Welcome to Essential Wisdom, a podcast for exploring the joys and challenges of being a woman physician through the stories and wisdom of our phenomenal female mentors. Join me in getting to know women who are shaping the field of medicine and a foundation on which we grow and succeed.
Carrie Dubeau, MS-4 - Surgery
Join me for this final episode of Essential Wisdom: Inspiring Future Female Physicians! In this episode, I will share my story, drawing on many of the ideas and concepts that we've learned throughout this journey. I am a fourth year medical student at Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, and I hope to pursue surgical residency. Thank you all for being a part of this podcast journey: for listening, sharing stories, and walking this path with me!
Kelly Crusio, PhD - Immunology and Microbiology
Help me welcome Dr. Kelly Crusio! Dr. Crusio is an Assistant Professor of Medical Sciences at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. She completed her BS in Molecular Biology at Fairfield University, and received her PhD in Immunology and Microbiology from Georgetown University. She has spent time studying viruses, leukemias, and molecular mechanisms of disease. Her research been focused on translational and posttranslational modifications and mutations, in particular those that lead to leukemia. As a faculty member at Quinnipiac University, she has the joy of teaching immunology and microbiology to medical students while continuing to study her research interests in the lab.
Carolyn Ho, MD - Cardiology
Help me welcome, Dr. Carolyn Ho. Dr. Ho is the Medical Director of the Cardiovascular Genetics Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. She is an Associate Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ho completed her undergraduate education at Yale University, and went on to complete Medical School at Harvard Medical School. She trained in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, completing her fellowship in Cardiology/Cardiovascular Disease at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Her research and clinical interest is in the diagnosis and management of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM).
Jennifer Rockfeld, MD - Internal Medicine
Help me welcome Dr. Jennifer Rockfeld. Dr. Rockfeld practices Internal Medicine in Guilford, Connecticut at Northeast Medical Group. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Sciences at Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, where she serves as Assistant Course Director of Clinical Arts and Sciences. In doing so she participates in continued development of the clinical skills course, acts as a clinical-skills preceptor, and teaches in the Medical Student Home program, welcoming first and second year medical students to her outpatient office each week. She earned her MD at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed her residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Rockfeld is interested in medical education, the practice of lifestyle medicine, and physician well-being.
Ann LaCasce, MD, MMSc - Hematology and Oncology
Help me welcome Dr. Ann LaCasce! Dr. LaCasce practices medical oncology at Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA. She is the Director of Dana-Farber/Partners CancerCare Hematology-Medical Oncology Fellowship, an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and an Instructor of Medical Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. LaCasce received her MD from Tufts University and went on to complete residency in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She earned her fellowship in Hematology & Oncology Dana-Farber/Partners CancerCare. Her academic interests include Hodgkin/Non-Hodgkin lymphoma and the study of novel treatment agents. She is also active on the Alliance Lymphoma Core Committee.
Traci Marquis-Eydman, MD - Family Medicine
Help me welcome Dr. Traci Marquis-Eydman! Dr. Marquis is a Family Physician currently practicing in the urgent care setting, as well as a faculty member at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. She serves as Director of the Medical Student Home program, Director of the Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship, and Director of Fourth Year electives in Rural Emergency Medicine, Rural Primary Care (Maine), and Healthcare for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities. She attended medical school at Dartmouth Medical School and completed her training in Family Medicine in St Louis, MO. She then went on to practice as a full-time family-practice physician in ambulatory care. She is accomplished in leadership and promotion of patient-centered communication with a passion for improving patient experience. Her current roles at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine develop her interest in compassionate and patient-centered education. Dr. Marquis, thank you for joining us on Essential Wisdom, welcome to the show!