RJ Sontag, MD

Leadership & Awards

  • Member - EM Physician Workforce of the Future, 2021
  • President - EMRA Board of Directors, 2020-2021
  • President Elect - EMRA Board of Directors, 2019-2020
  • EMRA Health Policy - Chair - EMRA Committee Leaders, 2019-2020
  • EMRA/ACEP Congressional Health Policy Fellowship, 2019
  • EMRA Health Policy - Chair Elect - EMRA Committee Leaders, 2018-2019
Autumn is the perfect time to reflect on the past year and to consider what we are thankful for. Looking back on my term as EMRA’s president, I can think of about 20,000 reasons to be thankful.
Shared experiences and shared space have always been the building blocks of connection. EMRA is looking forward to creating those opportunities again with programming at ACEP Scientific Assembly 2021.
Navigating uncertainty through challenging times has been a hallmark of the past year, and it became even more apparent in the spring with the release of the report about the changing EM workforce. We
As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves in 2021, major EM groups have once again stepped up to provide a unified roadmap to the away rotation and eSLOE process. Class of 2022, your training may look differe
As the U.S. struggles to flatten the ever-rising curve of COVID-19, the virus has revealed a new weakness in the health care system. Despite putting their own health at risk to treat victims of the pa
RJ Sontag, MD, inherited the gavel of EMRA President in October. Learn more about his goals, experience, and outlook.
One of the most hotly contested topics in health policy right now is the issue of balance billing, which can leave patients with exorbitant bills while emergency physicians' services go unpaid. Learn
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