Below, you will find some of the top minds in resuscitation and acute critical care. These are the folks you will be hanging out with every month. If you are interested, then why don’t you…
Dr. Weingart received his medical degree and completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He then went on to fellowships in Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, and ECMO at the Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.
He is currently an attending in and chief of the Division of Emergency Critical Care at Stony Brook Hospital. He is a clinical associate professor of emergency medicine at Stony Brook Medicine and an adjunct associate professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
He is best known for his podcast on Resuscitation and ED Critical Care called the EMCrit Podcast; it currently is downloaded > 300,000 times per month.
Dr. Haney Mallemat is Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland. After his EM-IM residency at SUNY Downstate/Kings County Hospital, he completed a critical care fellowship at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. His obsession with all things bedside ultrasound and critical care may have something to do with his selection for the University of Maryland’s Emergency Medicine Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award in both 2012 and 2013.
Dr. Mallemat has taken and passed the American Society of Echocardiography Board examination and his real passion lies in critical care ultrasound and bedside echo.
Chris is an Intensivist at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Australia and is the Monash SPHPM-Alfred ICU Education Practitioner Fellow. He completed his medical degree at the University of Auckland, and completed post-graduate training in New Zealand, the Northern Territory, Perth and Melbourne. He is also an emergency physician and has completed further training in clinical toxicology and clinical epidemiology. He is involved in coordinating the Alfred ICU Education Program, including the In Situ Simulation program, convenes the Critically Ill Airway course, is an instructor on many of the other courses run by The Alfred ICU (including the ECMO course and ALS2) as well as external courses such as the Emergency Trauma Management course. He edits the Alfred ICU’s education website, INTENSIVE, and is co-creator of numerous medical education projects such as Lifeinthefastlane.com, the Resuscitationist’s Awesome Guide to Everything and the SMACC conference.
He participates in the intensivist-led ECPR and REBOA programs at The Alfred and is interested in all aspects of resuscitation medicine.
Cliff Reid is the Director of Training for the Greater Sydney Area Helicopter Emergency Medical Service and a Senior Staff Specialist in Emergency Medicine at Mona Vale Hospital in Sydney, Australia.
He worked as a specialist in intensive care medicine and emergency medicine in the United Kingdom before his wife forced him, kicking & screaming, to move Down Under to enjoy beautiful sunshine, beaches, and animals that are determined to kill you.
Cliff is passionate about getting resuscitation right regardless of age or location, which is why he has taking training posts in prehospital care, retrieval medicine, and neonatal & paediatric critical care in addition to his emergency and intensive care training.
He has a special interest in the non-technical skills that facilitate effective resuscitation: control of the environment, of oneself, and of other team members, and is often heard ranting: “the clinical bit is the easy bit!”
His skills and interests outside resuscitation medicine are listed in the remainder of this biography.
Emily Damuth is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine in Camden, New Jersey. She trained in emergency medicine at Duke University Medical Center prior to completing critical care fellowship at Cooper University Hospital. Emily splits her clinical time equally between the Emergency Department and a multidisciplinary ICU. She is passionate about medical education and mentoring residents and fellows. Her clinical and research interests include critically ill patients treated with prolonged mechanical ventilation and improving physician communication with patients and families.
Dr. Brian Wright is an Emergency and Critical Care Medicine Physician from Long Island, NY. Dr. Wright attended medical school and Emergency Medicine residency at SUNY-Downstate and Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, NY. After residency, he completed a multi-disciplinary CCM fellowship at North Shore University Hospital in Long Island. Dr. Wright splits his time between EM Critical Care, Neurocritical Care, and Surgical Intensive Care in Stony Brook, NY. Dr. Wright has had the privilege of being honored by his fellows and residents with multiple teaching awards. He is currently the program director of the Advanced Resuscitation Training Program at Stony Brook University School of Medicine and is faculty for the Emergency Medicine residency and Surgical Critical Care fellowship at Stony Brook.
He is happy to talk about any Critical Care topic and is especially interested in Neurological Emergencies and in Invasive and Non-Invasive Ventilation strategies.
Evie Marcolini is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Neurocritical Care at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. She is also the Director of the SkyHealth Critical Care transport service providing air medical helicopter transport to critically ill patients in New York and Connecticut. After Emergency Medicine residency, Evie completed a Surgical Critical Care fellowship at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, and is board certified in both Emergency Medicine and Neurocritical care. She divides her clinical time between the Emergency Department and the Neurosciences ICU.
