Welcome to Core IM, a virtual medical community! We strive to empower our colleagues of all levels and backgrounds with clinically applicable information as well as inspire curiosity and critical thinking. We promote our mission through podcasts and other multimodal dialogues.


Our Team

Interested in joining our community? We are always looking for new potential contributors (educators, writers, editors, artists, social media enthusiasts, or roles we haven’t even thought of yet)— if you have a passion for inspiring curiosity and critical thinking, click here for more details!

Dr. Shreya P. Trivedi

Chief Executive Producer
Shreya is a founding member of Core IM Podcast. She produces and co-hosts various segments for Core IM, and leads all aspects of the organization. She is an internist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

@ShreyaTrivediMD

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Dr. Martin Fried

Vice Executive Producer
Marty is a founding member of Core IM Podcast. He produces and co-hosts various segments for Core IM. He is a primary care physician at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

@Marty_Fried

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Harit Shah

Chief Technical Director
Harit is a founding member and oversees Core IM's audio production. He also provides technical support for the organization.

@hshah_23

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Dr. Amy Ou

Chief Outreach Director
Amy leads Core IM's outreach efforts and social media presence. She oversees the production of Core IM's Bytes, coordinates the Core IM visual identity, and designs and edits graphics. She is currently an Assistant Professor at UCSF and a hospitalist at San Francisco General Hospital.

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Executive Producers

Dr. Jafar Al-Mondhiry

Producer (At The Bedside)
Jafar is a producer and co-host for At The Bedside. He is currently a hematology/oncology fellow at UCLA.

@mondhiry

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Dr. Cindy Fang

Producer (Hoofbeats)
Cindy is a producer and co-host for Hoofbeats. She is currently a clinical assistant professor and hospitalist at NYU.

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Dr. Margot Hedlin

Producer (At The Bedside)
Margot is a producer and co-host for At The Bedside. She is a hospitalist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

@MargotHedlin

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Dr. John Hwang

Producer (Hoofbeats)
John is a producer and co-host of Hoofbeats. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine at NYU, and an attending physician at Bellevue Medical Center.

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Dr. Janine Knudsen

Producer (Mind the Gap)
Janine is a producer and co-host for Mind the Gap. She is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at NYU, an attending physician at Bellevue Medical Center, and the Medical Director of the Health + Hospitals Office of Population Health

@j9knudsen

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Dr. Steve Liu

Producer (Mind the Gap)
Steve is a producer, co-host, and audio editor for Mind the Gap. He is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at NYU.

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Dr. Shira Sachs

Producer (Hoofbeats)
Shira is a producer and co-host of Hoofbeats. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Cornell.

@ShiraAnneSachs

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Dr. Tamar Schiff

Producer (At The Bedside)
Tamar is a producer and co-host for At The Bedside. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Division of Medical Ethics at the NYU Langone Department of Population Health.

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Directors

Dr. Kelsey Grossman

Co-Director (12 Lead Thursday)
Kelsey is co-director of 12 Lead Thursdays. She is currently an internal medicine resident at NYU.

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Dr. Greg Katz

Co-Director (12 Lead Thursday)
Greg is co-director of 12 Lead Thursdays. He is currently an attending cardiologist at Vassar Brothers Medical Center.

@gregorykatz

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Dr. Clem Lee

Director (Trivia Tuesday)
Clem the director of Trivia Tuesday. He is currently a med-peds resident at Penn/CHOP.

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Dr. Sam Maidman

Co-Director (12 Lead Thursday)
Sam is co-director of 12 Lead Thursdays. He is currently an internal medicine resident at NYU.

@SamuelMaidman

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Dr. Nick Mark

Director (Focus POCUS)
Nick is the director of Focus POCUS. He is a pulmonary/critical care physician in Seattle.

@nickmmark

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Dr. Tom Mulvey

Director (Reading Room)
Tom is the director of Reading Room. He is currently a radiology resident Emory University School of Medicine.

