Faculty at our Atlanta VAQS site are sought after for their expertise in implementation science, system redesign, interprofessional education, and curriculum design, particularly in the areas of quality improvement, health systems, patient safety and leadership. Our faculty are leaders in health systems and academic medical centers.

Fellows come to our Atlanta VAQS site to gain an expertise in quality improvement, implementation science and educational program design and evaluation

Our program site is fortunate to have Magnet recognition at both the Atlanta VA Medical Center and its primary affiliate, Emory University. We are recognized for the strength of collaboration with regional partners – Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, WellStar and Morehouse School of Medicine. Our site is known for providing Interprofessional mentorship, including professional development through additional training opportunities at Emory University’s School of Nursing, School of Public Health and Graduate Schools.

Senior Faculty Scholars

Carolyn Clevenger

                                                                  Carolyn Clevenger, RN, DNP,                                                                               AGPCNP-BC, GNP-BC, FAANP


                  Anne Tomolo, MD, MPH


Faculty Scholars


      Corrine Abraham, DNP, RN


                          Sheila Rauch, PhD

               Krysta Johnson-Martinez, MD

Emeritus Scholars

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Bethany Robertson, DNP, CNM

Current First Year Fellows

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Bilal Ahmad, MD

Allison Arensman, MD

Linda Nwoga, PhD

Current Second Year Fellows


                                                                              Neha Pathak, MD

          Paula Tucker, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C



Ben Flink, MD

Krysta Johnson-Martinez, MD

Rebecca Wheeler, PhD, RN


Shani Woolard, MD


Corrine Anne Abraham, RN, MN, DNP
Michael Saenger, MD, FACP