Graduate Medical Education

Leadership & Faculty

Transitional year

The transitional year residency is sponsored by the Internal Medicine Residency and Emergency Medicine Residency.

John Hippen, MD

John Hippen, MD
Program Director
Internal Medicine Residency
Transitional Year Program

  • Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Residency and Chief Residency: Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medicine
  • Professional Interests: Patient-centered Care, Bedside Teaching, Motivational Interviewing, Consultative Medicine, Perioperative Medicine and Diabetes
Cara Ruggeri, DO, FACP

Cara Ruggeri, DO, FACP
Associate Program Director
Internal Medicine Residency

  • Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency and Chief Residency: St. Luke’s Hospital
  • Professional Interests: Patient Safety, QI, Communication Skills, Simulation, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Wellness

Ana Rosado, MD, MS
Medical Clerkship Director

  • Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
  • Residency and Chief Residency: St. Mary’s Hospital-Yale University affiliate
  • Professional Interests: Medical Student Teaching, Simulation, Patient Safety

David Leh, MD
Faculty and Course Director for Doctoring Course

  • Medical School: Thomas Jefferson School of Medicine
  • Residency: Henry Ford Medical Center
  • Professional Interests: Evidence-based Medicine, Medical Education and Biological Prosthetic Implant
James Phillips, DO, FACP

James Phillips, DO, FACP

  • Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internship: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Osteopathic
  • Residency: St. Luke’s Hospital
  • Professional Interests: Ambulatory Medicine, Simulation, Teaching Yale Modules

Harsh Goel, MD

  • Medical School: Government Medical College – Patiala
  • Internship: University of Alabama Hospital – Birmingham
  • Residency: Wellspan (York Hospital)
  • Professional Interests: Research, Medical education, Simulation

Scott Melanson, MD
Program Director, Emergency Medicine

  • Medical School: Jefferson Medical College
  • Residency: Geisinger Medical Center
  • Professional Interests: ED Sonography, Imaging in EM, International Medicine, Disaster Medicine, Orthopedic EM, Trauma Care

Justin Psaila, MD
Chief of Medicine

  • Medical School: New York Medical College, 1996
  • Residency: St. Vincent Hospital
  • Professional Interests: Hospitalist Medicine, Transition of Care, Utilization