Emergency Medicine & Acute Care

Faculty

The award-winning faculty participating in the Emergency Medicine & Acute Care course have been specifically chosen for their in-depth knowledge of emergency medicine and their ability to present information with passion and energy. Typically four faculty participate at each course location.

W. Richard Bukata, MD

W. Richard Bukata, MD

  • Program Director,
    Emergency Medicine & Acute Care / 2023
  • Medical Director,
    The Center for Medical Education, Inc.
  • Adjunct Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine,
    Los Angeles County / USC Medical Center,
    Los Angeles, California
Diane M. Birnbaumer, MD

Diane M. Birnbaumer, MD

  • Emeritus Professor of Medicine,
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Senior Clinical Educator,
    Department of Emergency Medicine
    Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
    Torrance, California
Christopher Carpenter, MD, MSc

Christopher Carpenter, MD, MSc

  • Professor, Emergency Medicine
    Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
  • Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Academic Emergency Medicine
  • Associate Editor, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
  • Editorial Board, Annals of Internal Medicine’s ACP Journal Club
  • Editorial Board, Missouri Medicine
Roya Caloia, DO, MPH

Roya Caloia, DO, MPH

  • Core Faculty, Emergency Medicine Residency
    Ascension Genesys Hospital, Grand Blanc, MI
  • Clinical Assistant Professor,
    Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Vice Chair, National Clinical Governance Board,
    Associate Director of Clinical Education
    US Acute Care Solutions, Canton Ohio
Stephen Colucciello, MD

Stephen Colucciello, MD

  • Vice Chair Emergency Medicine
    Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center
  • Clinical Professor, Emergency Medicine
    Wake Forest Medical School,
    Charlotte Campus
    Charlotte, North Carolina
Jim Ducharme, MD

Jim Ducharme, MD

  • Emergency Physician
    Assistant Director of Professional Services
    St. Eustache Hospital, Quebec City, Canada
  • Clinical Professor of Medicine, McMaster University
  • Adjunct Professor of Family Medicine, Queen's University
  • Immediate Past President, International Federation for Emergency Medicine
  • Editor Emeritus, Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine
David Glaser, MD

David Glaser, MD

  • Clinical Director
    Emergency Medicine
    Colorado Permanente Medical Group
    Denver, Colorado
Michael Heller, MD

Michael Heller, MD

  • Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center
    New York, New York
Scott Kobner, MD

Scott Kobner, MD

  • Fellow in Medical Education and Clinical Faculty
    Emergency Department
    Los Angeles County / USC Medical Center
    Los Angeles, California
Kenneth Milne, MD

Wm. Kenneth Milne, MD

  • Staff Physician, Middlesex Hospital Alliance
  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
    Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Creator, The Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine
Jess Monas, MD

Jess Monas, MD

  • Consultant,
    Department of Emergency Medicine
    Mayo Clinic Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Co-host of EM:RAP EMA Ultra Summary
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
    Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine
    Scottsdale, Arizona
Heather Murray, MD, MSc

Heather Murray, MD, MSc

  • Professor of Emergency Medicine and Deputy Head,
    Department of Emergency Medicine
    Queen's University, Ontario, Canada
  • Associate Editor, Canadian Medical Association Journal
Ryan Raam, MD

Ryan Raam, MD

  • Clinical Faculty,
    Department of Emergency Medicine
    Los Angeles County General Hospital
Alfred D. Sacchetti, MD

Alfred D. Sacchetti, MD

  • ED Director of Clinical Services,
    Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center,
    Camden, New Jersey
  • Clinical Assistant Professor,
    Emergency Medicine,
    Thomas Jefferson University,
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Gillian Schmitz, MD

Gillian Schmitz, MD

  • Associate Professor, Uniformed Services University
  • Vice Chair of Education, Dept. of Emergency Medicine,
    Brooke Army Medical Center
    San Antonio, Texas
Jan Shoenberger, MD

Jan Shoenberger, MD

  • Vice Chair of Operations and Clinical Education
    Department of Emergency Medicine
    Los Angeles County / USC Medical Center
  • Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine,
    Keck School of Medicine of USC
Aaron Skolnik, MD

Aaron Skolnik, MD

  • Consultant,
    Department of Critical Care Medicine
  • Medical Director of Respiratory Care
    Mayo Clinic Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
    Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine
    Scottsdale, Arizona
Ramin R. Tabatabai, MD

Ramin R. Tabatabai, MD

  • Program Director,
    LAC+USC Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
    Keck School of Medicine of USC
    Los Angeles, California
Peter Viccellio, MD

Peter Viccellio, MD

  • Vice Chairman and Clinical Director
    Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Professor of Emergency Medicine
    Stony Brook University School of Medicine
    Stony Brook, New York

Faculty Disclosure

It is the policy of the Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) to insure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored educational activities; that all contributors present information in an objective, unbiased manner without endorsement or criticism of specific products or services; and that the relationships that contributors disclose will not influence their contributions. Those in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose to learners all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests prior to the beginning of the educational activity.

Resolution of Conflicts of Interest

In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support of CME, the Center for Emergency Medical Education implemented mechanisms, prior to the planning and implementation of this CME activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of this CME activity.