Binesh Patel, M.D., Chief Medical Officer at McLaren Flint, is pleased to announce the appointments of Parul Sud, M.D., as Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at McLaren Flint, and Kavitha Kesari, M.D., as Associate Program Director, effective October 1, 2017. The Internal Medicine Residency Program is affiliated with the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.
Prior to her promotion, Dr. Sud had served for more than 20 years as Associate Program Director/Director Ambulatory Medicine in Internal Medicine at McLaren Flint. She is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine with Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, and a fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Sud is deeply vested in the Flint community and has demonstrated a long term commitment to its citizens. Her extensive community outreach includes serving as a volunteer physician and board member at the Genesee County Free Medical Clinic.
Dr. Kesari has served as Assistant Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at McLaren Flint for 10 years and has been an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine with Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, since 1999. While at McLaren Flint, Dr. Kesari has earned numerous awards for excellence in teaching and mentoring as well as community recognition for her achievements. She has also been an active participant in research and serves as the faculty advisor for the Internal Medicine Research Forum at McLaren Flint.
“The Internal Medicine Residency at McLaren Flint has a record of excellence made possible by the dedication and commitment of our program and community-based teaching faculty, combined with support from our staff and administration,” Dr. Sud said. “Together we will strive to carry on this tradition and build on its successes.”