Aisha Liferidge, MD, MPH, FACEP
Aisha Liferidge MD, MPH (@AishaLiferidge) is the Director of the Health Policy Fellowship at GW and a member of ACEP Board of Directors. She is the chief executive officer of the Dr. Aisha Liferidge Minority Women in Science Foundation (MWSF), a non-profit organization that empowers the dreams of future leaders with interest in science careers. In addition to her passion for advocacy, Dr. Liferidge was felt to be the “ultimate champion for diversity and inclusion in medicine.” She was described as “equally phenomenal” as an educator with an “unprecedented level of professionalism, perfectionism, poise and humility.” Dr. Liferidge leaves her mentees feeling “validated, empowered, and quite frankly unstoppable.”
Over 400 applications were reviewed by the selection committee, comprised of Steven J. Stack, MD, MBA, FACEP, Zach Jarou, MD, Omar Z. Maniya, MD, MBA, Hannah Hughes, MD, MBA, Ven Subramanyam, MD, Erin Karl, MD, and Jazmyn Shaw.
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 Cathey Wise at firstname.lastname@example.org
Aug 30, 2019
Alin Gragossian, DO, MPH
Resiliency has a face: In less than 12 months, Alin Gragossian went from being a busy resident planning for a critical care fellowship to being a heart transplant recipient. Then, mere days before resuming “life after transplant” with a return to shifts, her residency program at Hahnemann University Hospital disintegrated