Four residents are chosen annually to stay an additional year as Chief Residents. On a rotational basis, two of the Chiefs are always present at Mount Sinai Hospital, one at the Bronx VA Medical Center, and one at Elmhurst Hospital. These Chief Residents work closely with the Chair and the Vice Chairs of the Department of Medicine and provide leadership throughout the Residency Training Program. They are the liaison between the day-to-day workings of the House Officers, the administration of the Department, and the various hospitals. They have significant teaching responsibilities and are expected to be future leaders in Medicine.
The 2014-15 Chief Residents are:
Alessia Carluccio, MD, graduated Lehigh University with a BS in Biology, and completed her MD at Rutgers Medical School at Robert Wood Johnson in New Jersey before joining the Mount Sinai Residency Program in 2011. After her chief residency year, she will be pursuing a fellowship in Endocrinology and is planning for a career in academic medicine.
Andrew Coyle, MD, received his BS in Economics from Clemson University and an MD from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He is a 2014 graduate of the Primary Care Track and currently serves as a Chief Resident for the Department of Medicine. As a resident, he was able provide care for patients both at the resident clinic (IMA) and at clinics in city homeless shelters. His research and professional interests include general medical care for underserved populations, in-shelter medical care for homeless persons, and education around homeless health issues. He was the recipient of a 2014 Excellence in Teaching Award from the Institute for Medical Education at Mount Sinai and is planning a career in academic primary care, focusing on both education and clinical care.
Matthen Mathew, MD, graduated from Boston University with a BA in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology then completed his MD at the University of Florida before joining the Categorical Internal Medicine Residency Program in 2011. In his current role as chief resident he works with faculty and housestaff to promote resident education. He is applying for fellowship in Hematology and Oncology with a focus on soft tissue sarcomas.
Jeffrey Thiboutot, MD, is currently one of the Chief Residents in the Department of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine. He received a BS in Chemical Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University focusing on Bioprocessing and an MD from the Pennsylvania State College of Medicine. He is currently pursuing a fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care and has research aspirations in protocol based management of Pulmonary Diseases. Jeff is planning a future career in academic medicine, focusing on research, teaching and leadership.
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