New Senior Faculty and Program Leaders

Carolyn Marcus, MD
Associate Program Director, Boston Children’s Hospital

Carolyn Marcus is a hospitalist at Boston Children’s Hospital and an Associate Program Director in the Boston Combined Residency Program. She grew up on the Upper West Side in Manhattan and received her AB from Princeton University followed by her MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She completed pediatrics residency at the Boston Combined Residency Program followed by a chief residency year at Boston Children’s Hospital. Carolyn is the Director of Resident Assessment and the Clinical Competency Committee. She is the rotation director of TEACH, the residency’s resident-as-teacher rotation. She completed the Rabkin Fellowship in medical education. She now lives in the South End and stays busy with her two toddlers.

 

Kenneth Michelson, MD, MPH
Associate Director, Intern Selection, Boston Children’s Hospital

Kenneth Michelson is an Associate Chair of the Intern Selection Committee for the BCRP.  He attends clinically in the Boston Children’s Hospital Emergency Department. Ken has a love for recruiting, mentoring and teaching residents.  He is also a former chief resident. His research interest are in improving emergency system performance by reducing diagnostic error. In his free time, he loves spending time with his wife Kate and daughter Ava, photography, smoking ribs, and minor home improvement projects/boondoggles.

 

Ron Samuels, MD
Associate Program Director, Boston Children’s Hospital

Ronald Samuels is a general pediatrician, Associate Director of Children’s Primary Care and an Associate Program Director in the Boston Combined Residency Program. Ron was born in Cooperstown, NY, and grew up outside of Utica in upstate NY. He has a BA in Biology from Harvard University, went to SUNY Upstate Medical School, and was a pediatric resident at Cornell Medical Center in New York City. He came to Boston Children’s Hospital in 1992 for a general pediatrics and advocacy fellowship, while at the same time getting an MPH from Harvard in Community Health. Ron’s primary interest in in providing care and access to underserved and complicated populations. He is also on the faculty at the Harvard School of Public Health where he teaches a course in Social Determinants of Child Health, and does work at the local, and state level on immunization delivery and access. Ron lives in Newton with his wife, Laurie Cohen, and whichever of his three teenage children are currently at home. He enjoys science fiction, playing tennis and skiing.

 

Christine (Chris) Cheston, MD
Associate Program Director, Boston Medical Center
Director, Intern Selection, Urban Health and Advocacy Track

Chris Cheston is a hospitalist at Boston Medical Center and an Associate Program Director (APD) and the Intern Selection Chair for the Urban Healrth and Advocacy Track in the Boston Combined Residency Program (BCRP). She grew up in the Bay Area and Northern Virginia and received her BA from University of Virginia followed by her MD from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed pediatrics residency at the BCRP in the Urban Health and Advocacy Track followed by a chief residency year at Boston Medical Center. Chris is one of two APDs dedicated to advancing anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion in the BCRP. She is the rotation director for the BMC General Pediatrics Wards and Keystone, an integrated, longitudinal intern rotation that includes adolescent medicine, child development, advocacy, and primary care training. Chris is passionate about mentorship, high-quality feedback, clinical teaching, and using quality improvement to improve care for historically oppressed patient populations, specifically those with limited English proficiency. She loves living in the South End and stays busy exploring New England with her 3-year-old daughter and husband.

Lucy Marcil, MD, MPH
Associate Program Director, Boston Medical Center
Interim UHAT Director, 

Lucy Marcil is a primary care pediatrician whose work focuses on creating health equity through financial empowerment. She co-founded and is the Executive Director of StreetCred, which provides financial services as a health intervention to families in the clinic. She has been named a TED Fellow for her work. She is an assistant professor of pediatrics at Boston University and Associate Director of Economic Mobility for the Center for the Urban Child and Healthy Family at Boston Medical Center. She grew up in South Carolina, received her BA from Davidson College, served in the Peace Corps (Namibia), followed by her MD from the University of Pennsylvania and MPH from Johns Hopkins. She completed pediatrics residency in the Boston Combined Residency Program (UHAT). She lives in JP with her husband.

Jessica Angerman
Scheduling Coordinator, Boston Children’s Hospital

Jess Angerman came to the Boston Combined Residency Program after graduating from the University of Michigan where she majored in General Studies with a focus in Informatics. She is originally from Long Island, NY. While at Michigan, she played collegiate women’s lacrosse and participated in advisory committees amongst Student Athletes. After graduating from Michigan in 2017, she moved to Boston as an Administrative Associate in Pediatrics and eventually took on the role of Scheduling Coordinator. Jess lives in South Boston and also spends time coaching Division 3 lacrosse at Emerson College in Boston. She enjoys reading, spending time with her roommates and traveling back to Ann Arbor for football games. Jess hopes to attend school in Boston to pursue her Master’s in Public Health in Health Policy and Management.

 

Monique Bailey
Program Coordinator, Boston Medical Center

Monique joined the BCRP as a part time assistant coordinator after working in the finance department at Boston Medical Center in 2019. She has since take on the primary role of Program Coordinator at BMC. She is originally from Brockton Massachusetts and currently lives right outside of Braintree with her 13 year old daughter and enjoys spending time reading and enjoying the outdoors.