The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Committee includes representatives throughout the Partners HealthCare system and is comprise of 'Quality & Systems Integration' and 'Education & Operations' sub-groups. The Education & Operations group meets quarterly and all members meet together biannually. Parameters have been established to allow the CPD office staff to approve programs on an ongoing basis in order to expedite processing and staff communicate with CPD Committee members on an as-needed basis to align program development with system wide requirements and strategic priorities.  

Co-Chairs

Robert J. Birnbaum, MD, PhD
Vice President - Partners Continuing Professional Development 

Mary Gelardi, MBA
Administrative Director -  Partners Continuing Professional Development

Education & Operation Sub-Group

Keith H. Baker, MD, PhD
MGH Anesthesia

Carol B. Benson, MD
BWH Radiology

Christopher M. Palmer, MD
McLean Hospital CPD

David M. Dudzinski, MD
MGH Medicine

Jacob R. Karas, MD
NSMC Pulmonology

Robin W. Lindsay, MD
MEEI Otolaryngology

David M. Pilgrim, MD
BWFH Neurology

Julie Silver, MD
Spaulding

Douglas S. Smink, MD, MPH
BWH Surgery

Roy Phitayakorn, MD
MGH Surgery

Quality & Systems Integration Sub-Group

Erik K. Alexander, MD
BWH

Nancy L. Bennett, PhD
PHS CPD

Gino Chisari, RN, DNP
MGH Nursing

John Co, MD, MPH
PHS GME

Sunil Eappen, MD
BWH CMO SVP

Brent P. Forester, MD, MSc
McLean, PHS PHM

Jean-Francois Goldstyn
PHS HR: OD & Learning

James A. Gordon, MD, MPA
MGH CLO

Janet (Jodi) Larson, MD
NWH CQO SVP

Elizabeth A. Mort, MD
MGH SVP Q&S