Program Leadership

Dr. Saba Hasan

Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Dr. Hasan has been the Internal Medicine Residency Program Director since 2008. She graduated from Sind Medical College in Pakistan in the top 5% of her class, and completed her Internal Medicine Residency training at Capital Health, followed by a Chief Resident year. Soon after, she was appointed Director of the Medical and Subspecialty Clinics.

Dr. Hasan was the 2014 recipient of the prestigious ACGME Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award, presented to only 10 Program Directors of accredited residencies and fellowships nationally each year. She has presented at many national and regional conferences over the past nine years. Dr. Hasan has served on the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine (APDIM) committees, and is currently serving as Governor for the ACP NJ Chapter – Southern Region, and is a member of the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM) Education Committee.

Dr. Hasan enjoys nurturing residents to achieve their full potential as they get ready to become the internists of tomorrow. She has brought many changes into the program to enhance resident teaching and create an environment of scholarship.

Dr. Daniel Goldsmith 

Associate Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Dr. Goldsmith graduated from the Cornell University Medical College and trained in Internal Medicine at Boston University. After his training, he joined the Johns Hopkins Community Physicians, a community-based internal medicine practice, where he served as a firm leader for the resident practice for three years prior to joining Capital Health in 2001. He enjoys teaching and working with the residents. Dr. Goldsmith is the chair of the Institutional Review Board at Capital Health and a member of the CME Committee at Capital Health. He has a special interest in teaching bedside physical diagnosis and has an academic appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine from Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Dr. Goldsmith is very likely to ask you about the music you listen to, the restaurants you frequent, and what else you like to do outside of work.

Dr. Bushra Saleem 

Bushra Saleem MD
Chief Medical Resident 2018-2019
Dr. Saleem graduated from King Edward Medical University in Pakistan, graduating in the top 15% of her class. During medical school, Dr. Saleem was trained and certified in management of trauma. She also participated in a community medical research project during her fourth year of medical school. Following graduation, Dr. Saleem worked as a medical officer, running the Internal Medicine Unit. After relocating to the United States, Dr. Saleem worked at Wahid Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York.

During her training, Dr. Saleem had several poster presentations including, “A Cranial Nerve Palsy Caused by Continuous Positive Airway Pressure” at the Society of Hospital Medicine Conference in 2018 and “Tamponade from Autoimmune Phenomenon” at the ACP NJ Chapter Conference in 2017.

Dr. Saleem is currently the Chief Resident/Junior Faculty for the Internal Medicine Residency at Capital Health for academic year 2018-2019.




Director, Medical Clinics at Capital Health

Dr. Moazami is a board certified cardiologist from Tehran University of Medical Science. At the time of graduation, she was the recipient of the Outstanding Performance Award by her medical school. She trained in internal medicine at Capital Health and graduated in June 2008. She received an award for Best Research on "Guideline Adherence for Treatment of Systolic Heart Failure in Capital Health." In addition to his, Dr. Moazami has made 2 presentations during the 2014—2015 academic year at the National SGIM and annual APDIM meetings. In 2009, Dr. Moazami became the Director of Medical and Subspecialty Clinics at Capital Health. She is interested in teaching preventive care and evidence-based practice. She also enjoys guideline discussion during teaching rounds. Dr. Moazami leads the “Resident Well-Being” program, and is also the coordinator for the resident continuity clinic quality improvement project.

Dr. Vypritskaya 

Core Faculty, Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Dr. Ekaterina Vypritskaya graduated from Kuban Medical Academy in Russia with a Golden Diploma. She further trained as a cardiology fellow and worked as cardiologist in a regional emergency hospital, with concomitant teaching responsibilities at the Kuban Medical Academy. In 2000, Dr.Vypritskaya received her doctorate in Arrhythmology.

She completed her internal medicine residency training at Capital Health in 2009 and served as Chief Resident the following year. During her residency, Dr. Vypritskaya was awarded several recognition awards, by both her peers and attending physicians. Her senior resident research presentation on Quality Improvement of Management Patients with ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction was recognized and awarded by the program as an outstanding resident research presentation.

Dr. Vypritskaya enjoys working with residents on ward rotations, and the fresh ideas and “outside of the box thinking” they bring to the bedside. Dr. Vypritskaya is actively involved in hospital initiatives on quality improvement. She is a member of several hospital committees including the Credentialing, Medical Records, Prevention of Hospital-Associated Infections, and Palliative Committees.


Internist in Private Practice and Core Faculty of Internal Medicine Residency Program at Capital Health

Dr. Zubair graduated from Liaquat Medical College in Pakistan. He completed his residency training at Capital Health. At the time of graduation, he was recognized by the program as "Resident of the Year." Since 1997, he has been in private practice and has been intimately involved with resident training at Capital Health. He has received the "Best Clinical Attending" 10 times in his time with the Residency Program. Dr. Zubair is a member of the Clinical Competency Committee. He is actively involved with resident scholarly activities and has served as a judge for several years for Residents Research Day at Capital Health.


Internist in Private Practice and Clinical Faculty of Internal Medicine Residency Program at Capital Health

Dr. Sordo graduated with a Gold Diploma from The Higher Institute of Medical Science of Havana, Cuba. She completed her internal medicine training at Capital Health and worked as a 4th year Chief Resident. She is the recipient of multiple awards from attending physicians and nursing during her training at Capital Health, recognizing her as a "Superior Medical Resident." Additionally, her research presentation was recognized by the program and received an award. She also received an award for her "High Academic Attainment and Qualities that Characterize the Fine Physician."

She runs an internal medicine practice and is actively involved with resident education and training. Dr. Sordo has been working as a part-time clinical faculty member of the Internal Medicine Residency program since 2001. Her areas of interest are preventative medicine and wellness, obesity and other metabolic disorders, and women’s health.

Melanie Haydu 

Program Coordinator, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Melanie worked as the temporary Program Coordinator for Capital Health’s Residency Program from July 2014 until getting officially hired by the hospital in January 2015. She previously had several management retail jobs in the Eastern Pennsylvania area.

She works closely with the residents, Program Director, and Chief Resident daily in order to ensure smooth and productive academic years. This is her first office job, and she has caught on quickly and enjoys learning about the complicated world of Internal Medicine Residencies.

In her spare time, Melanie enjoys reading, gymnastics, playing violin, and spending time with friends and family.


Secretary, Internal Medicine Residency Program/Graduate Medical Education

She came to Capital Health in 2008 after 24 years of retail experience and nine years of office experience, five of those as an executive assistant.

She truly enjoys learning about the medical world and helping the residents when they ask for assistance. She works with the CME office to ensure the resident's MRCs and CPCs follow CME guidelines and also with the Graduate Medical Education Department.

In her spare time, she enjoys music, dancing, spending time with friends, and babysitting her grandsons Cody and Colten. She is an Elder of her church, and has been the Junior Choir director, Sunday school teacher, youth group advisor, minister's assistant, and senior choir member.

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