Faculty

Jenny Beck-Esmay, MD

Jenny Beck-Esmay, MD

Emergency Medicine Physician and Assistant Residency Director, Mt. Sinai St. Luke’s-Mt. Sinai West in New York City

Jenny Beck-Esmay is an Emergency Medicine Physician and Assistant Residency Director at Mt. Sinai St. Luke’s-Mt. Sinai West in New York City. Jenny received a degree in drama from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, completed medical school at the University of Minnesota and returned to NYC to complete residency at NYU-Bellevue. She is passionate about emergency medicine education and the FOAM movement and is proud to have contributed content to numerous FOAM resources. Jenny is Editor-In-Chief of FemInEM, Associate Editor of R.E.B.E.L. EM, Co-Host of the Rebel Core EM podcast and a contributor to EM:RAP and UC:RAP. In her free time, Jenny enjoys reading sci-fi, fantasy, and comics and enjoying delicious dinners out with friends.

Solomon Behar, MD

Solomon Behar, MD

Voluntary faculty at UC Irvine Department of Pediatrics and Attending Physician at Long Beach Memorial/Miller Children's Hospital and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Dr. Behar is a native of Las Vegas, Nevada and a Graduate of The University of California, Berkeley and University of Nevada School of Medicine. He trained in Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles, served as Chief Resident there and brings a wide variety of clinical experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine to the table. As the father of 3 children, he’s got street cred when it comes to kids and is thankful that most of you enjoy caring for self-destructive adults so that he doesn’t have to.

Cameron Berg, MD

Cameron Berg, MD

Director of Acute Medicine, North Memorial Health

Cameron lives in Minneapolis, MN. He spends half of his time working weekend night shifts and the other half trying to change healthcare delivery. He has achieved quite a lot of success by disambiguating complex care processes with competing interests (e.g. chest pain, syncope, heart failure treatment, etc.). Outside of work, Cameron tries to keep three young children alive and happy.

Richard Cantor, MD

Richard Cantor, MD

Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at Upstate Medical University, Director of Pediatric Emergency Services at Golisano Children’s Hospital, and Medical Director for the Central New York Poison Control Center

Dr. Cantor is also the Director of the Fellowship Program In Pediatric Emergency Medicine. He is nationally known for his work as a researcher and educator in the fields of pediatric emergency medicine and toxicology. Cantor has held multiple leadership positions in the field of pediatric emergency medicine through ACEP and AAP. He currently serves on the following ACEP National Committees: Educational Meetings, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Public Relations, and Publications Advisory Board. He has also served on the editorial and development boards of national curricula including APLS: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Resource. He received the ACEP Outstanding Speaker of the Year Award in 1994 and the ACEP National Education Award in Emergency Medicine in 2002. In 2009, he published a textbook, Neonatal Emergencies, which has received a special commendation award from the 2010 British Medical Association Committee. He is a member of the American Board of Pediatrics and American Board of Emergency Medicine Joint Sub-board in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Dr. Cantor is a well known invited International Speaker in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, having spoken in Europe, India, and the Middle East. At Upstate Medical University, he serves as an Advisory Dean, is a member of the Medical School Admissions Committee, and is on the Medical Alumni Board of Directors.

Ilene Claudius, MD

Ilene Claudius, MD

Associate Professor, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Dr. Claudius attends in the Emergency Department at Harbor-UCLA. Her research interests include adolescent mental health and mass casualty triage for children.

Brittney DeClerck, MD

Brittney DeClerck, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology and Dermatology, University of Southern California

Brittney DeClerck is board certified in Dermatology and Dermatopathology. Sub-specializing in dermatopathology, Dr. DeClerck is an expert in the microscopic diagnosis of skin disorders, including skin cancers and inflammatory skin diseases. She has an interest in complicated medical dermatology, with particular interest in cutaneous lymphomas, inpatient dermatology, and skin cancer. When she is not ridding the world of the scourge of skin disease, she hangs out with her husband and two kids and hopes to one day be an American Ninja Warrior.