Evie is the Chair of the Critical Care Section at American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), speaks nationally and internationally on critical care topics, and is a co-editor of Emergency Department Resuscitation of the Critically Ill and Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America – Critical Care Emergencies. She has won multiple teaching awards, including the National Junior Faculty Teaching Award from ACEP.
Evie is happy to talk about any topic related to Critical Care and Emergency Medicine, but is especially passionate about Neurocritical Care emergencies and the continuity of care, as the patient transitions from prehospital to Emergency Department and then to the ICU environment.
Dr. Winters is an associate professor of emergency medicine and medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He is the Director of the Combined Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine Residency Program, founder and Co-Director of the Combined Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine/Critical Care Program, and Director of Critical Care Education. Dr. Winters has received numerous local, regional, and national teaching awards, including the National Emergency Medicine Faculty Teaching Award from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and the Young Educators Award from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. He has lectured nationally and internationally, authored numerous articles and textbook chapters, and hosts a monthly podcast on the management of critically ill emergency department patients (Critical Care Perspectives in Emergency Medicine, www.ccpem.com). In addition, Dr. Winters is Editor-in-Chief of Emergency Department Resuscitation of the Critically Ill, an immensely popular emergency medicine-critical care textbook published by ACEP.
Philippe Rola, a McGill University product circa 2000, has been the Medical Director of Intensive Care at Santa Cabrini Hospital in Montreal, Canada for the better part of a decade and caught the teaching bug in 2008 after organizing the first Critical Care Ultrasound Institute Symposium. He is a proud #FOAMed supporter by blogging atthingkingcriticalcare.com and tweeting from @ThingkingCC.
His fields of focus are integrating bedside ultrasound to routine clinical assessment, shock and resuscitation, bedside procedures, and hunting down dogmatic practice to replace it by a blend of evidence, physiology and common sense.
As a Montrealer, he is fluent in french and welcomes those fellows who would prefer a hangout ‘en français’!
Dr. John Greenwood is Assistant Professor in the Departments of Emergency Medicine, Anesthesiology & Critical Care at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his Emergency Medicine training followed by a Critical Care Medicine fellowship at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, MD. Currently, Dr. Greenwood splits his clinical time between the Emergency Department and as an intensivist in the Heart & Vascular ICU at Penn. He has won multiple teaching awards, including the University of Maryland Critical Care Educator of the Year in 2014 & 2015 from the Division of Critical Care Medicine & has spoken both nationally and internationally on critical care topics related to cardiovascular critical care and resuscitation. He is the editor in chief of the EMRA PressorDex and CCProject educational collaborative.
John’s resuscitation philosophy is that an emphasis on logistics is the most critical element of an expert resuscitationist. His interests include mechanical circulatory support, cardiogenic shock, & resuscitation endpoints.
Michael is an attending physician at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He completed a training program in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Maryland Medical Center. During his fellowship years he designed, implemented, and directed an ultrasound training curriculum for internal medicine residents. Known for his skills at the bedside and the whiteboard, he has been recognized with awards for both his clinical care and teaching ability. He now works in a multidisciplinary ICU that cares for medical, surgical, neurological, and cardiac patients.
His clinical interests include noninvasive assessment of volume status, noninvasive ventilation, rational approaches to the use of high-flow nasal cannula, and management of acute hepatic failure.
Dr. Jarone Lee is an Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Medicine physician from California. He trained in Emergency Medicine at St Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital in New York City and completed a Critical Care fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He currently is the Quality Director for Surgical Critical Care for the Department of Surgery, as well as the Associate Medical Director of one of the ICU’s at MGH. He practices both emergency medicine and critical care and staffs a variety of different ICUs. He regularly takes care of a wide range for critically-ill patients from patients requiring ECMO to the general medicine patient.
Dr. Christopher “Kit” Tainter is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Diego, in both the Department of Emergency Medicine and the Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Critical Care. His training includes an Emergency Medicine residency at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, with specialty training in ultrasound as a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, as well as a fellowship in Anesthesia Critical Care at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He also has experience in education as the Assistant Residency Program Director and Medical Student Clerkship Director at the University of Oklahoma and completed a Harvard Macy Education Program. He currently splits his time between the Emergency Department and various ICUs at the University of California in San Diego, and is the Director for Advanced Resuscitation Training for the Emergency Department.
He is happy to discuss any topic related to critical care or emergency medicine, especially cardiac arrest resuscitation, education, or point-of-care ultrasound/echocardiography.