Critical Care Committee

Critical Care Leaders

Chair

Dustin Slagle, MD

Christiana Care Health

Chair-Elect

Alexandra Hallagan, MD

Maricopa County/Creighton University Emergency Medicine

Vice Chair

Gabriel Colon, MD

Mount Sinai Morningside/West

Vice Chair

Luxi Qiao, MD

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Vice Chair

Josh Wild, DO

Kendall Regional Medical Center Miami, FL

Vice Chair

Alex Lucas, MD

Advocate Christ Medical Center

Assistant Vice Chair

Marcus Gresham, MD

Emory University School of Medicine

Assistant Vice Chair

Szymon Kutyla, MD

Mount Sinai Hospital

Assistant Vice Chair

Dominique Gelmann, MD

Wake Forest Emergency Medicine Residency

Assistant Vice Chair

Eleni McCaffery

City University of New York School of Medicine

Assistant Vice Chair

Kenneth Felsenstein

University of Rochester Medical Center

Director of Health Policy

Kenneth Kim, MD

UCLA Ronald Reagan
Olive View Emergency | Los Angeles, CA
Contact Kenneth

Staff Liaison

Valerie Hunt

Managing Editor
Contact Valerie

Chair

Dustin Slagle, MD

Christiana Care Health

Chair-Elect

Alexandra Hallagan, MD

Maricopa County/Creighton University Emergency Medicine

Vice Chair

Gabriel Colon, MD

Mount Sinai Morningside/West

Vice Chair

Luxi Qiao, MD

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Vice Chair

Josh Wild, DO

Kendall Regional Medical Center Miami, FL

Vice Chair

Alex Lucas, MD

Advocate Christ Medical Center

Assistant Vice Chair

Marcus Gresham, MD

Emory University School of Medicine

Assistant Vice Chair

Szymon Kutyla, MD

Mount Sinai Hospital

Assistant Vice Chair

Dominique Gelmann, MD

Wake Forest Emergency Medicine Residency

Assistant Vice Chair

Eleni McCaffery

City University of New York School of Medicine

Assistant Vice Chair

Kenneth Felsenstein

University of Rochester Medical Center

Director of Health Policy

Kenneth Kim, MD

UCLA Ronald Reagan
Olive View Emergency | Los Angeles, CA
Contact Kenneth

Staff Liaison

Valerie Hunt

Managing Editor
Contact Valerie
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Mentorship Program

FIND A MENTOR
Are you looking for someone who can advise you on career pathways in critical care medicine? This is a tight-knit, supportive group. Follow the link below to be paired with a mentor.

Critical Care Mentee Registration

BE A MENTOR
If you're a critical care fellow, faculty, or community attending, please consider being a mentor. We will pair you with a learner whose interests align with your own.

Critical Care Mentor Registration
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Critical Care Fellowships

Check out the different Critical Care Fellowships in EMRA Match.

Find Fellowships

Introducing EMC3: EM Critical Care Medicine Consortium  

The EMRA Critical Care Committee is excited to host the debut session of the EM-Critical Care Medicine Consortium - EMC3. In this introductory session, the leaders of all EM critical care groups join forces to form a new microcommunity of practice. If you are considering a future in any sector of EM critical care medicine, EMC3 is meant for you. Find out about fellowships, career opportunities, and the best way to plan your CCM future.

Speakers:

Moderator
EMRA Critical Care Committee Chair Brian Sumner, MD

Panelists
Nick Johnson, MD, FACEP, University of Washington
ACEP Critical Care Section Chair, 2022-2023

Skyler Lantz, MD, University of Vermont
AAEM Critical Care Medicine Section past-chair

June Gordon, MD, Stanford University
AAEM Critical Care Medicine Section Chair, 2023

Lillian Liang Emlet, MD, MS, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and VA Pittsburgh Health System
Society of Critical Care Medicine EM Section past-chair

Greg Wu, MD, FACEP, Albany Medical Center
SAEM Critical Care Interest Group Chair, 2023

Watch Now

Topic: Trailblazers in EM-CCM: A Discussion with Female Leaders in the Field 

The EMRA Critical Care and D&I Committees hosted a fireside chat discussing the integral role of women and URiM in EM-CC. This discussion will launch an initiative designed to increase representation and mentorship for URiM and women in emergency medicine critical care fields.

Speakers:

Marie-Carmelle Elie, MD, FACEP, FCCM, FAAEM, RDMS
University of Florida

Cindy Hsu, MD, PhD
University of Michigan

Namita Jayaprakash, MD
Henry Ford Health System - Detroit

Marianne Wallis, MD
University of Colorado

Susan Wilcox, MD, FACEP, FCCM, FAAEM
Massachusetts General Hospital

Watch Now

Caring for COVID-19 Patients: From the Perspective of the Amazing Physicians Hit Hardest in New York

COVID-19 Webinar with Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Medicine Physicians

Hosted by the EMRA Critical Care Committee

“What is the prognosis for my patient?”
“How should I manage all these various presentations of COVID?”
“Hydroxychloroquine, remdesevir, tocilizumab trials?”
“D-Dimer, LDH, Ferritin- what do I do with this information?”
“How can I keep myself safe in the Emergency Department?”

Tune in to have your questions answered!

Chad Meyers, MD
Director, Division of Emergency Critical Care, Mount Sinai Medical System

David Cherkas, MD, FACEP
Assistant professor, Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai

Evan Leibner, MD 
Assistant professor, Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai

Cameron Kyle-Sidell, MD
Maimonides Medical Center

Ashika Jain, MD, FACEP
Clinical Associate Professor, NYU Langone

Watch Now

COVID-19 Critical Care Resources and Links

The Critical Care Committee has curated a list of sites and resources for EM students and residents.

