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Department of Emergency Medicine

Leadership

Michael Chansky, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
Chair
Professor of Emergency Medicine
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Michael Chansky, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Education Background:

Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY
Internship: University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine

Teaching Faculty

Holly Bartimus, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
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Holly Bartimus, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Internship: General Surgery - University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Residency: Emergency Medicine - Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine

Special Interests:

Ultrasound, resident education, international medicine

About Me:

Division of EMS/Disaster Medicine

Brigitte Baumann, MD, MSCE
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Research
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Brigitte Baumann, MD, MSCE

Education Background:

Medical School: Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY
Internship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine

Richard Byrne, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
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Richard Byrne, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ
Internship: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Residency: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine

Gerard Carroll, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
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Gerard Carroll, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH
Internship: Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship: Emergency Medical Services/Disaster Medicine - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine

Special Interests:

EMS and disaster medicine

Awards and Honors:

2013 Outstanding EMS Physician of the Year, NJ Department of Health, Office of EMS

About Me:

Division of EMS/Disaster Medicine

Tara Cassidy-Smith, MD, FAAEM
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
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Tara Cassidy-Smith, MD, FAAEM

Education Background:

Medical School: UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
Internship: UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
Residency: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine

Special Interests:

Resident education, pediatric emergency medicine, teaching

Tejal Chauhan, DO, MPH
Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
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Tejal Chauhan, DO, MPH

Education Background:

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA
Internship: Emergency Medicine - Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Emergency Medicine - Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine

Emily Damuth, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine &
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Critical Care/Emergency Medicine
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Emily Damuth, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI
Residency: Emergency Medicine - Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Fellowship: Critical Care Medicine - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

Memberships:

American College of Chest Physicians, Society of Critical Care Medicine

Lisa Drago, DO, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
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Lisa Drago, DO, FAAP

Education Background:

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA
Internship: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, NJ
Residency: Pediatrics - Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Institute for Children, Wilmington, DE
Fellowship: Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Board Certifications:

Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Special Interests:

Pediatric pre-hospital emergency care, pediatric pain management

Awards and Honors:

2012 Outstanding EMS Physician Nomination, NJ Department of Health, Office of EMS

About Me:

Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Michael Fernandes, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
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Michael Fernandes, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica, West Indies
Internship: Emergency Medicine - Detroit Receiving Hospital, Detroit, MI
Residency: Emergency Medicine - Detroit Receiving Hospital, Detroit, MI

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine

Special Interests:

ED-based critical care, shock and resuscitation

Memberships:

American College of Emergency Physicians

Lisa Filippone, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Ultrasound
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Lisa Filippone, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Residency: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine

About Me:

Division of Emergency Ultrasound

James Flowers, DO, MBA, FACEP, FACOEP
Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
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James Flowers, DO, MBA, FACEP, FACOEP

Education Background:

Medical School: Des Moines University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines, IA
Internship: Community Hospital of South Broward, Hollywood, FL
Residency: Emergency Medicine - Hospital of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine

Memberships:

American Osteopathic Association, American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians, American College of Emergency Physicians

Brian Freeze, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
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Brian Freeze, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
Internship: Emergency Medicine - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Residency: Emergency Medicine - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Fellowship: Administrative Medicine - Cooper University Health Care

Special Interests:

Cognitive decision theory, statistics, medical informatics

Memberships:

American College of Emergency Physicians, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Awards and Honors:

Chief Emergency Medicine Resident, Cooper University Hospital, Resident Teaching Award, Cooper University Hospital

Michael Gillman, MD
Instructor of Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine Physician
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Michael Gillman, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland
Internship: Pediatrics - Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Residency: Pediatrics - New York Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
Fellowship: Pediatric Emergency Medicine - St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications:

Pediatrics

About Me:

Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Catherine Ginty, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
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Catherine Ginty, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Emergency Medicine - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Residency: Emergency Medicine - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Rachelle Greenman, MD, FACEP
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
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Rachelle Greenman, MD, FACEP

Education Background:

Medical School: UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
Internship: Montefiore Hospital Medical Center, New York, NY, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
Residency: Montefiore Hospital Medical Center, New York, NY, Bronx Municipal Hospital, Bronx, NY, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine

Rachel Haroz, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
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Rachel Haroz, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Internship: Emergency Medicine - Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Emergency Medicine - Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship: Toxicology - Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine, Medical Toxicology

[Research Profile]
Elliott Harris, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
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Elliott Harris, MD, FAAP

Education Background:

Medical School: New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
Internship: New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
Residency: Pediatrics - New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
Fellowship: Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO

Board Certifications:

Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Special Interests:

Simulation fellow education, PALS training

About Me:

Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Rick Hong, MD, FACEP
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
EMS/Disaster Medicine
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Rick Hong, MD, FACEP

Education Background:

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Residency: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services

Special Interests:

EMS, disaster medicine, air medical services, transport medicine, public health

Awards and Honors:

2015 Emergency Preparedness Achievement Award, 2012 Outstanding EMS Physician Nomination, NJ Department of Health, Office of EMS, 2010 Outstanding EMS Educator Nomination, NJ Department of Health and Senior Services, Office of EMS, 2010 EMS Award, NJACEP, 2009 Outstanding EMS Physician, NJ Department of Health and Senior Services, Office of EMS

About Me:

Division of EMS/Disaster Medicine

[Research Profile]
Jennifer Jarecki, DO
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
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Jennifer Jarecki, DO

