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Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Residency trainees and faculty in Jacksonville, Florida.

Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida, is a comprehensive medical facility providing advanced programs in education and research that support the highest quality patient care. Campus activity is conducted in Mayo Clinic Hospital and the interconnected Davis, Mayo, and Cannaday buildings.

The ambulatory facilities provide clinical services ranging from primary to specialty care and advanced procedures. Mayo Clinic Hospital provides comprehensive inpatient services, including surgical and medical intensive care units, specialized solid organ transplant units, and advanced cardiac and neurosurgery facilities.

Michele Lewis, M.D., is the program director for the Internal Medicine Residency program at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida, From the program director

Residency is challenging and demanding, but it can be fun and professionally satisfying in a collegial, nurturing, and supportive environment. Years from now, you will look back on your residency experience as one of the most memorable and vivid periods of your life, with many close friendships with fellow residents and their families.

Our program is truly unique. It’s a highly selective, small residency program in a large, world-renowned institution. It is intellectually challenging in a supportive setting. Our graduates are excellent diagnosticians, analytical thinkers, masters of new technology, and compassionate patient advocates. Our program champions excellence in all endeavors.

We have a diverse, accomplished, committed, and team-oriented group of trainees. Excellent resident camaraderie, morale, and junior-senior teaching have been critical to our success. Extensive personal contact with faculty and successful mentor-mentee relationships are important as well. Our learning environment maximizes opportunities for personal achievement in a superb yet intimate academically focused environment.

Review the rest of this website and you will learn this is a great place to spend your three years of residency. Teaching and educational resources are superb. Facilities are state-of-the-art. We are committed to your professional and personal growth, satisfaction and happiness.

Michele Lewis, M.D.
Program Director
Residency Mentoring and Academic Career Counseling
Consultant, Gastroenterology
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Program faculty

One of the greatest advantages to training at Mayo Clinic is the approachability, accessibility, and collegiality of the faculty in our Department of Medicine.

In addition to caring for patients in clinical practice, Mayo Clinic's faculty is committed to teaching and facilitating the growth of medical knowledge. Many of our faculty members have published and lectured extensively and are highly regarded in their fields.

You work closely with these individuals throughout your training in the Internal Medicine Residency.

Wendelyn Bosch, M.D.

Wendelyn Bosch, M.D.
Associate Program Director
Consultant, Infectious Diseases

Dr. Bosch, an infectious disease physician, is a core faculty member with a special interest in quality, healthcare administration, infection prevention and control, and medical education. She chairs the Infection Prevention and Control Subcommittee, the Humanities in Medicine Subcommittee, and vice-chairs the Enterprise Personal Protective Equipment Subcommittee. She is the associate program director of the Infectious Diseases Fellowship.

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Razvan Chirila, M.D.

Razvan Chirila, M.D.
Consultant, Consultative & Diagnostic Medicine

Dr. Chirila is a core faculty member and has a special interest in medical education, systems-based practice, and health care administration, with emphasis on resource utilization and clinical documentation. He oversees the outpatient rotations in general internal medicine.

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J. Colt Cowdell, M.D., M.B.A.

J. Colt Cowdell, M.D., M.B.A.
Associate Program Director
Curriculum Development
Senior Associate Consultant, Hospital Internal Medicine

Dr. Cowdell is an associate program director with a focus on curriculum development. His career interests include hospital medicine, quality improvement, and healthcare administration. He is Gold certified in the Mayo Clinic Quality Academy.

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Nancy Dawson, M.D.

Nancy Dawson, M.D.
Associate Program Director
Leadership focus — Clinical Competency Committee
Consultant, Hospital Internal Medicine

Dr. Dawson is an associate program director for the inpatient rotations. She is chair of the Clinical Competency Committee for the residency, and is the current interim chair of General Internal Medicine. She is Gold certified in the Mayo Clinic Quality Academy and oversees five quality studies designed by our residents annually.

Career interests: Patient safety and quality, anticoagulation safety and management, patient handovers

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Daniel V. Dudenkov, M.D.

