Meet Our Team

Nisha ChadhaCo-Founder, Nisha Chadha, MD (@iEducatorMD) is an assistant professor of ophthalmology and medical education at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She also serves as the Director of Medical Student Education in Ophthalmology and a course leader in the Arts of Science of Medicine course at Mount Sinai. She completed her ophthalmology residency at The George Washington University and a fellowship in glaucoma at Yale University. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Glaucoma Society, and Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology.

Samira FaroukCo-Founder, Samira Farouk, MD, MS, FASN (@ssfarouk) is currently an an academic transplant nephrologist and Assistant Professor of Nephrology and Medical Education. She is the Associate Program Director of the nephrology fellowship at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is the co-founder of NephSIM, a mobile-optimized, case-based nephrology teaching tool, and the SIM Series. 20/20 SIM is the second project in the SIM Series. She completed her internal medicine residency, nephrology and transplant fellowship at Mount Sinai and served as chief fellow. She is an executive board member of Nephrology Social Media Collective and NephMadness and serves as the Director of Trainee Engagement and Mentoring at KIDNEYcon.

Rachel Hilburg, MD (@RachelHilburg) is currently a nephrology fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the co-founder of NephSIM, a mobile-optimized case-based nephrology teaching tool, and the SIM Series. 20/20 SIM is the second project in the SIM Series. She completed her internal medicine residency and chief residency at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

CASE Collaborators:

Ophthalmology for Primary Care: Mark Edouard, MD

Neuro-Ophthalmology: Emma Loebel, MS4, Michael Fara, MD, and Laura Stein, MD