AWAEM Pediatrics Speakers
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Name: E Page Bridges, MD
Title: Assistant Clinical Professor, Assistant Clerkship Director, Department of Emergency Medicine
Bio: Dr. Bridges is a native of Greenville and ran track and cross country at Furman University. She attended medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and graduated with distinction, receiving the SAEM Excellence in Emergency Medicine award. She completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Bridges is currently the Assistant Clerkship Director for Emergency Medicine at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine – Greenville and the Director of Resident Teaching for the Department of Emergency Medicine at Prisma Health – Upstate. She also serves as a Career Counselor and mentor for students at the School of Medicine. She recently received the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine award for “clinical excellence and outstanding compassion in the delivery of care and who show respect for patients, their families, and healthcare colleagues.” She is a member of the Board of the South Carolina College of Emergency Physicians and currently serves as Vice President.
Name: Andrea Fang
Title: Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Director / Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Institution: Stanford University
Bio: Andrea Fang, MD, is the pediatric emergency medicine fellowship director at Stanford University School of Medicine. She enjoys lecturing on many pediatric emergency medicine topics and has particular insight coming from the emergency medicine perspective. In her first year at Stanford, the residents presented her the “Outstanding Teaching Attending of the Year” award. She completed her residency in emergency medicine and fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. She obtained her medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco. Grand rounds lectures.
Name: Courtney Hutchins MD MPH
Title: Outgoing resident/Incoming attending, Department of Emergency Medicine
Institution: University of Chicago
Bio: Dr. Hutchins is an emergency medicine resident at the University of Chicago. Her interests lie in health policy and advocacy with a focus on access to health care and insurance coverage, women’s issues, and systemic barriers to care for vulnerable populations. Her academic projects have focused on physician perceptions of Medicaid expansion, trauma informed care delivery, hospital based violence intervention, and sexual and reproductive health. She authored the Introduction to Health Policy chapter in the EMRA resident advocacy handbook and currently sits on the ACEP state legislative and regulatory and quality improvement committees. Dr. Hutchins is an advocate for women in medicine and the current founder and chair of the EM women’s board at University of Chicago. She believes that encouraging young physicians to learn about health policy, find their voice, and advocate for issues that affect both them and their patients is key to improving the future of health care. Dr. Hutchins obtained her medical doctorate from Rush University in Chicago and holds a Masters of Public Health in health policy and management from Drexel University.
Name: Angela Lumba-Brown, MD
Title: Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine
Institution: Stanford University
Bio: Dr. Lumba-Brown is an academic pediatric emergency medicine physician with expertise in traumatic brain injury and neurocritical emergencies. She cares for children and young adults clinically in the Stanford Pediatric Emergency Department. Dr. Lumba-Brown is a national expert on concussion and has led several recent large guideline projects. She is also the co-director of the Stanford Brain Performance Center where she works to advance the neuroscience of brain synchronization in childhood development, injury, and aging through novel biomarker discovery and treatments. I am a board-certified pediatric emergency medicine physician with expertise in traumatic brain injury across the spectrum in children and adults. I am the first author on the 2018 CDC Guidelines for the Management of Pediatric Mild TBI and the first author on the Step 2 Concussion Guidelines: Subtype Classification. At Stanford, in addition to my clinical work, I direct the Brain Performance Center to advance the neuroscience informing brain performance through development, injury, and aging.
Stanford Medicine Brain Performance Center CV upon request
Name: Jennifer Mitzman, MD
Title: Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
Bio: Dr. Jennifer Mitzman is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Mitzman received her bachelor of arts from Brandeis University after which she spent several years teaching high school. She returned to school and earned her medical doctorate at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. After completing emergency medicine residency at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Mitzman pursued Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine in both emergency medicine and pediatric emergency medicine. Dr. Mitzman combined her love of education and medicine pursuing medical education endeavors including publishing a number of curricula and educational innovations in pediatric emergency medicine. She is actively involved in graduate medical education serving as the lead pediatric educator for The Ohio State Emergency Medicine residency program. Additionally, Dr. Mitzman is the Associate Fellowship Director for the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship at Nationwide Children's Hospital, one of the largest in the country. Dr. Mitzman lectures nationally on a variety of pediatric and adult emergency medicine topics and on second victim syndrome. When not working, Dr. Mitzman enjoys spending time off with her husband Brian and three children. Hobbies include reading and travel.
