The Combined Residency in Genetics and Medicine trains no more than two BWH Internal Medicine residents per year, so that at steady state there may be up to ten trainees in the program.
Current Medicine-Genetics Residents
Sameer Chopra, MD, PhD Genetic Medical Resident, BWH; Chief Resident, W. Roxbury VA Hosp. Clinical Fellow in Medicine, HMS Sameer is a graduate of Harvard University where he studied Biological Anthropology and Neuroscience. He earned his MD, PhD from Vanderbilt where he trained with Dr. Dan Roden. His dissertation was entitled, "Voltage-gated sodium channels are required for cardiac cell fate specification in zebrafish embryos."
Russell Goodman, MD, PhD Genetic Medical Resident, BWH Clinical Fellow in Medicine, HMS Russell is a graduate of the University of Lethbridge where he studied Biochemistry and Physics for his BSc. He then earned his PhD from the University of Oxford prior to earning his MD from HMS. His PhD thesis involved the use of DNA as an engineering material for nanoscale structures.
Anthony A. Philippakis, MD, PhD Cardiology Fellow; Genetic Medical Resident, BWH Clinical Fellow in Medicine, HMS Anthony is a graduate of Yale and Cambridge Universities where he studied mathematics. He earned his MD, PhD from HMS where he trained with Dr. Martha Bulyk. His dissertation was entitled, “An Integrated Computational Approach for the Determination of Metazoan Cis Regulatory Codes and Cis Regulatory Modules.”
Combined Residency in Genetics and Medicine Program