Dr. Roberts is the Director of International Programs at the Carl J.
Shapiro Institute for Education and Research at BIDMC. Dr. Roberts has
taught medical students across the four years of HMS training and was
previously course director for both the third year longitudinal Principal
Clinical Experience (PCE) at BIDMC and the second year Respiratory
Pathophysiology course. Dr. Roberts also teaches residents, fellows and
other physicians in practice, and he is a graduate of the Rabkin Fellowship
in Medical Education and Harvard-Macy Program for Educators in Health
Professions. He also co-directs the annual Shapiro Institute / Harvard CME
course "Principles of Medical Education: Maximizing your Teaching Skills."
Dr. Roberts currently serves as the inaugural Dean for External Education
at HMS. Dr. Roberts has won many teaching awards including "Teacher of the
Year" (2005) in the Combined Harvard Program in Pulmonary Medicine, HMS
Faculty Prize for Excellence in Teaching (2006), the S. Robert Stone Award
at BIDMC (2007) and the HMS Best Clinical Instructor at BIDMC (2010). Dr.
Roberts also developed the patient education website, www.knowyourph.org, which utilizes online interactive animations to teach patients about