Daniel Dudenkov, M.D.
Consultant, General Internal Medicine

Dr. Dudenkov is a core faculty member and has a special interest in medical education and vitamin D research.

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Victoria Gomez, M.D.

Victoria Gomez, M.D.
Associate Program Director
Leadership focus — Academic scholarship and research
Consultant, Gastroenterology, Section of Advanced Endoscopy

Dr. Gomez is an associate program director of research and scholarly activity. She is a gastroenterologist, section of advanced endoscopy. She is also board-certified in Obesity Medicine and specializes in endoscopic bariatric procedures such as endoscopic gastric sleeves. She also chairs the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Career interests: Bariatric and metabolic endoscopy, biliary tract disorders and microbiome, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided pancreaticobiliary access, altered anatomy endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

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Mary Hedges, M.D.

Mary Hedges, M.D.
Associate Program Director
Leadership focus — Learning Environment (DEI, Professionalism, and Wellness)
Consultant, Community Internal Medicine

Dr. Hedges is an associate program director for resident wellbeing and is also the Associate Dean for Student Affairs of the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine. Career interests include primary care, women’s health, and medical education.

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Ebone Hill, M.D.

Ebone Hill, M.D.
Senior Associate Consultant, Hospital Internal Medicine

Dr. Hill is a core faculty member with a special interest in diversity, equity and inclusion, recruitment and retention, and optimizing care of the oncologic patient. She is a member of the Hospital Medicine division.

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Fred Kusumoto, M.D.

Fred Kusumoto, M.D.
Consultant, Cardiovascular Diseases

Dr. Kusumoto is a core faculty member with a special interest in health policy and arrhythmia care. He is a cardiologist with specialty training in electrophysiology. He is also an Associate Dean for Faculty Development in the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine.

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Michael Maniaci, M.D.

Michael Maniaci, M.D.
Consultant, Hospital Internal Medicine

Dr. Maniaci is a core faculty member and former chair of the Hospital Medicine division. He is Medical Director of Mayo Clinic Hospital in Florida with a special interest in enhancing hospital medicine though practice improvement, innovating care models, virtual care, and experiential learning.

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John Moss M.D.

John Moss, M.D.
Consultant, Critical Care Medicine

Dr. John Moss is a core faculty member and pulmonologist with interest in pulmonary arterial hypertension and procedural competency for residents and fellows.

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Ricardo Pagan, M.D.

Ricardo Pagan, M.D.
Chair, Hospital Internal Medicine

Dr. Ricardo Pagan is a core faculty member and chair of the Hospital Medicine division. He runs the Advanced Care at Home program and has a special interest in medical education.

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Ivan Porter, II, M.D.

Ivan Porter, II, M.D.
Associate Program Director
Leadership focus — Preliminary Medicine Program
Consultant, Nephrology

Dr. Porter is an associate program director managing the interns in the preliminary medicine program and is a nephrologist. Career interests include nephrolithiasis, community engagement and health care disparities in chronic kidney disease.

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Fernando Stancampiano, M.D.

Fernando Stancampiano, M.D.
Board Review Director
Consultant, Community Internal Medicine

Dr. Stancampiano is an associate program director with strong interest in teaching academic medicine. He is a primary care physician in the division of Community Internal Medicine. He directs the internal medicine residency board review course at Mayo Clinic Florida, is a question reviewer for the national Doctor Dilemma competition, and is a writer for the national ACP board review course.

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Jason Starr, D.O.

Jason Starr, D.O.

Dr. Starr is a core faculty member and a hematologist-oncologist. His career interests include medical education and GI oncology, specifically neuroendocrine tumors.

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Jose Valery, M.D.

Jose Valery, M.D.
Associate Program Director
Leadership focus — Ambulatory medicine
Consultant, Community Internal Medicine

Dr. Valery is an associate program director and oversees the outpatient rotations for internal medicine residents. He is a primary care physician in Community Internal Medicine. Career interests include preventive health, research ethics, and medical education.

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