Center for Professional and Academic Development Staff
Elizabeth Gaufberg, MD, MPH
Dr. Elizabeth Gaufberg is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and the Jean and Harvey Picker Director of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Research Institute. She directs the Cambridge Health Alliance Center for Professional Development and leads the reflective practice curriculum for the Cambridge Integrated Clerkship. Liz loves using the arts to help medical trainees and faculty reflect on their experience, and has established an active collaboration between the Cambridge Health Alliance and the Harvard Art Museum. She is a founding editor of the CHA Literary Arts Journal, Auscultations. Her innovative curricula on professional boundaries, the stigma of addictions, and the hidden curriculum are in use in hundreds of medical training institutions world-wide. She is married to Slava Gaufberg, an emergency physician and residency training director, and together they are raising 4 daughters.
David Bor, MD
Dr. David Bor is the Chief Academic Officer at Cambridge Health Alliance and a Professor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Bor has dedicated his career to helping develop Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) as a model academic public health care institution. During nearly thirty five years at CHA, he practiced as a community-engaged clinician and infectious disease consultant. His leadership roles have included: Director of CHA's Internal Medical Residency Program: Director, Health of the City Program: Chief of Infectious Diseases; Chief of the Department of Internal Medicine; and Trustee. He contributed to articulating CHA’s mission and vision, and toward guiding its evolution to an award winning, socially accountable public authority and a major teaching affiliate of Harvard’s Medical School, Schools of Dental Medicine and Public Health. He has promoted academics that are aligned with CHA’s mission, including innovative medical education and health policy research. Dr. Bor has recruited and mentored over one hundred faculty members and scores of future health professionals.
Maren Batalden, MD, MPH
Dr. Maren Batalden is Associate Chief Quality Officer, Associate Director of Graduate Medical Education for Quality and Safety, and Director of Medical Management within the Accountable Care Organization at the Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) is an integrated healthcare delivery system that includes a network of primary care clinics, three emergency departments, two community hospitals, comprehensive behavioral health services, and a public health department. Dr. Batalden provides leadership for improvement initiatives in the domains of inpatient care, care transitions, and cross continuum population health projects for patients with chronic disease. She is clinically active as a hospitalist and is engaged in teaching quality, safety and systems improvement to undergraduate, graduate, and mid career health professional learners. In all of her work – as a practicing clinician, as an educator, and as a leader of institutional change projects, she is interested in using the lens of co-production to catalyze more effective partnership between patients and health professionals.
Ellen Hedstrom is the Manager of the Cambridge Health Alliance Center for Professional and Academic Development and the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Research Institute. She is a 2016 graduate of Boston College with a degree in Philosophy and Medical Humanities.