Faculty

    Kaushal Shah, M.D.

    Program Director
    Academic Interests - Trauma, Imaging, Procedures, Medical Education

    Elaine Rabin, M.D.

    Associate Residency Director, Sinai
    Academic Interests - Health policy, hospital boarding/crowding/flow, resident education, neurologic emergencies

    Trevor Pour, M.D.

    Associate Residency Director, Sinai
    Academic Interests: Education (both GME and UME), palliative care and pain management, critical care, leadership/policy

    Danny Duque, M.D.

    Director, Emergency Ultrasound; Elmhurst Hospital Center

    Jim Tsung, M.D.

    Director of Pediatric Ultrasound, Sinai

    Bret P. Nelson, M.D.


    Director, Emergency Ultrasound Division
    My Academic Interests: Ultrasound, education, and airway management

    Danish Ahmad, M.D.

    Sinai EM-CCM Attending
    My Academic Interests: Critical Care, Happiness

    Phil Andrus, M.D.

    Sinai Attending, Ultrasound Extraordinare
    My Academic Interests: Critical Care and General Ultrasound

    Al Giwa, M.D.

    Sinai Attending, Night Shift King
    Academic Interests: Law and Ethics, Combat Medicine, Resuscitation/Critical Care

    Jeffrey Glassberg, M.D.

    Researcher/Director of Sickle Cell Clinic, Sinai
    Academic Interests: Sickle Cell Disease

    Christina Hajicharalambous, D.O.

    Sinai Attending, Education Fellow
    My Academic Interests: Medical Education, Simulation, Physician Wellness

    Mark Heller, M.D.

    Sinai Attending
    Academic Interests: Education

    Andy Jagoda, M.D.

    Chair/Chief Academic Officer, Sinai
    Academic Interests: Stroke, Status Epilepticus, Concussion/TBI

    Patrick Maher, M.D.

    Sinai EM-CCM Attending
    My Academic Interests: Blood transfusion, utilization practices, and coagulopathy testing

    Edwin Mo, M.D.

    Sinai EM CCM Attending
    My Academic Interests: critical care, ultrasound and SIM. Also scheduled lunch breaks during shifts.

    Vaishali Patel, M.D.

    Sinai Attending
    My Academic Interests: PA education, wellness

    Marc Probst, M.D.

    Sinai Attending, Researcher
    Academic Interests: Research, shared decision-making, syncope.

    Jenny Sanders, M.D.

    Sinai PEM Attending
    Academic Interests: Pediatric Critical Care, Soft Tissue Ultrasound, Pain Management, Wound Care

    Jason Shapiro, M.D.

    Sinai Attending
    Academic Interests: Health informatics and trying to strike a healthy work-life balance

    Brad Shy, M.D.

    Director of Quality, Sinai
    My Academic Interests: I'm interested in knowledge translation and improving patient safety

    Nicholas Genes, M.D. Ph.D

    Sinai Attending, Informatics Master
    Academic Interests: Clinical Informatics

    Chris Strother, M.D.

    Director of Peds ED, Sinai
    Academic Interests: Simulation Education and Adult Learning Theory Patient Safety and Inter-professional Team Building, Clinical Debriefing

    Shefali Trivedi, M.D.

    Clerkship Director, Sinai
    Academic Interests: Medical Education, Specifically Medical Students; Burnout

    Jonathan Yeo, M.D.

    Director of RETU, Sinai
    Academic Interests: ED Observation

    Lauren Zinns, M.D.

    Sinai PEM Attending
    Academic Interests: Debriefing, CHOP ED Clinical Pathways

    Suzi Bentley-Faje, M.D.

    Director of Simulation, Elmhurst
    Academic Interests: Simulation, resuscitation team education and research, assessment, remediation

    Adam Hill, M.D.

    Elmhurst Attending
    Academic Interests: Wilderness Medicine, Rural Medicine, Outdoor Education

    Laura Iavicoli, M.D.

    Associate Clinical Director, Elmhurst
    Academic Interests: Emergency Management, EMS, Administration, Quality, Sexual Assault Forensics

    Geoff Jara-Almonte, M.D.

    Assistant Program Director, Elmhurst
    Academic Interests: Assessment and Feedback, Sim, Peds Resp Emergencies

    Devorah Nazarian, M.D.

    Elmhurst Attending
    Academic Interests: Clinical Guidelines Development Stroke management

    Nestor Nestor, M.D.

    Elmhurst Attending
    Academic Interests: Critical Care, Informatics, Operations and Advocacy

    Colleen Smith, M.D.

    Associate Program Director, Elmhurst
    Academic Interests: Simulation, Medical Education, Wellness

    Lillian Wong, M.D.

    Elmhurst Attending
    Academic Interests: Simulation education, Resident wellness

    Ethan Cowan, M.D.

    Beth Israel Attending
    Academic Interests: Public health program implementation in the ED, HIV, HCV, SUD, Bioethics, Research Ethics, Social Justice

    Erick Eiting, M.D.

    Medical Director, Beth Israel

    Ben Kliot, M.D.

    Beth Israel Attending
    Academic Interests: ED flow, physician wellness and quality of life, Expedition Medicine

    Michelle Lin, M.D.

    Beth Israel Attending
    Academic Interests: Health Policy; Researching Care Delivery and Payment Redesign to Improve Population Health and Patient-Centered Outcomes

    Ujas Shah, M.D.

    Beth Israel Attending
    Academic Interests: emergency cardiology, wilderness medicine, medical education and performance improvement

    Eric Steinberg, D.O.

    Assistant Program Director, Beth Israel
    Academic Interests: Education, Feedback

    Lara Vanyo, M.D.

    Assistant Program Director, Beth Israel
    Academic Interests: Physician Wellness, Quality Improvement

    Neil Christopher, M.D.

    Sinai Attending, EM/IM
    Academic Interests: Critical care, ECMO, Ultrasound (specifically lung applications), International medicine

    Ben McVane, M.D.

    Elmhurst Attending
    Academic Interests: My Academic Interests: Global Health, Human Rights, and Medical Care of Immigrants and Refugees