Felix Ankel, MD [Vice President and Executive Director]

Provides leadership and direction for Health Professional Education
Provides strategic planning
Connects with schools and care delivery

felix.k.ankel@healthpartners.com


Char Baum [Program Associate]

Coordinates Knowledge Bank
Coordinates advanced practice clinician tracking

charlene.a.baum@healthpartners.com


Willie Braziel [Operations Manager]

Oversees Daily GME Operations
Plans and Organizes New Resident Orientation
Serves as ECFMG Designated Official

willie.r.braziel@healthpartners.com


Julie Cole [GME Accreditation Manager]

Serves as program/institution accreditation resource
Administrates New Innovations RMS
Manages medical education-related projects

julie.a.cole@healthpartners.com


Monica Hoeppner [Executive Assistant]

Provides confidential administrative support
Assists in developing relationships with internal and external partners
Assists Felix Ankel and Michelle Noltimier

monica.m.hoeppner@healthpartners.com


 

Kelly Frisch, MD [Chief of Clinical Learning]

Supports graduate and medical student education across HealthPartners, including trainees and faculty
Partners with clinical and operational leaders to support the Clinical Learning Environment
Chairs the HealthPartners Graduate Medical Education Committee

kelly.k.frisch@healthpartners.com


 

Michelle Noltimier, RN [Director or AP/NP Graduate Programs]

Directs clinical training provided for PA/NP graduate students
Maintains relationships with hospitals, clinics, schools and students
Manages budget for advanced practice clinician training

michelle.t.noltimier@healthpartners.com

 



Allie Rengel [Program Associate]

Coordinates Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology, and Anesthesiology University of Minnesota training at Regions Hospital
Assists Kelly Frisch, MD

allison.e.rengel@healthpartners.com

 


Cecily Spencer [Operations and Development Manager]

Supports operations, planning, strategy and initiatives
Connects with department leaders for budget development
Provides strategic planning for web and social media

cecily.d.spencer@healthpartners.com

 


Devon Yocom [Program Associate]

Coordinates the Foot and Ankle Surgery Residency and Hand Surgery Fellowship

devon.f.yocom@healthpartners.com

 


 

Prat Bhandari [Communications Associate]

Provides communications support to the OHPE team

Updates website and blog

pratakshya.x.bhandari@healthpartners.com

 

 

 


 

Zandra Taylor [Multi Media Specialist]

Provides video production and graphic design support

zandra.d.taylor@healthpartners.com