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Recruitment season is coming our way. If you are planning to apply for residency or want to learn tips on recruitment processes, join your host Andrew Tisser with his guest, Dr. Alysia Kwiatkowski, as they talk about screening and choosing the ideal resident. “Dr. K” is the program director for the internal medicine residency program at the State University of New York, Buffalo. She views the ideal resident as someone to whom she could entrust her loved ones. She shares the things she looks for in the application, describes 360 degree reviews, and others tips for the candidate!

In this episode you will learn:


  • On her journey to the field of Education
  • Filters and other approaches regarding recruitment
  • The ideal resident
  • The couple’s match
  • One factor that would kill an application


Today’s Guest


About Dr. Alysia Kwiatkowski:

Alysia Kwiatkowski DO, MS is the Program Director for the Internal Medicine Training Program at the State University of New York SUNY at Buffalo (UB). In her work with the training program, Dr. Kwiatkowski has redesigned and transitioned the curriculum to interactive, multifaceted, near-peer and learner centered models. She also focuses on empowering her learners to be integral parts of their educational experiences.

Dr. Kwiatkowski works in the Medical Education and Educational Research Institute (MEERI) on faculty development, interactive learning models and medical education research. She completed the Jacobs Excellence Educator Program, a faculty development program to enhance teaching and evaluation skills, the SUNY SAIL Leadership Academy, is a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society and has received multiple teaching awards.

Dr. Kwiatkowski earned her doctorate from the New York Institute of Technology, College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her residency and chief residency at Albany Medical Center, the major academic center associated with Albany Medical College, Dr. Kwiatkowski completed her fellowship in Rheumatology at Rush University Medical Center where she received a certification in Teaching Excellence. She earned her Masters of Science in the Natural Sciences from the University at Buffalo/Roswell Park Cancer Institute.


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