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Syed Adnan, MD

Assistant Professor

Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

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Jay M Brenner, MD, FACEP

Professor, Global Emergency Medicine Fellowship Director, Medical Director of Community Emergency Department, Vice Chair of Research

Medical School: George Washington University
Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Interests: Parenting, Ultimate, Disc Golf, Tennis, Triathlons

Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

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Hannah Charland, MD

Assistant professor, Emergency Ultrasound Faculty, Co-director of emergency ultrasound student elective

Medical School: SUNY Upstate

Residency: SUNY Upstate

EM Ultrasound Fellowship: SUNY Upstate

Interests: Ultrasound, procedures, quality improvement

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Gregory P Conners, MD, MPH, MBA, FAAP, FACEP

Professor, Chair of Pediatrics; Executive Director, Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital

Medical schoo: SUNY Stony Brook
Pediatric Residency: Children's National Medical Center

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship: Children's National Medical Center

Interests: I am part-time in the Pediatric ED, so I especially enjoy when I get to work with my Emergency Medicine colleagues!

Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

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Kayla Dueland-Kuhn, MD

Assistant Professor

EM Residency - SUNY Upstate

Fellowship - PEM, SUNY Upstate

Interests - dance, broadway, college football, food

Medical School: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Medicine

Family Medicine Residency: University of Arizona

Emergency Medicine Residency: Kino Community Hospital

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Kevin Gaskin, MD

Associate Professor

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Joseph Heath, DO

Assistant Professor, Chief - Division of Sunshine and Rainbows

Medical School: University of New England

Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Interests: Fixing climate change, ensuring equitable access to medical care for all, bringing about the downfall of capitalism

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Patrick Adcock, MD

Assistant Professor

Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

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Vincent Calleo, MD

Medical Director, Upstate NY Poison Center, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics 

Medical School: SUNY Upstate

EM Residency: SUNY Upstate

PEM Fellowship: SUNY Upstate

Toxicology: SUNY Upstate

Interests: Pediatric poisoning prevention, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Medical Education

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Pete Christiano, MD

Assistant Professor, Team Physician at Colgate University, Sports Medicine Fellowship Faculty

EM Residency: Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia PA

Fellowship: Primary Care Sports Medicine at West Virginia University

Interests: Sports medicine, sideline coverage, mountain biking, my dog, Villanova/West Virginia/Syracuse athletics, the Packers

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Marvin Heyboer III, MD, FACEP, FUHM, FACCWS

Hyperbaric Fellowship Director, Hyperbaric Services Director, Wound Care Center Director, Professor

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Emergency Medicine Residency: GRMERC - Michigan State University

Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania Health System

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Tyler Greenfield, DO

Medical Director and Division Chief of the Pediatric Emergency Department, Assistant Professor

Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Pediatric Residency: Maimonides Infants and Childrens Hospital, Brooklyn NY
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship: St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelpha PA

Interests: Family, food and fitness

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Risa Farber-Heath, DO

Associate Professor, Vice Chair of Education, Course Director for Transition into Residency

Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Interests: Cooking (eating), gardening, going to the farmers market, exercise, outdoor activities, organizing, reading fiction, laughing, arts and crafts and spending time with my amazing husband and three sweet and wonderful children.

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Medical Director Tele-Emergency Medicine, Medical Director Physician Response Team, Director of Faculty Development, Associate Professor

Medical School: Texas A&M University College of Medicine
Emergency Medicine Residency: Texas A&M University HSC/Scott & White Memorial Hospital

EMS Fellowship: Texas A&M University HSC/Scott & White Memorial Hospital

Interests: Telemedicine, medical and tactical support for firefighters/law enforcement, Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine, Wilderness Medicine, part-time police officer, radiological emergency response physician for Nine-Mile Nuclear facility, snowboarding, hiking, camping, boating, home-brewing, and coaching basketball

Derek R Cooney, MD, cLEO, FACEP, FAAEM

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Joseph Capogreco, MD

Assistant Professor

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Leah Bennett, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine

Pediatrics/Emergency Medicine Residency: University of Arizona

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Rishana Cohen, MD

Assistant Professor

Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

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Christine Courtney, MD

Assistant Professor

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Emergency Medicine Residency: East Carolina University

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Dana Finch, DO, MPH

Assistant Professor, Assistant Medical Director of the Oswego Emergency Department 

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Interests: Endurance sports, CrossFit, triathlons, baking cupcakes, great danes

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Erin Hanley, MD

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Director

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Pediatric Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Interests: Child abuse, pediatric trauma. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family, SU sports, NYG football and lake life at our camp.

