Kito Lord, MD, MBA

Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine
Regional One Hospital

Do you know how business intelligence can help a sickle cell patient in crisis? Kito Lord does. He believes in not just participating in the health care system, but working to improve it. Dr. Lord became the first Administrative Fellow at Yale EM while earning an MBA, and he has applied that experience to the benefit of patients ever since.

Brit Jeffrey Long, MD, FACEP

Alicia Lu, MD

More than 200 applications were reviewed by the selection committee, comprising Chair Omar Maniya, MD, MBA, with Hannah Hughes, MD, MBA; RJ Sontag, MD; Venkat Subramanyam, MD; Erik Blutinger, MD, MSc; Sophia Spadafore, MD; Karina Sanchez, MD; and Jazmyn Shaw, MS-IV. The selection committee was blinded to EMRA and/or ACEP membership status. Care was taken to ensure both a diverse applicant pool and awardee group. For any questions, contact us at

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