Boston University Medical Center EM resident Capt. Yev Maksimenko, MD, MA, DiMM, FAWM, FP-C, learned his leadership skills in the United States Air Force. Now he's pioneering a new role on the EMRA Board: Director of Leadership Development.
What's your first priority as an EMRA board member?
Identify areas for improvement in how we develop leadership skills of our committee leaders, as well as reinvigorating our Leadership Academy.
What is the best advice you've ever received?
Don't stop because someone said no, keep going until someone says yes.
How do you recharge after a tough shift?
Bike ride home, have a beer, and spend time with my wife and daughter.
What is something people don't know about you?
I used to work at SUBWAY® and Quiznos at the same time in high school, taking the "Sandwich Artist" game to the next level.
1 skill you want but don't have (yet):
To be a better public speaker
1 skill you could do without:
Inability to sit still/restlessness
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Favorite comfort food (or drink):