Knowledge to Practice Appoints Medical Director to Accelerate Its Clinical Content Expansion

Bethesda, MD – July 18, 2018 – Knowledge to Practice (K2P), a leading provider of personalized, competency-based lifelong learning for practicing physicians, hospitals and healthcare systems, announces today the appointment of Chimene Richa, MD, as the Medical Director. In her new role, Dr. Richa will be responsible for leading curriculum design and clinical content strategies across specialty areas and will lead and manage a team of clinical writers, editors and all of our renowned contributing faculty from the top academic medical centers.

“We are very excited to welcome Dr. Richa, who joins K2P’s next stage of growth and expansion of our clinical content,” says Mary Ellen Beliveau, Founder and CEO of Knowledge to Practice. “Chimene’s wealth of clinical knowledge and academic experience will further K2P’s leadership in personalized and adaptive online medical education curricula that is uniquely positioned to improve medical practice and deliver tangible improvements at hospitals and healthcare systems.”

Dr. Richa holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Villanova University (Summa Cum Laude), received her M.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, completed her Ophthalmology residency at the University of Maryland, and pursued an Oculoplastics fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital. Prior to joining K2P, Dr. Richa was a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at University of Maryland School of Medicine and also served as Associate Program Director and Director of Medical Student Education for the Department of Ophthalmology. As the Medical Director for K2P Dr. Richa will continue limited clinical practice in the Department of Ophthalmology at University of Maryland School of Medicine.

“Knowledge to Practice’s online medical educational content is industry-leading, and I’m proud to be part of the team,” says Dr. Chimene Richa. “I look forward to leading our talented clinical writers and collaborating with expert faculty to develop online content that is high-yield and delivers innovative learning experiences in both evidence-based and emerging medicine.”

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Knowledge to Practice delivers practice-changing, healthcare education solutions that help transform patient care, enable continuity of care, and mitigate risks across hospitals and healthcare systems. Knowledge to Practice’s personalized curriculum results in an average of 56 percent improvement of knowledge retention and recall, compared to 3-5 percent of older continuing medical education (CME) models. Using best practices and adult learning techniques, Knowledge to Practice taps top recognized academicians and thought leaders to deliver practice-changing clinical content. Curricula are then personalized to each physician, enabling them to monitor their personal mastery and learn wherever, whenever and however they choose. To learn more about Knowledge to Practice please visit:

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