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Clinical Leadership Alumni

Clinical Leadership Fellows 2022 – 2023

Become a Clinical Leadership Fellow

Patrick Milord, MD, MBA

Patrick Milord, MD, MBA is a 2022-2023 NYC Health + Hospitals Clinical Leadership Fellow in the Office of Managed Care and Patient Growth. He will conduct his clinical practice at NYC Health + Hospitals/Queens. Prior to fellowship, Dr. Milord served as a board-certified anesthesiologist and private practice interventional pain management physician for the Brooklyn and Queens communities.

After completing a general surgery internship at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, Dr. Milord went on to complete his anesthesiology residency training and subsequent interventional pain management fellowship, both at NYU Langone Health. While at NYU, he served on the House Staff Leadership Committee to advocate on behalf of all house staff and to assist in the evaluation of resident/fellow performance metrics. Dr. Milord also served on the GME Council Diversity Committee, helping to develop practices with executive leadership that aligned with institutional DEI goals.

Dr. Milord is committed to organizational efficiency and optimizing resource utilization. During residency, he led a project analyzing operating room surgical add-on case data and helped create a model to streamline anesthesiology nurse staffing. Dr. Milord strives to improve workplace culture, accountability measures, and patient safety protocols.

Dr. Milord earned his MD with Distinctions in Research and Community Service from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He received an MBA in Healthcare Sciences Management, as well as Competitive & Organizational Strategy, from the University of Rochester Simon Business School, and graduated with a BS in Neuroscience and Sociology from the University of Pittsburgh.

Tamara Kliot, MD

Tamara Kliot, MD is a 2022-2023 NYC Health + Hospitals Clinical Leadership Fellow in the Office of Ambulatory Care. She will conduct her clinical practice at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue. Prior to fellowship, Dr. Kliot completed her pediatrics residency at the University of Maryland. During residency, she created a resident social justice curriculum, implemented a screening tool to better connect patient families with resources during the COVID pandemic, and collaborated with a cardiac intensive care unit in Ethiopia to develop an educational curriculum. Prior to residency, she was a high school science teacher at Chalmette High School through Teach for America in Louisiana. Dr. Kliot has trained and worked in many places within the United States and internationally. She is committed to improving access to healthcare for all and ensuring our healthcare system practices equitable care.

Dr. Kliot earned her MD from Ben Gurion University of the Negev and a BA in Health and Humanity from the University of Southern California.

Stasha O’Callaghan, MD

Stasha O’Callaghan, MD is a 2022-2023 NYC Health + Hospitals Clinical Leadership Fellow in the Office of Quality & Safety. She will conduct her clinical practice at NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem Hospital. Prior to fellowship, Dr. O’Callaghan completed her emergency medicine residency at Bellevue and NYU Langone Hospitals. During residency, she led many initiatives aimed at advancing health equity at NYU including launching a comprehensive ED to outpatient referral and scheduling program to improve transitions of care for all and a relaunch of a patient Financial Assistance Program. She also led the VotER program at both the Bellevue and NYU sites during the 2020 election year, helped to start a Vaccine Scheduler Program throughout NYC when COVID-19 vaccines were difficult to access, and advocated for Black lives and fair treatment of health care workers through organizing and grassroots efforts throughout her residency.

In medical school, Dr. O’Callaghan was involved in global health work including qualitative research on attitudes about the HPV vaccine in Central Chile as well as multiple projects aimed at increasing the ethics and accountability of global health programming abroad. She hopes to continue her work of advancing health equity, diversity in medicine, and social justice through the CLF program at Health and Hospitals. She is a member of the Gold Humanism Honors Society.

Kaushal Khambhati, MD

Kaushal Khambhati, MD, is a 2022-2023 NYC Health + Hospitals Clinical Leadership Fellow in the Office of Medical & Professional Affairs. He will conduct his clinical practice at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln. Prior to fellowship, Dr. Khambhati completed his emergency medicine residency at NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi. During residency, he was a fellow in Jacobi’s Healthcare Administration Scholars Program, examined the use of EPIC Secure Chat and time to CT scan image acquisition. Prior to medical school, Dr. Khambhati worked in the Electronic Health Records space for EPIC Systems. He is passionate about providing access to high quality care to the underserved populations of New York City.

Dr. Khambhati earned his MD from Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. He received his BS in applied mathematics, concentrating in computational biology, from Northwestern University.

Jason Raggi, DO

Jason Raggi, DO is a 2022-2023 NYC Health + Hospitals Clinical Leadership Fellow in the Office of Quality and Safety. He will conduct his clinical practice at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst. He completed his emergency medicine residency at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln. During residency, Dr. Raggi completed multiple research projects including deoxygenation/renitrogenation in healthy patients, meta-analysis of emergency medicine literature and work on various QI projects throughout the ED improving airway preparedness, as well as working with central office to improve the interfacility transfer process. He was also part Lincoln’s Patient Safety Committee working closely with the CMO and other administrators tackling issues throughout the hospital.

Dr. Raggi earned his DO from NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine and his BS from Wake Forest University.

Leo Gordon Eisenstein, MD

Leo Gordon Eisenstein is a 2022-2023 NYC Health + Hospitals Clinical Leaders Fellow in the Office of Population Health. He will see patients in the primary care clinic at Kings County Hospital. He is also a member of the advisory council for the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Committee to End Racism in Clinical Algorithms. Leo completed residency training in Internal Medicine (primary care track) at NYU and Bellevue Hospitals. During residency, he served as a union delegate for the Committee of Interns & Residents (CIR-SEIU), the country’s largest residents union. During medical school, Leo was involved in community organizing efforts around harm reduction and opioid overdose prevention. Prior to medical school, he worked at an HIV clinic in NYC that specializes in providing care to people with histories of incarceration.

Leo received his MD at Harvard Medical School and his BA at Brown University.

Junaid Anwar, MD

Junaid Anwar, MD is a 2022-2023 NYC Health + Hospitals Clinical Leadership at NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi + NCB, where he will also be conducting his clinical practice in the Department of Hospital Medicine. Prior to fellowship, Dr. Anwar completed his Internal Medicine residency at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst where he served as a front line provider from the onset of COVID pandemic. This brewed his interest in Acute/Critical Care medicine as well as career opportunities in academic administration and leadership. Dr. Anwar took part in clinical research looking at efficacy of various treatment options for critically ill/intubated patients from COVID infection.

Dr. Anwar earned his M.D. at St. Georges University School of Medicine. Dr. Anwar was inducted in Gold Humanism Honors Society as a 4th year medical student. He worked as an Adjust Lecturer teaching general chemistry labs at City College of New York CUNY after earning his Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the same institute.

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