Core Faculty

Kwame S. Amankwah, M.D.

Kwame S. Amankwah, M.D.
Associate Program Director
UConn Health/UConn John Dempsey Hospital

Christine Bartus, M.D.

Christine Bartus, M.D.
Site Director
The Hospital of Central Connecticut

Chike Chukwumah, M.D.

Chike Chukwumah, M.D.
Simulation Specialist
Hartford Hospital

Vladimir Paul Daoud, M.D.

Vladimir Paul Daoud, M.D.
Hartford Hospital

Jillian L. Fortier, M.D.

Jillian L. Fortier, M.D.
Patient Safety Expert
UConn Health/UConn John Dempsey Hospital

Eric Girard, MD

Eric Girard, M.D.
Site Director
UConn Health/UConn John Dempsey Hospital

Vijay Jayaraman, M.D.

Vijay Jayaraman, M.D.
Site Director
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center

Kristina Johnson, MD

Kristina Johnson, M.D.
Associate Program Director/Site Director
Hartford Hospital

David McFadden, MD

David McFadden, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Surgery
UConn Health/UConn John Dempsey Hospital

Manuel Moutinho, M.D.

Manuel Moutinho, M.D.
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center

Pavlos Papasavas, M.D.

Pavlos Papasavas, M.D.
Director of Research
Hartford Hospital

Christine Rader, MD

Christine Rader, M.D.
Site Director
Connecticut Children’s

Bret Schipper, M.D. Core Faculty/Simulation Sp

Bret Schipper, M.D.
Simulation Specialist
Hartford Hospital

David Shapiro, M.D.

David Shapiro, M.D.
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center