|Christopher S. Amato, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Dr. Amato is an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics at Sidney Kimmel Medical College. He is also the Pediatric Medical Director of Atlantic Ambulance. He is the Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship and an Attending Physician, Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Morristown Memorial Hospital /Goryeb, Children's Hospital Morristown, NJ. Dr. Amato is active in education with appointments on National Committees as well as lecturing locally and nationally. He has published chapters and peer-reviewed research in areas including toxicology, dehydration, and orthopedics.
|Jeffrey R. Avner, MD, FAAP
Dr. Avner is Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Maimonides Children’s Hospital of Brooklyn. He was previously the Chief of PEM at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore; program chairman, AAP Emergency Medicine section meeting; course director for a national review course for Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PREP: EM); and editor for the AAP online self-assessment for Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PREP: E-Med). His work has been published in Pediatrics, Academic Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Care, and the New England Journal of Medicine.
|Lee Steven Benjamin, MD, FACEP
Director of Clinical Operations, Pediatric Emergency Center, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Ann Arbor; Co-chair, Emergency Medicine Clinical Quality Committee, Envision Physician Services; Past Chair, ACEP Pediatric Committee.
|Richard M. Cantor, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Dr. Cantor is a Professor of Emergency Medicine/Pediatrics. He is also the Retired Director of Pediatric Emergency Services and Director of Fellowship Program in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. He is also the Emeritus Medical Director of the Upstate Poison Center. Dr. Cantor won the ACEP Outstanding Speaker of the Year Award in 1993-94 and the 2002 National Emergency Medicine Award For Excellence in Education. He also is the 2016 New York State Physician of the Year by the New York Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
|Ilene A. Claudius, MD, FACEP
Dr. Claudius is an Associate Professor at Harbor-UCLA and the Director of Quality Improvement for the Department of Emergency Medicine. She graduated from medical school at UCLA before completing a combined residency in Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at UCLA. She completed her Pediatrics education by raising four children.
|Sean M. Fox, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Dr. Fox is a Professor of Emergency Medicine and a Professor of Pediatrics and serves as the Program Director for the Emergency Medicine residency program at Carolinas Medical Center. Throughout his career, he has focused his attention, particularly on medical education while dividing his clinical time between the pediatric emergency department and the adult emergency department. He completed ACEP's Teaching Fellowship focusing on curriculum development with innovative teaching methods. He has been awarded several national and institutional academic awards including the ACEP’s National Emergency Medicine Faculty Teaching Award in 2014. Currently, Dr. Fox works with other national educators to craft the courses and curriculum for the yearly ACEP Scientific Assembly as well as the ACEP/AAP Advanced Pediatric Assembly. Continuing to want to enhance his own education as well as benefit others, Dr. Fox spends his spare time generating and managing several educational websites geared toward the practice of emergency medicine.
|Marianne Gausche-Hill, MD, FACEP, FAAP, FAEMS
Dr. Gausche-Hill is the Medical Director for Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency, Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and serves as Clinical Faculty at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, CA. She is nationally and internationally known for her work as an EMS researcher and educator, and for her leadership in the field of EMS and pediatric emergency medicine. She is best known for her study of pre-hospital airway management for children published in JAMA 2000 and her work on the National Pediatric Readiness Project published in JAMA- Pediatrics in 2015. She has won numerous national awards for her leadership in emergency medicine, pediatric emergency medicine, and EMS. Dr. Gausche-Hill currently serves as a senior editor for the textbook, Rosen’s Emergency Medicine: Concepts and Clinical Practice, and serves on the American Board of Emergency Medicine Board of Directors.
|James (Jim) L. Homme, MD, FACEP
Dr. Homme is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics & Emergency Medicine; Associate Program Director Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Residency; Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.
|John M. Kelso, MD, FAAP
Dr. Kelso received his MD from Saint Louis University, trained in Pediatrics at Naval Medical Center San Diego, and Allergy and Immunology at Mayo Clinic. He is in practice at Scripps Clinic in San Diego. He has authored over 100 publications and is an author and Section Editor at UpToDate.
