Experience

university-of-miami

..................................................nova-southeastern-university

..................................................american-college-physicians
..................................................American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

..................................................florida-international-university

..................................................florida department of health

..................................................jersey shore medical center

..................................................ucla

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PRESENT

  • 7/03 to Present Clinical Educator in Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • 7/04 to Present Visiting Professor to Florida International University
  • 6/98 to Present Associate Clinical Professor Nova South Eastern University, Department of Medicine, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 6/98 to Present Voluntary Faculty, University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Miami, FL
  • 6/89 to Present Practice of Internal, Geriatric, Hospice & Palliative Medicine Office & hospital based patient care in FL
  • 1995 to Present Expert Medical Reviewer for Department of Professional Regulation (D.P.R.) for state of Florida
  • 1989 to Present Community Educator Giving educational talks on health & self improvement subjects to communities across the state
  • 2006 to Present Delegate for American College of Physicians to FMA
  • 2011 to Present Chair, Medical Economics Regulatory Commettee, American Collage of Phycisians

PAST

  • 7/88 to 6/89 Chief Resident Department of Internal Medicine, Jersey Shore Medical Center, (New Jersey University system), Neptune, New Jersey
    • Managing all the medical residents
    • Teaching & managing the "ward" medical service
    • Conducting the morning report & attending-rounds
    • Co-supervising the Ambulatory Care Clinic (ACC) & assisted in developing the Preventive Medicine Program in ACC
    • Combining specialty lectures with clinical practice for the residents
    • Assisting 4th year medical students in their sub-internship & teaching physical diagnosis to 2nd year students
    • Supervising the procedures done in the internal medicine department (i.e., lumbar puncture, Swan-Ganz catheter, paracentesis, thoracentesis, etc.)
  • 6/86 to 6/89 Post Doctoral Training, Department of Internal Medicine Jersey Shore Medical Center, Neptune, New Jersey Ranked at top of the class in the residency program
  • 7/87 to 6/88 Secretary of the House Staff Association Jersey Shore Medical Center, Neptune, New Jersey
  • Liaison between the House Staff Association & Administration
  • Directed special lecture series for the house staff on "Starting a Private Practice"
  • 1979 to 1986 Teaching Assistant UTESA School of Medicine & University of California, Los Angeles
    • Tutored medical students in the subjects of Physiology, Pathophysiology & Internal medicine & undergraduate students in the areas of Chemistry & Mathematics

Assignments

  • Jersey Shore Medical Center, Neptune, New Jersey
    7/87 to 6/89 Education Committee

    • Involved in the selection process for the Chief of Internal Medicine
    • Streamlined the education programs for the residents & nurses

    Infection Control Committee

    • Providing education to patients, nurses, residents, nutrition staff, & housekeeping staff
    • Assisting in the planning & implementation of infectious waste disposal
    • Determining the effectiveness & flora altering effect of antibiotics in the hospital
    • Assessing superinfections, resistant flora & communicable diseases in the hospital

    Quality Assurance Committee

    • Examining the use of different procedures & their appropriateness
    • Reviewing patients' charts to evaluate the quality & standard of care
    • Presenting conferences on morbidity & morality

    Nutrition Committee

    • Educating the house staff & determining the nutritional needs of cardiac, renal, critically ill, elderly, & cancer patients

    Peer Review Committee

    • Evaluating residents' clinical & academic progress
    • Reviewing charts with residents & offering recommendations to improve documentations regarding the patients' history, physical exam, & diagnosis & plan of care.

    Sat On Hospice Advisory Board