Meet the Team

Elizabeth Harry, MD

Chief Well-Being Officer

Instructor in Internal Medicine

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Sandy Goel, PharmD

Administrative Director
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy
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Shelagh Saénz, LPC, NCC

Senior Project Manager
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Matthew Jerome, MS, MHA 

Business Consultant
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Paula Bryanch-Garrett

Executive Assistant Associate Health

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Ally Grossman

Medical Student Liaison

Office of Well-Being Faculty Associates

Faculty Associates to participate in scholarly work addressing drivers of workplace well-being and identify solutions to inform decision-making at the organizational level. The associates are listed below, including their priority areas of focus and brief biographies: 

Anita Amin, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Hospital Medicine

Department of Internal Medicine 

Exploring solutions to address administrative burdens, particularly focused on organizational email usage among faculty, staff, and learners.  Link to Bio

Michael Brenner, MD

Associate Professor


Partnering with Dr. Amy Zhang to study vacation utilization and cross-coverage with the goal of improving wellness among clinicians at Michigan Medicine.  Link to Bio

Margit Burmeister, Ph.D.

Associate Chair

Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics

Developing ways to decrease administrative burden for faculty, primarily focusing on the research and educational aspects. Link to Bio

Kris Chrouser, MD, MPH

Associate Professor


Evaluating job resources and job demands to improve teamwork and reduce burnout across the institution.  Link to Bio

Brigid Gregg, MD

Assistant Professor

Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatrics

Developing practices to reduce administrative burden among the faculty clinician population at Michigan Medicine. Link to Bio

Deeba Minhas, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Rheumatology, Internal Medicine

Mitigating problems and managing patient expectations related to the electronic health record patient portal messaging with a trauma-informed lensLink to Bio

Helen Morgan, MD

Clinical Professor

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Developing a multi-faceted approach to facilitating the development of communities of support for parents working at Michigan Medicine.  Link to Bio

Kelly Paradis, PhD

Associate Professor

Medical Physics

Establishing caregiver, gender equity, and provider wellness resources throughout the medical workforceLink to Bio

Gurjit Sandhu, PhD

Associate Professor and Vice-Chair, Resident Life

Department of Surgery and Department of Learning Health Sciences

Utilizing a phased approach to identify effective strategies to improve psychological safety among faculty and residents.  Link to Bio

Amy Zhang, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Partnering with Dr. Michael Brenner to study vacation utilization and cross-coverage with the goal of improving wellness among clinicians at Michigan Medicine.  Link to Bio