Erin Finn is an endocrinologist at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus with a dual appointment in the departments of Pediatrics and Medicine. She is originally from Colorado, where she went to medical school and completed her fellowships in Endocrinology, but has spent several years in Houston, Texas for her undergraduate at Rice University and residency at Baylor College of Medicine. She has a research interest in young adults with severe obesity and type 2 diabetes. Her clinical interests are focused on improving the management of young adults with endocrinopathies.
When not at work, you’ll often find her in her vegetable garden alongside her rescue mutt Pepper, hunting down ingredients for elaborate meals, or skiing in the mountains.
Dr. Harvir S Gambhir is an Associate Professor, Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine and Associate Program Director for Internal Medicine Residency Program, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York. He serves as Vice-Chair for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Program, Department of Medicine. He did his residency & chief residency at SUNY Upstate Medical University. He has a keen interest in improving communication between physicians and patients, and his educational interest is in leadership and mentorship. Dr. Gambhir has initiated in his Institute & Department of Medicine, for example, Quality management structure, Sepsis campaign, educational Quality Curriculum & metrics for Internal Medicine residency. Dr. Gambhir has been recognized by students, house staff, and colleagues for his contributions in teaching and clinical care, including the 2020 Gold Standard award and also Laureate Award Recipient in October 2021 through NYACP for professional leadership, commitment to excellence in medical care, education, or research in service to colleagues and the community.
Michelle Lewis, MD is from a small town in central Illinois. She attended University of Illinois for Undergraduate with a B.S. degree in Integrative Biology. She attended medical school at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. She moved to Chicago, Illinois where she completed her residency at University of Illinois and stayed an additional year as Chief Resident of the Jesse Brown VA Hospital. She and her husband made the decision to move to Nashville, Tennessee in 2019 when she was offered a position as a Hospitalist at Vanderbilt University. Since then, she has had two babies and has enjoyed having time with family. She is looking for a life-long career in academic medicine and wants to establish herself as core faculty within the Section of Hospital Medicine and is currently Lead Physician for the Hospital at Home Program.
Dr. Von Samedi is currently an Associate Professor of Pathology at the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, covering Head/Neck Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology services. He is the medical director of the Head/Neck pathology service and the director of the Pathology Residency Training program. He has co-authored a book, and written multiple book chapters on cytopathology and molecular pathology.
Dr. Samedi got his B.S. in Chemistry from Suffolk University, Boston, MA. He then received both his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Following a year in internal medicine at New York Medical College, New York, NY, he completed a residency in Anatomic/Clinical Pathology and a fellowship in Cytopathology at Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA. He subsequently became a faculty member and eventually the Resident Training Program Director and Vice Chair of Education at the University of New Mexico, before joining the University of Colorado.
Dr. Samedi has chaired various national committees addressing initiatives from global health to increase diversity and inclusion within pathology workforce. He holds membership and leadership positions in key professional societies, including the College of American Pathologists and the American Society of Clinical Pathology.