Session Description

Article 1: “Evaluation of Women and underrepresented Racial & Ethnic Group Representation in Cardiology Fellowship After a Systematic Recruitment Initiative
Presented by Duane Allen, MD, PCCM Fellow Indiana University
Q&A with Authors- Jennifer Rymer, MD; and Lisa Crowley, MD

Article 2: Development of Learning Curves for Bronchoscopy: Results of a Multicenter Study of Pulmonary Trainees”
Presented by Christopher Ghaithi, MD, PCCM Fellow University of Pennsylvania
Q&A with Author- Nu Voduc, MD

Session Speakers

Duane Allen, MD
Dr. Duane Allen is a fellow at Indiana University. He is no stranger to the Big Ten; prior to his residency and fellowship at IU, he studied at both University of Michigan and The Ohio State University. His research focus has been in medical education and program improvement.

Anna Lisa Crowley, MD
Dr. Anna Lisa Crowley is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at Duke University. She received her medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine.  She completed her Internal Medicine Residency, Cardiology Fellowship, and Advanced Cardiac Imaging Training at Duke University. Dr. Crowley’s research interests are in cardiovascular imaging and education. She currently serves as the Director of the Durham VA Echocardiography Laboratory and is the Program Director of the Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at Duke.

Jennifer Rymer, MD
Dr. Jennifer Rymer is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at Duke University. She received her medical degree at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She completed Internal Medicine Residency at Duke, as well as her general cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowships. She was chief resident at Duke, and a chief clinical fellow. She received an MBA from Vanderbilt, as well as a Master’s in Clinical Research from Duke. She has published 55 publications, and is a junior faculty member with joint appointments at Duke and the Duke Clinical Research Institute.

Christopher Ghaithi, MD
Dr. Ghaithi is a Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. He was raised in Atlanta, GA, and completed his undergraduate training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received his medical degree from the Morehouse School of Medicine and completed internal medicine residency and chief residency at The University of Washington. Academically, he is interested in curricular development, particularly asynchronous learning, and interdisciplinary education.

Dr. Nha Voduc, MD
Dr. Nha Voduc completed medical school at McGill University, Internal medicine residency at University of Ottawa and Respirology subspecialty training at Queen’s University. He returned to the University of Ottawa as a full-time faculty member in 2003. He recently stepped down after 17 years as program director of the Respirology training program in 2020.

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