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Eric Hojnowski, MD

Assistant Professor

Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

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Jordan Holliday, MD

Assistant Professor, EMS Fellowship Director

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University
EMS and Disaster Medicine Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Interests: NAEMSP, teaching/supervising procedures, LEGO, craft beer, dogs, grilling, traveling

Hometown: Oswego, NY

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Deborah Mann, MD

Assistant Professor

Medical School: SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Buffalo Affiliated Hospital

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Christian Knutsen, MD

Associate Professor

Medical School: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Emergency Medicine Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
EMS Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

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Rhonda Philopena, MD

Assistant Professor, Assistant Director PEM AI

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Emergency Medicine Residency: University of Connecticut
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Interests: music, theatre, reading, wrangling my kids, medical education, wellness

Medical School: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse

Residency: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse

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P David Sadowitz, MD

Associate Professor

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Deepali Sharma, MD

Assistant Professor

Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

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Matthew Thornton, MD

Associate Professor

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Pediatrics Fellowship: Brown University/Hasbro Children's Hospital
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship: Yale New Haven Children's Hospital

Interests: Medical student, resident, and fellow education, Medical Simulation, Quality Improvement, Pediatric Trauma Soccer, Outdoor Activities, Sports, Music, Spending time with my wife and 3 crazy kids!

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Ross Sullivan, MD

Medical Toxicology Fellowship Director, Clinical Director Emergency Opioid Bridge Clinic, Assistant Professor

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

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Phillip Mackewicz, MD

Assistant Professor

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Michael Keenan, MD

Assistant Professor

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Paul Klawitter, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Medical School: SUNY Upstate  Medical University

Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Research Fellowship: Ohio State

Sports Medicine Fellowship: University of Buffalo

Interests: Research in  medical education and cerebrovascular autoregulation, Head Team Physician at Colgate University, skiing, backpacking and canoeing, guitar

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Louise Prince, MD, FACEP

Professor, Chief Quality Officer 2011-2014

Medical School: Pennsylvania State University-Hershey
Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Interests: Trumpet playing, Volunteer Work, Faith related activities

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Gary Johnson, MD

Medical School: University of Virginia

Emergency Medicine Residency:  Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Interests: Graduate medical education, regional health care systems

Associate Professor, Past Chair

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Sarah Mahonski, MD

Assistant Professor

EM Residency - University of Maryland Medical Center

Fellowship - New York City Poison Control Center and New York University Grossman School of Medicine, Medical Toxicology Fellowship

Interests - Caring for the poisoned patient, poison plants, iron poisoning

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Demetrio Muñoz, MD

Assistant Professor

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William Santiago, MD

Associate Professor

Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical University

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Christopher Tanski, MD, MSEd

Assistant Professor, Associate Chief Medical Officer

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Emergency Medicine Residency: Albany medical Center
Emergency Medical Services Fellowship: SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Interests: EMS, ECLS, administration

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Erin Underriner

Assistant Professor

Emergency Medicine Residency: 

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Rose Solomon

Assistant Professor

Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

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Marcus Kolber, MD

Assistant Professor

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Thomas Lavoie, MD

Assistant Professor

Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

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Brian Kloss, DO, JD

PA Fellowship Director, Associate Professor

Medical School: UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine
Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Interests: Toxicology, Wilderness Medicine, Risk Management, National Parks

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Samantha Jones, MD

Assistant Professor

Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical University

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James Mangano, DO

Associate Professor, Medical Director Adult Emergency Department

Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

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Matthew Sarsfield, MD

Associate Professor, Simulation and Medical Education Fellowship Director

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Interests: My interests at work include in medical education and simulation. When I'm not a work I enjoy hanging with the family, listening to music, playing the guitar, thinking about fixing old houses, reading about fixing old houses, and sometimes ... actually fixing old houses!

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Thomas Weidman, MD

Assistant Professor

Medical School: Albany Medical College

Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

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Kelsey Stack, DO

Associate Professor, Vice Chair - Clinical

Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Interests: Reading, Hiking the ADK, gardening and of course basketball!

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Asalim Thabet, MD

Associate Professor, Associate Chief Wellness Officer, Wellness Officer for Emergency Medicine

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Pediatrics Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Interests: Spending time with my three sons and family, baking, traveling, sports, and giving back to my community

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Elliot Rodriguez, MD

Associate Professor, EMSTAT Simulation Center Medical Director

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Emergency Medicine Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Interests: Clinical operations, simulation education, biking, birding

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Lindsay Nausin

Assistant Professor

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