Vasil Nika, MD, MPH, CMD, FAAFP

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Editor


Institution: University of Chicago

Institutional Role: Associate Professor of Family Medicine

Theresa Woehrle, MD, MPH

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 33: 28-year-old woman with dizziness


 

Suzanne Clarke, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 17: 55-year-old post-menopausal woman with vaginal bleeding


 

Pamela Wiseman, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 23: 5-year-old female with sore throat


 

David Ganetzky, MD, MPH

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Editor

Cases Edited: Family Medicine 17: 55-year-old post-menopausal woman with vaginal bleeding


 

Franklyn Babb, MD, FAAFP

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Editor

Cases Edited: Family Medicine 31: 66-year-old woman with shortness of breath

Institution: Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Medicine

Institutional Role: Clerkship Director Family Medicine

Joanne Williams-Cooper, MD, MPH

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 20: 28-year-old woman with abdominal pain


Jacqueline Weaver-Agostoni, DO, MPH

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author, Case Editor

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 11: 74-year-old woman with knee pain


Institution: UPMC Shadyside

Institutional Role: Program Director, Family Medicine Residency

Thomas Tafelski, DO

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 01: 45-year-old woman wellness visit


Augustine Sohn, MD, MPH

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Associate Editor, Case Author, Case Editor (former)

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 16: 68-year-old man with skin lesion


Institution: Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, UIC

Institutional Role: Faculty; Associate Professor, Clinical Family Medicine

Bio: Graduated from College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea in 1978 completed residency at the Seoul National University Hospital in 1983, Served Korean military as a military surgeon from 1983-1986, worked for 6 months as an attending surgeon at the Red Cross Hospital, Seoul Korea. Moved to the U.S in 1986. Completed Residency training in Family Medicine in 1991. Earned an MPH degree from the school of Public Health in 1995. Has been working as a Faculty at UIC Family Medicine.

Stephen Scott, MD, MPH

Academic Director for Engagement

Dr. Scott first became involved with Aquifer (formerly MedU) in 2007, when he joined the fmCASES (now Aquifer Family Medicine) development group. He’s been an active member of the Aquifer Family Medicine Course Board (where he continues to serve) since the launch of the course, in addition to leading workgroups to support student and educator Aquifer users.

Dr. Stephen Scott recently became the Senior Associate Dean of Educational Affairs and Accreditation at the newly formed Texas Christian University and UNTHSC School of Medicine in Fort Worth, Texas. He served a short term as the TCU and UNTHSC Chair of the Department of Medical Education and Director for the Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship prior to earning a promotion. Previously, he served as the Associate Dean for Student Affairs at Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar. For more than 20 years, he has worked with medical students, residents, and faculty in the classroom and in clinical settings, including directing courses in patient-physician communication, clinical skills, public health, and other disciplines. Dr. Scott is the recipient of multiple grants and awards for educational leadership and innovation. He and his wife Melissa have two daughters. Steve enjoys playing the piano, the arts, reading, and exploring the world with family and friends.


Discipline: Family Medicine

Current Roles: Academic Director of User Engagement, Case Author

Former Roles: Associate Editor and Teaching and Learning (Aquifer Family Medicine)

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 14: 35-year-old woman with missed period


Institution: TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine

Institutional Role: Senior Associate Dean for Educational Affairs

Pamela Rockwell, DO

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 15: 42-year-old man with right upper quadrant pain


Sarat Raman, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 23: 5-year-old female with sore throat


Saudia Mushkbar, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 01: 45-year-old woman wellness visit


Cathleen Morrow, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 24: 4-week-old female with fussiness


Institution: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center/ Geisel School of Medicine

Institutional Role: Chair of Department of Community and Family Medicine

Ellen Miller, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 31: 66-year-old woman with shortness of breath


Robert Mallin, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 07: 53-year-old man with leg swelling


Shou Ling Leong, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author, Senior Director (former)

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 10: 45-year-old man with low back pain


Institution: Penn State College of Medicine

Peter Lewis, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 25: 38-year-old man with shoulder pain


Eric Law, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 25: 38-year-old man with shoulder pain


Vasantha Kondamudi, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 27: 17-year-old male with groin pain


Fred Kobylarz, MD, MPH

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 29: 72-year-old man with dementia


Stella King, DM, MHA

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 04: 19-year-old woman with sports injury


Institution: University of Rochester

Institutional Role: Faculty Physician; Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine

Donna Kern, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 06: 57-year-old woman diabetes care visit


Pablo Joo, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 08: 54-year-old man with elevated blood pressure


William Huang, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 13: 40-year-old man with a persistent cough


Joel Heidelbaugh, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 19: 39-year-old man with epigastric pain


William Hay, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 03: 65-year-old woman with insomnia


Rachel Franklin, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 18: 24-year-old woman with headaches


Alexander Chessman, MD

Academic Director for Curriculum

Alec Chessman, MD has been engaged in medical education since 1988. He has directed courses in all years of medical school, and has precepted residents in the inpatient and outpatient settings for over 25 years. He introduced Evidence Based Medicine into the preclinical curriculum in the early 1990’s. Through HRSA grant funding, he introduced such innovations as providing laptop computers for students on clerkship rotation at away sites during the 1990’s, prior to a required laptop requirement.

