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

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

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.

Hector Chavez, MD

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

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

Brooke Hensley, MD, RDMS

Medical School: University of Colorado
Residency: University of California San Francisco/San Francisco General Hospital (UCSF/SFGH)
FellowshipClinical Ultrasound at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital
InterestUltrasound, Education, Women’s Health, Human Trafficking survivor advocacy.

Daniel Hercz, MD

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

Kelly Medwid, MD

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

Ivette Motola, MD, MPH

edical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine
Residency: Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency (BWH/MGH)
FellowshipHealth Policy and Health Disparities at Commonwealth/Harvard University
InterestEducation, Simulation Education, Team Training, Crisis Response, Disaster Response, EMS, Stroke

Jeffrey M Scott, DO

Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
ResidencyMount Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship: Critical Care at JMH/UM/Ryder Trauma Center
Interest: PE Team Founding member, TEE/ Cardiothoracic US, Mechanical Circulatory Support/Transplant Critical Care

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