Matthew DeLaney, MD

Matthew DeLaney, MD

Associate Program Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Dr. DeLaney graduated from the University of South Alabama, completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine in 2011 and worked in the community before joining the faculty at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He has completed the ACEP Teaching Fellowship, is a contributor to various educational podcasts, and is a frequent lecturer at national and international conferences.

Dr. Glaucomflecken

Dr. Glaucomflecken

Ophthalmologist, Eye Health Northwest

Will Flanary is an ophthalmologist, writer, and comedian who moonlights in his free time as “Dr. Glaucomflecken,” a top hat wearing, mustachioed cartoon ophthalmoscope who has become a leading voice in ophthalmology on social media. Effortlessly blending humor with education, Dr. Glaucomflecken spends his time educating audiences on a wide range of topics, from navigating the confusing world of over-the-counter eyedrops to the horrifying consequences of sleeping in contact lenses. His writing has been prominently featured on the popular medical satire website Gomerblog.com, The Ophthalmologist, and, believe it or not, The British Medical Journal.

Sara Gray, BSc MD FRCPC MPH

Sara Gray, BSc MD FRCPC MPH

Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, St Michael's Hospital; Associate Professor, University of Toronto

Dr. Sara Gray works in Toronto at St. Michael’s Hospital, a large academic trauma centre. She divides her work between Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, wellness programs, public speaking and professional coaching. But her real life revolves around her family, soccer, books, puzzles, sports, travel, friends, cocktails, and food. Probably in that order.

Bryan D. Hayes, PharmD

Bryan D. Hayes, PharmD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Attending Pharmacist, Massachusetts General Hospital

Dr. Hayes earned his PharmD from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. He then completed a pharmacy residency at UMass Memorial Medical Center followed by a clinical toxicology fellowship at the Maryland Poison Center. After 10 years in Baltimore, he moved back home to New England with his wife and two daughters where he is an Attending Pharmacist of EM and Toxicology at MGH and Assistant Professor of EM at Harvard Medical School. His educational passion is teaching practical EM pharmacology that can improve patient care at the bedside. With this in mind, he created the Capsules series hosted at Academic Life in Emergency Medicine University. Other than parenting, his most important job is as a soccer coach for his 2nd-grade daughter's soccer team.

Tarlan Hedayati, MD

Tarlan Hedayati, MD

Interim Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Cook County Hospital in Chicago, IL

Dr. Hedayati is heavily invested in the training of her 68 residents so that they can take good care of her in her old age. She is also currently pursuing a Masters in Education for Health Professionals at Johns Hopkins. She lives in Chicago with her 10 year old daughter, 3 year old dog, and loves to travel the world.

Jaime Hope, MD

Jaime Hope, MD

Attending Physician, Beaumont Health Royal Oak's Level 1 Trauma Tertiary Care Center; Assistant Professor, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine; and Attending Physician, Harbor Beach Community Hospital

Dr. Hope has been nominated for an Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award and enjoys teaching in the classroom as well as at the bedside. She graduated from Michigan State University's College of Human Medicine and is a loyal Spartan fan! Dr. Hope is passionate about health promotion, empowerment and using evidence-based truths about human nature to improve habits and healthspan. She is a frequent volunteer at local homeless shelters, community centers, and senior citizen group meetings, sharing her enthusiasm about wellness and confidence.

Nathan Kuppermann, MD, MPH

Nathan Kuppermann, MD, MPH

Distinguished Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics Bo Tomas Brofeldt Endowed Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine University of California, Davis School of Medicine and UC Davis Health

