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 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, send us a line!

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 a resident at NYU.

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Elise Huppert

Director (Food For Thought), Social Media Contributor
Elise is the director for Food For Thought. She also helps manage and contribute to Core IM's social media accounts. She is currently a medical student at NYU.

@elisehuppere

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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. 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. Gaby Mayer

Assistant Outreach Director
Gaby helps manage and contributes to Core IM's social media accounts. She also produces graphics and content for Core IM posts. She is currently a resident at NYU.

@gabmayer

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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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Dr. Stefan Tigges

Director (Reading Room)
Stefan is the director of Reading Room. He is currently a professor in the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine.

@stefantigges

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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 a resident at NYU Brooklyn.

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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 a resident at NYU.

@cwgillihan

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Dr. Logan Jones

Content Contributor
Logan writes and reviews content across our Bytes. 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. Stephanie London

Contributor
Stephanie contributes to Core IM's social media posts. She is currently a psychiatry resident at MGH.

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Dr. Rahul Maheshwari

Digital Artist
Rahul produces graphics for Core IM. He is currently a resident at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

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Dr. Izzy Marshall

Director (Flashcards)
Izzy oversees production of Core IM flashcards. She is Assistant Professor of Medicine at UCSF.

@IzzyMarshall8

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Dr. Salim Najjar

Digital Artist
Salim produces graphics for Core IM. He is currently a resident at Baylor.

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Dr. Mike Shen

Digital Artist
Mike produces graphics for Core IM. He is currently a resident at NYU.

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Julia Skubisz

Audio Editor
Julia is an audio editor for Core IM.

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Dr. Caroline Srisarajivakul-Klein

Digital Artist
Caroline produces graphics for Core IM. She is an Assistant Professor at NYU and a hospitalist and Inpatient Site Director at Bellevue Hospital Center.

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Ramon Thompson

Digital Artist
Ramon produces graphics for Core IM.

@hidobrado

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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. 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. 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.