2024-2025 SAEM Foundation Board of Trustees

President: J. Scott VanEpps, MD, PhD
President-Elect: Zachary F. Meisel, MD, MPH, MSHP
Secretary-Treasurer: James (Jamie) McCarthy, MD, MHA
Immediate Past President: Manish N. Shah, MD, MPH

  • Michelle Blanda, MD 
  • Charles B. Cairns, MD
  • Christopher R. Carpenter, MD, MSc
  • Cherri Hobgood, MD 
  • Paul I. Musey, Jr., MD, MS
  • Robert W. Neumar, MD, PhD
  • Susan B. Promes, MD, MBA 
  • Niels K. Rathlev, MD
  • Neha Raukar, MD, MS

SAEM Grants Committee Chair: Elizabeth Burner, MD, MPH
SAEM Finance Committee Chair: Marquita S. Norman, MD, MBA
SAEM President: Ali S. Raja, MD, DBA, MPH
SAEM President-Elect: Michelle D. Lall, MD, MHS
SAEM Secretary-Treasurer: Jody A. Vogel, MD, MSc, MSW
SAEM Immediate Past President: Wendy C. Coates, MD


2023-2024 SAEM Foundation Board of Trustees

  • Manish Shah
    Manish Shah, MD, MPH

    Professor and Chair of BerbeeWalsh Department of EM, Azita G. Hamedani Distinguished Chair of EM

    University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Manish Shah, MD, MPH, is Professor and Chair of the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Wisconsin, where he holds the Azita G. Hamedani Distinguished Chair of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Shah is a national leader in prehospital and geriatric emergency medicine research. His efforts, with funding from NIH, AHRQ, CDC, and HRSA, have helped establish the field of geriatric emergency medicine and advanced the role of paramedics to support community health efforts. He is passionate about developing the next generation of emergency care researchers and research leaders. He led the NIH-funded KL2 Career Development Award program until 2022 and is a mentor on numerous NIH and AHRQ career development awards.

  • J. Scott VanEpps
    J. Scott VanEpps, MD, PhD


    University of Michigan

  • TedCorbin
    Ted Corbin, MD, MPP

    Professor and Chairperson, Department of Emergency Medicine

    Rush University Medical Center

  • Joseph Adrian Tyndall
    Joseph Adrian Tyndall, MD, MPH

    Immediate Past President

    Morehouse School of Medicine


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    Steven Bernstein, MD


    Geisel School of Medicine At Dartmouth

  • Michelle Blanda, MD


    Northeast Ohio Medical University

  • Cherri Hobgood, MD


    Indiana University

  • James McCarthy
    James J. McCarthy, MD, MHA


    Memorial Hermann Health System


  • zachary meisel
    Zachary F. Meisel, MD, MPH, MSHP


    University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

  • Paul Musey, MD, MS
    Paul I. Musey, Jr., MD, MSc


    Indiana University

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    Susan Promes, MD, MBA

    AEM E&T Editor-in-Chief/SAEMF Member-at-Large/AACEM Member-at-Large

    Penn State Hershey Emergency Medicine

  • Neha Raukar, MD, MS
    Neha Raukar, MD, MS


    Mayo Clinic

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    Richard E. Wolfe, MD


    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School

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    Bryn E. Mumma, MD, MAS

    SAEM Grants Committee Chair

    University of California, Davis

  • Marquita S. Norman, MD, MBA

    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine / Chair, SAEM Finance Committee

    UT Southwestern Medical Center

    Marquita S. Norman, MD, MBA is an Associate Professor and serves as the Associate Vice-Chair of Health Equity, Quality and Safety in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center.  She currently serves as chair of the SAEM Finance Committee and a member of the SAEMF Board of Trustees.  She is a past chair of the Equity and Inclusion Committee and past president of the Academy for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Medicine.  She completed her internship at Howard University and residency training at the University of Michigan.   She completed her MBA from the Collat School of Business at UAB.  Her work has been centered around healthcare workforce diversity and inclusion efforts involving K-16 pathways programs and development of opportunities for undergraduate and graduate medical education.  Dr. Norman’s professional and community interests include health equity, health care workforce diversity, medical education, and communication skills.

  • Wendy C. Coates, MD

    SAEM President

    UCLA Department of Emergency Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

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    Ali S. Raja, MD, DBA, MPH

    SAEM President-Elect

    Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School

  • Michelle D. Lall, MD, MHS

    SAEM Secretary-Treasurer

    Emory University

  • Angela M. Mills, MD

    SAEM Immediate Past President

    Columbia University Vagelos