Dr. Kuppermann is a Distinguished Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, and the Bo Tomas Brofeldt Endowed Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at UC Davis. He is a pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) physician and clinical epidemiologist, and a leader in emergency medical services for children, particularly in multicenter research. He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University, medical degree at UCSF, pediatric residency and chief residency at Harbor-UCLA and fellowship in PEM at Boston Children’s hospital. He received his MPH at the Harvard School of Public Health. Research foci for which he is a leading national investigator include 1) infectious emergencies in children including the laboratory evaluation of young febrile children, 2) the evaluation of children at risk of diabetic ketoacidosis-related cerebral injury, and 3) the laboratory and radiographic evaluation of the pediatric trauma patient. He has published works in all three focus areas in high-impact journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, BMJ, and the Lancet. Dr. Kuppermann has received more than $30 million in federal grants and contracts as a PI over the past decade, and has published more than 235 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Kuppermann has been a leader in multicenter research in PEM, starting by chairing the first U.S. research network in PEM (the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Collaborative Research Committee of the AAP) from 1996-2000, and leading several investigations there. He then became one of the founding investigators and founding Chair of the Steering Committee of the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) since it’s inception in 2001 until late in 2008, and remains one of the 7 network PIs. He recently completed a 4-year term as Chair of the Executive Committee of the (global) Pediatric Emergency Research Network (PERN), an international consortium of PEM research networks. He has received many awards for his research and mentoring, most notably the 2009 Miller-Sarkin Mentoring Award from the Academic Pediatric Association, the 2012 Jim Seidel Distinguished Service Award, from the Section on Emergency Medicine of the AAP for outstanding contributions to Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and in 2010 and 2011, national research awards from the EMSC program of HRSA, the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, and the American College of Emergency Physicians. In 2015, he was recognized with the American College of American Physicians EBSCO/PEMSoft Achievement Award for outstanding contributions to pediatric emergency evidence-based medicine. In 2017 a PEM Scientific Research Mentoring award was named after him by the SAEM. In 2010 he was elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

Haney Mallemat, MD

Haney Mallemat, MD

Associate Professor of Internal and Emergency Medicine, Cooper Medical School at Rowan University

Haney Mallemat splits his clinical time between Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, but he is always focused on medical education and the use of bedside ultrasound to improve patient care. He has been a guest on several EM and Critical Care podcasts and lectures both near and far.

Amal Mattu, MD

Amal Mattu, MD

Professor, Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

Dr. Mattu has received more than a dozen teaching awards including national teaching awards from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM), and in 2000 he was selected as Founder’s Day Teacher of the Year for the University of Maryland at Baltimore campus. He received the 2005-2006 Rookie Faculty of the Year Award and the Outstanding Speaker of the Year Award from ACEP, the 2006 Program Director of the Year Award from the AAEM Resident and Student Association, the 2007 Maryland Emergency Physician of the Year Award from the Maryland Chapter-ACEP, and the 2008 Joe Lex National Educator of the Year Award from AAEM. Dr. Mattu is a frequent speaker at national and international CME conferences on diverse medical topics and faculty development.

Mizuho Morrison, DO

Mizuho Morrison, DO

Attending Physician Emergency Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine; Co-Director & Co-Host of Essentials of Emergency Medicine

Dr. Mizuho Morrison is a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician who works clinically in Southern California. She enjoys the balance of working in both an academic setting at Los Angeles County + USC Keck School of Medicine, and in the community for Southern California Kaiser Permanente. In the educational realm, Mizuho started out her career in podcasting, and served as Editor-in-Chief of podcasts at Hippo Education for five years. She now is the Senior Director of Medical Education at Hippo Education; Executive Editor for UC:RAP & Co-Director & Co-Host of Essentials of Emergency Medicine. She is not only a national lecturer, but is an advocate for medical educator development & enjoys helping others grow to strengthen their voice and platform.

Rob Orman, MD

Rob Orman, MD

Attending Emergency Physician at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs, CO, St. Charles Medical Center in Bend, OR

A multiple award winning educator and lecturer, Dr. Orman is the host of Essentials of Emergency Medicine and the ERcast podcast where he distills complex ideas into useable nuggets. His goal with ERcast is to demystify aspects of medicine that make us anxious, normalize the seeming insanity of the job, and dissect the practices and thought processes of masters in the field.

Salim Rezaie, MD

Salim Rezaie, MD

Greater San Antonio Emergency Physicians (GSEP), Director of Clinical Education, Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine, Creator/Founder of REBEL EM

Salim completed his medical school training at Texas A&M Health Science Center, and continued his medical education with a combined Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine residency at East Carolina University. Currently, he works as a community emergency physician at Greater San Antonio Emergency Physicians (GSEP), where he is the director of clinical education. Salim is also the creator and founder of REBEL EM and REBEL Cast, a free critical appraisal blog and podcast that try to cut down knowledge translation of research to bedside clinical practice.

