Our Alumni: 2008-2009

Caroline Anderson, PhD, Psychology. 

Savitri Fedson, MD, MA, is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Chicago.  Dr. Fedson is also a faculty member at the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics.

Pamela Gonzalez, Manager, Specialty Call Center. 

Eric Grossman, MD, is a former University of Chicago graduate of the college, medical school, residency, and ethics program.  He is currently a fellow in pediatric surgery at Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago.

Dr. Naomi T. Laventhal joined the University of Michigan in August 2009, after completing her residency in pediatrics, fellowships in neonatology and clinical medical ethics, and a master’s degree in public policy at the University of Chicago. In the Brandon Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital she cares for critically ill newborns, provides prenatal consultation for parents expecting to deliver premature infants and infants with congenital anomalies, and teaches neonatal-perinatal medicine and bioethics to residents and medical students. Her research is in neonatal clinical and research ethics, and her current work focuses on the prognostic value of healthcare providers’ predictions of neonatal outcomes.

Kelly Michelson, MD, MPH is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Buehler Center on Aging, Health & Society, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Attending Physician at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago in the division of pediatric critical care medicine. Her research focuses on decision making and communication in the pediatric intensive care unit and for patients with critical and life-limiting illnesses.

Theodote Pontikes, MD, FAPA, Assistant Professor Department of Psychiatry, Behavioral Neuroscience and Pediatrics, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. 

Jai Raman, MD, Mmed, PhD, is Professor of Surgery and Chief of Cardiac Surgery at Rush University Medical Center.

Erika Ramsdale, MD, Hematology-Oncology. 

Bob Replogle, MD is a retired Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery and former Chief of Cardiac Surgery at the University of Chicago.

Connie Robinson, RN, MBA, MSN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, University of Chicago. 

Erin Rowell MD is Assistant Professor of Surgery at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine and an Attending Pediatric Surgeon at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.  She has academic interests in surgical education and surgical ethics, particularly in the areas of prenatal surgical consultation and maternal-fetal medicine.

Jean E.Scheel, RN, University of Chicago. 

Dr Sharma received a B.A with Honors from the University of Chicago in 1998, and her M.D. from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in 2002.   Her internship and residency in pediatrics took place at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Children's Hospital at Montefiore, and from 2007 to 2010 she was a fellow in both Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine and Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital and Maclean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics. She was recruited to the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center/ Childrens Medical Center- Dallas as an Assistant Professor in Respiratory Medicine in 2010. That same year she assumed the position of Associate Program Director for the new Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine Fellowship.  Dr. Sharma has been highly active in the care of the CF patient population here at UT Southwestern and Children's Medical Center, both in the inpatient and outpatient settings, and in July 2013, was appointed co-Director of the Cystic Fibrosis Care Center at Children’s Medical Center.

Eric Weil, MD, Pediatrics. 

Lauren Wiebe, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Rush University.