Health Professions Education Program Advisory Board

A Worldwide Community

As you proceed through our program, you will gain access to an international network of peers, alumni, experts, and faculty.

Gino Chisari, RN, DNP, Director, Norman Knight Nursing Center for Clinical and Professional Development, Massachusetts General Hospital
Chief Learning Officer - Nursing, Lunder-Dineen Health Education Alliance of Maine

Jeffrey B. Cooper, PhD, Executive Director, Center for Medical Simulation, Massachusetts General Hospital  

Susan E. Farrell, MD, MEd, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Gaurdia E. Banister, RN, PhD, Executive Director of the Institute for Patient Care, Massachusetts General Hospital; and Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing at the MGH Institute

James A. Gordon, MD, MPA, Chief of the Division of Medical Simulation in the Department of Emergency Medicine, and Director of the Learning Laboratory at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Director, Gilbert Program in Medical Simulation, Harvard Medical School

Diane U. Jette, PT, MS, DSc, FAPTA, Associate Chair and Professor of the Physical Therapy Department, MGH Institute of Health Professions

Debra J. Leven, MBA, MPH, Director, Physician Assistant Services, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Roy Phitayakorn, MD, MHPE, Assistant Surgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital and is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School.

Elizabeth A. Rider, MSW, MD, FAAP, Director of Academic Programs for the Institute for Professionalism and Ethical Practice, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Daniel J. Schumacher, MD, MEd, Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati Department of Pediatrics.  

Carmen Vega-Barachowitz, MS, CCC-SLP, Director of the Speech, Language, Swallowing and Reading Disabilities Program at Massachusetts General Hospital; and Clinical Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the MGH Institute