

Yamini Krishnamurthy (Class of 2020):

  • Reviewed utilization of virtual visits for the adult congenital heart disease program to be presented at the national American College of Cardiology Conference.
  • Studied hypertension in adult congenital heart patients with Coarctation of the Aorta with the director of the MGH Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program.

Chris Valle (Class of 2020): 

  • Published a retrospective observational study to assess the utility of understanding factors associated with impaired right ventricular function in adult patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot. 
  • Served as the resident representative on the hospital wide quality improvement initiative to improve the inpatient STEMI care pathway.  
  • Performed a systematic review of care coordination practices for the inpatient management of asthma.
  • Presented a poster at the American Heart Association Meeting looking at cardiopulmonary exercise testing to predict long-term outcomes in adults with repaired Tetralogy of Fallot. 

Aisha James (Class of 2018): 

  • After residency, Aisha served as the Primary Care Chief Resident (2019-2020). She now works as a PCP at MGH Everett Family Care, and works to promote equity at MGH as the Associate Director for Diversity & Equity Committee, and the Advocacy Program for the Department of Pediatrics.

During Residency

  • led a population health management project with Seth Berkowitz assessing the impact population health management interventions have on racial and language health disparities.
  • participated in a multidisciplinary group Gun Violence Prevention and Research Task Force, creating educational documents for clinicians to educate themselves and their patients on gun safety.
  • participated in the Pediatrics Diversity & Equity group, working specifically on growing the number of URM residents in the MGHfC Pediatric Residency program.

Vimal Jhaveri (Class of 2018)

  • continued his work from medical school on C-STAHR: Community and Students Together Against Healthcare Racism. This project was started by 7 medical students and 6 community members to look at perceived discrimination by patients.
  • led and published an initiative promoting increased feedback in the Department of Medicine
  • led and published a study on procedural teaching and an additional study on feedback reminders in Med-Peds Clinic.

Rachel Harris Alinsky (Class of 2017):

  • Helped write and edit several chapters in the next edition of The Mass General Hospital for Children Adolescent Medicine Handbook (regarding transitions, bullying, and pregnancy).

Scott Nabity (Class of 2017)

  • evaluated novel rapid diagnostic technology for leptospirosis in Brazil and studied the incidence of leptospirosis presenting as aseptic meningitis.
  • studied public health surveillance for and control of communicable diseases, and looked at improving adherence to treatment for Latent TB infection in primary care.