Ms. Ordonez works with the CDI team to help plan and implement numerous initiatives and programs, and is excited to focus her energy on enhancing the diversity of students, trainees and faculty across MGH. As CDI’s program manager, she coordinates residency recruitment, and is the administrative liaison to the Resident and Fellow Committee and for students. In particular, she is responsible for providing day to day management of the Summer Research Trainee Program, which brings in 20 talented medical and college students for a summer research experience with MGH investigators. Her general responsibilities also include internal marketing, event planning and logistics, and evaluation and outcome data analysis. Before joining the CDI team in 2018, Ms. Ordonez had 15 years of professional experience in Graduate Medical Education. She held the position of residency program coordinator for Internal Medicine in Boston Medical Center for six years and was engaged in diversity efforts during recruitment and onboarding. She is a member of an advisory council and the Diversity Committee for the program administrators group at Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM), and the advisor for the Planning committee for Massachusetts Society of Academic Medical Administrators (MSAMA). Sandra grew up in Bogota, Colombia. After graduating as an Industrial Engineer from Universidad Libre, she received the opportunity to live the American dream, and ended up in Boston where she raised her family. She lives with her 7-year-old granddaughter who was diagnosed with autism, and is involved with many organizations that research and raise awareness for autism.