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PEM Faculty

  • Zachary "Zack" Binder, MD

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Director of Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound
     

    Education

    Medical School: Tufts
    Residency: New York University/Bellevue Pediatrics
    Fellowship: Brown/Hasbro Children's Hospital

    Academic/Clinical Interests: Ultrasound, Medical Education

    Hobbies & Personal Interests: Softball, golf, travel, landscaping, professional sports, University of Maryland basketball, national politics, solar energy production

  • Theodore Macnow

    Theodore Macnow, MD

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

    Director of Operations Pediatric Emergency Department

    Education

    Medical School: Tufts
    Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's hospital
    Fellowship: Boston Children's hospital

    Academic/Clinical Interests: Medical Education, carbon monoxide, concussions, clinical operations, community emergencies

    Hobbies & Personal Interests: Being a Dad! Ice hockey, softball, golf, hiking, cooking, gardening.

  • Payal Modi

    Payal Modi, MD, MPH

    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Director of Division of Health Equity

    Education

    Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
    Residency: Rhode Island Hospital / Brown University,
    Fellowship: International Emergency Medicine at The Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard University

    Academic/Clinical Interests: Health equity/disparities, Racism & Microaggressions, Social Determinants of Health, Human Trafficking, Public Health, Global Health

    Hobbies & Personal Interests: traveling, music, exploring new places, gardening, photography

  • Justin Chapman

    Justin Chapman, MD

    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
     

    Education

    Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
    Residency: University of Massachusetts Medical School

    Academic/Clinical Interests: Airway management and simulation, resident education, quality improvement, administration

    Hobbies & Personal Interests: Spending time with family, carpentry, brewing beer, fishing, traveling and enjoying the great outdoors

  • Joselle Otero-Palacios, MD

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Director of Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound
     

    Education

    Medical School: University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
    Residency: University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
    Fellowship:Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University

    Academic/Clinical Interests: Pediatric Simulation

    Hobbies & Personal Interests: Dancing (Folkloric Puerto Rican dances, Salsa, Jazz, Hip hop), Zumba, hiking, kayaking, traveling the world, Philadelphia Eagles fan production

  • Marc Lieberman

    Marc Lieberman, MD, MPH

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Associate Program Director
     

    Education

    Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
    Residency: The Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center
    Fellowship: Brown University /Hasbro Children’s Hospital
     

    Academic/Clinical Interests: Medical Education

    Hobbies & Personal Interests: Boston sports, reading, skiing

     

  • Bonnie Mathews

    Bonnie Mathews, MD

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program Director
     
     

    Education 

    Medical School: University of South Alabama College of Medicine
    Residency: Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
    Fellowship: Boston Children’s Hospital 
     
    Academic Interest: Medical Education, EMS and prehospital provider education, global health
     

    Hobbies & Personal Interests: Travel, reading, skiing, hiking, biking, cooking and baking, spending time with family and friends (especially if it involves good food)

  • Madeline McCarthy, MD

    Assistant Professor Pediatrics
     

    Education

    Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
    Residency: University of Massachusetts Medical School
    Fellowship: Yale/New Haven Hospital
     

    Academic/Clinical Interests: Child abuse and neglect, newborn medicine, health information management system

    Hobbies & Personal Interests: Spending time with family and friends, reading, spending time outdoors.

  • Garima Sarda

    Garima Sarda, MD, MPH

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
     

    Education

    Medical School: Chicago Medical School (Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science)
    Residency: Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University
    Fellowship: Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters
     

    Academic/Clinical Interests: Simulation, medical education of trainees, POCUS

    Hobbies & Personal Interests: Baking (especially eggless or other allergen-friendly goodies); all forms of dance (but especially classical Indian dance forms), global health

  • Falgun Wylie

    Falgun Wylie, MD

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics  
     

    Education

    Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine  
    Residency: Boston Combined Residency Program at Children’s Hospital Boston
    Fellowship: Texas Children’s Hospital
     

    Academic/Clinical Interests: Fever, asthma, quality improvement   

    Hobbies & Personal Interests: Hiking, travel, mystery novels