EMRA Board of Directors

The EMRA Board of Directors is the governing body of the organization made up of 11 members who are elected by their peers while completing their residency. Three additional positions on the Board are filled by a medical student representative, Ex-Officio, and a liaison to the ACGME RC-EM. Members of the Board offer governance and strategic direction to the organization. Board of Directors members are elected by the Rep Council and serve two to three year terms. They are stewards of the mission and resources, set strategy, provide oversight and governance.

2017 - 2018 Board of Directors

President

Zach Jarou, MD

Denver Health/University of Colorado
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President-Elect

Omar Maniya, MD, MBA

The Mount Sinai Hospital - New York, NY
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Immediate Past President

Alicia Kurtz, MD

Admin Fellow, Vituity
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Secretary/Editor, EM Resident

Thomas Eales, DO

Indiana University
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Speaker of the Council

Scott Pasichow, MD, MPH

Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University
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Vice Speaker of the Council

Nathan Vafaie, MD, MBA

Baylor College of Medicine
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Resident Representative to ACEP

Nida F. Degesys, MD

University of CA - San Francisco
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Director of Education

Sara Paradise, MD

University of CA - Irvine
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Director of Health Policy

Rachel Solnick, MD

Yale School of Medicine
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Director Of Membership

Shehni Nadeem, MD

Baylor College of Medicine
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Director of Technology

Nick Salerno, MD

Louisiana State University
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Ex-Officio Board Member

Geoffrey Comp, DO

Ohio Health Doctors Hospital
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ACGME RC-EM Liaison

Eric McDonald, MD

University of Mississippi
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Medical Student Council Chair

Sarah Ring

University of Miami Medical School
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President

Zach Jarou, MD

Denver Health/University of Colorado
Contact Zach

President-Elect

Omar Maniya, MD, MBA

The Mount Sinai Hospital - New York, NY
Contact Omar

Immediate Past President

Alicia Kurtz, MD

Admin Fellow, Vituity
Contact Alicia

Secretary/Editor, EM Resident

Thomas Eales, DO

Indiana University
Contact Tommy

Speaker of the Council

Scott Pasichow, MD, MPH

Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University
Contact Scott

Vice Speaker of the Council

Nathan Vafaie, MD, MBA

Baylor College of Medicine
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Resident Representative to ACEP

Nida F. Degesys, MD

University of CA - San Francisco
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Director of Education

Sara Paradise, MD

University of CA - Irvine
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Director of Health Policy

Rachel Solnick, MD

Yale School of Medicine
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Director Of Membership

Shehni Nadeem, MD

Baylor College of Medicine
Contact Shehni

Director of Technology

Nick Salerno, MD

Louisiana State University
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Ex-Officio Board Member

Geoffrey Comp, DO

Ohio Health Doctors Hospital
Contact Geoff

ACGME RC-EM Liaison

Eric McDonald, MD

University of Mississippi
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Medical Student Council Chair

Sarah Ring

University of Miami Medical School
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Board of Directors

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Back row, left to right:

Rachel Solnick, MD; Thomas Eales, DO; Nida Degesys, MD; Eric McDonald, MD; Nathan Vafaie, MD; Scott Pasichow, MD, MPH;

Omar Maniya, MD,MBA

Front row, left to right:

Shehni Nadeem, MD; Erin Karl, MD; Zach Jarou, MD; Alicia Kurtz, MD; Nick Salerno, MD; Sara Paradise, MD