He has received several honors from his professional academic organization, the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, including STFM President’s Awards for his participation in: the Predoctoral Directors’ Development Institute (faculty development fellowship), a faculty development newsletter called Teaching Physician (newsletter) for which he served as one of the Founding Editors for over a decade, the fmCASES Project Development Group, and the STFM Family Medicine Clerkship Curriculum Task Force that defined a national set of core objectives. He was part of the teams that won STFM Innovative Program Awards: for fmCASES in 2015, and for CERA in 2016. He received South Carolina AHEC’s James G. Halford, Jr. Award for the outstanding family medicine educator of the year in 2012, and STFM’s Excellence in Education Award in 2016.

He was part of the original team that developed fmCASES, now Aquifer Family Medicine. He authored one of the cases, and served as Co-Editor-in-Chief, and then Co-Senior Director until 2016. He served as Editor-in-Chief of Trauma Informed Care, a set of virtual patient cases developed under contract with the Department of Health and Human Services’s Office of Women’s Health, designed for primary care practitioners, these cases seek to improve care for patients adversely affected by traumatic life events.


Discipline: Family Medicine

Current Roles: Academic Director of Curriculum, Case Author

Former Roles: Editor-in-Chief (Aquifer Family Medicine and Trauma-informed Care) 

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 28: 58-year-old man with shortness of breath

Carol Motley, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 09: 50-year-old woman with palpitations


Harland Holman, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Assessment Author


Institution: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine/Spectrum Health

Institutional Role: Assistant Professor, Clerkship Director

Dolapo Babalola, MD, FAAFP

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Assessment Author


Institution: Morehouse School of Medicine

Institutional Role: Associate Professor

Kristi VanDerKolk, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Assessment Author


Institution: Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine

Institutional Role: Assistant Professor

Laurie Belknap, DO

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Assessment Author


Institution: Summit Pacific Medical Center

Institutional Role: Program Director

Anthony Dambro, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Assessment Author


Institution: Penn State College of Medicine Hershey

Institutional Role: Family Medicine Clerkship Co-Director, Director of Integrated Science Sessions, Woodward Center for Excellence in Health Science Education; Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine

Magdelena Pasarica, MD, PhD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Assessment Author


Institution: University of Central Florida College of Medicine

Institutional Role: Director for the Internal/Family Medicine Clerkship; Associate Professor for Medicine

Jorge C. Mora, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Assessment Author


Institution: Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Institutional Role: Director of Geriatrics; Associate Professor

Jordan White, MD, MPH

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Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Associate Editor, Case Editor (former)


Institution: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Institutional Role: Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

John Waits, MD, FAAFP

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Associate Editor, Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 12: 16-year-old female with vaginal bleeding and UCG


Institution: University of Alabama

Tomoko Sairenji, MD, MS

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Associate Editor


Institution: University of Washington

Institutional Role: Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Bio: Dr. Sairenji graduated from Okayama University Medical School, trained at Aso-Iizuka Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan, and then came to the US where she completed her Family Medicine residency at UPMC Shadyside, Pittsburgh, PA, where she also served as Chief Resident. She is currently an assistant professor of Family Medicine at the University of Washington.

Martha Seagrave, PA-C

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Associate Editor, Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 20: 28-year-old woman with abdominal pain


Institution: University of Vermont

Elizabeth Brown, MD, MPH, IBCLC

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Current Roles: Teaching & Learning Lead, Case Author, Case Editor (former)

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 21: 12-year-old female with fever


Institution: University of Rochester

Institutional Title: Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine

Institution Role: Director Medical Student Education, Dept. of Family Medicine; Global Health Pathway Director; Clerkship Director

 

Jason Chao, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Assessment Lead, Case Author, Case Editor (former)

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 02: 55-year-old man wellness visit


Institution: Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Institutional Title: Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health

Institutional Role: Clerkship Director

 

Katie Margo, MD

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Curriculum Lead, Case Author, Associate Editor (former)

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 05: 30-year-old woman with palpitations


Institution: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Institutional Title: Associate Professor Emeritus

David Anthony, MD, M.Sc.

Course Board: Aquifer Family Medicine

Role: Senior Director, Case Author

Cases Authored: Family Medicine 26: 55-year-old man with fatigue, Family Medicine 29: 72-year-old man with dementia


Institution: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Institutional Title: Associate Professor of Family Medicine

Institutional Role: Vice-Chair of Research and Education