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Tatnuck Specialty Advisors

This list of House Specialty Advisors is comprised of UMass Chan faculty who are highly recommended by students and/or faculty peers as passionate ambassadors for their field. To learn more about a specialty that you are interested in exploring contact your House Specialty Advisor to arrange a meeting or time to shadow* them in the clinical setting. (If you do not hear back after reaching out with a couple of emails, it is fine to contact a House Specialty Advisor in another House). When you do meet with a House Specialty Advisor consider interviewing them about their field by asking questions such as those in the list linked to here.


For shadowing opportunities in a given field please contact your House Specialty Advisor, EXCEPT for dermatology and adult hematology/oncology. For observerships in those fields please contact the individual specified below:

Department Tatnuck House Specialty Advisor
Anesthesiology Theo Matheos email
(No Observerships*)
Mark Scharf email
Emergency Medicine Martin Reznek email
Family Medicine-Primary Care Stephanie Carter-Henry email or Phil Bolduc email
Family Medicine-Sports Medicine Mike Maddaleni email
Geriatrics Zahra Sheikh email
Hospital Medicine Patricia Seymour email or Andy Karson email
Internal Medicine-Primary Care Mary Hawthorne email
Internal Medicine-Cardiology Gerry Aurigemma email or Naomi Botkin email
Internal Medicine-Endocrinology  Mira Sofia Torres email
Internal Medicine-Gastroenterology Wahid Wassef  email
Internal Medicine-Hematology / Oncology
(No Observerships*)
Tasneem Ali email
Internal Medicine-Infectious Disease Jennifer Daly email
Internal Medicine-Nephrology Jahan Montague  email or PY Fan email
Internal Medicine-Pulmonary Medicine / Critical Care Kyle Halligan email
Internal Medicine-Rheumatology Nancy Liu email
Medicine / Pediatrics John McCahan email
Neurology Jordan Eisenstock email
Neurosurgery Justin Slavin email
Obstetrics & Gynecology Anne Garrison email
Ophthalmology Misha Faustina email
Orthopedics Michael Stauff email
Otolaryngology Ricardo Aulet email
Palliative Medicine Jen Reidy email
Pathology George Tjionas email
Pediatrics (General) Lloyd Fisher email
Pediatrics (Subspecialties) Matthew Shields email (Gastroenterology)
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Trista Brown email
Plastic Surgery Douglas Rothkopf email
Preventative Medicine Susan Hogan email
Psychiatry Marie Hobart email
Radiation Oncology TJ FitzGerald email
Radiology Andrew Chen email
Surgery James Carroll email
Vascular Surgery Dejah Judelson email