|Mimi Lu, MD, MS, FACEP
Dr. Lu is the Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Education for the University of Maryland Department of Emergency Medicine. She is a fellowship-trained pediatric emergency physician and graduate of ACEP's Teaching Fellowship. Dr. Lu frequently lectures locally and nationally on a variety of pediatric emergency medicine topics. She has received teaching awards including the UMEM Residency Program's Outstanding Teaching Award, AAEM's Young Educator Award, and ACEP's Junior Faculty Teaching Award.
|Charles Macias, MD
Dr. Macias is the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician and Executive Director of the National Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Innovation and Improvement Center and former chair of the Section of Emergency Medicine for the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and on the Board of Directors for the AAP.
He also serves as the Chief Quality Officer/Vice Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s and co-chairs Improving Pediatric Sepsis Outcomes quality improvement collaborative of the Children's Hospital Association.
|Emily MacNeill, MD
Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine; Director of Inclusion and Equity for the Division of Medical Education at Atrium Health; Associate Program Director of Emergency Medicine Residency; Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC.
|Joshua Rocker, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Chief and Medical Director, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Cohen Children's Medical Center, at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.
|Emily A Rose, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Clinical practice: Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center, EM and PEM trained, Associate Professor (Educational Scholar) Keck School of Medicine of USC, Director for Pre-Health Undergraduate Studies. Honorable Mention: ACEP Outstanding Speaker of the Year 2016-17.
|Alfred D. Sacchetti, MD, FACEP
Dr. Sacchetti is the Chief of Emergency Services at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Camden, NJ, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. A full-time clinician, he is also a dedicated researcher and enthusiastic educator with over 100 journal publications and textbook chapters to his credit and more than 600 national and international lectures. Dr. Sacchetti’s recognitions include the Maternal and Child Health’s Emergency Medical Services for Children Policy Leader of Distinction award, the American College of Emergency Physician’s Lifetime Commitment to Communication award, and the American Academy of Pediatrics Martha Bushore Fallis award for contributions to Advanced Pediatric Life Support. Despite his academic and administrative activities, Dr. Sacchetti’s main passion remains patient care. He continues to work full time as a general Emergency Physician treating over 4,000 patients annually and incorporates his clinical expertise into all of his lectures and presentations. His main clinical areas of research include Sedation and Pain Management, Family Member Presence, Arrhythmias, CHF, and particularly Children with Special Health Care Needs.
|Christian Tomaszewski, MD, MS, MBA, FACEP, FIFEM, FACMT
Dr. Christian Tomaszewski completed an emergency medicine (EM) residency followed by a clinical toxicology fellowship at the University of Colorado and an MBA at Rady School of Management. He is an oral board examiner for the American Board of Emergency Medicine and former editor-in-chief for the Journal of Medical Toxicology. He is on the editorial board of JACEP Open as well as section co-editor for EM Administration in the Journal of Emergency Medicine and for the “Tox Box” in Critical Decisions. In addition to emergency medicine, he is boarded in hyperbaric and underwater medicine, and served as chair of the ACGME Milestone Working Group and on the American Board of Preventive Medicine Exam Writing Group for that specialty. For his national organization, the American College of Emergency Physicians, he currently serves on the Clinical Policy Committee, the Education Steering Committee, and is past chair of the Educational Meetings Committee. Since arriving at UCSD, Dr. Tomaszewski practices emergency medicine, medical toxicology, hyperbaric, and wound care. He is chief of staff-elect at UCSD where he was named Attending Physician of the Year in 2012 and recognized as a San Diego Top Doc 2012-20. He received the EM Residency Teaching Award in 2011, and the School of Medicine EM Faculty Teacher of the Year in 2015. Administratively he was Medical Director of the UCSD Emergency Department 2010 to 2016. In 2016, he became Chief Medical Officer of the UCSD Health managed affiliate, El Centro Regional Medical Center, where he is a member of the hospital Board of Trustees, chair of the Quality Committee, and recognized as Physician of the Year in 2019. Currently, his research interests include carbon monoxide, cardiac toxins, and treatment of COVID-19.
*Faculty subject to change