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ACP Herbert S. Waxman Chief Resident Teaching Scholarship

This scholarship was established to recognize outstanding Chief Medical Residents and to provide them with an opportunity to assist teaching popular clinical skills workshops under the guidance and mentorship of expert faculty in the Clinical Skills Center, part of ACP’s Internal Medicine Meeting. The scholarship covers the cost of meeting registration, travel expenses, and accommodations to attend the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2023 which will be held April 27 – 29 in San Diego, CA.

The Clinical Skills Center provides hands-on, small group learning opportunities in the areas of communication, physical examination, and hospital and office-based procedural skills.

Applications for 2023 are being accepted.

2022 Herbert S. Waxman Chief Resident Teaching Scholars

Haseeb Chaudhary, MDHaseeb Chaudhary, MD
Haseeb Chaudhary, MD is a Chief Resident at Tower Health, Reading Hospital (PA) in the Department of Internal Medicine. He received his medical degree from Lahore Medical and Dental College, University of Health Sciences, Pakistan. He then moved to Qatar and completed his internal medicine residency training at Hamad Medical Corporation, Weill Cornell Medical College-Qatar in 2017 with certification in Arab board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Chaudhary is also certified by Canadian point-of-care ultrasound (CPoCUS) society for use of PoCUS in emergency and acute medicine that he completed in his two additional years of fellowship in internal medicine in Qatar and contributed to clinical education and curriculum development of PoCUS for internal medicine residents. He moved to the United States in 2019 and is currently completing his internal medicine training at Reading Hospital,PA. He has presented several research projects at international and national conferences including ACP and ACR. Dr. Chaudhary will pursue fellowship in rheumatology at Case Western/ University Hospitals, Cleveland Medical Centre, Ohio in July 2022. When not at work Dr. Chaudhary enjoys listening to music, writing songs, playing the guitar, and showing his topspin forehand prowess on tennis courts with a Wilson Pro-RF97.

Yue “Lei” Fang, MDYue “Lei” Fang, MD
Yue “Lei” Fang, MD serves as the Ambulatory Chief Resident at the Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Internal Medicine Residency Program in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dr Fang graduated with first class honors from Imperial College London, UK with a MSci in Chemistry. He subsequently attended medical school at University College London Medical School, UK before entering residency training at the Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Internal Medicine Residency Program. During his residency, Dr Fang was the recipient of awards for Upper Level Resident of the Year (2020-2021) and ACP Certificate of Merit for Clinical Case at the ACP Hawaii Chapter Scientific Meeting 2021. Dr Fang is board certified in Internal Medicine, and is concurrently undertaking a fellowship in Medical Education this year. He plans to practice as a primary care physician following completion of his chief year. When not at work, Dr Fang enjoys surfing, lifting and spending time with his wife and daughter at the beach.

Emily Olson, MDEmily Olson, MD
Emily Olson, MD is an Internal Medicine Chief Resident at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Olson received her undergraduate degree in Mathematics at St. Olaf College in 2014 before attending the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. During her residency, Dr. Olson was recipient of awards for Attitude, Commitment and Excellent (ACE) (2019, 2021), Intern of the Year (2019), and the Donald J. Feist Primary Care Clinic Award for Clinical Excellence (2021). She is board certified in Internal Medicine, and after chief year she will begin Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine fellowship at Northwestern University. In addition to being passionate about gender equity in medicine, Dr. Olson’s research interests include patient communication during transitions of care. Outside of work, you can find her reading, tending to her multitudes of plants, or hiking with her husband who is a pediatric cardiology fellow.

Rasha Raslan, MDRasha Raslan, MD
Rasha Raslan, MD is a Chief Resident at Virginia Commonwealth University Internal Medicine residency program in Richmond, Virginia. Dr. Raslan graduated with distinction from the American University of Beirut with a B.S. in Biology, and minors in Psychology and English Literature. She stayed there for medical school where she graduated with distinction and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She then entered residency training in Internal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University in 2018. During her residency Dr. Raslan received several awards including the Outstanding Junior Resident Award (2020), Junior Resident Research Award (2020) and the Medical Faculty Award (2021). During her chief year, Dr. Raslan, created a new faculty development program aimed at stimulating enthusiasm for teaching physical examination skills to learners at the bedside. Dr. Raslan is planning to pursue a career in academic Nephrology. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, and trying to re-create desserts from the Great British Bake Off.

Brooke Shannon, DOBrooke Shannon, DO
Brooke Shannon, DO is a Chief Resident and Academic Faculty at West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV. Dr. Shannon graduated Magna Cum Laude from Bloomsburg University with a B.S. in Chemistry, before attending Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Upon earning her medical degree from PCOM in 2018, she entered residency training in Internal Medicine at West Virginia University and completed the Primary Care Track. During her residency Dr. Shannon was the recipient of the Patient Care Award and served as an instructor for Physical Diagnosis and Clinical Integration course for MS1 and MS2 students. Dr. Shannon is board certified in Internal Medicine and is pursuing a career in academic internal medicine. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, watching movies and riding her Peloton.

Jaspreet Sian, MD, MPH, MBAJaspreet Sian, MD, MPH, MBA
Jaspreet Sian, MD MPH MBA is a Chief Resident at Creighton University in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Sian graduated from St. George’s University for medical school and completed her Master’s in Public Health and Business Administration. She is currently in residency training in Internal Medicine at Creighton University. During her residency Dr. Sian was the recipient of awards for Intern of the Year (2020), Teaching Resident of the Year (2021) and Resident Wellness Champion (2021). Dr. Sian will begin fellowship training in Nephrology at University of Texas South Western in July 2022. When not at work she enjoys hiking, cooking, and spending time with her family.