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Resident/Fellow Members with an electdate of 9/1/2013 or earlier)
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EDUCATION: B.S. Biology (cum laude) Creighton Univ. 1990-94.
M.D. Creighton Univ. Sch. of Med. 1994-98.
POST DOCTORAL TRAINING: Internship, Residency, and Chief of
Medical Residents, Madigan Army Med. Ctr. 1998-02. Fellowship in
Rheumatology, Walter Reed Army Med. Ctr. 2006-08.
CERTIFICATION: 2001 Int. Med., ABIM, re-certification 2011. 2008
PRESENT POSITION: Program Director, Rheumatology Fellowship
Program, National Capital Consortium, Walter Reed National Military
Med. Ctr., Bethesda, MD. 2014 - Pres., Assistant Professor of
Medicine, Uniformed Services Univ. of the Health Sciences (USU)
ACP CHAPTER INVOLVEMENT/LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES: Presented and
mentored multiple presentations at Chapter Meetings 1999-Pres.;
Program Chair, Combined Army/Air Force Chapter Annual Mtg, 2010;
Army Chapter, Governor's Advisory Board, 2010, 2011; Coordinated
Arthrocentesis training offered at the MD, DC, and Armed Forces
Chapter's Sponsored "Steps to Success" program at The Uniformed
Services Univ. encouraging medical students to pursue careers in
Int. Med. 2012, 2013, 2014; Mentored Abstracts in Navy Chapter Mtg,
ACP NATIONAL ACTIVITIES: FACP, 2010; Mentored National Meeting
Laboratory Research Finalist Poster, 2013; Abstract reviewer,
Annual Mtg, National, 2014
OTHER APPOINTMENTS/ACTIVITIES: DoD Co-Champion, VA/DoD Clinical
Practice Guideline(CPG): The Non-Surgical Management of Hip &
Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) development team: 2012- Present
Osteoarthritis CPG Toolkit Development Team: 2014 - Pres.;
Osteoarthritis CPG Broadcast Planning Comm. Mbr.: 2014 - Pres.;
National Capital Consortium Graduate Education Comm. Mbr.
2008-Pres.; Event Coach (Disease Detectives), North Bethesda Middle
School, Science Olympiad Team 2012-15.
AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL INTEREST/EXPERTISE: Pre-clinical
Autoimmunity in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Leadership in
CANDIDATE STATEMENT: The ACP US Army Chapter has had an
incredible impact on my career as a resident presenting at our
Chapter meeting, as a meeting planner, and more recently mentoring
young physicians in their academic and professional pursuits. This
Chapter and its annual meeting introduced me to my future mentors
and to the broad spectrum of clinical, educational, and operational
excellence and expertise that makes Army Internal Medicine what it
is. In this time of change it is critical that this Chapter remain
a strong, relevant advocate for the voice of our members in Army
Internal Medicine. In my role as Governor I will strive to serve as
the driving force in adapting to new challenges while sustaining
the legacy of excellence in both the ACP and in Army Medicine.
EDUCATION: Univ. of Scranton, Scranton, PA - BS Biology, 1999
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
- M.D., 2003
POST DOCTORAL TRAINING: Int. Med. Internship, Madigan Army Med.
Ctr., 2004 Int. Med. Residency, Madigan Army Med. Ctr., 2006
Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, Walter Reed Army Med. Ctr.,
CERTIFICATION: Int. Med., 2006 Critical Care Med., 2009
PRESENT POSITION: Chief, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep
Medicine Service, Madigan Army Medical Center Assist. Chief, Dept.
of Med., Madigan Army Med. Ctr.
ACP CHAPTER INVOLVEMENT/LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES: Army Chapter
Governor's Council - 2012 - current, WA Chapter Spring Scientific
Research Meeting faculty - 2015, Local Site Coordinator, Army ACP
Virtual Meeting - 2013, 2014, Army Chapter Abstract Reviewer/Judge
- 2012, WA Chapter Abstract Competition Reviewer/Judge - 2013,
ACP NATIONAL ACTIVITIES: National ACP Abstract Reviewer - 2010
to current, FACP 2009
OTHER APPOINTMENTS/ACTIVITIES: Int. Med. Residency Core Clinical
Faculty 2013 - pres., Int. Med. Residency Prog. Evaluation Comm.
2009 - pres., Int. Med. Residency Clinical Competency Comm. 2010 -
pres., Transitional Year Prog. Evaluation Comm. 2009 - pres.,
Transitional Year Clinical Competency Comm. 2011 - pres., Dept. of
Medicine Research Comm. 2011 - pres., Assist. Prof. of Clinical
Med., USUHS 2009 - pres., Madigan Critical Care Quality Management
Group Chair 2009 - pres., Madigan Trauma Comm. 2009 - present,
Madigan Provisions of Care Comm. 2012 - pres., Madigan Space Comm.
2012 - pres., Director, Critical Care Services 2009 - 2013, Peer
Reviewer for Critical Care Med. and Journal of Critical Care 2013 -
pres., AMSUS - lifetime mbr. Society of Critical Care Medicine Mbr.
2007 - pres.
AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL INTEREST/EXPERTISE: Graduate Medical
Education Clinical Research in critical care med. with a focus on
sepsis, infectious disease and quality improvement Health systems
CANDIDATE STATEMENT: I joined ACP during internship, as an
opportunity to learn about my profession and belong to a group that
represented general internists and internal medicine
subspecialists. During my second year of residency, I was elected
to the National Council of Associates (COA) as the Military
Representative. After a two-year term, I was elected to the
Chair-Elect position and served on the Board of Governors. As Chair
of the COA I was afforded the opportunity to sit on the Board of
Regents. My time representing Resident/Fellow Members and military
internists at the national level gives me unique insight into the
capabilities the ACP has to serve its members, including those of
us in "far-flung" places. I would like to continue my involvement
with the ACP, in more direct service to our chapter, furthering the
tremendous work that has made the Army Chapter one of the best in