Tamara Shankel MD
Senior Associate Dean, Medical Student Education
Associate Professor, Pediatrics/Medicine/Medical Education
Foundations of Clinical Medicine Co-Course Director

Leonard S. Werner MD, MA
Professor, Medicine/Basic Science/Medical Education
Pathophysiology and Applied Physical Diagnosis Course Director

Nancy Heine MSEd, RN, ANP-BC
Assistant Professor, Medicine/Medical Education
Director, Clinical Skills Education Center

Rebekah Bartos Specht MSN, RN, FNP-BC 
Assistant Professor, Medicine/Medical Education

Kathy Herzberger MS, RN, BSN
Instructor, Medicine/Medical Education

Vener DeFriez

Vener DeFriez, RN APN
Manager, Standardized Patients

Marisa Dalida
Administrative Assistant

Stephanie Valdez
Administrative Secretary

 

Clinical Skills Education Specialists

Faculty physicians have dedicated paid teaching time in the CSEC. The faculty physicians are responsible for teaching small-group clinical skills labs, evaluating and remediating clinical skills, developing and implementing OSCEs, training and monitoring standardized patients, and developing and facilitating simulation-based labs.

 Vi Dinh MD

Vi Dinh MD
Professor, Emergency Medicine, Medicine

Matt Fong MD

Matt Fong MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Suchaya Jinamornphongs MD

Suchaya Jinamornphongs MD
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine

Leanna Lee MD

Leanna Lee MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Maria Belen Lohr MD

Maria Belen Lohr MD
Assistant Professor, Family Medicine

Khiet Ngo DO

Khiet Ngo DO
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Axa Martell MD

Axa Martell MD
Assistant Professor, Medicine