Faculty Marc Berliant, M.D. Dr. Marc Berliant is Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Medicine, Chief of the Division of General Medicine, and Raymond J. Mayewski Professor of Medicine at URMC. Dr. Berliant attended medical school at the University of Illinois School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency and chief residency at URMC. He has also been active with medical students in community health projects. Thomas Carroll, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Thomas Carroll is an Assistant Professor in the divisions of General Medicine and Palliative Care at URMC. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut and then completed his internal medicine training at the University of Rochester. He subsequently served as Chief Resident and then completed the fellowship program in Palliative Care at the University of Rochester. Dr. Carroll’s interests include Internal Medicine resident education and development of a program to provide in-home Palliative Care consultations. Nancy Clark, M.D. Dr. Nancy Shafer Clark is an Associate Professor in the Division of General Medicine at URMC. She received her M.D. from the University of Rochester, where she also completed her Residency. She subsequently completed a fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at Monroe Community Hospital before becoming a Senior Instructor in Medicine and Geriatrics at Strong Memorial and Highland Hospitals. She went on to become a Clinical Assistant Professor and was in private practice for 6 years before returning to the Strong Internal Medicine practice. Dr. Clark’s professional interests include clinical teaching, patient –physician communication, and primary care of the geriatric patient. Mary DeSain, M.D. Dr. Mary DeSain is a Senior Instructor in Medicine at URMC. She is a Rochester native who received her M.D. at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and then completed her internal medicine residency training at the University of Rochester. She subsequently served as Chief Resident for the internal medicine program before joining the General Medicine Division at URMC. Dr. DeSain is particularly interested in resident education and promoting quality improvement initiatives among internal medicine residents. John Grable, Ph.D., M.D. Dr. John Grable is an Associate Professor at URMC. After serving in the U.S. Army, he received his Ph.D. in Biology and M.D. degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Grable then completed his Internal Medicine Residency at URMC. He is an Assistant Program Director for the residency program and performs tobacco cessation research. In addition, Dr. Grable recently received a Physician Recognition Award for Outstanding Patient and Family Centered Care. Catherine Gracey, M.D. Dr. Catherine Gracey is an Associate Professor at URMC. She attended medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and then completed her internal medicine training at the University of Rochester Primary Care Program in Internal Medicine. She is also the Associate Program Director for Evaluation, Assessment, and Faculty Development for the internal medicine residency program. David Lambert, M.D. Dr. David Lambert is an Associate Professor at URMC and Senior Associate Dean, Medical Student Education. He is a graduate of the Dartmouth Medical School and performed his residency at the New England Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Lambert has special interests in preventive care and medical education. Priscilla Martin, M.D. Dr. Priscilla Martin is a Clinical Associate Professor at URMC. She received her M.D. from the University of Vermont College of Medicine, then performed her residency at Rochester General Hospital and the University of Rochester. She has been involved in medicine resident education at Rochester General Hospital and URMC for several years. Raymond Mayewski, M.D. Dr. Raymond Mayewski is a Professor of Medicine and Chief Medical Officer and Vice President at URMC. He is also a past Director of the Center for Primary Care. Dr. Mayewski received his M.D. from Temple Medical School and his internal medicine training at URMC. He subsequently performed fellowships in pulmonary disease and patient safety. He is currently the Director of the Grateful Donor Program at URMC. Melissa Mroz, M.D. Dr. Melissa Mroz is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the General Medicine Division, as well as a Senior Instructor of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Mroz received her M.D. from Temple University and completed her internal medicine residency at New York University, where she was also a Chief Resident. Dr. Mroz's interests include the medical education of internal medicine and gynecology residents. Robert Panzer, M.D. Dr. Robert Panzer is a Professor within the Department of Medicine and the Department of Public Health Sciences at URMC. He received his M.D. from Albany Medical College then performed a Fellowship in General Internal Medicine at URMC. He is Chief Quality Officer of URMC and Strong Memorial Hospital. Eric Richard, M.D. Dr. Eric Richard is an Assistant Professor at URMC. He received his M.D. from the Yale University School of Medicine and then performed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Richard is also the Course Director for the Introduction to Clinical Medicine Course at the University of Rochester Medical School and he is Chairman of the Clinical Program Council of the Department of Medicine. A. Andrew Rudmann, M.D. Dr. Andrew Rudmann is an Associate Professor at URMC. He is also the Chief of the Hospital Medicine Division, made up of more than 20 hospitalists who provide primary care services to inpatients within Strong Memorial Hospital. Dr. Rudmann graduated from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and performed his residency at URMC. Bernard Sussman, M.D. Dr. Bernard Sussman is an Associate Professor at URMC. After receiving his medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, he completed his internal medicine residency in the Associated Hospitals Program of the University of Rochester. Dr. Sussman is extensively involved in medical education at both the medical student and resident levels. In addition, Dr. Sussman consults on Clinical Ethics and Palliative Care Services. Myra W. Wiener, M.D. Dr. Myra Wiener is an Associate Professor at URMC. After receiving her medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, she completed her residency in internal medicine at URMC, where she was also a chief resident. Dr. Wiener is the director of the Successful Interning course and faculty chair of the Honor Board for the School of Medicine and Dentistry. Geoffrey Williams, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Geoffrey Williams is Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry and Psychology at URMC. He received his M.D. from Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Williams performed fellowships in Biopsychosocial Medicine and General Internal Medicine prior to receiving his Ph.D. in Health Psychology from URMC. He is currently performing research on health related motivation, tobacco dependence treatment and other difficult to change health behaviors.