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Internal Medicine Residency Program Leadership

Department Chair

Dr. Abraham Thomas

Abraham Thomas, MD

  • Professor and Chair of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate

Dr. Shabaan Welcomes You

"It is my pleasure to share with you an inside
look into our program and the outstanding
education you will experience here."

Message from our Program Director...

Program Director

Dr. Reham Shaaban 

Reham Shabaan, DO

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine

Program Administrator

  • Marie Housey

Associate Program Directors

Dr. Raquel Belforti

Raquel Belforti, DO

  • Academic Hospitalist, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
  • Program Director, Advanced Hospital Medicine Fellowship
  • Co-Director, Advanced Practitioner Hospital Medicine Residency

Dr. Christine Bryson

Christine Bryson, DO 

  • Medical Director, Teaching Services Hospital Medicine Program
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate

Dr. Kathryn Jobbins

Kathryn Jobbins, DO

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate

Dr. Michael Picchioni 

Michael Picchioni, MD 

  • Site Director, Core Clerkship in Internal Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate

Director, Primary Care Program

Dr. Eric Churchill

Eric Churchill, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate

Director, Ambulatory Education

Dr. Sudeep Aulakh

Sudeep Aulakh, MD, FACP, FRCPC

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate