In honor of National Women Physicians Day on Feb. 3, ACEP is sharing this engaging all-female forum from ACEP21 in Boston for those who couldn't attend.
Coffee House Chat: Working as a Female in the ED
In this discussion, Drs. Arlene Chung, Diane Birnbaumer, Starr Knight, Tarlan Hedayati and Vonzella Bryant present their perspectives on working in the emergency department.
Meet the faculty:
Arlene Chung, MD, FACEP
Dr. Chung is the Program Director for the Maimonides Medical Center Emergency Medicine Residency Program in Brooklyn, NY. She is also a past Chair of the ACEP Well-Being Committee and serves on the New York ACEP Board of Directors. Dr. Chung was the recipient of the New York ACEP "Advancing Emergency Care Award" in 2018 and recognized as one of the original EMRA "45 Under 45 Young Physician Influencers in Emergency Medicine" in 2019. As a nationally-recognized speaker and educator, Dr. Chung has made advocating for physician wellness a central focus of her career though lectures, teaching, policy development, and creating sustainable solutions for the future.
Diane M. Birnbaumer, MD, FACEP
Dr. Birnbaumer is board certified and residency trained in both internal medicine and emergency medicine. She is Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and a Senior Clinical Educator in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California. Dr. Birnbaumer has given over 2500 lectures in her career locally, nationally, internationally and virtually. Among other honors, she has received the American College of Emergency Physicians Outstanding Speaker of the Year Award and the Outstanding Contribution to Education Award and the Lifetime Education Award at Harbor-UCLA’s Department of Emergency Medicine.
Starr Knight, MD
Clinical practice, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG); Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Francisco (UCSF); Director of Faculty Experience, ZSFG; Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Director, ZSFG; Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship Director, UCSF; UCSF Academy of Medical Educators Excellence in Bedside Teaching Award (2020, 2014); 2020 UCSF Department of Emergency Medicine Bedside Teaching Award (2020, 2014, 2013); UCSF John A. Watson Scholar Award (2016); UCSF Ob/Gyn Outstanding Resident Teaching Award (2014)
Tarlan Hedayati, MD, FACEP
Chair of Education, Department of Emergency Medicine, Cook County Health; Associate Professor, Rush University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois
Vonzella A. Bryant, MD, FACEP
Director of Undergraduate Education, Boston Medical Center, Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Boston University School of Medicine, ACEP Teaching Fellow 2019, ACEP Diversity and Inclusion Committee Member, Diversity and Inclusion council member at Boston Medical Center, Vice President of New England Medical Association
>This course and more are available for on-demand viewing as part of the Virtual ACEP package.