EMRA Board of Directors, Leadership

Get to Know Your Vice Speaker: Amanda Irish, MD, MPH

Vice Speaker of the Council Amanda Irish | University of Connecticut | @akiirish

What's your first priority as an EMRA board member?
To engage with our members and develop policy to support the diverse needs of current and future residents alike.

What is the best advice you've ever received? 
Something said to me in the Marine Corps: "thousands before you..." To me it means despite apprehensions or challenges, thousands like you have come before and succeeded.

How do you recharge after a tough shift? 
It depends, often food, impromptu counseling from my partner, puppy snuggles, and hard cider or wine.

What is something people don't know about you?
I've played myself on stage.

1 skill you want but don't have (yet): Speaking Spanish when I intend to.

1 skill you have but don’t (necessarily) want: Speaking French when I intend to speak Spanish.

Does pineapple go on pizza?
Yes, when the timing is right.

Favorite comfort food (or drink): Pizza

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