Emily Carpenter Rose, MD

Emily Carpenter Rose, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC. Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center

Dr. Rose is the Director for Pre-Health Undergraduate Studies and the Director of the Minor in Health Care Studies at Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. A native South Dakotan, she trained in Emergency Medicine and was chief resident at Los Angeles County/ USC Medical Center and completed a Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship at Loma Linda University. She has been core Emergency Medicine faculty at LA County/USC Medical Center since 2010 where she continues to care for both sick/injured children and adults. Dr. Rose is a prolific educator with numerous publications and invited national presentations. Dr. Rose has been awarded several education awards including multiple LAC/USC faculty of the year awards, outstanding teaching performance, and the Honorable Mention Outstanding Speaker of the Year for the American College of Emergency Physician Scientific Assembly. She recently published a textbook on life-threatening rashes and is currently creating a practical clinical guide for pediatric emergencies.

Arun Sayal, MD

Arun Sayal, MD

Associate Professor and Staff Physician, Emergency Department and Fracture Clinic, North York General Hospital, Toronto, ON.

Arun has been an emergency physician at North York General Hospital - a busy community teaching hospital in Toronto - since 1993. In 2005, he added weekly work in the Minor Fracture Clinic seeing Minor ED Ortho patients in follow-up. Spending a lot of time with orthopedic surgeons (not as bad as it sounds - really!) highlighted not only which ED orthopedic injuries get missed/mismanaged, but helped to understand the 'why'.

Reuben Strayer, MD

Reuben Strayer, MD

Emergency Physician, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York

Reuben Strayer, author of emupdates.com, is an emergency physician based in New York City. His clinical areas of interest include airway management, analgesia, opioid misuse, procedural sedation, agitation, decision-making and error. His extra-clinical areas of interest include sweeping generalizations and jalapeño peppers. He lures himself out of bed with chocolate dipped in peanut butter before heading to Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn where he is happily employed.

Scott Weingart, MD

Scott Weingart, MD

Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Stony Brook School of Medicine, and Attending Physician, Division Chief, Emergency Critical Care at Stony Brook University Medical Center

Scott is an ED Intensivist from New York. He did fellowships in Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, and ECMO. He is best known for talking to himself about Resuscitation and Critical Care on a podcast called EMCrit, which has been downloaded > 20 million times.

Michael B. Weinstock, MD

Michael B. Weinstock, MD

Associate Program Director at Adena Emergency Medicine Residency and Professor of Emergency Medicine, adjunct at The Ohio State University Dept of Emergency Medicine

Mike is the Associate Program Director at the Adena Emergency Medicine Residency and Professor of Emergency Medicine, Adjunct at the Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University. He has lectured nationally and internationally on medical topics and patient safety issues and is the editor-in-chief for UC RAP, the risk management section editor for EM RAP, and has contributed to ERCast and Risk Management Monthly. He is the author of the Bouncebacks! series of books and with Scott Weingart and Kevin Klauer published Bouncebacks! Critical Care in 2019. Michael has practiced medicine nationally and internationally including volunteer work in Papua New Guinea, Nepal, and the West Indies. Research interests include ED evaluation and management of chest pain, patient safety, and EM medical education.

George Willis MD

George Willis MD

Director of Undergraduate Medical Education and Assistant Residency Program Director, University of Maryland School of Medicine

George Willis is an Emergency Medicine Physician who serves as the Director of Undergraduate Medical Education and Assistant Residency Program Director for the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He played Division I football at Duke University before he realized his trajectory was NOT toward the NFL and he began focusing on a trajectory towards medicine. He completed medical school at Marshall University and then completed residency at the University of Maryland where he subsequently served as Chief Resident and completed a Faculty Development Fellowship. He is passionate about mentoring and education and is a firm believer in FOAMed. He is a proud contributor to several podcasts and blogs as well as lectured at several national and international conferences. His educational interests include endocrine emergencies, aortic emergencies, and procedural training. He is a loving husband to his wife, a loving father to his four children, and a passionate football coach so that he can live his football life vicariously through his football-playing children.