2022 - 2023 Toxicology Committee Leader Spotlight

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Alexa Peterson, DO MS, Chair of the EMRA Toxicology Committee, 2022-2023

Alexa Peterson.jpgProgram: University of Florida COM Jacksonville

Your goal as an EMRA leader: It is my goal as a committee leader to foster meaningful connections, educate and provide resources to those at any stage of training to accelerate our field of Emergency Medicine, and to promote the teamwork ethic that is inherent in our field. I am looking forward to a great year with everyone!

Top 3 traits of a great leader:
1. Vision
2. Passion for Significance
3. Grit

What is the best advice you've ever received? "Never let success get to your head, or failure to your heart."

Favorite life hack for night shifts: Music bumpin' and fresh cold brew!

 

Lindsay Davis, DO, MPH, Chair-Elect of the EMRA Toxicology Committee, 2022-2023

Lindsey Davis.jpgProgram:Central Michigan University

Your goal as an EMRA leader: Continue to progress the goal of bringing toxicology to all EM residents

Why get involved in a professional society? Give back to the group that helps all EM interested medical students and residents.

What is something people don't know about you? I grew up clogging (Appalachian folk dancing)

If I weren't an emergency physician, I would be: Chemical engineer or a dietician

Favorite life hack for night shifts: Treat it like a morning when you wake up and follow the same routine (i.e. make coffee and breakfast like it's morning)

What's on your playlist? mostly country and 2000s punk music

Niki DeMartinis, MD, Vice Chair of the EMRA Toxicology Committee, 2022-2023

Nicole Demartins.jpgProgram:University of Michigan

Your goal as an EMRA leader: To help bring fun toxicology knowledge to all residents!

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

Favorite life hack for night shifts: Bang energy drinks and post-shift brunch :)

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

Mason Jackson, MD (LT, MC, USNR), Asst. Vice Chair of the EMRA Toxicology Committee, 2022-2023

emanuel jackson.jpgProgram: Prisma Health-Upstate

Your goal as an EMRA leader: To advance the education of toxicology among residents and encourage teaching and engagement of other healthcare providers regarding toxicology emergencies

What is the best advice you've ever received? The best job will still feel empty if you come back to an empty home

Did you pick up a new quarantine hobby? : Raising my dog to be a good member of society

Favorite life hack for night shifts: A good subway cookie can get you through just about anything

What's the last non-textbook you read? Paradise General by Dave Hnida MD

Dominic Rodriguez, MD, Asst. Vice Chair of the EMRA Toxicology Committee, 2022-2023

Dominic Rodriguez.jpgProgram: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Your goal as an EMRA leader: I am a firm believer that everyone learns best in different ways. I want to continue to promote the idea of multimodal learning by bringing exciting content to bridge and engage all levels, from medical student to attending.

If I weren't an emergency physician, I would be: Hip Hop Music Producer

What's the last non-textbook you read? The Secret History by Donna Tartt

What's on your playlist? Jamie XX, Kanye West, Lane 8, Bon Iver, Tom Misch

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2022 - 2023 Toxicology Committee Leader Spotlight

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