Program Directors

Stephanie Ann Call, M.D., M.S.P.H.

Director, Internal Medicine Training Program
Associate Chair for Education, Department of Internal Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine

Stephanie Call, MD, MSPH

Education

  • B.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1989
  • M.D., University of Maryland, 1993
  • M.S.P.H., University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1999

Clinical Training

  • Internship and Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1993-96
  • Chief Medical Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1996-97
  • Fellowship, General Internal Medicine: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1997-99

Residency Training Experience

  • Associate Program Director: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1999-2000
  • Associate Program Director: University of Louisville, 2000-2004
  • Program Director: Virginia Commonwealth University, 2004-present

Biography

Stephanie Ann Call, M.D., M.S.P.H., joined the VCU faculty in fall 2004 following positions at UAB and the University of Louisville. She arrived ready to invigorate and challenge the VCU residents. She brings with her a background in outcomes research and decision analysis, and an expertise in faculty development and medical education. She has received teaching awards from all three of the medical universities with which she has been associated as well as from the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine. Her pursuit of excellence in teaching is infamous for leading to frequent alterations in seating arrangements at conferences.

Call is a wife and the mother of three daughters. She spends her time away from the hospital hiking, running, camping and kayaking.

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Michelle Brooks, M.D.

Associate Program Director
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine

Michelle Brooks, M.D.

Education

  • B.S., Louisiana State University, 2002
  • M.D., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 2007

Clinical Training

  • Internship and Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University, 2007-2010

Residency Training Experience

  • Associate Program Director: Virginia Commonwealth University

Biography

Michelle was born in Houston, Texas but grew up in Louisiana. A lover of reading and writing, she initially didn’t have the ambition to be a physician. It wasn’t until she completed her degree in Microbiology and was working as a researcher that she realized she didn’t want to just work with bacteria and make agar, but wanted to help people! Michelle applied to medical school to experience the joy of correctly diagnosing and treating patients. Michelle works is part of the hospitalist service at VCU Medical Center, where she has the huge privilege of teaching medical students and residents. She also is one of the Core Educators for the Internal Medicine Residency Program.

Michelle and her husband welcomed their first child on Halloween 2013. They enjoy travelling, visiting family in Louisiana and Texas. The Brooks family also travels to the Appalachian Mountains and down to the Outer Banks, both of which are in easy driving distance from Richmond.

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Frank Fulco, M.D., R.Ph.

Associate Program Director
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine

Frank Fulco, MD, R.Ph.

Education

  • R.Ph., West Virginia University School of Pharmacy, 1993
  • M.D., West Virginia University, 1997

Clinical Training

  • Internship and Residency: medicine/pediatrics, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1997-2001
  • Chief Medical Resident: medicine/pediatrics, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2000-01

Residency Training Experience

  • Associate Program Director: Virginia Commonwealth University, 2003-present

Biography

Dr. Fulco graduated from the training program at VCU and joined the faculty as a McGuire VA Medical Center-based hospitalist. In this position he interacts with the housestaff daily as a ward attending. He also is actively involved in performance and quality improvement projects and research at the medical center.

Dr. Fulco is the Associate Program Director responsible for the oversight of the training program activities at the VA Medical Center. He sees himself as a determined resident advocate and a role model for high teaching standards. He is well-known for his supportive and comfortable teaching style and has been recently recognized for these teaching skills by being awarded the VCU School of Medicine Irby-James Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching.

Away from the medical center, Dr. Fulco can be found playing soccer and keeping pace with his twins.

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Amanda George, M.D., PhD

Associate Program Director
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine

Amanda George, M.D., PhD

Education

  • B.A., Duke University, 2001
  • PhD., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2010
  • M.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2010

Clinical Training

  • Internship and Residency: Duke University Medical Center, 2010-2013

Residency Training Experience

  • Associate Program Director: Virginia Commonwealth University

Biography

Mandy George graduated from Duke University’s Internal Medicine residency training program in 2013. She subsequently joined the faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University Hospital as an academic generalist, practicing primarily in the outpatient clinic. Since 2015, Dr. George has been the Associate Program Director responsible for the oversight of the training program activities in the ambulatory setting. She also leads the Generalist Track for our residents who are interested in pursuing a career in Primary Care.

