Susan Massad

Susan Massad is a retired physician with 51 years of practice and teaching in internal medicine. Susan was one of the early pioneers to bring the teaching of improvisation into her training of medical residents in the late 1990s. As a practitioner, working in both the poorest communities and middle class communities, she was honored as one of the best doctors in NYC in 2004. In 2006, Susan launched a multi-racial, multi-gender, multi-class theater and improvisation workshop program for seniors called the New Timers. She leads ongoing conversations on health, wellness and growing older as a faculty member of the East Side Institute. Susan has also written her first play, Remember? Remember!, that deals with aging and memory loss.