EMRA Board of Directors

The EMRA Board of Directors is the governing body of the organization made up of 11 members who are elected by their peers while completing their residency. Three additional positions on the Board are filled by a medical student representative, Ex-Officio, and a liaison to the ACGME RC-EM. 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.

2018 - 2019 Board of Directors

President

Omar Maniya, MD, MBA

The Mount Sinai Hospital - New York, NY
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Immediate Past President

Zach Jarou, MD

Denver Health/University of Colorado
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President-Elect

Hannah Hughes, MD, MBA

University of Cincinnati
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Secretary/Editor, EM Resident

Thomas Eales, DO

Indiana University
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Speaker of the Council

Nathan Vafaie, MD, MBA

Baylor College of Medicine
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Vice Speaker of the Council

Karina Sanchez, MD

Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center
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Resident Representative to ACEP

Erik Blutinger, MD, MSc

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
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Director of Education

Sara Paradise, MD

University of CA - Irvine
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Director of Health Policy

Angela Cai, MD, MBA

Kings County Hospital | SUNY Downstate
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Director Of Membership

Greg Tanquary, DO, MBA

Doctors Hospital | Ohio Health
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Director of Technology

Nick Salerno, MD

Louisiana State University
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Ex-Officio Board Member

Geoffrey Comp, DO

Ohio Health Doctors Hospital
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ACGME RC-EM Liaison

Eric McDonald, MD

University of Mississippi
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Medical Student Council Chair

Sarah Ring

University of Miami Medical School
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President

Omar Maniya, MD, MBA

The Mount Sinai Hospital - New York, NY
Contact Omar

Immediate Past President

Zach Jarou, MD

Denver Health/University of Colorado
Contact Zach

President-Elect

Hannah Hughes, MD, MBA

University of Cincinnati
Contact Hannah

Secretary/Editor, EM Resident

Thomas Eales, DO

Indiana University
Contact Tommy

Speaker of the Council

Nathan Vafaie, MD, MBA

Baylor College of Medicine
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Vice Speaker of the Council

Karina Sanchez, MD

Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center
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Resident Representative to ACEP

Erik Blutinger, MD, MSc

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Contact Erik

Director of Education

Sara Paradise, MD

University of CA - Irvine
Contact Sara

Director of Health Policy

Angela Cai, MD, MBA

Kings County Hospital | SUNY Downstate
Contact Angela

Director Of Membership

Greg Tanquary, DO, MBA

Doctors Hospital | Ohio Health
Contact Greg

Director of Technology

Nick Salerno, MD

Louisiana State University
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Ex-Officio Board Member

Geoffrey Comp, DO

Ohio Health Doctors Hospital
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ACGME RC-EM Liaison

Eric McDonald, MD

University of Mississippi
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Medical Student Council Chair

Sarah Ring

University of Miami Medical School
Contact Sarah

Past EMRA Board of Directors