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Serena Chao

Dr. Serena Hsiou-Ling Chao attended Harvard-Radcliffe College and the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Following internal medicine residency training at Baystate Medical Center, she completed the Boston Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine Geriatrics Fellowship Training Program, during which time she also obtained a Master of Science in epidemiology at the Boston University School of Public Health. Dr. Chao is currently the Chief of the Division of Geriatrics at Cambridge Health Alliance and Director of CHA’s House Calls Program. She was the Director of the BMC/BUSM Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program from 2009 to 2015.  She is highly regarded as a teacher and has been recognized with the BUSM Department of Medicine’s junior faculty mentoring award. She was one of the core faculty members who designed and implemented the BMC Chief Resident Immersion Training (CRIT) Program in Geriatrics, a case-based interactive workshop targeting rising chief residents in medical and subspecialty training programs that has now been replicated in at least 33 other institutions around the country. She served on national working groups to develop milestones and evaluation tools for the assessment of fellows’ emerging competencies in geriatric medicine.

To learn more about Serena’s fellowship project, click here.