2022 - 2023 Sports Medicine Committee Leader Spotlight

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Laura B. Anderson, MD, Chair of the EMRA Sports Medicine Committee, 2022-2023

laura anderson.jpgProgram:Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Your goal as an EMRA leader: To share my passion for sports medicine with EM residents, improve access to sports medicine resources, help those who are seeking to apply for fellowship, and spread knowledge of the unique opportunities that sports medicine presents to EM physicians.

What is something people don't know about you? I have a vizsla puppy who is semi-famous on instagram @willavizsla

Did you pick up a new quarantine hobby? Yes, I had a pandemic baby who is now 7 months old

Favorite life hack for night shifts: Lots of caffeine, breaks for stretching/yoga

 

John Detherage III, MD, Chair-Elect of the EMRA Sports Medicine Committee, 2022-2023

John Detherage.jpgProgram: Allegheny General Hospital

Your goal as an EMRA leader: Increase engagement of residents with organized medicine

What is something people don't know about you? I may or may not still play Pokemon Go

If I weren't an emergency physician, I would be: teacher/coach

Did you pick up a new quarantine hobby? mowing the lawn, watching all the Marvel movies in order

Favorite life hack for night shifts: cold brew and diet Mountain Dew

What's the last non-textbook you read? Star Wars Thrawn trilogy

Michael Barsky, MD, Vice Chair of the EMRA Sports Medicine Committee, 2022-2023

Michael Barsky.jpgProgram: Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Your goal as an EMRA leader: Improve access to Sports Medicine resources, generate interest in Sports Medicine, and create a mentorship platform connecting faculty with interested residents.

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

Did you pick up a new quarantine hobby? Making Kefir

Favorite life hack for night shifts: Blue blockers on shift, blackout curtains at home

What's the last non-textbook you read? The Master and Margarita

Christian Kaschak, DO, Asst. Vice Chair of the EMRA Sports Medicine Committee, 2022-2023

Christian Kaschak.jpgProgram: Loyola University Medical Center

Your goal as an EMRA leader: : To contribute in a meaningful way to my committee and learn from the other incredible leaders around me

What is something people don't know about you? went viral on tiktok

If I weren't an emergency physician, I would be: professional soccer player

Favorite life hack for night shifts: coffee, coffee, coffee

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

Favorite Twitter feed: Dr. Glaucomflecken (@DGlaucomflecken)

What's on your playlist? Chainsmokers

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