Drs. Marla Keller and Elizabeth Kitsis Appointed Associate Chairs for Department
Under the direction of Dr. Laurie Jacobs, Dr. Marla Keller will be responsible for improving infrastructure, enhancing resources, and providing mentorship to expand clinical research; and Dr. Elizabeth Kitsis will manage credentialing, developing a departmental mentoring program, and assisting with faculty issues.
Second Annual Sharon Silbiger, MD Memorial Lecture
Dr. Corinne Moss-Racusin (Skidmore College) discussed the urgency of addressing the persistent lack of diversity at the top levels of STEMM fields in her lecture "The Myth of Meritocracy? Demonstrating and Addressing Gender Bias in Academic Science", a tribute to the late Dr. Sharon Silbiger.
ID Week 2014 Research Presentations
Drs. Liise-anne Pirofski, Theresa Madaline, Connie Park, and former ID fellow Dr. Izona Bock presented this past week at ID Week 2014, an annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, HIV Medicine Association, and Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.
Dr. Victor Schuster Honored for Service as Department Chair
On October 1, 2014, Dr. Victor Schuster was honored for his twelve-year tenure as Chair of the Department of Medicine at a reception hosted in the Faculty Club.