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Reena Hemrajani, M.D.

Associate Program Director
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine

Reena Hemrajani, MD

Education

  • B.S., University of Florida, 2002
  • M.D., Florida State University, 2006

Clinical Training

  • Internship and Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University, 2006-2009
  • Chief Medical Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University, 2009-2010

Residency Training Experience

  • Associate Program Director: Virginia Commonwealth University, 2013-present

Biography

Reena Hemrajani graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University’s Internal Medicine residency training program in 2009 and completed her chief medical resident year in 2010. She subsequently joined the faculty at George Washington University Hospital as an academic hospitalist. There, she worked on the intern curriculum and was awarded the honor of medicine faculty member of the year for excellence in teaching in 2012. She is very excited to return to VCU as an associate program director and will be focused on inpatient medicine as well as milestones, evaluations and leadership of the core educator group.

Her interests outside of work include travel, running and spending time with friends and family.

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Rebecca E. Miller, M.D.

Associate Program Director
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine

Rebecca E. Miller, M.D.

Education

  • B.S., College of William & Mary, 2008
  • M.D., Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2012

Clinical Training

  • Internship and residency: Virginia Commonwealth University, 2012-2015
  • Chief Medical Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University, 2015-2016

Residency Training Experience

  • Associate Program Director: Virginia Commonwealth University

Biography

Becky Miller graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University’s Internal Medicine residency training   program in 2015 and completed a year as chief medical resident in 2016.  Subsequently, she joined the faculty in the VCU Department of Internal Medicine as an academic hospitalist and an associate program director for the residency program.  As an academic hospitalist, she works with residents on the inpatient medicine teams, the medicine consult service, and the procedure service.  She participates in research oriented to improving inpatient care of general medical conditions, including diabetes.  As an associate program director, she oversees curriculum development for the training program.  She is particularly interested in incorporating the training of resilience into the formal curriculum and serves as the faculty mentor for the residency program Wellness Committee. 

Outside of work, Dr. Miller enjoys training for half marathons, exploring the Richmond restaurant scene, and traveling, and spending time with family.

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Michael P. Stevens, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Program Director
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disesases
Assocaite Hospital Epidemiologist
Director, Travel and Tropical Medicine

Rebecca E. Miller, M.D.

Education

  • B.A., College of Charleston, 1999
  • M.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2004
  • M.P.H., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2011

Clinical Training

  • Internship and residency: Virginia Commonwealth University, 2004-2007
  • Chief Medical Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University, 2007-2008
  • Fellowship, Infectious Disesase: Virginia Commonwealth University, 2008-2010

Residency Training Experience

  • Associate Program Director - Global Health & Global Health Pathway Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program: Virginia Commonwealth University

Biography

Mike Stevens, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) where he is also an Associate Hospital Epidemiologist, the Director of the medical center's Antimicrobial Stewardship Program and the Global Health Pathway Director for VCU's Internal Medicine Residency Program. He also is the director of the medical center's Tavel & Tropical Medicine Clinic.

He is a graduate of the VCU School of Medicine (M.D.) and was a resident and a chief resident in Internal Medicine at VCU where also completed fellowships in Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology. He completed a Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) degree at VCU. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians as well as the Infectious Diseases Society of America and is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.

As a trainee, he received the Arnold P. Gold Foundation's Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award and received the Orhan Murren, M.D. Award for Outstanding Subspecialty Fellow. He received the Faculty Excellence in Training Award from VCU's Department of Internal Medicine in 2013 and the VCU School of Medicine's Education Innovation Award in 2014. He was named a Brock Scholar by the M. Foscue Brock Institute for Community and Global Health in 2014. In 2016, he received the Paul Florentino Volunteerism Award from the Virginia Chapter of the American College of Physicians. In 2016, he also received the Distinguished Scholarship Award from VCU's Department of Internal Medicine.

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