EMRA Spotlight, International Committee

Meet Peter Mattson

We're pleased to introduce Peter Mattson, assistant vice chair of the EMRA International Committee, 2020-2021.

Peter MattsonProgram: Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Your goal as an EMRA leader: To push for advances in global health awareness, design thinking, and sustainability in emergency medicine.

Why serve as an EMRA leader? 
I can act as a megaphone to advocate for patients and my peers on a macro scale while having fun doing it.

Top 3 traits of a great leader: 
1. Honest communication
2. Hardworking
3. Compassionate

What is the best advice you've ever received?
Always check to make sure you aren't climbing a ladder up the wrong house.

What is something people don't know about you?
I took a beekeeping course this past year and look forward to putting those skills to use! buzz buzz

If I weren't an emergency physician I would be: Architect or interior design

Favorite life hack for night shifts: Stairs @ 4:45 am

Number of apps on my phone: TNTC but somehow they all fit on two pages ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Last non-textbook I read: "You Are the Universe" by Deepak Chopra and Menas Kafatos

Favorite Twitter feed: @tinybuddha

What's on your playlist?
Somewhere between 90s, country music, and Indie Pop


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