EMRA Spotlight, Social EM Committee

Meet Victor Cisneros, MD, MPH

We're pleased to introduce Victor Cisneros, MD, MPH, vice chair of the EMRA Social EM Committee, 2020-2021.

Victor Cisneros, MD, MPHProgram: UC-Irvine Medical Center

Your goal as an EMRA leader: Excited to be part of the new growing Social EM Committee and my goal is to continue highlighting the importance of social determinants of health in emergency medicine.

Why serve as an EMRA leader?
I want to make positive change in health care and influence our specialty.

Top 3 traits of a great leader:
1. Communication
2. Time management
3. Not afraid to fail

What is the best advice you've ever received?
Follow your passion and never give up.

What is something people don't know about you?
I was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, and immigrated here at the age of 2.

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

Number of apps on my phone: Too many to count =)

Last non-textbook I read: "When Breath Becomes Air" by Paul Kalanithi

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