Chief Medical Residents
Jigar Contractor, M.D.
Carrie Down, M.D.
Amy Shaw, M.D.
The Chief Residents are responsible for educational activities, mediating clinical issues, and overseeing schedule coordination. They are integral members of the Program Leadership and represent the residency program to the rest of the department and hospital, in collaboration with the Quality Improvement Chief. They also serve as role models, mentors, and advisors for residents and students.
Quality Improvement Chief Resident
Jamuna Krishnan, M.D.
The Quality Improvement Chief Resident works closely with house staff on multiple projects related to Quality Improvement and Patient Safety. Teaching QI and ensuring best practices and safe care, the QI Chief is involved in handoff projects and improvement in documentation. The QI Chief Resident acts as a liaison between several Hospital committees, Department committees, and the residency program, keeping lines of communication open and finding opportunities for resident involvement in system-wide QI initiatives.