Meet the Team

Elizabeth Harry, MD

Chief Well-Being Officer

Instructor in Internal Medicine

eharry@med.umich.edu

Link to Bio

Sandy Goel, PharmD

Administrative Director
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy
sngta@med.umich.edu
Link to Bio

Shelagh Saénz, LPC, NCC

Senior Project Manager
saenzs@med.umich.edu
Link to Bio

Matthew Jerome, MS, MHA 

Business Consultant
matjerom@med.umich.edu
Link to Bio

Paula Bryanch-Garrett

Executive Assistant Associate Health

pbryanch@umich.edu

Link to Bio

Ally Grossman

Medical Student Liaison

gralexan@med.umich.edu


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

avamin@med.umich.edu 


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

Otolaryngology

mbren@med.umich.edu


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

margit@umich.edu


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

Urology

chrouser@med.umich.edu


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

greggb@med.umich.edu


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

minhasde@umich.edu


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

hjkang@med.umich.edu


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

kyounge@med.umich.edu


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

gurjit@med.umich.edu


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

amydz@med.umich.edu


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