Faculty

Professors | Associate Professors | Assistant Professors | Instructors | Clinical Professors | Associate Clinical Professors | Assistant Clinical Professors | Clinical Instructors | Fellows | APPs | Secondary Appointments & EM Pediatrics | Adjunct Professors

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The faculty of the Department of Emergency Medicine includes:

Professors

Robert Shesser

Robert Shesser

Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine
Co-Director, Medical Leadership and Operations Fellowship
Professor
Robert Shesser

Janice Blanchard

Janice Blanchard

Chief, Section of Health Policy
Professor
Janice Blanchard

Keith Boniface

Keith Boniface

Chief, Section of Emergency Ultrasound
Professor
Keith Boniface

Yolanda Haywood

Yolanda Haywood

Senior Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion & Student Affairs
Professor
Yolanda Haywood

Ali Pourmand

Ali Pourmand

Director, International Medical Research Fellowship Program
Professor
Ali Pourmand

James Scott

James Scott

Vice Chair for Education
Co-Chief, Section of Education
Professor
James Scott

Neal Sikka

Neal Sikka

Chief, Section of Innovative Practice and Telehealth
Director, Telemedicine Fellowship
Professor
Neal Sikka

Associate Professors

Andrea Anderson

Andrea Anderson

Associate Chief, Section of Family Medicine
Associate Professor
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine (Secondary)
Andrea Anderson

Cathleen Clancy

Cathleen Clancy

Co-Chief, Section of Injury Prevention and Toxicology
Director, Medical Toxicology Fellowship
Associate Professor
Cathleen Clancy

Steven Davis

Steven Davis

Interim Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Associate Professor
Steven Davis

Katherine Douglass

Katherine Douglass

Co-Chief, Section of Injury Prevention and Toxicology
Director, International Emergency Medicine & Global Public Health Fellowship
Associate Professor
Katherine Douglass

Dr. Sarah Frasure

Sarah Frasure

Associate Professor
Ultrasound Director, GW Immediate and Primary Care
Sarah Frasure

Aisha Liferidge

Aisha Liferidge

Associate Director, Health Policy Fellowship
Associate Professor
Aisha Liferidge

Raymond Lucas

Raymond Lucas

Director, Occupational Health Programs
Vice Chair for Scholarship
Associate Professor
Raymond Lucas

Andrew Meltzer

Andrew Meltzer

Chief, Section of Clinical Research
Associate Professor
Andrew Meltzer

Kathleen Ogle

Kathleen Ogle

Director, Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship
Associate Professor
Kathleen Ogle

Claudia Ranniger

Claudia Ranniger

Director, GW School of Medicine Simulation Center
Co-Director Emergency Medicine Medical Education Fellowship
Associate Professor
Claudia Ranniger

Jeffrey Smith

Jeffrey Smith

Chief, Section of International Emergency Medicine
Co-Director, Ronald Reagan Institute of Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor
Associate Professor of Global Health (Secondary)
Jeffrey Smith

Assistant Professors

Sonal Batra

Sonal Batra

Co-Chief, Section of Health Equity
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management (Secondary)
Sonal Batra

Guenevere Burke

Guenevere Burke

Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management (Secondary)
Guenevere Burke

Amy Caggiula

Amy Caggiula

Assistant Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency
Assistant Professor
Amy Caggiula

 Dr. Kevin Davey

Kevin Davey

Director, Tactical Medical Education
Associate Fellowship Director, International Emergency Medicine
Assistant Professor
Kevin Davey

Dr. Elizabeth Dearing

Elizabeth Dearing

Assistant Professor
Director, Ultrasound Fellowship for Family Medicine
Elizabeth Dearing

Dr. Sangeeta Deasai Wood

Sangeeta Desai Wood

Assistant Professor
Sangeeta Desai Wood

 Dr. Aaran Drake

Aaran Drake

Assistant Professor
Associate Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency
Aaran Drake

Tenagne Haile-Mariam

Tenagne Haile-Mariam

Medical Director, PAHO
Assistant Professor
Tenagne Haile-Mariam

 Dr. Colton Hood

Colton Hood

Director, Medical Informatics
Assistant Professor
Colton Hood

 Dr. Natalie Kirilichin

Natalie Kirilichin

Director, Health Policy Fellowship
Assistant Professor
Natalie Kirilichin

 Dr. John Lafleur

John Lafleur

Director, Wilderness Medicine Fellowship
Assistant Professor
John Lafleur

Randall Lee

Co-Director, Medical Leadership and Operations Fellowship
Assistant Professor
Randall Lee

