Trainees

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, M.D., Ph.D.
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 M.D., Ph.D. 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, M.D., Ph.D.
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 B.Sc. He then earned his Ph.D. from the University of Oxford prior to earning his M.D. from HMS. His Ph.D. thesis involved the use of DNA as an engineering material for nanoscale structures.

Anthony A. Philippakis, M.D., Ph.D.
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 M.D., Ph.D. 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.”

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