We are excited to announce that Drs. Rachel Damico and Ramana Sidhaye have been named associate directors of the Physician Scientist Pathway (PSP). The Osler Program launched the PSP this year to recruit, develop and retain aspiring physician scientists at Johns Hopkins. Both Drs. Damico and Sidhaye bring unique leadership, insight and expertise to this effort. They will work closely with our PSP director, Dr. Rob Brodsky, to advance this central mission for our program, department and School of Medicine.
Rachel Damico earned her MD and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania and completed her training in medicine and pulmonary critical care at Johns Hopkins. She serves as a chair for one of our Intern Selection Committees and as Thayer Firm Faculty. Dr. Damico researches vascular biology in the setting of pulmonary arterial hypertension and COPD.
Ramana Sidhaye earned her MD from Northwestern University and completed her training in medicine at Northwestern and in pulmonary critical care at Johns Hopkins. She serves as the associate director of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine fellowship overseeing research and mentorship and is Longcope Firm Faculty. Dr. Sidhaye researches lung epithelial biology, tissue integrity and cell-cell adhesion in the lung.
Please join us in congratulating Drs. Damico and Sidhaye on their new roles in our department.