Rachel J. Gordon, MD MPH, is an infectious diseases physician and medical educator at Columbia University. She is Assistant Professor of Medicine & Epidemiology @ CUMC in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Dept. of Medicine with a joint appointment in the Dept. of Epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health. Dr. Gordon is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. She is passionate about teaching and innovation in medical education. She currently holds the following teaching positions: Course Director of Ready 4 Residency and Section Director of Microbiology/Infectious Disease. Please visit her education website http://edblogs.columbia.edu/rgordon/ and follow her on Twitter @MIDGordon. Dr. Gordon received the Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award from the P&S Class of 2016, among several teaching awards, and is a member of the Virginia Apgar Academy of Medical Educators.