EMRA Spotlight, Prehospital and Disaster Medicine Committee

Meet Hajirah Ishaq, DO, MS

We're pleased to introduce Hajirah Ishaq, DO, MS, vice chair of the EMRA Prehospital & Disaster Medicine Committee, 2020-2021.

Hajirah Ishaq, DO, MSProgram: Doctors Hospital/OhioHealth

Your goal as an EMRA leader: To join our emergency medicine community through teamwork, dedication and leadership. I am so excited and honored to be the vice chair for the pre-hospital and disaster medicine committee. Starting my career in medicine as an EMT, I have always dreamt of strengthening the relationship between hospital and pre-hospital medicine. I look forward to serving our EMRA community.

Top 3 traits of a great leader:
1. Passion
2. Humility
3. The ability to listen

What is something people don't know about me?
I helped raise my 13 siblings through undergrad and medical school.

If I weren't an emergency physician I would be: Firefighter, medic, and a writer 


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