 Dr. Lia Losonczy

Lia Losonczy

Assistant Professor
Lia Losonczy

Dr. Damali Nakitende

Damali Nakitende

Associate Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency
Associate Director Emergency Medicine Student Clerkships
Assistant Professor
Damali Nakitende

Francis O'Connell

Francis O'Connell

Director, Emergency Department United Medical Center
Assistant Professor
Francis O'Connell

James Phillips

James Phillips

Chief, Section of Disaster and Operational Medicine
Director, Disaster and Operational Medicine Fellowship
Assistant Professor
James Phillips

Maria Portela

Maria Portela

Chief, Section of Family Medicine
Co-chief, Section of Health Equity
Assistant Professor
Maria Portela

Natasha Powell

Natasha Powell

Assistant Professor
Natasha Powell

 Dr. Matthew Pyle

Matthew Pyle

Director, Student Clerkship
Associate Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency
Site Director, Washington DC VA Medical Center
Assistant Professor
Matthew Pyle

Colleen Roche

Colleen Roche

Director, Emergency Medicine Residency
Assistant Professor
Colleen Roche

Dr. Adam Rutenberg

Adam Rutenberg

Assistant Professor
Adam Rutenberg

Gobindveer Sahi

Gobindveer Sahi

Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship
Assistant Professor
Gobindveer Sahi

Dr. Jesus Trevino

Jesus Trevino

Associate Director, Emergency Department United Medical Center
Assistant Professor
Jesus Trevino

Dr. Marcee Wilder

Marcee Wilder

Site Director, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Assistant Professor
Marcee Wilder

David Yamane

David Yamane

Chief, Section of Emergency Medicine Critical Care
Assistant Professor
David Yamane

Instructors

Dr. Marcus Davis

Marcus Davis

Instructor
Marcus Davis

Clinical Professors

 Dr. Dan Hanfling

Dan Hanfling

Clinical Professor
Dan Hanfling

 Dr. Brantley Jolly

Brantley Jolly

Clinical Professor
Brantley Jolly

Thomas Kirsch

Thomas Kirsch

Clinical Professor
Thomas Kirsch

 Dr. Toby Litovitz

Toby Litovitz

Clinical Professor
Toby Litovitz

 Dr. Jeffrey Love

Jeffrey Love

Clinical Professor
Jeffrey Love

Anthony Macintyre

Anthony Macintyre

Clinical Professor
Anthony Macintyre

Dr. Thom Mayer

Thom Mayer

Clinical Professor
Thom Mayer

 Dr. Michael Rapp

Michael Rapp

Clinical Professor
Michael Rapp

Associate Clinical Professors

 Dr. Shantanu Agrawal

Shantanu Agrawal

Associate Clinical Professor
Shantanu Agrawal

Sunil Budhrani

Sunil Budhrani

Associate Clinical Professor
Sunil Budhrani

Griffin Davis

Griffin Davis

Associate Clinical Professor
Griffin Davis

Jennifer Lee

Jennifer Lee

Associate Clinical Professor
Jennifer Lee

Rita Manfredi

Rita Manfredi

Associate Clinical Professor
Rita Manfredi

Bruno Petinaux

Bruno Petinaux

Chief Medical Officer, The George Washington University Hospital
Associate Clinical Professor
Bruno Petinaux

