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Leadership

Meet the clinician-educators who you’ll collaborate with as an internal medicine resident at Mount Auburn Hospital.

Valerie Stone

Valerie Stone, MD, MPH

Chair, Department of Medicine, Mount Auburn Hospital Charles S. Davidson Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

A primary care and infectious disease physician/educator and a nationally recognized expert in HIV/AIDS care, Dr. Stone oversees the Department of Medicine’s clinical activities and provides leadership to its educational endeavors.

Dr. Stone has authored numerous scientific abstracts and publications on HIV/AIDS care and policy, is the first author of the 2009 book "HIV/AIDS in U.S. Communities of Color,” and has written extensively about innovations and challenges in residency education. Previously, Dr. Stone held positions as director of the Primary Care Residency Program and associate chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).

She has served in national leadership positions in the American College of Physicians, the HIV Medicine Association and the Society of General Internal Medicine. See the physician profile for Valerie Stone, MD, MPH, to learn about her education and certifications.

Patrick Gordan

Patrick Gordan, MD

Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency, Mount Auburn Hospital Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

A pulmonologist and intensivist, Dr. Gordan has part of our faculty since 2007. As associate program director, he focused on procedure training, critical care education and inpatient learning.

Today, as director, he’s dedicated to growing our program’s climate for learning. He also co-founded and co-directs a Harvard Medical School clerkship in critical care; founded and directs Mount Auburn’s annual chief resident leadership program; and co-founded and co-directs the Interprofessional Leadership Academy, a structured program for leaders at Mount Auburn. For his commitment to training physicians, Dr. Gordan has been honored with several teaching awards, including the Leo A. Blacklow Award, which is presented to an outstanding teacher who holds appointments at both Mount Auburn Hospital and Harvard Medical School. See the physician profile for Patrick Gordan, MD, to learn about his education and certifications.

Mary Butterfield

Mary A. Butterfield, DO

Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency, Mount Auburn Hospital

Dr. Butterfield is a geriatrician, director of the inpatient geriatric consult service and primary care physician. Dr Butterfield did her residency and a chief resident year at Mount Auburn Hospital including a fellowship in medical education. In her clinic, she sees adults of all ages while supporting resident education through hosting continuity residents and residents in their geriatric ambulatory block.

Among her interests are improving the quality of geriatric care through medical education. She is particularly interested in helping seniors receive quality and patient centered care through a multidisciplinary approach. As a clinician educator, she is particularly interested in teaching residents about geriatric functional evaluations and end of life care. She has worked extensively in the hospital with a multi-disciplinary team to develop a delirium recognition and treatment program. She also works with the palliative care service and was instrumental in building the service at Mount Auburn.

As Associate Program Director she enjoys the opportunity to work elbow to elbow with the residents in a clinical setting as well as help direct the programs mission regarding the balance of education, service and physician wellness. She is passionate about strengthening best practices in medical education and evaluating innovative approaches to improve patient care. See the physician profile for Mary A. Butterfield, DO to learn about her education and certifications.

Mark Simone

Mark Simone, MD

Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency, Mount Auburn Hospital

Associate program director Dr. Simone leads the primary care pathway and oversees the categorical residents’ ambulatory training, which includes the continuity clinic experience and ambulatory rotations.

As a geriatrician, Dr. Simone provides consultations and serves as a primary care provider for older adults. As a clinician-educator, he’s interested in teaching communication and interview skills as well as geriatrics. His scholarly activity focuses on the care of LGBT older adults and older adults with HIV. Dr. Simone also leads the quality improvement efforts for Mount Auburn’s Division of Geriatric Medicine. See the physician profile for Mark Simone, MD, to learn about his education and certifications.

Chief Residents

Fabian Reimold

Fabian Reimold, MD

2016–17 Chief Resident, Mount Auburn Hospital

Dr. Reimold received his MD degree from the Eberhard Karls University in Tuebingen, Germany. After medical school, he was accepted into an Internal Medicine Residency Program at Robert Bosch Hospital in Stuttgart, Germany. After two and a half years of residency, he was rewarded a research scholarship from the Robert Bosch Foundation. This grant allowed him to study fibrotic complications of peritoneal dialysis and later do functional analysis of transmembrane proteins in patients with point mutations affecting these proteins. During his residency at Mount Auburn Hospital, his passion for cardiology blossomed, and he is interested in pursuing a career in cardiology. Together with his co-chief, he completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Mount Auburn Hospital in June 2016. He is striving to strengthen his teaching skills during his Chief Medical Residency, which includes completing a fellowship in Medical Education, and he is interested in learning about the administrative aspect of today’s medical care.

Maria Vamvini

Maria Vamvini, MD

2016–17 Chief Resident, Mount Auburn Hospital

Dr. Vamvini received her MD from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. After completing three years of residency in the United Kingdom she came to Boston as post-doctoral research fellow and was involved in translational research on human metabolism at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Her passion is endocrinology and in particular studying the molecular biology of obesity, weight loss and pathophysiology of obesity related diseases such as diabetes and hyperlipidemia. She completed her residency at Mount Auburn Hospital in June of 2016. She has a deep interest in clinical education which was the major driver behind her decision to seek the position of Chief Medical Resident, during which she will also complete a fellowship in Medical Education.

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