Rotation & Curriculum Directors

2023-24 IM Smeraglio, Anne

Anne Smeraglio, MD

Director of Health Systems Science
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Hospital & Specialty Medicine
Portland Veterans Hospital
Department of Medicine, OHSU

Dr. Smeraglio has served as the Director for Health Systems Science for the Internal Medicine Residency Program since 2020.  In this role she oversees the longitudinal health systems science curriculum called TIS (Teaching Improvement Science) and the Health Systems Projects completed by all residents.  

Dr. Smeraglio attended Oregon Health & Science University for medical school then completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Stanford University where she co-launched a hospitalist track at Stanford in 2015, while still a resident, called SHAPE (Stanford Hospitalist Advanced Practice & Education).  In 2016, she joined the Division of Hospital Medicine at Portland Veterans Hospital and serves as a clinical teacher/attending physician on the Portland VA acute care wards.  

In addition to her roles within the internal medicine residency Dr. Smeraglio has been the co-director for Health Systems Science for the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship since 2023. She has worked with the medical school as OHSU’s STARS (Students and Trainees Advocating for Resource Stewardship) site director since 2018.  

She has research interest in the cross-section of education and health system sciences. Specifically, how to engage trainees in using improvement science to provide better, more affordable, more equitable and safer care for our patients. She has received several residency awards in teaching. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, biking, running, gardening and spending time with her family.  

  • Residency
    • Internal Medicine: Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, 2016
  • Degrees
    • MD: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon, 2013
    • BS: Biology, University of Portland, Portland, Oregon, 2007
2023-24 IM Burnett, Joel

Joel Burnett, MD
Core Faculty - Co-Director for Advocacy and Social Medicine Curriculum
Assistant Professor of Medicine
General Internal Medicine, OHSU

Dr. Joel Burnett, MD is a general internal medicine physician, educator, and advocate. He is Core Faculty for the OHSU internal medicine residency program, serving as a Core Preceptor for the OHSU Internal Medicine Clinic and as co-Director of the Advocacy Curriculum and Social Medicine Rotation. In these roles, he oversees advocacy education for internal medicine residents at OHSU. Dr. Burnett’s academic interests include physician advocacy, health policy, and firearm injury prevention. He’s taught advocacy to physicians at the UME, GME, and CME levels. He serves as Chair of the Health & Public Policy Committee for the Oregon Chapter of American College of Physicians. In this role he’s worked to develop and organize advocacy engagement and education for internal medicine doctors and trainees across the state of Oregon. He is a member of the OHSU-PSU Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue Initiative Advisory Board and has focused much of his advocacy work on reducing firearm-related injury and death. Nationally, he’s served on the Ethics, Professionalism, and Human Rights Committee and the Education Committee for the American College of Physicians. In 2022, he was selected for the Gene A. Copello Health Advocacy Fellowship through Doctors for America, a non-profit group dedicated to improving the health of patients and communities across the U.S. In 2023 he was recognized by the American College of Physicians as an Advocate for Internal Medicine for state and federal advocacy on behalf of patients and the profession of internal medicine.  Outside of work, he enjoys playing basketball, listening to jazz, and spending time with his family.

  • Residency
    • Chief Residency: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2021
    • Residency: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2020
  • Degrees
    • MD: University of Kansas Medical School, 2017
    • MA: University of British Columbia, Philosophy, 2013
    • BA: University of Kansas, Philosophy, 2010
2023-24 Riquelme, Patricio - Mentorship Page

Patricio A. Riquelme, MD, PhD
Director of CLEAR
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Hospital Medicine, OHSU

Dr. Riquelme joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in 2014 and spends most of his clinical time working with IM residents.  He is currently the director of the resident faculty coaching program, also known as CLEAR, and works as a coach as well.  He graduated from U.C. Berkley and was accepted into the UCLA-Caltech MSTP Program; however, when it was time to go to Caltech for the graduate portion of his training he transferred to Columbia University to get his PhD and later returned to UCLA to complete his medical training.  He went to Stanford University for his IM residency training and subsequently joined the Division of Hospital Medicine at OHSU where he has remained since.  When not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife, two daughters, his corgi, Lola, and his guinea pig, Tina.

  • Residency
    • Internal Medicine: Stanford University, 2014
  • Degrees
    • MD: UCLA, 2009
    • PhD: Columbia University, 2007
    • BS: U.C. Berkeley, 1997
2023-24 IM Piro, Kevin

Kevin Piro, MD, FACP

Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, General Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship
Director, Internal Medicine Ultrasound Education
Division of Hospital Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine

Kevin Piro is a native of the great Pacific Northwest and completed his internal medicine residency at OHSU in 2016. The following year, he completed and helped to build a novel internal medicine focused Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Fellowship at OHSU. Since then, he has worked at OHSU as a hospitalist and urgent care provider, while directing Internal Medicine Ultrasound Education within the internal medicine residency program. He has additionally taken on the role of the General Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship Director. In these roles, he oversees a POCUS bootcamp, elective, and longitudinal pathway for residents. He is a passionate about POCUS-informed clinical decision-making, building system-wide supports for POCUS, and mentorship. Outside of OHSU, he is active in the creation of POCUS curricula with American College of Physicians and is a national leader in internal medicine ultrasound education.

  • Fellowship
    • General Medicine Ultrasound: OHSU, 2017
  • Residency
    • Internal Medicine: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2016
  • Degrees
    • MD: The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 2013
    • BA: University of Pennsylvania, 2006
Manley, Kelsi

Kelsi Manley, MD
Co-Director for Advocacy and Social Medicine Curriculum
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine

Kelsi Manley is a hospitalist and assistant professor at OHSU where she provides clinical care, teaches residents on the wards, and co-directs the Social Medicine rotation and the Internal Medicine Advocacy Curriculum. Her primary interests include caring for patients with use disorders and socioeconomic inequities, and she is interested in teaching core advocacy skills to physicians and physicians-in-training. She believes physicians can be powerful agents of change beyond the bedside, and seeks to inspire others to amplify the voices of their patients who are impacted by healthcare and economic policy. She is the Vice Chair of the local Oregon American College of Physicians Health and Public Policy Committee.

  • Residency
    • Chief Residency: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2021
    • Residency: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 2020
  • Degrees
    • MD: University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ, 2017
    • BS: Biochemistry, The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN, 2013