Course and Clerkship Personnel

M1 Courses

Anatomical Foundations of Clinical Practice (AFCP) 1&2 

Stefanie Attardi (Dept. of Foundational Medical Studies)
Jickssa Gemechu (Dept. of Foundational Medical Studies)
Coordinator: Katie Hitt – cmhitt@oakland.edu - 248-370-3652

Biomedical Foundations of Clinical Practice (BFCP) 1&2

James Grogan (Dept. of Foundational Medical Studies) 
Paul Megee (Dept. of Foundational Medical Studies) 
Coordinator: Cheryl Lim – clim@oakland.edu – 248-370-2924

Cardiovascular

Suzan ElSayed (Dept. of Foundational Medical Studies) 
Monica Jiddou-Patros (Dept. of Internal Medicine) 
Coordinator: Cheryl Lim – clim@oakland.edu – 248-370-2924

Hematopoietic and Lymphoid

Sarah Lerchenfeldt (Dept. of Foundational Medical Studies)
Elizabeth Wey (Dept. of Pathology)
Coordinator: Cheryl Lim – clim@oakland.edu – 248-370-2924 

Neuroscience 1

Daniel Menkes (Dept. of Neurology) 
Gustavo Patino (Dept. of Foundational Medical Studies) 
Coordinator: Cheryl Lim – clim@oakland.edu – 248-370-2924 

Respiratory

Claudio Cortes (Dept. of Foundational Medical Studies) 
Vishal Patel (Dept. of Internal Medicine)
Coordinator: Cheryl Lim – clim@oakland.edu – 248-370-2924

M2 Courses

Behavioral Medicine and Psychopathology

Changiz Mohiyeddini (Dept. of Foundational Medical Studies)
Agnes Wrobel (Dept. of Psychiatry)  
Coordinator: Loretta Trader – trader@oakland.edu - 248-370-3904

Diagnostic Medicine 1

Sayf Al-Katib (Dept. of Diagnostic Radiology)
Wendy Wiesend (Dept. of Clinical Pathology)
Coordinator: Pathology: Heidi Gorske – Heidi.Gorske@beaumont.org – 248-551-8023
Coordinator: Radiology: Phyllis Washington – Phyllis.Washington@Beaumont.org – 248-898-1937

Endocrine

Michael Brennan (Dept. of Internal Medicine)
Virginia Uhley (Dept. of Foundational Medical Studies)
Coordinator: Loretta Trader – trader@oakland.edu - 248-370-3904

Gastrointestinal and Hepatology

Inaya Hajj Hussein (Dept. of Foundational Medical Studies)
Laith Jamil (Dept. of Internal Medicine)
Coordinator: Loretta Trader – trader@oakland.edu - 248-370-3904

Integrative Evidence Based Medicine

Alexandra Halalau (Dept. of Internal Medicine)
Brett Holmes (Dept. of Internal Medicine)
Coordinator: Loretta Trader – trader@oakland.edu - 248-370-3904 

Musculoskeletal, Connective Tissue and Skin

Malli Barremkala (Dept. of Foundational Medical Studies)
Rajesh Iyer (Dept. of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation) 
Amish Patel (Dept. of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)
Coordinator: Loretta Trader – trader@oakland.edu - 248-370-3904

Neuroscience 2

Daniel Menkes (Dept. of Neurology)
Gustavo Patino (Dept. of Foundational Medical Studies)
Coordinator: Loretta Trader – trader@oakland.edu - 248-370-3904

Renal and Urologic

Mohammad Jafri (Dept. of Urology)
Saima Mansuri (Dept. of Internal Medicine)
Tracey Taylor (Dept. of Foundational Medical Studies) 
Coordinator: Loretta Trader – trader@oakland.edu - 248-370-3904

Reproductive

Sangeeta Kaur (Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Varna Taranikanti (Dept. of Foundational Medical Studies)
Jeffrey Yeamans (Dept. of Urology) 
Coordinator: Loretta Trader – trader@oakland.edu - 248-370-3904

