Clinical Leadership Fellows 2019 – 2020
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Alexander (Alex) Bryan, MD, MPH
Alex Bryan, MD, MPH was a 2019-2020 NYC Health + Hospitals Clinical Leadership Fellow in the Office of Population Health. He conducted his clinical practice at NYC Health + Hospitals/Gouverneur during the fellowship and continues to practice there. Prior to fellowship, Dr. Bryan completed his residency at Montefiore’s Primary Care and Social Internal Medicine program, with an emphasis on providing care to underserved populations with complex medical and psychosocial needs. Dr. Bryan’s main area of interest is focused on diet-related chronic disease in low-income communities. His research includes peer-reviewed publications on nutrition and emergency food resources in the South Bronx. During his training, he also served on the executive board of the American Public Health Association (APHA) as Chair of APHA’s Student Assembly.
Dr. Bryan earned his MD and MPH at Thomas Jefferson University, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in Architecture from the University of Minnesota.
Ross Kristal, MD
Ross Kristal, MD, was a 2019-2020 NYC Health + Hospitals Clinical Leadership Fellow in the Office of Ambulatory Care. He conducted his clinical practice at NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health, Belvis during the fellowship and continues to practice there. Dr. Kristal received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and was the recipient of the Isadore Rossman Memorial Award for Commitment to Community Health. He completed his internship and residency training at the Yale Primary Care Residency Program and was awarded the Yale University School of Medicine Primary Care Recognition Award. Subsequently, Dr. Kristal, served as the Chief Medicine Resident for Advocacy and Community Health for the Yale Primary Care Residency Program. During this time, he was selected to be a National Physicians Alliance Copello Fellow. Dr. Kristal is a general internist, who works with his patients to promote physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.
Jillian Diuguid-Gerber, MD
Jillian Diuguid-Gerber, MD was a 2019-2020 NYC Health + Hospitals Clinical Leadership Fellow in the Office of Population Health. She conducted her clinical practice at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue during the fellowship and now practices at NYC Health + Hospitals/Woodhull. Dr. Diuguid-Gerber attended medical school at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, where she was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society and received the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine award. She recently completed her residency in New York University’s Primary Care Internal Medicine program, working at Bellevue and Gouverneur, facilitating quality improvement and care transitions projects.
As a clinician, she plans to work in comprehensive primary care for high-risk, high-need, high-cost patients. Beyond the clinic, her interests lie in understanding structural determinants of health, specifically in transforming the structures that worsen people’s health and prevent people from receiving health care.
Dr. Diuguid-Gerber graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School, studying International Studies and Business and completed a post baccalaureate program at Columbia University.
Madden Rowell, MD
Madden Rowell, MD was a 2019 -2020 NYC Health + Hospitals Clinical Leadership Fellow in the Office of Ambulatory Cace. She conducted her clinical practice at NYC Health + Hospitals/Morissania during the fellowship and continues to practice there. She completed her medical school training at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C. While there, Madden oversaw a nutrition education and counseling program at the student run free clinic. Madden completed residency in internal medicine at the Yale Primary Care program. As a resident, she participated in the Quality Improvement and Physician Leadership distinction and created an electronic referral system that enabled patient participation in a community-based nutrition program. In addition to nutrition and community health, Madden is interested in primary care innovation and medical humanities.
Louis Hart, MD
Louis Hart III, MD was a 2019-2020 NYC Health + Hospitals Clinical Leadership Fellow in the Office of Quality and Safety. He conducted his clinical practice at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue during the fellowship and now practices at NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County. Prior to fellowship, Dr. Hart completed his residency in Pediatrics at NYU Langone Health / Bellevue Hospital Center. He has a keen interest in business management and health policy, having worked in the Office of the Chair of the Senate Health Committee in California, and as a business solutions expert at Apple, Inc., prior to his residency.
Dr. Hart’s career passions include pediatric hospital medicine, value based healthcare, physician lead patient advocacy, and quality. He was a founding member of the Clinical Quality Improvement – NYU Langone Health High Reliability Organization (HRO) House Staff Committee.
Dr. Hart earned his doctor of medicine at University of California, San Diego and his BA from Vanderbilt University.
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