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profileRonald Chiko Silvestri, M.D.

TitleAssistant Professor of Medicine
InstitutionBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
AddressBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Pulmonary Division, Kirstein Bldg
330 Brookline Ave
Boston MA 02215
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1983 - 1984Best Clinical Teacher
1988 Faculty Prize for Excellence in Teaching, Year 2
1997 - 1998Best Clinical Teacher
2004Stone Award for Excellence in Teaching
2010Henry D Chadwick Medal

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  1. Ecker DJ, Milan FB, Cassese T, Farnan JM, Madigosky WS, Massie FS, Mendez P, Obadia S, Ovitsh RK, Silvestri R, Uchida T, Daniel M. Step Up-Not On-The Step 2 Clinical Skills Exam: Directors of Clinical Skills Courses (DOCS) Oppose Ending Step 2 CS. Acad Med. 2017 Aug 22. PMID: 28834843.
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  2. Gowda D, Blatt B, Kosowicz L, Silvestri R. In reply to Abelson and to Kelly et al. Acad Med. 2014 Oct; 89(10):1314-5. PMID: 25247538.
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  3. Gowda D, Blatt B, Kosowicz LY, Silvestri RC. In reply to Yudkowsky. Acad Med. 2014 Jun; 89(6):835. PMID: 24865830.
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  4. Gowda D, Blatt B, Kosowicz LY, Silvestri RC. Addressing concerns about a "core + clusters" physical exam. Acad Med. 2014 Jun; 89(6):834. PMID: 24865827.
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  5. Gowda D, Blatt B, Fink MJ, Kosowicz LY, Baecker A, Silvestri RC. A core physical exam for medical students: results of a national survey. Acad Med. 2014 Mar; 89(3):436-42. PMID: 24448049.
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  6. Mansharamani N, Balachandran D, Delaney D, Zibrak JD, Silvestri RC, Koziel H. Lung abscess in adults: clinical comparison of immunocompromised to non-immunocompromised patients. Respir Med. 2002 Mar; 96(3):178-85. PMID: 11905552.
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  7. Hamann C, Volkan K, Fishman MB, Silvestri RC, Simon SR, Fletcher SW. How well do second-year students learn physical diagnosis? Observational study of an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). BMC Med Educ. 2002; 2:1. PMID: 11888484; PMCID: PMC80153.
  8. LoCicero J, Costello P, Campos CT, Francalancia N, Dushay KM, Silvestri RC, Zibrak JD. Spiral CT with multiplanar and three-dimensional reconstructions accurately predicts tracheobronchial pathology. Ann Thorac Surg. 1996 Sep; 62(3):811-7. PMID: 8784012.
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  9. Silvestri RC, Jensen WA, Zibrak JD, Alexander RC, Rose RM. Pulmonary infiltrates and hypoxemia in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome re-exposed to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1987 Oct; 136(4):1003-4. PMID: 3499102.
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  10. Zibrak JD, Silvestri RC, Costello P, Marlink R, Jensen WA, Robins A, Rose RM. Bronchoscopic and radiologic features of Kaposi's sarcoma involving the respiratory system. Chest. 1986 Oct; 90(4):476-9. PMID: 3489584.
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