Eileen Reynolds, MD
Dr. Reynolds has held many leadership roles, both here at BIDMC and within national organizations. As the current Vice Chair for Education at BIDMC, she oversees the educational programs at all levels throughout the Department of Medicine. She moved into this role after spending 13 years as the Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Training Program. She served a 7-year term on the Residency Review Committee in Internal Medicine, including one year as Vice Chair. She has participated in numerous efforts of the American College of Physicians, the American Board of Internal Medicine, and the Society of General Internal Medicine to define the future of the specialty and of residency training. She is currently the general internal medicine member on the national council of the Association of Specialty Professors (ASP).
Dr. Reynolds graduated from Harvard College magna cum laude in History and Science, and went on to receive her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. She served as an intern and resident in primary care internal medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and then stayed on as a faculty member. After a fellowship in General Internal Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, she joined the faculty at Penn, where she created and served as the initial Program Director for their Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program. An accomplished teacher, she has won teaching awards as a faculty member at UCSF, Penn, and Harvard Medical School. In 2010, she won the ACGME's highest teaching award, the Parker Palmer Courage to Teach Award.
Joanne T. Ayoub
Executive Coach, Linde Family Fellowship Program
Jo Ayoub is the Senior Director of Organizational Effectiveness for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Working closely with the executive team, physician leaders and staff alike, she is responsible for building leadership capacity across the Medical Center and for designing and implementing learning interventions to increase overall organization-wide performance---improving the delivery of care to patients and quality of work life for employees.
With close to 30 years of experience as a Human Resources professional, Jo’s expertise is in large group facilitation, employee engagement and in executive coaching. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Marlboro College as well as a Certificate in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution from the Harvard School of Public Health; Jo is a Lore certified Executive Coach and a Myers-Briggs certified Facilitator. During the past 10 years, Jo has consulted on numerous international healthcare projects in Turkey, India, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE, focused on Human Resources and leadership development. She serves as faculty for the Institute of Healthcare Improvement and is also Past-Chair of Fenway Community Health.
Corvis’ professional focus is on helping individuals and organizations work effectively, manage change, and create opportunities for learning. Corvis has coached and trained leaders on managing transition, leadership style, influence strategies, team dynamics, effective delegation, performance management, and career management. Corvis draws upon work experience in career development, organizational effectiveness, leadership development, and human resource management. He currently works in leadership and organizational development at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and serves as a coach for Harvard Business School Executive Education programs.
In prior roles, he led learning and development at Harvard’s School of Public Health, developed a talent management practice at MIT; served as director of human resources and organizational development for Harvard University’s Financial Administration, and coached students and alumni through the Career Planning Center at Tufts University. Corvis has also served on the faculty of Harvard’s Division of Continuing Education where he’s taught courses on organizational behavior, leadership and influence, and career management. Corvis received a Bachelor's degree in Sociology from Tufts University and a Masters of Education in Counseling from Boston University. He earned a Doctorate at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education focusing on adult development and organizational behavior.
Amy R. Wasserman
Amy R. Wasserman is the Manager of Organizational Development at BIDMC. In this role, she is focused on building a pipeline of future leaders, teaching management courses, coaching physicians and administrative leaders and consulting with individual departments around issues related to teamwork, conflict, and strategic planning.
Amy received her BA degree from Colgate University and her MS degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the Illinois Institute of Technology where her thesis focused on the Role of Supervisor Support in the Transfer of Training. She has worked in a variety of industries including healthcare, telecommunications, defense, and education. With over 19 years of experience, her areas of interest are in change management, coaching, talent management, conflict resolution, retreat facilitation and instructional design. Amy is a member of the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychologists, is a certified Myers Briggs instructor, a Six Sigma Specialist and has completed the Lore Coaching Program.