EMRA Spotlight, Sports Medicine Committee

Meet Danielle De Freitas, MD

We're pleased to introduce Danielle De Freitas, MD, vice chair of the EMRA Sports Medicine Committee, 2020-2021.

Danielle DeFreitas, MDProgram: University of Chicago

Your goal as an EMRA leader: To continue to develop the subspecialty of sports medicine within the field of emergency medicine

Top 3 traits of a great leader:
1. Communication
2. Confidence
3. Commitment

What is the best advice you've ever received?
Just go for it.

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

Favorite life hack for night shifts: Coffee and a great team to work with

Number of apps on my phone: A lot

Last non-textbook I read: "Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy" by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

What's on your playlist?
A lot of '90s R&B

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