MIAMI EM

Leadership

Chief of Emergency Medicine

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Girish Bobby Kapur, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAAEM

Primary Institution: Jackson Memorial 

Hospital


Hometown: Houston, TX

Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine

Residency Program: Yale School of Medicine

Fellowship: Harvard Medical School Fellowship in International Emergency Medicine & Global Public Health


Academic Interests: Global health, heath care disparities, public health emergencies

Program Director

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Christopher Freeman, MD, FACEP

Primary Institution: Jackson Memorial Hospital


Hometown: Utica, NY

Medical School: Albany Medical College

Residency Program: Albany Medical College


Academic Interests: Educational Assessments and Evaluation

Associate Program Director

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Mark Supino, MD, FACEP

Primary Institution: Jackson Memorial Hospital


Hometown: Montreal, QC

Medical School: NYU School of Medicine

Residency Program: Stroger-Cook County Hospital


Academic Interests: Uropathogens, Ultrasound, Graduate Medical Education, Process

Improvement, Patient flow & metrics

Assistant Program Director

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Patricia De Melo Panakos, MD

Primary Institution: Jackson Memorial Hospital


Hometown: Miami, FL

Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine

Residency Program: Temple University Hospital


Academic Interests: Education, Public Health, HIV/HCV, Simulation

Program Coordinator

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Isabelle St-Cyr

Primary Institution: Jackson Memorial Hospital


Hometown: Quebec, QC

Undergraduate: University of Montreal


Academic Interests: Medical Malpractice Avoidance

Core Faculty

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Jeffrey N. Bernstein, MD, FACEP, FACMT, FAACT, DABCP

Primary institution: Jackson Memorial Hospital


Hometown: Cherry Hill, NJ

Medical School: Rutgers Medical School (UMDNJ)

Residency Program: University of Arizona

Fellowship Program: Medical Toxicology/Clinical Pharmacology University of Arizona


Academic Interest: All things Poison

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Hector Chavez, MD

Primary Institution: Jackson Memorial Hospital


Hometown: Managua, Nicaragua and Sicily Island, Louisiana

Medical School: University of South Florida

Residency Program:  

Fellowship Program: University of Minnesota, Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Academic Interests: Pediatric EM

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Armando Clift, MD, FAAEM

Primary Institution: Jackson Memorial Hospital


Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Medical School: UCLA/ Drew School Of Medicine

Residency Program: Los Angeles County- USC Medical Center

CA

Additional Training: Preliminary year Internal Medicine, Mt Sinai Medical Center


Academic Interests: EMS

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Sara Cortes, MD

Primary Institution: Jackson Memorial Hospital


Hometown: Sarasota, FL

Medical school: University of Miami

Residency program: Jackson Memorial Pediatrics, Miami, FL

Fellowship program: New York Methodist PEM, Brooklyn, NY


Academic Interests: Medical Education, Simulation

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John A. Esin, MD, FACEP

Primary Institution: Jackson Memorial Hospital


Hometown: New York, NY

Medical School: New York Medical College

Residency Program: Lincoln Hospital


Academic Interests: International Health, Telemedicine

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Laura Eliseo, MD, MPH, FACEP

Primary Institution: Holy Cross Hospital


Hometown: Harrison, NY

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine

Residency Program: Boston Medical Center

Fellowship Program: Boston EMS


Academic Interests: Public Health, EMS

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Yoram Gutfreund, MD

Primary Institution: Jackson Memorial Hospital


Hometown: Teaneck, NJ

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Residency Program: Jacobi/Montefiore 


Academic Interests: Hyperbarics, Dive Medicine, Wilderness Medicine, Evidence Based Medicine,

Resident Education

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Brooke Hensley, MD, RDMS

Primary Institution: Jackson Memorial Hospital

Hometown: Denver, CO

Medical School: University of Colorado

Residency Program: University of California San Francisco/San Francisco General Hospital (UCSF/SFGH)

Fellowship: Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, Clinical Ultrasound

Academic Interests: Ultrasound, Education, Women's Health, Human Trafficking survivor advocacy

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Jennifer S. Jackson, MD, FACEP

Primary Institution: Holy Cross Hospital


Hometown: Boca Raton, FL

Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine

Residency Program: Yale School of Medicine


Academic Interests: Medical Student Education, Resident Education, QA Review - Morbidity/Mortality, Simulation, Educational Data Analytics, Curriculum

Development & Design, Educational Policy, Cruise Ship Medicine

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Lilly C. Lee, MD, SM, FACEP, FAAEM

Primary Institution: Jackson Memorial Hospital


Hometown: Toronto, ON

Medical School: University of Massachusetts School of Medicine

Residency Program: University Massachusetts Medical Center

Additional training: General Surgery; Harvard Deaconess Medical Center


Academic Interests: ED Operations, ED Quality of Care; Trauma

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Kelly Medwid, MD

Primary Institution: Jackson Memorial Hospital


Hometown: West Nyack, NY

Medical School: SUNY Downstate

Residency Program: Bellevue/NYU

Fellowship Program: Simulation Fellowship, Bellvue/NYU


Academic Interests: Simulation, Education

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Ivette Motola, MD, MPH, FACEP

Primary institution: Jackson Memorial Hospital


Hometown: Miami, FL

Medical school: University of Rochester School of Medicine

Residency Program: Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency (BWH/MGH)

Fellowship Program: Commonwealth/Harvard University Fellowship in Health Policy and Health Disparities


Academic Interests: Education, Simulation Education, Team Training, Crisis Response, Disaster Response, EMS, Stroke


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Mehruba Anwar Parris, MD  

Primary Institution: Jackson Memorial Hospital     


Hometown: Queens, NY  Medical School: State University of NY Stony Brook  Residency Program: New York Methodist Hospital (Presbyterian)   Fellowship Program: Medical Toxicology - Emory/CDC     


Academic Interests: Medical Toxicology, Public Health, HIV/HCV, Education

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Leila L. PoSaw, MD, MPH, FACEP

Primary Institution: Jackson Memorial Hospital


Hometown: Miami, FL

Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine

Residency Program: St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital

Fellowship Program: Ultrasound - Mt. Sinai Hospital


Academic Interests: Point of Care Ultrasound, Medical Education

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Jeffrey M Scott, DO, FACEP

Primary institution: Jackson Memorial Hospital


Hometown: Honolulu, HI & Roslyn, NY

Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency program: Mount Sinai Medical Center

Fellowship program: JMH-UM -Ryder Trauma Center

Board certified in Surgical Critical Care and Critical Care US ( CCEeXAM)


Academic Interests: PE Team Founding member, TEE/ Cardiothoracic US, Mechanical Circulatory Support/Transplant Critical Care

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R. Peter Thompson, MD

Primary Institution: Holy Cross Hospital


Hometown: Red Bank, NJ

Medical School: Brody School of Medicine East Carolina University

Residency Program: Hennepin County Medical Center


Academic Interests: Education, Simulation

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Richard Zaidner, MD

Primary Institution: University of Miami Hospital


Hometown: Miami Beach, FL

Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Residency Program: Boston Medical Center


Academic Interests: Administration, Ultrasound