Grand Rounds : Schedule 2018-2019

Subha Ramani, MBBS, PhD

Subha Ramani is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS), and a general internist in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). After graduating from Stanley medical college at the University of Madras in India, she completed Internal Medicine residencies in India as well as the US. She went on to do a General Medicine fellowship at Boston University School of Medicine and completed an MPH (Master’s in Public Health) at the Boston University School of Public Health. Subha has actively pursued extensive training in Medical Education completing the Stanford faculty development program, all four Harvard Macy programs for educators, and a Master’s in Medical education at the University of Dundee in Scotland. She is a seasoned educator and has taught medical students, residents and organized faculty development for educators for over 15 years. As a clinical teacher, she has positioned herself as a strong advocate of teaching and role-modelling at the bedside and engaging ‘real’ and volunteer patients actively in teaching.
Subha has a few key educational leadership roles. As the Director of Evaluation for the Internal Medicine Residency Program, she leads residency assessment and feedback initiatives; as the Director of the Scholars in Medical Education Pathway, she leads a medical education concentration pathway for Internal Medicine residents interested in careers in medical education. She is the also course director for the Brigham and Women’s Department of Medicine Annual Medical Education retreat. Subha serves as the Faculty Leader of Research and Scholarship for the Harvard Macy Institute. In this role, she collaborates with and mentors other scholars and faculty as they engage in educational scholarship.
Her scholarship includes research and non-research papers in medical education published in core medical education journals, book chapters, and new education curricula. Last but not least, she has completed a PhD in Health Professions Education at Maastricht University in the Netherlands. Her doctorate research aimed to explore institutional feedback culture, improve the quality of feedback exchanges, and enhance the learning culture to support feedback aimed at professional growth.