Kimberly Chernoby, MD, JD, MA

Kimberly Chernoby, MD, JD, MA (@KimiChernoby) is a Chief Resident at Indiana University. She first attended New York University where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in political science and a master’s degree in bioethics, where she focused on pediatric decision making. She then moved to the University of Florida where she became the first person to complete the combined MD/JD program.

In addition to her clinical work, she currently serves on the American Medical Association’s Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs and as a trustee for the Indiana State Medical Association.

Her interests include reproductive health, food and drug law, and regulatory policy.

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