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Current Fellows

Aaliyah Rizvi, MD

With a background that spans several countries and states, Aaliyah feels that education is a universal language that connects people. Prior to medical school, she was an educator for the Maryland Public School System, working with a diverse student population spanning middle to high school. She went to St. George's University SOM, where she experienced the eye of Hurricane Ivan, and completed her clinical rotations in the boroughs of NY, as well as NJ, Miami, FL, and Canterbury, UK. Her residency was completed at SUNY- Stony Brook in Long Island, NY. During her time as Chief Resident, she focused on academics, and developed a relationship between the Family Medicine Department and the Stony Brook School of Medicine in an international endeavor to help the Peruvian people of the Andes Mountains. During her spare time, she likes to try new foods, photograph her travels, spend time with family and friends, and attempt Bikram yoga. .

Clinton Pong, MD

Clinton completed medical school at the University of Hawaii and residency at the Tufts Family Medicine Residency. He is interested in exploring new means of teaching clinical decision-making to residents and practicing clinicians to avoid typical cognitive errors.

Past Fellows


Jessica Early, MD (2014)

Director of Inpatient Medicine, Tufts University Family Medicine Residency at Cambridge Health Alliance. She completed medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Camden, NJ and residency at the Brown Family Medicine Residency Program in Pawtucket, RI.

Randi Sokol, MD, MMedEd (2014)

Associate Director of Faculty Development, Tufts University Family Medicine Residency at Cambridge Health Alliance. She completed her MD/MPH at Tulane Medical School, where she was in the 'Katrina Class.’ She completed residency at UC-Davis in Sacramento.

Deborah R. Erlich, MD, MMedEd (2012)

Associate Director for the Department of Family Medicine at Carney Hospital in Boston and serves as faculty at Tufts School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School. She grew up in the Northeast and has lived in Boston or Cambridge since 1998. She earned her medical degree at Tufts and completed the residency here as well. She is recipient of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine's 2009 Emerging Leader Award.

Jennifer Sparks, MD, (2010)

Jen is a faculty member of the Greater Lawrence Family Medicine Residency in nearby Lawrence, Massachusetts. Jennifer currently serves as Medical Site Director of the Lawrence General Hospital site, Director of Hospital Services, and Medicine curriculum coordinator. A native Floridian, Jen completed medical school at the University of South Florida and her residency in Family Medicine at University of New Mexico Family Medicine. Jennifer received regional and national emerging leader awards through the Society of Teachers in Family Medicine 2012.

Molly Cohen-Osher, MD, (2010)

The Assistant Clerkship Director in the Department of Family Medicine of Boston University. Molly hails from New Jersey. She completed her medical school training at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Camden, NJ. After spending her intern year at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Family Medicine Residency Program, she finished her family medicine training the MacNeal Family Medicine Residency Program in Berwyn, IL. Molly is also a Pisacano Scholar and was a resident member of the Residency Review Committee for Family Medicine.

Ariella Ofran, MD, MPH (2009)

A native Israeli, who practiced and taught at the Maccabi Halth Services Northern District offices, establishing a new clinic alongside an academic teaching clinic. She has returned to Israel where she is teaching and practicing in a clinic that serves a mixed Arab-Jewish population. She is also quite involved in improving CME across the country.

Kristen Goodell, MD (2009)

The Director of Educational Innovation for the Center of Primary Care of the Harvard University School of Medicine graduate of the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University and our own Tufts Family Medicine Residency. She is the recipient of the 2011 Emerging Leader Award from the Family Medicine Education Consortium.

Cung B. Pham, MD, MPH (2008)

Completed the Fellowship in 2008. A graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine and the Northridge Family Practice Residency, Cung now practices medicine at Providence Medical Group in Torrance, CA. He also serves as a volunteer preceptor at a local residency in his free time.