Internal Medicine Residency Faculty

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Our diverse and caring faculty are ready to help you reach your career goals, whether it is primary care, subspecialty training, or hospitalist medicine in a clinical practice or in academic medicine.

Leadership

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Allison Ferris, M.D.

Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency
Chair of the Medicine Department and Associate Professor of Medicine

Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine

Residency: Hahnemann University Hospital/Drexel University College of Medicine

Chief Residency: Hahnemann University Hospital/Drexel University College of Medicine

Board certification: ABIM—Internal Medicine

Interests: medical education, simulation training, mentoring

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Touqir Zahra, M.D.

Associate Program Director
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Medical School: Allama Iqbal Medical College, Pakistan

Residency: Newton Wellesley Hospital

Board certification: ABIM—Internal Medicine

Interests: teaching, quality improvement and patient safety

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Ralph Palumbo, M.D.

Associate Program Director

Medical School: Medical College of Pennsylvania

Residency: Winthrop University Hospital

Fellowship: Pulmonary / Critical Care Fellowship at Winthrop University Hospital

Board Certification: ABIM - Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Disorders Medicine, Neurocritical Care Medicine

Interests: Critical Care Medicine as I established and have led the intensivist programs at both Boca Regional and Bethesda. Practicing and teaching all aspects of Pulmonary Medicine. 

Core Faculty

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Daniel Gutman, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine

Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago

Board certification: ABIM—Internal Medicine

Interests: podcasts, medical education

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Jeffrey Wilson, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Medical School: Florida Atlantic Univesity

Residency: Florida Atlantic University

Interests: Hospitalist, Medical Education 

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Roozbeh Nazarian Rostami, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine

Residency: Florida Atlantic University

Board Certification: ABIM - Internal Medicine

Interests: Internal Medicine Hospitalist

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Sachin S. Sule, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine

Medical School: Topiwala National College & B.Y.L Nair Hospital University of Mumbai, India

Residency: New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center

Board Certification: ABIM - Internal Medicine

Interests: Reading fiction novels, traveling with friends and family

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Cornelia P. Charles, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Co-Medical Director, FAU Internal Medicine Resident Clinic

Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine

Residency: University of Miami

Board Certification: ABIM - Internal Medicine

Interests: Primary Care, Medical Education

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Stephan Buteau, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Medical School: Meharry Medical College

Residency: University of Texas Southwestern

Board Certification: ABIM - Internal Medicine

Interests: Medical Education, Hospital Medicine, Chronic Kidney Disease 

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Lisa Martinez, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine 
Director, Foundations of Medicine

Medical School: University of Miami

Residency: University of Virginia

Board Certification: ABIM - Internal Medicine

Interests: Medical education, preventive medicine, improving access to healhcare, womens health

Additional Information
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine offers students a variety of educational programs and degrees.
Address
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, BC-71
Boca Raton, FL 33431
(561) 297-4828