Learn More

EMRA CritCare Past-Chairs

Sean Hickey, MD 
Mina Ghobrial, MD
Mark Ramzy, DO, EMT-P
Tanya Belle, MD
Clark Owyang, MD
Abdullah Bakhsh, MD 
Joshua Glick, MD 
Danish Malik, MD 
Jenelle Badulak, MD
Michael Allison, MD
Krystle Shafer, MD
Nick Johnson, MD
John C. Greenwood, MD
Biren Bhatt, MD
Jodee Meddy, DO


EMRA Critical Care Committee Objectives

  • Represent the interests of emergency medicine residents who are interested in critical care
  • Maintain a current fellowship database that highlights all training opportunities
  • Submit monthly articles to EM Resident
  • Regularly publish Critical Care Alerts examining new research in the field
  • Maintain EMRA's critical care resources, including PressorDex®, Ventilator Management pocket card, Critical Medications badge cards, etc
  • Interface with other major emergency medicine organizations and societies to drive the growth of emergency medicine and critical care medicine as a field
Join Us on Twitter using #EMRACritCare!
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ACEP Critical Care Medicine Section

Your EMRA membership comes with an ACEP membership - and perks! You are automatically included in the ACEP Young Physicians Section, plus another Section of your choice at no cost. Join the ACEP Critical Care Medicine Section to develop your CCEM network and knowledge.

Additional ACEP section fees are half off - only $20

Check out ACEP's Critical Care Medicine Section

Training and Board Certification

Check out the Critical Care Training and Board Certification opportunities.

Learn More
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Critical Care Articles

See the Critical Care articles in EM Resident magazine!

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Joining EMRA Committees is easy and FREE.

Just log into your EMRA account and select which one(s) you wish to join.

Once you join, you will receive an invitation to be part of the EMRA Committee Basecamp, which helps facilitate communication and collaboration.

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EMRA Fellowship Guide

Chapter 5 - Critical Care Medicine Fellowships 

Critical care medicine became an ACGME-approved subspecialty for emergency medicine physicians in 2011. In 2012, the surgical critical care fellowship pathway was approved for emergency physicians who are interested in becoming board-eligible intensivists.

Ch 5a - Anesthesia CC Fellowship
Ch 5b - Internal Medicine CC Fellowship
Ch 5c - Neuro CC Fellowship
Ch 5d - Surgical CC Fellowship

SCCM Right Care, Right Now™

The Society maintains that the Right Care, Right Now™ is best provided by an integrated team of dedicated experts directed by a trained and present physician credentialed in critical care (an intensivist). Right Care, Right Now™ means the right care is delivered at exactly the right moment to achieve optimal patient outcomes.

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Maryland CC Project

The Maryland CC Project is maintained  by the University of Maryland Critical Care Fellows as a way to share the amazing education we are receiving as well as a way to create a discussion about both cutting edge and core concepts in critical care.

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PressorDex®: Critical Care Medication Guide, 4th edition

Published: July, 2020

When you’re managing critically ill patients, time matters. Make the most of it with EMRA PressorDex®: Critical Care Medication Guide, the best on-shift guide to pressors, vasoactive drugs, continuous infusions, and other medications. This indispensable pocket resource helps you choose the right medication and dosages, even during the busiest ICU shift. 

Researched by 100 critical care specialists and pharmacy faculty from 35 institutions around the country, this guide offers evidence-based options you can trust.New features with the 4th edition:

  • Brand-new Thyroid Storm chapter
  • Updated guidance for the management of pediatric sepsis
  • Updated guidance for managing pit viper envenomation

Order now from Amazon or  the ACEP Store!
EMRA Member Price $17.99 / ACEP Member Price $25.99 / List Price $27.99

Check out the app within MobilEM, available for iOS or Android!
Subscribe to the PressorDex app alone, or unlock all current and future content with the All-Access Pass in MobilEM.

Ventilator Management

Published: October, 2016

The EMRA Ventilator Management card is designed to fit in your pocket and meet your needs when managing patients with acute respiratory failure who require mechanical ventilation. It offers an overview of ARF, non-invasive and invasive mechanical ventilation modes, ventilator waveforms, troubleshooting, and weaning from the ventilator. Member copies are provided in part by an educational grant from Vapotherm; EMRA appreciates their support.

Order now from Amazon or the ACEP Bookstore!
EMRA Member Price $7.49 | ACEP Member Price $10.49 | List Price $12.49

Critical Medications

Published: October, 2016

This pair of double-sided, badge-sized reference cards will help you make the right decisions quickly when it comes to critical medication dosages. The cards attach to your badge holder for speedy access, bringing key information literally to your fingertips. Please note: Orders include 1 set of badge cards; badge holder NOT included.

Order now from Amazon or the ACEP Bookstore!
EMRA Member Price $7.49 | ACEP Member Price $10.49 | List Price $12.49

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Critical Care Fellowships

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Trailblazers in Emergency Medicine : CCM

The EMRA Critical Care and D&I Committees hosted a fireside chat discussing the integral role of women and URiM in EM-CC. This discussion will launch an initiative designed to increase representation and mentorship for URiM and women in emergency medicine critical care fields.

Feb 24, 2020

Meet Ally Hynes, MD

We're pleased to introduce Ally Hynes, MD, vice chair of the EMRA Critical Care Committee, 2020-2021.