Attended college at Cornell University, majoring in biochemistry, graduated 1982 with distinction in all subjects, Phi Beta Kappa honor society. Medical school education was a SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY, Alpha Omega Alpha honor society, graduated 1986. Internal Medicine residency training at University of Rochester 1986-1990, Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at The Genesee Hospital. Faculty member at University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry since 1989. Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine. Involved in primary care Internal Medicine practice from 1990 with the Pulsifer Medical Associates.