MedEdPORTAL Announces New Associate Editors for Internal Medicine


Chayan Chakraborti, MD, FACP, SFHM 
Vice Chair for Education, Department of Medicine
Director, Student Programs
Associate Professor of Medicine
Tulane University School of Medicine


After receiving a BS in biology and a BA in philosophy from Duke University, Chayan Chakraborti received his medical doctorate from the Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Tulane and a general internal medicine fellowship focusing on medical education at Johns Hopkins. His current duties include serving as an attending physician on the inpatient medicine wards at the University Medical Center in New Orleans and as Internal Medicine Clerkship Director, Director of Student Programs, and Vice Chair of Education for the Department of Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Chakraborti has earned multiple awards in teaching, humanism, and student advocacy. He has been a multi-time recipient of the award for Outstanding Teaching Attending and in 2014 was inducted into the Tulane Society of Teaching Scholars. Dr. Chakraborti’s research and published work have involved medical education, health care utilization, case reports, teamwork training, and quality improvement in medical education. He continues to work regionally and nationally in these fields. Dr. Chakraborti’s clinical interests are in the areas of clinical reasoning and high-value health care utilization. He is active in teaching the medical students and house staff at the University Medical Center.

Joseph M. Truglio, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Medical Education
Program Director for the Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Program
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


Dr. Joseph M. Truglio, MD, MPH, received his BS in biology and theology and MD from Georgetown University in 2001 and 2007, respectively. He trained in internal medicine and pediatrics from 2007 to 2011 at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where he also served as chief resident. He completed an MPH in global health at Mount Sinai, during which time he developed educational curricula for midlevel providers in the chars of rural Bangladesh. From 2011 to 2018, he served as the course co-director for The Art and Science of Medicine—the 2-year clinical skills course for first- and second-year students at the Icahn School of Medicine. He has helped developed numerous curricula in the medical school, including a longitudinal racism and bias curriculum and curricula on LGBTQ health and spirituality in medicine. He is the founder of the Mount Sinai Pediatric Visiting Doctors and Complex Care Program, which provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary care in the home, clinic, and hospital to children with complex conditions. Dr. Truglio is a board-certified specialist in general internal medicine and general pediatrics who sees patients alongside residents in the Internal Medicine and Pediatric Associates and the Pediatric Visiting Doctors and Complex Care Clinics at Mount Sinai in New York, where he specializes in the care of adults and children with complex conditions.