2023 - 2024 Administration & Operations Committee Leader Spotlight

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Christina Brown, MD, Chair of the EMRA Administration & Operations Committee, 2023-2024

Christina Brown.jpgProgram: ChristianaCare

Your goal as an EMRA leader: To empower residents and students to make changes and get involved in making healthcare better for all

Why get involved with a professional society? I joined EMRA as a medical student and loved all the leadership opportunities and resources it provides

What is something that people don't know about you? I beat the record at the Go-Kart track at Mall of America

Favorite life hack for night shifts: Snacks are your best friend

What's on your playlist? Olivia Rodrigo, Fall Out Boy, all the major Broadway musical soundtracks

Andrew Luo, MD, MBA, Chair-Elect of the EMRA Administration & Operations Committee, 2023-2024

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Program: Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham & Women's Hospital

Why get involved in a professional society? Work with the future leaders of Emergency Medicine and healthcare!

Top 3 traits of a great leader: Vision, empowering other, glass-half-full mindset

What is your favorite hack for night shifts? Little Debbie Cosmic Brownies at 3am is rocket fuel for the mind & soul
 
What is the last non-textbook you read? Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

Karan Bains, MD, MBA, Vice Chair of the EMRA Administration & Operations Committee, 2023-2024

Karan Bains.jpgProgram: UCSF

Your goal as an EMRA leader: As part of the leadership team for the Admin & Ops committee, I want to make information and networking related to operations, innovation, and technology accessible and digestible for any emergency medicine physician to use in their personal and professional lives.

What is the best advice you've ever received? Failure is infinitely better than not having tried.

What is something people don't know about you? The sound of styrofoam terrifies me.

If you weren't an emergency physician, what would you be? Strategy/operations in the digital health or sports worlds
 
Favorite channel on social media? YouTube for basketball highlights

Savanah L. Harshbarger, MD, MBA, Vice Chair of the EMRA Administration & Operations Committee, 2023-2024

savanah_harshbarger.jpgProgram: Harvard (Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham & Women's Hospital)

Your goal as an EMRA leader: Empower residents to explore opportunities beyond the hospital and make connections between the worlds of medicine, leadership, and business

Why did you get involved in a professional society? To expand my network of connections beyond a singular residency and ignite discussion to enact change on the national level
 
What is something that people don't know about you? I've always wanted to try my hand at a stand-up comedy set

If I weren't an emergency physician, I would be: A group fitness instructor!

What is the last non-textbook you read? "I Will Teach you to be Rich" by Ramit Sethi

 

Carly Rosen, MD, Vice Chair of the EMRA Administration & Operations Committee, 2023-2024

Carly Rosen.jpgProgram: Mount Sinai Morningside-West

Your goal as an EMRA leader: to help residents discover their passions and make connections with leaders on a local and national level

Why did you get involved in a professional society? To learn from Emergency Medicine docs across the country
 
What is the best advice you have ever received? Don't worry about things you can't control
 
What is something that people don't know about you? I'm 5 feet tall
 
If you weren't an emergency physician, what would you be? dog rescue owner

What's the last non-textbook you read? Verity

Richard Ngo, DMD, Asst. Vice Chair of the EMRA Administration & Operations Committee, 2023-2024

Richard Ngo.jpgProgram: University of California - San Francisco 

Your goal as an EMRA leader: Build our community of residents and medical students nationally.

Why did you get involved in a professional society? To connect with and learn from others from various backgrounds and institutions.
 
What do you think are the top three traits of a great leader? Empathetic, Communicative, Proactive
 
If you weren't an emergency physician, what would you be? Would love to be a dancer!

Favorite life hack for night shifts: Caffeine naps are the way to go.

Linsay Ling, MD, Asst. Vice Chair of the EMRA Administration & Operations Committee, 2023-2024

Linsay Ling.jpgProgram: Magnolia Regional Health Center

Your goal as an EMRA leader: As an EMRA leader, I hope to positively impact rural communities by mitigating barriers to care and establishing a network of dedicated physicians to serving the rural population

If I weren't an emergency physician, I would be: a storm chaser with NOAA

Favorite life hack for night shifts: lots of snacks & a hot beverage

What's the last non-textbook you read? The Stalker by Lars Kepler

Shanesse Spratt, MD, Asst. Vice Chair of the EMRA Administration & Operations Committee, 2023-2024

Shanesse Spratt.jpgProgram: Magnolia Regional Health Center

Your goal as an EMRA leader: My goal as an EMRA leader is to help establish a robust Rural EM Residency alliance within EMRA.

Number of apps on my phone: 107

What's the last non-textbook you read? Medical Apartheid

What's on your playlist? Beyonce

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