Gillian Schmitz, MD, FACEP
Gillian Schmitz, MD (@GillianMD1) is described as a “mentor, role model, and friend to countless members of the emergency medicine community.” She holds academic appointments in the Uniformed Services University and at UT-San Antonio, while also serving as the Vice Chair of Education in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Brooke Army Medical Center and on the ACEP Board of Directors.
Her nominators uniformly discussed how Dr. Schmitz mentors women in medicine and any resident or student with whom she interacts, inspiring thoughtful discussion about advocacy and leadership in EM. Summed up best, Dr. Schmitz “sets the example of what it means to be an influencer, clinician, educator, and leader in emergency medicine.”
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 email@example.com
Aug 31, 2019
Kirstin Woody Scott, MPhil, PhD
Fourth-year medical student Kirstin Scott has a passion for public health, research, and policy – and the experience to impact all three. She serves on the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, is a visiting scholar at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, and is a senior research fellow for the University of Global Health Equity in Rwanda.
Aug 31, 2019
Seth Trueger, MD, MPH, FACEP
When JAMA Network Open needed a digital media leader, they sought out Seth Trueger, who reaches 28,500+ people on Twitter as @MDAware, and thousands more as a social media editor for Emergency Physicians Monthly. While dynamic and entertaining, he is also fundamentally committed to improving patient care through policy, evidence-based practice, and simple common sense.