matassa

Daniel Matassa, M.D.

 

Daniel Matassa, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Dr. Matassa obtained his medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in 2013, then joined our residency program and served an additional year as Chief Resident at the VA site. Dr. Matassa is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and has received many accolades during residency for his patient care and teaching skills, including several nominations for the prestigious Golden Apple Award.

Dr. Matassa joined the faculty of New Jersey Medical School in 2017 as Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine and Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency. Since starting his professional career at NJMS, he has been heavily involved in the medical education of both students and residents through the development and delivery of lectures, team-based learning activities, patient care rounds, and morning reports. Dr. Matassa has extensive experience in medical education through his work as a professional tutor for both the USMLE Step Exams and ABIM Internal Medicine Certification Exam. He is currently responsible for organizing and coordinating the residents’ ambulatory curriculum/education and for the development of additional educational tracks within the program.

 

 

 

Sperber

Steven Sperber, M.D.

 

Steven J. Sperber, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Chief, Infectious Diseases Division, Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC)
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Dr. Sperber earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1978 from Franklin and Marshall College, and his Medical Degree from NYU School of Medicine in 1982. He completed his internship and residency training at SUNY - Stony Brook University Hospital and the Northport VA Medical Center in 1985, and then did an infectious diseases fellowship at the University of Virginia and affiliated hospitals from 1985 to 1988. He was on the faculty in the Department of Medicine and Division of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases at UMDNJ- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School from 1988 until 1992.

Dr. Sperber joined the Department of Medicine and Infectious Diseases Division at Hackensack University Medical Center and the faculty in the Department of Medicine at New Jersey Medical School in 1992. He has been involved in the education of Rutgers NJMS students during the medicine clerkship, internal medicine residents, and infectious diseases fellows. He regularly attends journal club and teaches a series of lectures on reading the medical literature for medical residents. He has been recognized as an "Outstanding Teacher" by the medical residents. He serves on numerous committees and has a research interest in respiratory viral infections. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

 



Michaud

Jennine Michaud, D.O.


Jennine Michaud, D.O.
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Nephrology
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Dr. Michaud earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in 1999 from William Paterson University, and attended medical school at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.  She completed her internship and residency at UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School from 2004-2007, and then served as Chief Medical Resident in 2008.  Dr. Michaud completed her Nephrology fellowship in 2010, followed by a second fellowship in Transplant Nephrology.

Dr. Michaud joined the faculty of New Jersey Medical School in 2011 working in the Department of Medicine and the Nephrology division.  She also served as the Associate Clerkship Director for the 3rd and 4th year medical students until 2014 when she moved to the East Orange VA Medical Center.  Dr. Michaud then became an Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program.  She has been heavily involved in resident and student education through lectures, morning reports, and patient care.  Dr. Michaud serves on several committees including the Clinical Competency Committee for which she is the chair.