Ije Akunyili, MD, MPA

Ijeoma Akunyili, MD was born in Houston, TX and completed her undergraduate education at the University of Pennsylvania before going on to attend the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She completed her residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, serving as former EMRA Speaker and Vice Speaker (2012-2014).
Reflecting on the Journey I remember that day in 2012 so well, when at ACEP's Scientific Assembly in Denver I took my seat amongst the EMRA board as your new vice speaker. These past two years have c
Lessons from the ED Finding humility, a servant's heart, and the ability to smile through adversity. It still feels like yesterday when I wrote my farewell to residency. Since then I have worked coun