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Internal Medicine Residency Program Administration

Richard H Sterns

Richard Sterns, MD
IMRP Director

  • Medical School: University of Pennsylvania
  • Internship: San Francisco General Hospital
  • Residency: University of California at San Francisco and
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Chief Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania
Walter A Polashenski

Walter Polashenski, MD
Associate Director

  • Medical School: University of Rochester
  • Internship/Residency: University of Rochester Primary Care
    Program in Internal Medicine
  • Chief Residency: University of Rochester Primary Care
    Program in Internal Medicine
Mysore Lakshminarayana Seetharaman

Mysore Seetharaman, MD, FACP
Associate Director

  • Medical School: University of Mysore, India
  • Internship/Residency: Coney Island Hospital, Brooklyn, NY 
  • Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
    Program, Coney Island Hospital, 2003-2005  
Julia L Smith

Julia Smith, MD
Associate Program Director

  • Medical School: New York Medical College
  • Internship: New York Medical College, Medicine
  • Residency: Rochester General Hospital, Medicine
  • Fellowship: University of Rochester Cancer Center,
    Medical Oncology

Program Coordinators

Michelle Simmons

Michelle Simmons

Program Coordinator
Lisa Phillipsen

Lisa Phillippsen
Program Coordinator

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