Dr. Shukle is a board certified specialist in internal medicine. He runs one of the largest specialty
practices in Ontario, Canada. His area of interest is the stroke and heart attack reduction in high risk
He owns and runs a full functioning cardiac and diabetes suite that includes diagnostics, diet
counseling, exercise counseling, and lifestyle support for patients with diabetes, cardiovascular
disease, and arrhythmia. He is one of Canada’s most popular speakers. He performs over 150 special
lectures across the nation each year with various audiences ranging from the general public, to
nurses, to physicians, to medical specialists. His lectures are engaging, funny, and informative. In
2016, Dr. Shukle will be conducting a TED talk on using DNA as a memory storage medium.
Brian Alverson, MD
Brian Alverson, MD is the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University in Providence, RI. He has been active in pediatric education and research for 15 years.He has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools. He is an author of the book "Step Up to Pediatrics" and over 40 peer reviewed articles. Dr. Alverson has extensive experience in preparing students for the USMLE exams and has test writing experience as well.
Veronica Gillispie, MD, FACOG
Dr. Veronica Gillispie is the Clerkship Director for Obstetrics and Gynecology for the Ochsner Clinical School at the University of Queensland, Australia. She is responsible for curriculum development and preparing her students for USMLE Step 2. Her teaching has been described by her students as relatable. She makes complicated topics easy to understand.
Charles Vega, MD
Dr. Vega has over 20 years of experience in patient care and has led hundreds of didactics on clinical issues. He was also proud to receive a rare medical teaching fellowship that gave him highly valuable insight on curriculum design and learner engagement. Finally, he just loves teaching.
Helen Farrell, MD
Dr. Farrell is a Harvard Medical School faculty member and board certified psychiatrist with a private practice in Boston. She has experience in patient care, teaching and in treating psychological disorders in various settings, including the Emergency Department, inpatient units and outpatient settings. She has translated difficult concepts in various psychology genres to educational videos via TED-Ed. Dr. Farrell is also well published in the field of forensic psychology and has appeared as an expert witness in court multiple times.
Kelley Chuang, MD
Dr. Kelley Chuang is a hospitalist at the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center, and assistant clinical professor in the Department of Medicine at UCLA. She obtained her medical degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She then completed residency and a chief residency in Internal Medicine at UCLA. Before her medical training, she was a high school science teacher in Washington, D.C. She loves combining her interests in medicine and teaching as a medical educator.