Conference Schedule

Resident of the Month

The Resident-of-the-Month award goes to…….

Gaurav  Rao
Please join me in congratulating Gaurav for doing a fantastic job.  
Below are some comments about Gaurav’s  performance:
“Dr. Gaurav Rao honors and values each person, listens 
carefully keep others well informed, willing to listen to
and understand others feeling, demonstrates confidence
competence and pride in work and appearance, assists
others without being asked, treats everyone with 
kindness and care and supports and encourages others 
and focuses on shared goals.  Always has a smile on 
his face and a pleasure to work with.”
“Dr. Rao is passionate about what he does. He is 
attentive to his patients and goes above and 
beyond to care for them and meet their needs. 
He is knowledgeable, accommodating, and always
ready to lend a listening ear.”
We also have honorable mentions for this month:
Dan Rogan
Carly Glick
Michael Shusterman
Steven Mondia

Congratulations to and a big thanks to all our 
conscientious and hard-working residents who
take great care of our patients day after day. 
We have an outstanding program because of their
dedication and commitment to learning and to excellent 
patient care. 
Please remember our “Resident of the Month” initiative 
which honors Internal Medicine interns and resident
who have displayed exemplary service to our patients, 
colleagues, and educational mission.   Anyone can 
nominate one of our house staff for “Resident of the Month” by emailing

Quality Improvement Contest

Thank you for the excellent response to the QI idea contest for Firm 2!


Jonathan Cheah 

Dustin Pardo

Masha Shtessel



Ilyas Sahin

Victoria Gutgarts

Gaurav Rao 


Congratulations to all!

Now comes the next phase – let’s operationalize this!  

~Julie Kanevsky, MD


Moses Conference Schedule

Ambulatory - Interns

Save the Dates!

January 26th, 6-9pm - Recruitment Social/Start the New Year Get Together. More details to come...

Physical Diagnosis Rounds with Global Health Fellows 
Meet on NW5 at 11am on Thursdays the following dates:
December 11 & 18
January 15 & 29
February 12 & 26

Sick Call Protocol

For all hospital rotations, including ER: 
contact MOSES Chief Resident: 
Kevin Hauck: Aug/Sept, Feb/March 
Chris Velez: Oct/Nov, April/May
Josh Sabari: Dec/Jan, June

For CFCC/FCC clinics: contact Lucy Torres-Deas. 

For CHCC clinic: contact Mary Gover. 

Weiler Conference Schedule

Ambulatory - Residents



To all the third years on their Match Day! 
Brad Peltzer

New family additions:
Fedrick Amell

Mai Colvin completed her first marathon in Hawaii!

Please let Lucy Torres-Deas know if you have any announcement you would like to share!

Electronic Occurrence Reporting

Click here to report occurrences/"near-misses" related to patient-care, visitors, staff, or elopements.

Empiric Antibiotics

Check out our Montefiore PDF on Empiric Antibiotic Regimens recommended for our institutions.