EMRA Board of Directors

The EMRA Board of Directors is the governing body of the organization made up of 12 members who are elected by their peers while completing their residency. Three additional positions on the Board are filled and Ex-Officio member, and liaisons to the ACGME RC-EM and AMA. Members of the Board offer governance and strategic direction to the organization. Board of Directors members are elected by the Rep Council and serve two to three year terms. They are stewards of the mission and resources, set strategy, provide oversight and governance.

2020 - 2021 Board of Directors

President

RJ Sontag, MD

UT Health San Antonio
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Immediate Past President

Hannah Hughes, MD, MBA

University of Cincinnati
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President-Elect

Angela Cai, MD, MBA

Kings County Hospital | SUNY Downstate
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Secretary/Editor, EM Resident

Priyanka Lauber, DO

Lehigh Valley Hospital
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Speaker of the Council

Tracy Marko, MD, PhD, MS

Health Partners Institute, Regions Hospital
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Vice Speaker of the Council

Ashley Tarchione, MD

Maricopa Medical Center - Phoenix, AZ
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Resident Representative to ACEP

Nicholas P. Cozzi, MD, MBA

Spectrum Health | MSU College of Medicine - Grand Rapids, MI
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Director of Education

Deena Khamees, MD

University of Michigan
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Director of Health Policy

Maggie Moran, MD

San Antonio Military Medical Center - San Antonio, TX
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Director Of Leadership Development

Yevgeniy Maksimenko, MD

Boston University Medical Center - Boston, MA
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Director of Technology

Nick Salerno, MD

Louisiana State University
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ACGME RC-EM Liaison

Breanne Jaqua, DO, MPH

Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center
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EMRA Rep to the AMA

Sophia Spadafore, MD

Mount Sinai School of Medicine - New York
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Medical Student Council Chair

Jazmyn Shaw

University of Mississippi Medical Center Medical School
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President

RJ Sontag, MD

UT Health San Antonio
Contact RJ

Immediate Past President

Hannah Hughes, MD, MBA

University of Cincinnati
Contact Hannah

President-Elect

Angela Cai, MD, MBA

Kings County Hospital | SUNY Downstate
Contact Angela

Secretary/Editor, EM Resident

Priyanka Lauber, DO

Lehigh Valley Hospital
Contact Priyanka

Speaker of the Council

Tracy Marko, MD, PhD, MS

Health Partners Institute, Regions Hospital
Contact Tracy

Vice Speaker of the Council

Ashley Tarchione, MD

Maricopa Medical Center - Phoenix, AZ
Contact Ashley

Resident Representative to ACEP

Nicholas P. Cozzi, MD, MBA

Spectrum Health | MSU College of Medicine - Grand Rapids, MI
Contact Nicholas

Director of Education

Deena Khamees, MD

University of Michigan
Contact Deena

Director of Health Policy

Maggie Moran, MD

San Antonio Military Medical Center - San Antonio, TX
Contact Maggie

Director Of Leadership Development

Yevgeniy Maksimenko, MD

Boston University Medical Center - Boston, MA
Contact Yevgeniy

Director of Technology

Nick Salerno, MD

Louisiana State University
Contact Nick

ACGME RC-EM Liaison

Breanne Jaqua, DO, MPH

Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center
Contact Breanne

EMRA Rep to the AMA

Sophia Spadafore, MD

Mount Sinai School of Medicine - New York
Contact Sophia

Medical Student Council Chair

Jazmyn Shaw

University of Mississippi Medical Center Medical School
Contact Jazmyn