Education Background:

Medical School: UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ
Internship: Delaware Valley Medical Center, Langhorne, PA
Residency: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine

Alison Jaworski
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine Pending Board Certification
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Alison Jaworski

Education Background:

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Emergency Medicine - Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
Residency: Emergency Medicine - Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Christopher Jones, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
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Christopher Jones, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI
Residency: Emergency Medicine - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Fellowship: Emergency Medicine Administration - Christiana Care, Newark, DE

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine

Special Interests:

Clinical trial registration, clinical quality measures

About Me:

Division of Clinical Research

[Research Profile]
Paul Karagiannis, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Assistant Director, Emergency Department at Memorial Hospital of Salem County
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Paul Karagiannis, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Emergency Medicine - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Residency: Emergency Medicine - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

J. Hope Kilgannon, MD, FAAEM
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
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J. Hope Kilgannon, MD, FAAEM

Education Background:

Medical School: UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ
Internship: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Residency: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine

About Me:

Division of Clinical Research

[Research Profile]
Michael Kirchhoff, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
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Michael Kirchhoff, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ
Internship: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Residency: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine

Special Interests:

Informatics, simulation

Cary Lubkin, MD, FACEP
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
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Cary Lubkin, MD, FACEP

Education Background:

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Residency: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine

Haney Mallemat, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Critical Care/Emergency Medicine
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Haney Mallemat, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Internship: Emergency Medicine - Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
Residency: Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine - Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
Fellowship: Critical Care Medicine - Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

Board Certifications:

Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

Special Interests:

Ultrasound, echocardiography, critical care, resuscitation, and education

Anthony Mazzarelli, MD, JD, MBE
Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
CMSRU Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs
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Anthony Mazzarelli, MD, JD, MBE

Education Background:

Medical School: UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ
Internship: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Residency: Emergency Medicine - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine

Awards and Honors:

Excellence in Emergency Medicine Teaching, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School-Camden, 2007 and 2008, Cooper University Hospital Resident of the Year, 2005 and 2006

Sandra Nairn, DO, FAAP
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
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Sandra Nairn, DO, FAAP

Education Background:

Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Parkview Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Pediatrics - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Fellowship: Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland, OH

Board Certifications:

Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Special Interests:

Medical education, pediatric trauma, pediatric transport

About Me:

Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

David Nocchi, MD, FAAEM
Instructor of Emergency Medicine
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David Nocchi, MD, FAAEM

Education Background:

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Residency: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine

Special Interests:

Integrative medicine

Andrew Nyce, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
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Andrew Nyce, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Residency: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine

Sundip Patel, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
CMSRU Curriculum Director - Year 4
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Sundip Patel, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ
Internship: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Residency: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine

Special Interests:

Medical student education, medical student mentoring, residents as teachers

Alexis Pelletier-Bui, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
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Alexis Pelletier-Bui, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ
Internship: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Residency: Emergency Medicine - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Memberships:

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)

Lars-Kristofer Peterson, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Critical Care
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Lars-Kristofer Peterson, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY
Internship: Emergency Medicine - University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Residency: Emergency Medicine - University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Fellowship: Critical Care - University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

Memberships:

American College of Emergency Physicians, Society of Critical Care Medicine

Dunisha Ranasuriya, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
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Dunisha Ranasuriya, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies
Internship: SUNY at Brooklyn College of Medicine, New York, NY
Residency: Pediatrics - SUNY at Brooklyn College of Medicine, New York, NY
Fellowship: Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Board Certifications:

Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine

Special Interests:

International medicine, simulation, Emergency Department operations, medical education

About Me:

Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Thomas Rebbecchi, MD, FAAEM
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
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Thomas Rebbecchi, MD, FAAEM

Education Background:

Medical School: UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ
Internship: Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine

Joshua Rempell, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
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Joshua Rempell, MD, MPH

Education Background:

Medical School: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Residency: Emergency Medicine - Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Fellowship: Emergency Medicine - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine

About Me:

Division of Emergency Ultrasound

Brian Roberts, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
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Brian Roberts, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Internship: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Residency: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Fellowship: Shock Research, Cooper University Hospital

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine

About Me:

Division of Clinical Research

[Research Profile]
Matthew Salzman, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
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Matthew Salzman, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship: Medical Toxicology - Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine, Medical Toxicology

Special Interests:

Toxicology

Jillian Smith, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
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Jillian Smith, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ
Internship: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Residency: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine

Special Interests:

Graduate education, urgent care

Jennifer Tom, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
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Jennifer Tom, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, Syracuse, NY
Internship: Internal Medicine - Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
Residency: Emergency Medicine - Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine

Memberships:

American College of Emergency Physicians

Stephen Trzeciak, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine & Emergency Medicine
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Stephen Trzeciak, MD, MPH

Education Background:

Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI
Internship: University of Illinois at Chicago,College of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Board Certifications:

Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Neurocritical Care

Special Interests:

Critical Care Medicine

[Research Profile]
Stephanie Wilsey, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
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Stephanie Wilsey, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Emergency Medicine - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Residency: Emergency Medicine - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Special Interests:

Medical student education

Memberships:

Society of Academic Emergency Medicine

Brenna Wynne, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
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Brenna Wynne, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Medical College of Pennsylvania / Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Residency: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Board Certifications:

Emergency Medicine

Rachel Zang, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine Pending Board Certification
Emergency Medicine Physician
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Rachel Zang, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Internship: Emergency Medicine - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Emergency Medicine - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA