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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, FACP
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
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, FACP
Faculty and 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

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