Committees and Divisions, Leadership

2019 Outgoing Committee Leaders

EMRA leaders are the backbone of our success – and the rising stars of emergency medicine. Please help us recognize these EMRA committee members whose tenures have come to a close. EMRA is stronger because of their service and contributions to medical students, residents, fellows, and the specialty as a whole. 

Administration & Operations
Chair Joshua Gauger, MD, MBA | University of Cincinnati
   Vice Chairs
   Greg Fernandez, MD, MBA | Mount Sinai School of Medicine
   Nazish Malik | Texas A&M College of Medicine

Critical Care
Chair Clark Owyang, MD | Stanford University Medical Center
   Vice Chairs
   Matt Guess, MD | Los Angeles County – Harbor UCLA Medical Center
   Yanika Wolfe, MD | Stanford University Medical Center

Diversity & Inclusion
Chair-elect Christopher Harris, MD | University of Chicago

Education
Chair Deena Khamees, MD | Baylor College of Medicine
   Vice Chairs
   Jeff Liu, MD | Baylor College of Medicine
   Anthony DeVivo, DO | Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center
   Ross Christensen, DO | Maricopa Medical Center
   Erin Karl, MD | University of Nebraska Medical Center
   Jon Brewer | Texas A&M College of Medicine

Health Policy
Chair Allen Wang, MD | George Washington University
   Vice Chairs
   Kyle Ragins, MD | UCLA Olive View Medical Center
   Neil Dubey, MD | Mount Sinai School of Medicine
   Sushant Kapoor, DO | Christiana Care Health System
   Hannah Gordon, MPH | FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
   Petrina Craine, MD | Alameda Health System – Highland Hospital
   Ynhi Thomas, MD | Baylor College of Medicine

Informatics
Chair Archana Shah, MD | University of Chicago

International
Chair Brian Strickland, MD | University of Chicago
   Vice Chair
   Nehal Naik, MD | George Washington University

Pediatric EM
Chair Jijoe Joseph, DO | Nassau University Medical Center

Prehospital & Disaster Medicine
Chair Seth Kelly, MD, MBA | University of Maryland
   Vice Chair
   Jared Ross, DO, FF/EMT-T | Washington University in St. Louis

Research
Chair Will Bianchi, DO, MSc; LT, MC, USN | Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
   Vice Chair
   Aadil Vora, DO | Emory University 

Simulation
Chair Aga De Castro, MD, MPH | UCONN Health/Hartsford Hospital
   Vice Chairs
   Alex Tran | Brown Medical School
   John Peacock | University of Texas Medical School – Houston

Sports Medicine
Chair Richard Grantier III, MD | University of Mississippi
   Vice Chairs
   Stewart Lee, MD | Albany Medical Center
   Jonathan Pickos | Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Toxicology
Chair Aaron Frey, DO | Lehigh Valley Health Network
Chair-elect Daniel Bral, DO, MPH | University of Rochester

Ultrasound
Chair Landon Pratt, MD | University of Arizona
   Vice Chairs
   Kevin Hu, MD | Mount Sinai School of Medicine
   Jacob Freudenberger | UNT Health Science Center

Wellness
Chair Leann Mainis, MD | UCSF Fresno
   Vice Chair
   Taryn Webb, MD | Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Wilderness
Chair Charlie Duke, MD | Yale New Haven Medical Center

Medical Student Council
Chair Sarah Ring | University of Miami
Vice Chair Michael Messina | Ohio University Heritage COM
Editor Morgan Bobb | University of Iowa
   Coordinators
   Web/Tech Coordinator Sean Trostel | Medical College of Georgia
   Northeast Coordinator Kate Anderson | University of Vermont
   Southeast Coordinator Hannah Gordon | FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
   West Coordinator Corey McNeilly | UT Health San Antonio
   Midwest Coordinator Jonathan Pickos | Des Moines University
   Legislative Coordinator Kirstin Woody Scott, MPhil, PhD | Harvard Medical School
   Mentorship Coordinator Bryan Feinstein | University of Washington
   Student Advising Coordinator Hayley Musial | FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
   AMA-MSS Representative Duy Hoang | Texas Tech University Health Science Center
   AMA-MSS Representative Ashley Tarchione | University of Nevada
   Regional Representatives
   Pacific: Cameron Justice | Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
   Southwest: Jonathan Brewer | Texas A&M
   Great Plains: Samantha Lord | Michigan State University
   Northeast 1: Marie Murphy | SUNY Upstate
   Northeast 2: Alex Tran | Brown University
   Mid-Atlantic: Mustafa Alam | Howard University
   Southeast 1: Cornelia Hendley | Wake Forest University
   Southeast 2: Rugaieh Abaza | Morehouse School of Medicine
   South-Central: Daniel Fuchs | Alabama COM
   Osteopathic: Jody AJ Lakey | Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
   International: Vanessa Graff | St. George’s University

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