Hamid Shokoohi

Hamid Shokoohi

Associate Clinical Professor
Hamid Shokoohi

 Dr. E. Reed Smith

E. Reed Smith

Associate Clinical Professor
E. Reed Smith

Assistant Clinical Professors

 Dr. Assya Abdallah

Assya Abdallah

Assistant Clinical Professor
Assya Abdallah

 Dr. Dan Avstreih

Dan Avstreih

Assistant Clinical Professor
Dan Avstreih

Dr. Sean Chester

Sean Chester

Assistant Clinical Professor
Sean Chester

 Dr. James Cogbill

James Cogbill

Assistant Clinical Professor
James Cogbill

 Dr. Luis Dominguez

Luis Dominguez

Assistant Clinical Professor
Luis Dominguez

 Dr. Marisa Dowling

Marisa Dowling

Assistant Clinical Professor
Marisa Dowling

Malika Fair

Malika Fair

Assistant Clinical Professor
Malika Fair

 Dr. Laura Fox

Laura Fox

Assistant Clinical Professor
Laura Fox

 Dr. Katherine Fullerton

Katherine Fullerton

Assistant Clinical Professor
Katherine Fullerton

 Dr. Tanveer Gaibi

Tanveer Gaibi

Assistant Clinical Professor
Tanveer Gaibi

 Dr. Stanislaw Haciski

Stanislaw Haciski

Assistant Clinical Professor
Stanislaw Haciski

 Dr. Vivian Hwang

Vivian Hwang

Assistant Clinical Professor
Vivian Hwang

Jesse Irwin

Jesse Irwin

Assistant Clinical Professor
Jesse Irwin

Breanne Jacobs

Breanne Jacobs

Assistant Clinical Professor
Jesse Irwin

Dr. Erin Kane

Erin Kane

Assistant Clinical Professor
Erin Kane

Sangeeta Kaushik

Sangeeta Kaushik

Assistant Clinical Professor
Sangeeta Kaushik

Massoud Kazzi

Massoud Kazzi

Assistant Clinical Professor
Massoud Kazzi

 Dr. Adam Kochman

Adam Kochman

Assistant Clinical Professor
Adam Kochman

Eugene Lee

Eugene Lee

Assistant Clinical Professor
Eugene Lee

Melinda Morton Hamer

Melinda Morton Hamer

Assistant Clinical Professor
Melinda Morton Hamer

Todd Muller

Todd Muller

Assistant Clinical Professor
Todd Muller

 Dr. Susan Owens

Susan Owens

Assistant Clinical Professor
Susan Owens

 Dr. Kari Scantlebury

Kari Scantlebury

Assistant Clinical Professor
Kari Scantlebury

 Dr. Philip Seton

Philip Seton

Assistant Clinical Professor
Philip Seton

Dr. Aleksandra Smith

Aleksandra Smith

Assistant Clinical Professor
Aleksandra Smith

 Dr. Elizabeth Whitman

Elizabeth Whitman

Assistant Clinical Professor
Elizabeth Whitman

Clinical Instructors

Dr. Brent Dibble

Brent Dibble

Clinical Instructor
Brent Dibble

Fellows

Dr. Ahmad Aalam

Ahmad Aalam

Telemedicine and Digital Health
Research Instructor
Ahmad Aalam

 Dr. Timur Alptunaer

Timur Alptunaer

Disaster Medicine
Research Instructor
Timur Alptunaer

 Dr. Ksenya Badashova

Ksenya Badashova

Medical Leadership and Operations
Research Instructor
Ksenya Badashova

Advanced Practice Providers

Amy Keim

Amy Keim

Associate Clinical Professor
Associate Program Director, APP Residency
Amy Keim

Andrew Maurano

Andrew Maurano

Associate Clinical Professor
Andrew Maurano

Ryan Strauss

Ryan Strauss

Associate Clinical Professor
Administrative Director of Advanced Practice Providers
Ryan Strauss

Dina Abdelsamad

Dina Abdelsamad

Assistant Clinical Professor
Dina Abdelsamad

Yasmin Al-Atrache

Yasmin Al-Atrache

Assistant Clinical Professor
Yasmin Al-Atrache

Rachel Ernzen

Rachel Chun

Assistant Clinical Professor
Rachel Chun

Eleanor Frye

Eleanor Frye

Assistant Clinical Professor
Eleanor Frye

James Hughes

James Hughes

Assistant Clinical Professor
James Hughes

 Mr. Nathan Janusz

Nathan Janusz

Assistant Clinical Professor
Nathan Janusz

Joseph Kunic

Joseph Kunic

Assistant Clinical Professor
Joseph Kunic

Noelle Landers

Noelle Landers

Assistant Clinical Professor
Noelle Landers

 Melissa Maloof

Melissa Maloof

Assistant Clinical Professor
Melissa Maloof

Sara Manifould

Sara Manifould

Assistant Clinical Professor
Sara Manifould

Robert McKinney

Robert McKinney

Assistant Clinical Professor
Robert McKinney

Britney Neitenbach

Britney Neitenbach

Assistant Clinical Professor
Britney Neitenbach

Stephen Robie

Stephen Robie

Assistant Clinical Professor
Program Director, APP Residency
Stephen Robie

Medina Salami

Medina Salami

Assistant Clinical Professor
Medina Salami

Victoria Taillac

Victoria Taillac

Assistant Clinical Professor
Victoria Taillac

Danielle Telesford

Danielle Telesford

Assistant Clinical Professor
Danielle Telesford

Michael Tesfazion

Michael Tesfazion

Assistant Clinical Professor
Michael Tesfazion

Alexa Tovsen

Alexa Tovsen

Assistant Clinical Professor
Assistant Program Director, APP Residency
Alexa Tovsen

