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Public Meeting Notice Licensing Committee Meeting - Topics of Discussion

Thursday, August 13, 2020
8 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Posted: August 6, 2020 12:12 p.m.
  • Last Updated: August 6, 2020 12:50 p.m.

Address

Board Room
178 Albion Street, Suite 330, Wakefield, MA 01880

Overview of Licensing Committee Meeting - Topics of Discussion

Information on the Public Meeting of the Licensing Committee

Agenda

Lisa O'Connor (Chair), Deborah Levine, M.D., and Julian Robinson, M.D. (for select applicants only)

Public Session I

  • Minutes
  • Items not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
  • Sonia Cohen, M.D. – Request for joint degree waiver of the seven-year rule
  • Tahsin Hasan, M.D. – Medical school academic probation
  • Amrit Misra, M.D. – Request for joint degree waiver of the seven-year rule
  • Grant Pierre, M.D. – Medical school academic probation
  • Tiffany Palomero, M.D. – Medical school remediation
  • Catherine Pfeiffer, D.O. – Medical school academic probation
  • Anna Reichardt, M.D. – Request for joint degree waiver of the seven-year rule
  • Mercedes Szpunar, M.D. – Request for joint degree waiver of the seven-year rule
  • Omar Abdelmegid, M.D. – Medical school greater than six years, below average ratings
  • Ana Garrido-Castro, M.D. – Request for waiver of postgraduate training requirements
  • Malik Ahmed, M.D. – Medical school academic probation
  • Wendy Herman, M.D. – Medical school academic probation
  • Philip Barr, M.D. – Out-of-state discipline

Executive Session

  • Minutes
  • Licensing cases

The Committee will meet in Executive Session as authorized pursuant to Mass. General Law chapter 30A, § 21(a)(1) and (7), for the purpose of discussing the reputation, character, physical condition or mental health, rather than the professional competence, of an individual, or to discuss the discipline or dismissal of, or complaints or charges brought against, a public officer, employee, staff member or individual.  Specifically, the Board will discuss and evaluate the reputation, character, physical condition or mental health, rather than professional competence, of applicants relevant to their applications for licensure and to discuss reports that are confidential pursuant to law. 

Public Session Il

  • Adam Puchalski, M.D. – Medical school leave of absence, fellowship remediation and withdrawal
  • Adjournment
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