Denham Ward, MD

Denham Ward, MD

Adjunct Professor of Anesthesiology, TUSM
Emeritus Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology
University of Rochester, Rochester NY
Co-Director of The Academy

Dr. Ward received his BS(EE) from the University of Maine and his Ph.D. from UCLA in System Science. His medical degree is from the University of Miami where he did an internal medicine internship. He completed his anesthesiology residency at UCLA where he remained on the faculty. While at UCLA, he served as the residency program director. In 1992, he moved to the University of Rochester to become Chair of the Anesthesiology department. He also served as Associate Dean for Faculty Development – Medical Education and directed several medical school basic science courses. In 2011, Dr. Ward “semi-retired” to his family home in Bowdoinham. He also serves on the Admissions committee for the Maine Track and on the Institutional Faculty Promotions Committee.

Contact Information:

Email: dward2@mmc.org

Dr. Bob Bing-You, MD, MEd, MBAM

Dr. Bob Bing-You, MD, MEd, MBAM

Vice President of Medical Education, Maine Medical Center
Co-Director of The Academy

Dr. Bing-You is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine residency training here at Maine Medical Center, followed by a clinical and research fellowship in Endocrinology. He then went on to obtain a Masters in Adult Education at the University of Southern Maine. For eight years, Dr. Bing-You served as Residency Program Director and Clerkship Director for the Department of Internal Medicine. He has been active at the leadership level of several educational committees, such as MMC Graduate Medical Education Committee, C.M.E. Advisory Committee, Maine Track Admissions Subcommittee, GME Planning Committee, and Master Teacher Peer Review Committee, to name a few.

Dr. Bing-You practices at Maine Medical Partners Endocrinology and Diabetes Center, located in Scarborough, ME. His practice focus is on thyroid conditions and bone health. As Vice President of Medical Education he serves on the Board of Maine Medical Partners. Most recently he completed his MBA degree through the University of Massachusetts.

Contact Information:

Email: bingyb@mmc.org

Office: 207-662-7060

While many other faculty will conduct the seminars and workshops these are the core faculty (and their role in the Maine Track):

Carl Germann, MD

Carl Germann, MD

Dr. Germann is the Director of the Tufts Maine Track Program Orientation, EBM, and 4th year curriculum, Assistant Program Director and Core Faculty Member MMC Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Academy Fellow into the Academy at the MMC Institute for Teaching Excellence and Associate Professor/Clinician Educator, Tufts University School of Medicine.

Carl was born and raised in central Illinois.  After graduating from the University of Illinois in 2002, he moved to Maine for the EM Residency Program.  Dr. Germann is currently (2017) finishing a Masters in Health Professions Education (MHPE) and living on the West End in Portland, Maine.

 

Debra Rothenberg, MD

Debra Rothenberg, MD

Scientific Foundations of Social and Behavioral Medicine

Dr. Rothenberg is currently Associate Program Director at MMC Family Medicine Residency Program and the Course Director for Scientific Foundations of Social and Behavioral Medicine, an end of first year Tufts-Maine Track course. With a background in international health (Peace Corps, Niger prior to medical school), and a PhD in anthropology, her areas of expertise include the culture of medicine, community medicine and cross-cultural medicine (especially maternal child health).

Contact Information:

Email: mededuc@mmc.org

Elizabeth Sue Rose, MPH

Elizabeth Sue Rose, MPH

Program Manager
Faculty Development

Faculty Development Program Manager with the Department of Medical Education. Ms. Rose received a B.S. from University of Massachusetts Lowell and an MPH from the University of New England. Ms. Rose’s general research and academic interests are in Population Health, Occupational Health and Social Media in Medical Education.  She conducted her capstone project with the US Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory at Fort Rucker Alabama prior to starting her work with Maine Medical Center. Additionally, she has extensive experience with federal and local grantsmanship. She currently serves as the Co-Director of the Medical Outcomes Research Group (MEORG) and the Department of Medical Education Peer Review Group. She also serves as the Program Manager of the Educational Innovations Grants Program.

Contact Information:

Email: erose@mmc.org

Robert Trowbridge, MD

Robert Trowbridge, MD

Director of Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship

Dr. Trowbridge is Division Director of General Internal Medicine at Maine Medical Center. He received his AB from Colgate University and his MD from Georgetown University School of Medicine. After finishing his residency in Internal Medicine at Stanford University Hospital, he completed a fellowship in Hospital Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. He is primarily a clinician-educator and serves as the director of the nine-site Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship of the Tufts University School of Medicine Maine Track Program and is site director for the Internal Medicine Clerkship.

His specific interest is in the development of clinical reasoning abilities and the avoidance of diagnostic error. He has additional interest in teaching clinical reasoning and serves as Co-Course Director for second-year course Introduction to Clinical Reasoning at Tufts and an editor of the book, “Teaching Clinical Reasoning”, from the American College of Physicians.

Contact Information:

Email: mededuc@mmc.org

Office: 207-662-7060

Vicki Hayes, M.D.

Vicki Hayes, M.D.

Co-Director of SFSBM 
Director of CAP, Maine Track

Dr Hayes attended the University of Arkansas and the Ohio State University College of Medicine. She completed a residency in Family Medicine at the University of Vermont in 1993 and subsequently obtained a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Adolescent Medicine. She has been a member of the Department of Family Medicine and the medical consultant for the University of Southern Maine for over 20 years. Dr. Hayes is heavily involved in medical student and resident education, serves as the faculty leader for the Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) and supports special programs such as Doc4aDay and Patients as Teachers (PaT). She is Co-Director of the Medical Education Outcomes Research Group (MEORG).  She was a member of the first class of the MITE Academy Scholars.  She currently serves as the Co-Director for the Scientific Foundations of Social and Behavioral Medicine (SFSBM) and Director of the TUSM-MMC Competency-Based Apprenticeship in Primary Care (CAP) Course.