 Caitlin Ward

Caitlin Ward

Assistant Clinical Professor
Caitlin Ward

Secondary Appointments & EM Pediatrics

Andrew Garrett

Andrew Garrett

Associate Professor of Clinical Research and Leadership
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Andrew Garrett

Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy

Professor of Health Policy (SPHHS)
Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Melissa McCarthy

Zeina Saliba

Zeina Saliba

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Zeina Saliba

Babak Sarani

Babak Sarani

Professor of Surgery
Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Babak Sarani

EM Pediatrics

Alyssa Abo

Alyssa Abo

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Alyssa Abo

Tania Ahluwalia

Tania Ahluwalia

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Tania Ahluwalia

Kristen Breslin

Kristen Breslin

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Kristen Breslin

Joanna Cohen

Joanna Cohen

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Joanna Cohen

Katie Donnelly

Katie Donnelly

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Katie Donnelly

Dr. Tress Goodwin

Tress Goodwin

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Tress Goodwin

Monika Goyal

Monika Goyal

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Monika Goyal

Sadiqa Kendi

Sadiqa Kendi

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Sadiqa Kendi

Ioannis Koutroulis

Ioannis Koutroulis

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Ioannis Koutroulis

Simone Lawson

Simone Lawson

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Simone Lawson

Paul Mullan

Paul Mullan

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Paul Mullan

Joelle Simpson

Joelle Simpson

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Joelle Simpson

Rosemary Thomas-Mohtat

Rosemary Thomas-Mohtat

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Rosemary Thomas-Mohtat

Xian Zhao

Xian Zhao

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)
Xian Zhao

Adjunct Professors

 Dr. James D'Orta

James D'Orta

Adjunct Professor
James D'Orta

 Mr. Charles Doarn

Charles Doarn

Adjunct Professor
Charles Doarn

 Dr. Sol Edelstein

Sol Edelstein

Adjunct Professor
Sol Edelstein

 Dr. Keith Ghezzi

Keith Ghezzi

Adjunct Professor
Keith Ghezzi

 Dr. Michael Granovsky

Michael Granovsky

Adjunct Professor
Michael Granovsky

Adjunct Associate Professors

 Dr. Joseph Antos

Joseph Antos

Adjunct Associate Professor
Joseph Antos

Leana Wen

Leana Wen

Adjunct Associate Professor
Visiting Professor (Milken Institute School of Public Health)
Leana Wen

Adjunct Assistant Professors

Jameel Abualenain

Jameel Abualenain

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Jameel Abualenain

 Dr. Reem Al-Hawas

Reem Al-Hawas

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Reem Al-Hawas

 Dr. Mary Chopard

Mary Chopard

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Mary Chopard

 Dr. Ted Fan

Ted Fan

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ted Fan

Shweta Gidwani

Shweta Gidwani

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Shweta Gidwani

Dr. Stefanie Gilbert

Stefanie Gilbert

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Stefanie Gilbert

 Dr. Mark Hanson

Mark Hanson

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Mark Hanson

 Mr. Robert Jarrin

Robert Jarrin

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Robert Jarrin

 Dr. John Jones

John Jones

Adjunct Assistant Professor
John Jones

 Dr. Jordan Selzer

Jordan Selzer

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Jordan Selzer

Dr. Murteza Shahkolahi

Murteza Shahkolahi

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Murteza Shahkolahi

 Dr. Jeffrey Stone

Jeffrey Stone

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Jeffrey Stone

 Dr. Jennifer Stuth

Jennifer Stuth

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Jennifer Stuth

 Mr. Sylvan Waller

Sylvan Waller

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Sylvan Waller

Adjunct Instructors

Dr. Pouya Gharahdaghi

Pouya Gharahdaghi

Adjunct Instructor
Pouya Gharahdaghi

 Mr. Jason McKay

Jason McKay

Adjunct Instructor
Jason McKay