2022 - 2023 Social EM Committee Leader Spotlight

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Joe Gannett, MD, of the EMRA Social EM Committee, 2022-2023

Joe Gannett.jpgProgram: LSU Spirit of Charity Emergency Medicine

Your goal as an EMRA leader: Continue to define and push the boundaries of Social EM in redefining our profession's role in patient care, policy, and healthcare delivery. Aim to increase collaboration with other EMRA/ACEP committees, healthcare professional societies and other advocacy groups.

Top 3 traits of a great leader:
1. Humility
2. Compassion
3. Integrity

If I weren't an emergency physician, I would be: Executive Chef

What's the last non-textbook you read? Turn the Ship Around! by L David Marquet and Stephen R Covey

 

Alexis Kimmel, MD, Chair-Elect of the EMRA Social EM Committee, 2022-2023

Alexis Kimmel.jpgProgram: University of Cincinnati

Your goal as an EMRA leader: To promote health equity through provider education and health policy

What is something people don't know about you? I have five siblings

If I weren't an emergency physician, I would be: running an animal rescue

Did you pick up a new quarantine hobby? gardening

Favorite life hack for night shifts: snacks

Favorite Twitter feed: @dglaucomflecken

What's on your playlist? manchester orchestra

Molly Curtiss, OMS IV, Vice Chair of the EMRA Social EM Committee, 2022-2023

Molly Curtiss.jpgProgram: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Your goal as an EMRA leader: My goal this year is to help increase awareness and accessible educational resources about social emergency medicine for medical students and residents.

What is something people don't know about you? My sister and I were born on the same day, exactly one year apart!

If I weren't an emergency physician, I would be: I'd open a flower shop, or a bakery.

Did you pick up a new quarantine hobby? I got a puppy! 

Favorite life hack for night shifts: Redbull and lots of snacks 

Benedict Del Buono, MD, Vice Chair of the EMRA Social EM Committee, 2022-2023

Benedict Del Buono.jpgProgram: Virginia Commonwealth University

Your goal as an EMRA leader: To continue the growth of Social EM through advocacy and resident education.

Top 3 traits of a great leader: A great leader should be competent, resilient, and able to recognize when to lend control to others with expertise.

If I weren't an emergency physician, I would be: Something outside like a national park ranger

Favorite life hack for night shifts: Drinking coffee after 3am can really mess up your plans for sleep.

What's on your playlist? It's all over the place, as usual. Everything from Kendrick Lamar to The Avett Brothers.

Catharina Giudice, MD, Vice Chair of the EMRA Social EM Committee, 2022-2023

Catharina Giudice.jpgProgram: LAC + USC Medical Center

Your goal as an EMRA leader: Create a platform where raising EM climate change leaders can learn, collaborate, and excel as we tackle this momentous challenge.

If I weren't an emergency physician, I would be: Painter. Unless professional traveler is an option.

What's the last non-textbook you read? Shantaram was the last one. But The Alchemist is an all time favorite.

What's on your playlist? Throwbacks all day long.

Samara Albazzaz, MD, Asst. Vice Chair of the EMRA Social EM Committee, 2022-2023

Samara Albazzaz.jpgProgram: Einstein Medical Center

Your goal as an EMRA leader: Connect, amplify, and support social justice-minded EM physicians, to better serve our patients and communities.

Favorite life hack for night shifts: 3am chocolate.

What's the last non-textbook you read? Pachinko. Incredibly well crafted and engrossing!

What's on your playlist? Screaming Females, Nao, and Courtney Barnett. Some Mariah Carey for good measure.

Diana Halloran MD, Asst. Vice Chair of the EMRA Social EM Committee, 2022-2023

Diana Halloran.jpgProgram: Northwestern University

Your goal as an EMRA leader: To emphasize the importance of social emergency medicine and health disparities in our everyday work and to promote knowledge surrounding health equity

What is something people don't know about you? I was an art major in college- I still paint and draw and I have had my pieces shown in art galleries and in art journals

If I weren't an emergency physician, I would be: A graphic designer

What's on your playlist? Nonstop ABBA

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