M3 and M4 Clerkships

M3 Clerkship Directors and Coordinators

M3 Family Medicine Clerkship Director: (Troy)

Srikala Yedavally, D.O.
Coordinator: Angelina Gjokaj


M3 Internal Medicine Clerkship Directors:

Dillon Karmo, M.D.
Maham Siddiqi, M.D.
Coordinator: Maria Rivait


M3 Neurology Clerkship Director:

Adam Kuhlman, D.O.
Coordinator: Michael Viel


M3 OB/GYN Clerkship Director:

Ty Kwaiser, M.D.
Coordinator: Samantha Steele


M3 Ophthalmology Clerkship Director:

Lori Stec, M.D.
Coordinator: Kira Smith


M3 Pediatrics Clerkship Director:

Christopher Bergsman, M.D.
Coordinator: Jill Gibson


M3 Psychiatry Clerkship:

Jolyn Wagner, M.D.
Coordinator: Kristen Weber


M3 Surgery Clerkship Directors:

Jimmi Mangla, M.D.
Mario Villalba, M.D.
Coordinator: Jo Johnston


M4 Clerkship Directors and Coordinators

M4 Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Clerkship Director:

Rebecca Clemans, M.D.
Coordinator: Kira Smith


M4 Diagnostic Medicine:

Radiology component:

Sayf Al-Katib, M.D.
Coordinator: Phyllis Washington

Pathology component:

Wendy Wiesend, M.D.
Coordinator: Heidi Gorske


M4 Emergency Medicine Clerkship and M4 Sub-Internship Director:

Steven Joseph, M.D.
Coordinator: Takesha Shelton


M4 Family Medicine Sub-Internship Director:

Erik Weitz, D.O.
Coordinator: Angelina Gjokaj


M4 Internal Medicine Sub-Internship Director:

Francisco Davila, M.D.
Coordinator: Sara Bean


M4 Pediatrics Sub-Internship Director:

Christopher Bergsman, M.D.
Coordinator: Sara Bean


M4 Surgery Sub-Internship Directors:

Jimmi Mangla, M.D.
Mario Villalba, M.D.
Coordinator: Sara Bean


Troy, Beaumont:

Troy Site Director:

Stephanie Goike, M.D.
Troy Site Coordinator: Lindy Owiesny

Longitudinal Courses

Art and Practice of Medicine (APM)

Nelia Afonso (Dept. of Foundational Medical Studies) (APM 2) (Supports 1-5)
Andrea Hernandez-Troya (Dept. of Pediatrics) (APM 3) (Supports 1-5)
Arati Kelekar (Dept. of Internal Medicine) (APM 4&5) (Supports 1-5)
Ida Rubino (Dept. of Family Medicine) (APM 1) (Supports 1-5)
Sunitha Santhakumar (Dept. of Neurology) (Supports 1-5)
Coordinator: Gabrielle LeClerc – grlecler@oakland.edu - 248-964-5198

Embark 1-10

Dwayne Baxa (Dept. of Foundational Medical Studies)
Kara Sawarynski (Dept. of Foundational Medical Studies)
Coordinator: Julie Strong – strong@oakland.edu - 248-370-2940

Medical Humanities and Clinical Bioethics 1-6

Abe Brummett (Dept. of Foundational Medical Studies)
Jason Wasserman (Dept. of Foundational Medical Studies)
Coordinator: Christine Schwartz – ceschwar@oakland.edu - 248-370-2926

PRISM

Varsha Karamchandani (Dept. of Psychiatry) (M1-M4)
Serena Yan Kuang (Dept. of Foundational Medical Studies) (M1-M4)
Coordinator: Karen Smith – ksmith5@oakland.edu - 248-370-3231

Promotion and Maintenance of Health

Linda Dillon (Dept. of Internal Medicine) (1-4)
Deidre Hurse (Dept. of Foundational Medical Studies (1-4)
Victoria Lucia (Dept. of Foundational Medical Studies) (1-4)
Coordinator: Christine Schwartz – ceschwar@oakland.edu - 248-370-2926