Dr. Sonstein joined the faculty in 2009 after completing her Chief Residency at UTMB in Galveston. Currently she serves as the clinical vice chair for inpatient affairs and program director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program. She has gained training in the field of health care quality by attending MD Anderson cancer center clinical safety, effectiveness course and AAMC teach for quality program. Her interests and current projects focus on quality of care, patient satisfaction, innovative health delivery systems and residency education. She has presented her quality work locally and regionally and has won awards for her work at the UT System Building Bridges conference. She has won numerous teaching and educational awards and was inducted as a member of the UTMB Academy of Master Teachers in September 2012. She also is the Co-PI for a UT System health education grant focusing on a Train the Trainer Education model for quality improvement.
She currently attends on the wards in John Sealy Hospital, is a faculty preceptor, and sees private patients on Daniels Team.