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Sara Fazio, MD

Instructor in Medicine

Dr. Sara Fazio practices General Internal Medicine at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and is an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Fazio received an AB in human biology magna cum laude from Brown University in 1991 and her MD from the Brown University School of Medicine in 1995, where she was awarded the Patricia McCormick Award for the top female student in the graduating class. She completed her internship and residency at the Beth Israel Hospital, and completed a chief residency year at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, followed by a Rabkin Fellowship in Medical Education.

Dr. Fazio is the director of the Core I Clerkship at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the chair of the Harvard Medical Core Medicine Clerkship Executive Committee. She is an Associate Master of the Holmes Society at Harvard Medical School and the site director for the Primary Care Clerkship at BIDMC. She has received numerous teaching awards, including the Best Clinical Teacher Award from the Class of 2003, 2005 and 2007 of Harvard Medical School, the Faculty Prize for Excellence in Teaching, the Louis Pangaro Educational Program Development Award from the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine (CDIM), the S. Robert Stone Award for Excellence in Teaching at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and the SGIM National Award for Scholarship in Medical Education. She co-chaired the CDIM/SGIM Curriculum Task Force, charged with revising the national CDIM/SGIM Core Medicine Clerkship Curriculum Guide, and currently serves on the CDIM council. In addition, she is an editor for the ACP-CDIM textbook Internal Medicine Essentials for Clerkship Students.


Jonathan Fisher, MD MPH


Dr. Fisher graduated from Tufts University combined BA/MD program in 1997. During Medical School, Dr Fisher also received his MPH. He completed his residency at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, where he was appointed Chief Resident from 2000-2001. After completing training, Dr. Fisher moved to Philadelphia where he joined the faculty of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Albert Einstein Medical Center, where he served as the Director of Undergraduate Education. In 2004, Dr. Fisher returned to Boston and the Department of Emergency Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. His current roles in the Department of Emergency Medicine include Director of Continuing Medical Education, Assistant Director of Clinical Research, and the Co-Director of Undergraduate Education. Dr. Fisher also serves a Vice-Chair of the Committee on Clinical Investigation at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. On a national level, Dr. Fisher is a member of the Academic Affairs committee for the American College of Emergency Physicians, the executive board of the Academy of Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine, and the Academic Assembly planning committee of Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors. Dr. Fisher regularly lectures on a variety of topics nationally. Dr. Fisher has published articles in Academic Emergency Medicine, Annals of Emergency Medicine, and Journal of Emergency Medicine. He is currently the principal investigator on a CDC/AAMC grant to improve population health, public health, and prevention education for medical students and residents.


Lauren Fisher, DO

Instructor in Anaesthesia

Dr. Lauren Fisher is an Instructor at Harvard Medical School and is a staff anesthesiologist in the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Management at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.  She graduated with a BS from Tufts University.  She received her DO degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and finished an internship year at Delaware County Memorial Hospital, Drexel Hill, PA.  She then went on to complete her Anesthesia Residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center where she served as a chief resident her final year of training.  Following residency, Dr. Fisher completed a Fellowship in Regional Anesthesia at the Hospital for Special Surgery/Weill Cornell Medical College in NY, NY.  She has been on staff at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center since 2008 where she is the Director of Undergraduate Medical Education for the Department of Anesthesiology. 

Dr. Fisher was honored to be a Rabkin Fellow in Medical Education in 2010 and completed a fellowship project creating a “Residents as Teachers” Curriculum.  Presentation of this project at the 64th Postgraduate Assembly in Anesthesiology, New York, NY, 2010 won a juried award for “Best Instructional Exhibit.” Dr. Fisher was awarded the Leonard Bushnell Cup in 2010 by the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Management at BIDMC for enthusiasm and innovation in teaching.  Her current interests include teaching of regional anesthesia at local and national workshops as well as curriculum development in “Residents as Teachers” to support the next generation of medical educators.


Laurie Fishman, MD

Assistant Professor


Jeffrey Flier, MD


Susan Frankl, MD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Frankl, a community-based general internist, graduated from SUNY, Binghamton, and Stanford Medical School, and trained in internal medicine at University of Washington and Brigham & Women's Hospital. Dr. Frankl is Deputy Director, Primary Care Clerkship, and a member of the Generalist Education and Faculty Development Leadership Group of the Association of Professors of Medicine and the Teaching for Tomorrow Initiative at U Mass Medical School. She is also involved in faculty development initiatives for ambulatory preceptors, and precepts medical students in her primary care practice. She has been a Harvard-Macy Scholar and a Rabkin Fellow in Medical Education.


Ariel Frey-Vogel, MD MAT


Dr. Ariel Frey is an Associate Program Director for the MGHfC Pediatric Residency Program, an Assistant Medical Director for the MGH Center for Community Health Improvement, and a primary care internist and pediatrician at MGH Everett Family Care. She completed her medical training at Yale and went on to complete a combined internal medicine and pediatrics residency at MGH, taking on the role of chief resident in her final year. Prior to medical school, she taught third grade with Teach for America in Baltimore and obtained her Masters in the Art of Teaching at Johns Hopkins School of Education. Her background in education and curriculum design have inspired her to apply this work to medical education. Specific areas of interest include teaching residents to be educators, the meaningful use of simulation in resident education, and exposing and involving residents in Community Based Participatory Research.  



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