Movers and Shakers

Movers and Shakers, July 2023

Dr. Chudgar

Saumil Chudgar, MD, MS, SFHM, a hospitalist at Duke University Hospital, Durham, N.C., and associate professor of medicine and assistant dean for clinical education at Duke University School of Medicine, is the recipient of the School of Medicine Master Clinician/Teacher Award. The award honors faculty for accomplishment and service in the area of teaching in the School of Medicine or Medical Center and recognizes their extraordinary commitment to teaching and students. 

Dr. Chudgar earned his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine and completed his residency at Duke University Medical Center.

Dr. Jenkins

Ashley M. Jenkins, MD, med-peds hospitalist and assistant professor of medicine and pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, N.Y., has received a KL2 Career Development Award from the University of Rochester Clinical & Translational Science Institute (UR CTSI).

The UR CTSI annually selects early-stage researchers for the award, which provides two years of mentored research support to help awardees transition to independent careers as clinical and translational investigators. With the award funding, Dr. Jenkins will identify barriers and facilitators to inpatient sickle cell disease care. She will then survey National Alliance for Sickle Cell Centers to identify what centers are using individualized care plans for inpatient sickle cell disease care and do follow-up interviews to understand how these individualized care plans can be adopted or adapted for broader use.

Dr. Jenkins earned her medical degree from the Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Va., and completed her med-peds residency training, chief residency, and three-year med-peds hospital medicine and NRSA T32 general academic pediatric fellowships at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and the University of Cincinnati Medical Centers, Ohio.

Dr. Bateman

Michael Bateman, DO, FACP, a pediatric hospitalist at the University of Minnesota Health Masonic Children’s Hospital, has been promoted to adjunct associate professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School department of pediatrics, Minneapolis, Minn.

Dr. Bateman earned his medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines, Iowa, and completed his residency at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, Minn.

Dr. Feeney

Colby Feeney, MD, an assistant professor in the departments of pediatrics and medicine at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, N.C. was recognized by the Duke Department of Medicine as a 2023 Education Award winner. Faculty members in each division were chosen for their outstanding leadership and commitment to the education of fellows, residents, and students.

Dr. Feeney earned her medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, and completed a combined internal medicine and pediatric residency at Duke University Health System.

Dr. Whelan

Dr. Whelan

Chad T. Whelan, MD, FACP, MHSA, SFHM, SHM Board member has been named as the first physician to serve as president of Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, as well as the first Premier Health executive to hold a dual role as system chief operating officer. Most recently he served as a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine Tucson and a strategic advisor to the University of Arizona Health Sciences, in Tucson, Ariz.

Dr. Whelan has decades of progressive hospital and health care leadership and clinical experience in academic medical centers and prominent health systems across the U.S.

Dr. Whelan earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Minnesota, where he was chief resident.

Dr. Hoque

Dr. Hoque

Farzana Hoque, MD, MRCP (UK), FACP, FRCP, has recently been elected as a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) of the United Kingdom. Since 1518, the RCP has played a significant role in public health, medical education, and research in the United Kingdom and throughout the world. Successfully elected fellows need to demonstrate that they are doing more than standard contractual obligations in the pursuit of supporting clinical excellence.

Dr. Hoque is an assistant professor of internal medicine in the division of hospital medicine at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. She is also the president of SHM’s St. Louis Chapter. She earned her medical degree from the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh and completed her residency at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo.

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