Critical Care Committee

Critical Care Leaders

Chair

Clark Owyang, MD

@clark_owyang
Stanford University Medical Center
Contact Clark

Chair-Elect

Tanya Belle, MD

@Lianne_Belle
Henry Ford Medical Center
Contact Tanya

Vice Chair

Matt Guess, MD

@MGuessMD
Los Angeles County - Harbor UCLA Med Ctr

Vice Chair

Yanika Wolfe, MD

@ywolfe
Stanford University Medical Center

Vice Chair

Meghan Gorski, DO

Albert Einstein Medical Center

Staff Liaison

Valerie Hunt

Managing Editor
Contact Valerie

Secretary/Editor, EM Resident

Thomas Eales, DO

Indiana University
Contact Tommy

Chair

Clark Owyang, MD

@clark_owyang
Stanford University Medical Center
Contact Clark

Chair-Elect

Tanya Belle, MD

@Lianne_Belle
Henry Ford Medical Center
Contact Tanya

Vice Chair

Matt Guess, MD

@MGuessMD
Los Angeles County - Harbor UCLA Med Ctr

Vice Chair

Yanika Wolfe, MD

@ywolfe
Stanford University Medical Center

Vice Chair

Meghan Gorski, DO

Albert Einstein Medical Center

Staff Liaison

Valerie Hunt

Managing Editor
Contact Valerie

Secretary/Editor, EM Resident

Thomas Eales, DO

Indiana University
Contact Tommy

Critical Care Liaisons

Critical Care Alerts/Social Media Liaisons: Susannah Empson, MD (Los Angeles County-Harbor UCLA Medical Center), Meghan Gorski, DO (Albert Einstein Medical Center), Sean Hickey, MD (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai); Nadav Nahumi, MD (Los Angeles County-Harbor UCLA Medical Center)

Fellowship Database (EMRA Match) Liaisons: Henrik Galust, MSIV (Northeast Ohio Medical University), Amie Kolimas (MS IV, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine)

Virtual Mentorship Liaison: Cassidy Dahn, MD (Albert Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center)

Past Committee Leaders

Abdullah Bakhsh, MD 
Joshua Glick, MD 
Danish Malik, MD 
Jenelle Badulak, MD
Michael Allison, MD
Krystle Shafer, MD
Nick Johnson, MD
John C. Greenwood, MD
Biren Bhatt, MD
Jodee Meddy, DO


EMRA Critical Care Committee Objectives

  • Represent the interests of emergency medicine residents who are interested in critical care
  • Maintain a current fellowship database that highlights all training opportunities
  • Submit monthly articles to EM Resident
  • Regularly publish Critical Care Alerts examining new research in the field
  • Maintain EMRA's critical care resources, including PressorDex®, Ventilator Management pocket card, Critical Medications badge cards, etc
  • Interface with other major emergency medicine organizations and societies to drive the growth of emergency medicine and critical care medicine as a field
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Critical Care Fellowship Panel at ACEP18

Get the latest information from recent fellowship grads and perspectives from fellowship program directors.

Special thanks to the panelists:

  • Fraser C. MacKay, MD - Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Brian T. Wessman, MD - Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
  • Krystle Shafer, MD - Wellspan York Hospital
  • Sara Crager, MD - UCLA

Training and Board Certification

Check out the Critical Care Training and Board Certification opportunities.

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Joining EMRA Committees is easy and FREE.

Just log into your EMRA account and select which one(s) you wish to join.

Once you join, you will receive an invitation to be part of the EMRA Committee Basecamp, which helps facilitate communication and collaboration.

Virtual Mentorship Program

If you are new to the committee or have an interest in Critical Care Medicine, but do not have adequate mentorship at your home institution, please allow us to pair you with a mentor in your region or who shares your academic interests! Follow the link below to register!

Critical Care Mentee Registration

If you're a fellow or an attending interested in serving as either a short-term or long-term mentor to those interested in critical care medicine fellowship, please email us to have a conversation about how we can best pair you with an interested mentee.

ACEP Critical Care Medicine Section

Your EMRA membership comes with an ACEP membership - and perks! You are automatically included in the ACEP Young Physicians Section, plus another Section of your choice at no cost. Join the ACEP Critical Care Medicine Section to develop your CCEM network and knowledge.

Additional ACEP section fees are half off - only $20

Check out ACEP's Critical Care Medicine Section

Critical Care Fellowships

Check out the different Critical Care Fellowships in EMRA Match.

Find Fellowships

Critical Care Articles

See the Critical Care articles in EM Resident magazine!

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EMRA Fellowship Guide

Chapter 5 - Critical Care Medicine Fellowships 

Critical care medicine became an ACGME-approved subspecialty for emergency medicine physicians in 2011. In 2012, the surgical critical care fellowship pathway was approved for emergency physicians who are interested in becoming board-eligible intensivists.

Ch 5a - Anesthesia CC Fellowship
Ch 5b - Internal Medicine CC Fellowship
Ch 5c - Neuro CC Fellowship
Ch 5d - Surgical CC Fellowship

SCCM Right Care, Right Now™

The Society maintains that the Right Care, Right Now™ is best provided by an integrated team of dedicated experts directed by a trained and present physician credentialed in critical care (an intensivist). Right Care, Right Now™ means the right care is delivered at exactly the right moment to achieve optimal patient outcomes.

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Maryland CC Project

The Maryland CC Project is maintained  by the University of Maryland Critical Care Fellows as a way to share the amazing education we are receiving as well as a way to create a discussion about both cutting edge and core concepts in critical care.

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PressorDex®, 3rd Edition

Published: October, 2017

Get the latest clinical recommendations for vasoactive agents, pressors, continuous infusions, and other drugs for the critically ill patient. Use this book to ensure you’re selecting the right medications and dosages, even during the busiest shift in the ICU. Thoroughly researched and referenced chapters offer in-depth guidance, organized in an easy-to-use manner.

Order now from Amazon or  the ACEP Bookstore!

EMRA Member Price $17 // ACEP Member Price $25 // List Price $27

Ventilator Management

Published: October, 2016

The EMRA Ventilator Management card is designed to fit in your pocket and meet your needs when managing patients with acute respiratory failure who require mechanical ventilation. It offers an overview of ARF, non-invasive and invasive mechanical ventilation modes, ventilator waveforms, trouble shooting, and weaning from the ventilator.

Order now from Amazon or the ACEP Bookstore!

EMRA Member Price $7 // ACEP Member Price $10 // List Price $12

Critical Medications

Published: October, 2016

This pair of double-sided, badge-sized reference cards will help you make the right decisions quickly when it comes to critical medication dosages. The cards attach to your badge holder for speedy access, bringing key information literally to your fingertips. Please note: Orders include 1 set of badge cards; badge holder NOT included.

Order now from Amazon or the ACEP Bookstore!

EMRA Member Price $7 // ACEP Member Price $10 // List Price $12