Leadership & Staff

Subha Ramani, MBBS, MMEd, PhD, FAMEE

Program Director
Subha Ramani, MBBS, MMEd, PhD, FAMEE is the Director, program for research, innovations and scholarship in education (PRISE) for the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). She is a general internist and educational specialist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She obtained her Masters in Medical Education at the University of Dundee, Scotland and PhD in Health Professions Education at Maastricht University in the Netherlands.

Her educational leadership roles include; Director of Evaluation and the Scholars in Medical Education Pathway for the Internal Medicine Residency Program; Faculty Lead for Global collaborations and community for the Brigham Education Institute; Senior faculty at the Harvard Macy Institute; and member of the Executive board for Association for Medical Education in Europe. She has several peer reviewed publications in medical education journals and her professional areas of interest include mindset, learning culture, emotional intelligence, leadership, communities of scholars, faculty development, qualitative research, clinical teaching and feedback conversations.

Alla Eldam, MEd

Program Coordinator
Alla Eldam, MEd is the coordinator, program for research, innovations and scholarship in education (PRISE) for the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). She received her Master's of Education at Worcester State University (WSU) in 2018. With a passion for the field of education, Alla brings a unique component to medical education by utilizing and adapting her skills in the classroom to the community in the Department of Medicine at BWH. With extensive experience as a teaching and technology coordinator, she managed and created various programming and website content for university and educational settings, helped students undergo teacher licensing examinations, and provided support during classroom instruction for undergraduate and graduate students. Through her experience in various types of educational settings as a high school biology teacher, a marketing specialist with a focus on website development at WSU, and a laboratory technician and instructor handling the various components of a biotechnology program, her goal will always be to constantly create a supportive and thriving environment for all learners that encourages their educational experience.

Kristina Dzara, PhD, MMSc

Program Consultant
Kristina Dzara, PhD, MMSc is the Assistant Director of Education and Science Initiatives at the Brigham Education Institute, Educational Research Associate at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. Kristina is a graduate of the Master of Medical Sciences in Medical Education program at Harvard Medical School and an alumna of the Harvard Macy Institute. She has expertise in the science of teaching and learning, curriculum development, program evaluation, educational scholarship, and the use of social media in medical education. Her articles have appeared in journals including Academic Medicine, Academic Pediatrics, Academic Psychiatry, the Journal of the American College of Radiology, the Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, the Journal of Graduate Medical Education, the Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice, the Journal of Medical Education and Curricular Development, Medical Science Educator, Perspectives on Medical Education, and Teaching and Learning in Medicine.