@TomMulveyMD

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Sheila Okere

Director (Holidays)
Sheila directs Core IM's holiday posts. She is currently a medical student at OSUMC.

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Team

Dr. Vickie Kassapidis

Podcast Copy Editor
Vickie helps copy edit podcast show notes, double checking formatting and references. She is an internal medicine resident at NYU Brooklyn.

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Kerri Andre

Digital Artist
Kerri produces graphics for Core IM. She is currently a medical student at Emory.

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Richard Chen

Audio Editor
Richard is an audio editor for Core IM.

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Dr. Charlie Gillihan

Social Media Contributor
Charlie helps manage and contributes to Core IM's social media accounts. He is currently an internal medicine resident at NYU.

@cwgillihan

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Elise Huppert

Social Media Contributor
Elise helps manage and contributes to Core IM's social media accounts. She is currently a medical student at NYU.

@elisehuppere

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Dr. Logan Jones

Educational Consultant
Logan writes and reviews content across our Bytes segments, ensuring digestibility and accuracy of our content. He is an Assistant Professor and hospitalist at OHSU.

@rloganjonesmd

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Solon Kelleher

Audio Editor
Solon is an audio editor for Core IM.

@onlysolon

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Matthew Leupold

Digital Artist
Matt produces graphics for Core IM. He is currently a medical student at OSUMC.

@MattLeupold

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Marissa LoCastro

Social Media Contributor, Website Editor
Marissa helps manage and contributes to Core IM's social media accounts and website posts. She is currently a medical student at The University of Rochester.

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Dr. Rahul Maheshwari

Digital Artist
Rahul produces graphics for Core IM. He is an internal medicine resident at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

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Dr. Salim Najjar

Digital Artist
Salim produces graphics for Core IM. He is currently an internal medicine resident at Baylor.

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Preeyal Patel

Digital Artist
Preeyal produces graphics for Core IM. She is currently a medical student at Thomas Jefferson University.

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Dr. Mike Shen

Digital Artist
Mike produces graphics for Core IM. He is currently an internal medicine resident at NYU.

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Julia Skubisz

Audio Editor
Julia is an audio editor for Core IM.

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Ramon Thompson

Digital Artist
Ramon produces graphics for Core IM.

@hidobrado

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Dr. Stefan Tigges

Content Contributor
Stefan contributes content to Reading Room bytes. He is currently a professor in the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine.

@stefantigges

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Dr. Abhishek Verma

Content Contributor
Shake contributes content to Trivia Tuesday Bytes. He is an internal medicine resident at NYU.

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Members at Large

  • Marissa Alsaloum - Marissa contributed to Motivation Monday. She is currently a medical student at NYU.
  • Dr. Cary Blum - Cary contributed to several 5 Pearls episodes, and helped launch the Trivia Tuesday feature. He is currently a primary care physician at Mt. Sinai.
  • Dr. Stephanie London - Stephanie contributed to Core IM's social media posts. She is currently a psychiatry resident at MGH.
  • Dr. Izzy Marshall - Izzy produced Core IM flashcards. She is Assistant Professor of Medicine at UCSF.
  • Dr. David Rhee - Dave helped launch the 12 Lead Thursdays feature. He is currently a cardiology fellow at NYU.
  • Dr. Neil Shapiro - Neil served as an advisor to Core IM at its inception, providing organizational guidance and support. He is currently the Associate Chief of the Medical Service of the VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, and Associate Program Director for the NYU Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Correlations.
  • Dr. Caroline Srisarajivakul-Klein - Caroline produced graphics for Core IM. She is an Assistant Professor at NYU and a hospitalist and Inpatient Site Director at Bellevue Hospital Center.
  • Dr. Anand Swaminathan - Anand serves as an advisor for Core IM.
  • Dr. Alice Tang - Alice serves as an advisor for Core IM. She is a hospitalist at NYP/Weill Cornell Medical Center.