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APCCMPD Medical Educator Podcast: “Advocacy as a Medical Educator”

You are invited to join Drs. Adamson, Doo, Gause, and Lee for a conversation on our responsibilities as medical educators and physicians in advocating for important causes. During this discussion, you will better understand what advocacy is and how you can make a positive impact as an advocate.


Rosemary Adamson, MBBS
University of Washington

Rosemary Adamson, MBBS, is an Associate Professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine, Associate Program Director of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Program at the University of Washington and Associate Section Chief of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at the VA Puget Sound Healthcare System. Her academic interests include teaching and assessing learners’ skills in procedures, especially bronchoscopy, and improving healthcare provider wellness. Dr. Adamson is also Chair of the APCCMPD Medical Educator Podcast.

Kathleen Doo, MD, MHPE
Kaiser Permanente

Kathleen Doo, MD, MHPE, specializes in adult pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine, focusing on medical education and advocacy. She is Assistant Program Director for the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at Kaiser Permanente, Northern California, in Oakland. She obtained a Master’s in Health Professions Education at New York University. She is active in organized medicine and serves as a Delegate to the American Medical Association House of Delegates and California Medical Association House of Delegates.

Sherie Gause, MD
Oregon Health & Science University

Sherie Gause, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. She is the current Associate Program Director of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship. She also specializes in interstitial lung disease and pulmonary hypertension. Dr. Gause is passionate about medical education and enjoys teaching and empowering her patients to manage their lung diseases better.

May M. Lee, MD
University of Southern California

May M. Lee, MD, is an Associate Professor at the University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine. She has been the Fellowship Program Director of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship program since July 2018. She is also the Director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit and the Service Chief of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep services at the Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center and in Los Angeles, CA. Before joining the faculty at USC, she was the Program Director for the Internal Medicine Training Program at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago, IL. Dr. Lee earned her medical degree from the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, NY. She completed her Internal Medicine residency, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, and Post-Doctoral Research program at the University of Chicago. Dr. Lee’s clinical interests are in critical care medicine and medical education. Dr. Lee has long been active as an educator both in and out of medicine, from teaching at an outdoor adventure-based program for “at-risk” youth to developing a new curriculum for 6th-graders to her roles as both Internal Medicine and Pulmonary and Critical Care Program Director. She is active in Pulmonary and Critical Care society committees, working on curriculum building and local, regional, and national educational programming.