Subha Ramani, M.B.B.S, M.M.Ed, M.P.H., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Subha Ramani received her medical degree from Stanley Medical College, University of Madras, India. She completed Internal Medicine residencies at PGIMER (Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research), Chandigarh, India as well as East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN. Dr. Ramani next completed her fellowship in General Internal Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), with a Masters in Public Health from the Boston University School of Public Health in 1998.
Dr. Ramani was recruited to Boston Medical Center (BMC), Boston University School of Medicine in July 1998. She held a variety of educational leadership roles at BUSM & BMC (1998 to 2012) including: Assistant Program Director, General Internal Medicine Master Educator fellowship, BUSM, Director of Faculty Development in Teaching skills, Department of Medicine, BMC and Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, BMC. At the time of her departure from BUSM in 2012, she held the rank of Associate Professor of Medicine.
In May 2012, Dr. Ramani moved to Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) to be an Associate Physician in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care and has been a member of the Division of Medical Communications since 2014. Both Divisions are in the Department of Medicine at BWH. She is the currently the Director of Evaluation for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at BWH, Site Director for the HMS Patient Doctor II course at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital and Course Director of the Research Methods in Medical Education for the HMS Masters in Medical Sciences in Medical Education. She has been a member of the Steering Committee and Core Faculty for the Harvard Macy Program for Educators in the Health Professions for over 5 years.
Dr. Ramani is a highly trained medical educator who has completed the Stanford Faculty Development Program in clinical teaching, Discovery courses in Medical Education at the University of Dundee and the Harvard Macy Programs- Program for Educators in Health Professions, A Systems Approach to Assessment in Health Professions Education and Leading Innovations in Healthcare & Education. In 2004, she also completed a Masters in Medical Education at the University of Dundee in Scotland. This training has provided her with a solid foundation in the science of medical education allowing her to explore new methods to enhance teaching and learning using a scholarly approach.
.Dr. Ramani is a member of the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) and serves as the Meeting Chair for the New England regional SGIM in 2014-2015. She has been a member of the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) since 2003 and a core member of the association’s Postgraduate education committee. She is the lead author of the AMEE guide titled, “Teaching in the clinical environment”, which is published as an independent educator’s booklet as well as a paper in the Medical Teacher.
Dr. Ramani’s primary educational interests focus on an innovative approach to assessment of clinical trainees, faculty development in clinical teaching, assessment and feedback and qualitative research methods in medical education.