Faculty

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

CHIEF OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE

Medical School: University of Massachusetts School of Medicine
Residency: University Massachusetts Medical Center
Interest: ED Operations, ED Quality of Care; Trauma

John A. Esin, MD, MHA, FACEP

MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Medical School: New York Medical College
Residency: Lincoln Hospital
Interest: International Health, Telemedicine

Christopher Freeman, MD, FACEP

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Medical School: Albany Medical College
Residency: Albany Medical College
Interest: Educational Assessments and Evaluation

Mark Supino, MD, FACEP

ASSOCIATE PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Medical School: NYU School of Medicine
Residency: Stroger-Cook County Hospital
Interest: Uropathogens, Ultrasound, Graduate Medical Education, Process Improvement, Patient flow & metrics

Patricia Panakos, MD, FAAEM

ASSISTANT PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine
Residency: Temple University Hospital
Interest: Education, Public Health, HIV/HCV, Simulation

Emily Brauer, MD, FACEP

ASSISTANT PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Medical School: Chicago Medical School
Residency: Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
Interest: EM Foundations, SIM, resident education

Jonathan Azoulai, MD

MED STUDENT CLERKSHIP DIRECTOR

Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine
Residency: Beth Israel Medical Center (NYC)
InterestClinical Education, Business in Medicine, Personal Finance for Physicians

Hector Chavez, MD

HOLTZ MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Medical School: University of South Florida
Residency: All Children’s Hospital
FellowshipUniversity of Minnesota, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Interest: Pediatric EM

Kelly Medwid, MD

SIMULATION DIRECTOR

Medical School: SUNY Downstate
ResidencyBellevue/NYU
Fellowship: Simulation Fellowship at Bellevue/NYU
InterestSimulation, Education

Matthew Pyle, MD, FACEP

ULTRASOUND DIRECTOR

Medical School:  St-George’s University
Residency: New York Presbyterian, Brooklyn Methodist
Fellowship: Ultrasound at George Washington University
Interest: Ultrasound, Medical education, Critical care, International EM

John Beach, MD

Medical School: Florida State University
Residency: University of Florida Shands Jacksonville, FL
Interest: EMS, Simulation, EM Foundations, Credentials and Qualification Committee, Hospital Leadership

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

Medical School: Rutgers Medical School (UMDNJ)
Residency: University of Arizona
FellowshipMedical Toxicology/Clinical Pharmacology University of Arizona
Interest: All things Poison

Suzanne Bialeck, MD

Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine
Residency: Maimonides Medical Center
Fellowship: Ultrasound at George Washington University
Interest: Ultrasound education, Alternative pain control and OUD

Mark Caputo, MD

Medical School: The Ohio State University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Chicago
Interest:  ED systems and operational issues affecting patient care and outcomes, clinical decision rules and evidence-based approaches  to improve patient care and optimize utilization of resources, risk management.

Armando Clift, MD

Medical School: UCLA/ Drew School Of Medicine
ResidencyLA County/USC Medical Center
Interest: EMS

Sara Cortes, MD

Medical School: University of Miami
Residency: Jackson Memorial Hospital Pediatrics
Fellowship: Pediatric Emergency Medicine at New York Methodist
Interest: Medical Education, Simulation

Laura Eliseo, MD, MPH

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Residency: Boston Medical Center
Fellowship: Boston EMS
Interest: Public Health, EMS

Yoram Gutfreund, MD

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Jacobi/Montefiore
Interest: Hyperbarics, Dive Medicine, Wilderness Medicine, Evidence Based Medicine, Resident Education

Daniel Hercz, MD

Medical School: University of Sydney
Residency: Jackson Memorial Hospital
InterestEM Foundations, Ultrasound, Medical education

Marc Olshan, MD, MBA

Medical School: Drexel University
Residency: Northshore/LIJ
Interest: Medical Education, Simulation, Administration, International EM

Judith Oriental-Pierre, MD

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Connecticut
Fellowship: Ultrasound at University of South Florida
Interest: Ultrasound, International Medicine, Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking Prevention, Opiate Abuse Prevention

Gabriela Rivera Camacho, MD

Medical School: Ponce Health Sciences University School of Medicine
Residency: Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center
Fellowship: Ultrasound and Global Health at Carolinas Medical Center
Interest: Ultrasound education in low resource settings

R. Peter Thompson, MD

Medical School: Brody School of Medicine East Carolina University
Residency: Hennepin County Medical Center
InterestEducation, Simulation

Richard Zaidner, MD

Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Residency: Boston Medical Center
Interest: Administration, Ultrasound

Larry Zaret, DO

Medical School: Nova SE College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Charity Hospital New Orleans
Interest: Palliative Care, Ethics, EKGs, EM Physical Examination

Isabelle St-Cyr

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Hometown: Quebec, QC
UndergradUniversity of Montreal
InterestMedical Malpractice Avoidance