Name: Camiron L. Pfennig, MD, MHPE
Title: Residency Program Director, Department of Emergency Medicine
Institution: Prisma Health Greenville
Bio: Dr. Pfennig-Bass is a graduate of Marquette University and the Indiana University School of Medicine and currently serves as the Residency Program Director of Prisma Health Greenville Emergency Medicine Residency. Dr. Pfennig started the residency program in July 2017. She is an Associate Professor of EM at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville and Clemson University School of Health Research. In addition to her GME roles, she also serves as the Faculty Director of the Colleges and as an Osler College Mentor at the medical school. Following her Chief Residency at Indiana University, Dr. Pfennig completed the ACEP Teaching Fellowship and then obtained her Masters of Health Professions Education from Vanderbilt University. Prior to the transition to Greenville from Nashville, Tennessee, Dr. Pfennig was the Director of Undergraduate Medical Education and EM physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Pfennig’s EM interests include Student and Resident Education, Curriculum Development, Instructional Design, Obstetrical Emergencies, and Electrolyte-related Emergencies. She enjoys speaking at the local, regional, and national level to improve education in Emergency Medicine. Dr. Pfennig balances her career with her beautiful family with her husband, David and two small children, Harper and Berkleigh.
Grand rounds lectures, Monthly Grand Rounds for our department/residency.
Name: Linda Regan, M.D., M.Ed.
Title: Vice Chair for Education, Residency Director, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Institution: Johns Hopkins
Bio: Linda Regan, M.D. M.Ed. is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Johns Hopkins. She serves as the Vice Chair for Education and oversees all educational programs including the residency program, for which she serves as the director for the past 11 years, undergraduate medical education programs, fellowship and faculty development programs. She is the recipient of both of the national Emergency Medicine Program Director awards that exist, one from the Emergency Medicine Resident Association and one from the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD). Dr. Regan has a Masters in Education for Health Professions from Johns Hopkins with a focus in educational research. She has authored over 30 peer-reviewed publications and given over 60 national talks, spanning from education and leadership topics, to clinical topics with a focus on special populations seen in the ED. She is well known within Emergency Medicine nationally as a leader, educator, and researcher with a special interest in developing expert learners and providing counsel on remediation to program directors. She has served on the Board of Directors for CORD, the program committees for both CORD and the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM), and was nominated to serve as an oral board certification examiner with the American Board of Emergency Medicine. She also currently sits on the Resident Review Committee (RRC) within the Accreditation Counsel for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
Name: Margaret Samuels-Kalow MD MPhil MSHP
Title: Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, Department of Emergency Medicine
Bio: Dr. Samuels-Kalow is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)/Harvard Medical School and an attending physician in both emergency medicine and pediatric emergency medicine at MGH. She completed her residency training at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency in 2012 and a pediatric emergency medicine fellowship and K12 research fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 2016. Her work focuses on developing interventions to reduce disparities in emergency care and improving quality of care provided to vulnerable families.
Name: Cherrelle Smith MD
Title: Assistant Professor Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine
Bio: Cherrelle Smith, MD received her medical education from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. She returned to her home state of North Carolina for her pediatric residency and pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has spent time caring for children in the Southeast, briefly in the Midwest as junior faculty at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University and now on the West coast as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University. Dr. Smith focuses her current efforts in clinical operations/administration as well as promoting opportunities for community pediatrician collaborations via outreach initiatives. Her clinical interests include injury prevention, asthma and pediatric resuscitation.
Name: Emily Wagner, MD
Title: Faculty Emergency Medicine Physician and Faculty Pediatric Hospitalist, Department of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
Bio: Emily Wagner, MD graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School in 2015. She completed her dual-residency training in Indiana University's Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics program in 2020. She has a passion for resident teaching, mentoring, and for working with underserved communities, especially Hispanic populations. She is dedicated to the excellent care of pediatric patients and their families. Outside of medicine, she loves spending time with her husband and toddler, crafting, lazy biking, and finding new recipes for her Instapot.
Name: Dina Wallin, MD
Title: Assistant clinical professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of pediatric emergency medicine
Bio: I completed my residency in EM at UCSF-SFGH and a fellowship in PEM in Austin, TX. I've been back on faculty at UCSF for 4 years, and work both adult and pediatric shifts. My main areas of interest are medical ethics, medical education, and peds (of course). I've spoken in extramural settings on pediatric psychiatric emergencies, ethics in the peds ED, pediatric fever/trauma/respiratory distress/derm emergencies/procedural sedation, and introversion in emergency medicine-- and am always open to new topics. I really love working with learners I've never met before, and have received high ratings from every speaking gig I've done. I'd be thrilled to meet your learners and join you for an hour or two of learning together!
Name: Jessica Wall, MD, MPH, MSCE
Title: Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, Department of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
Institution: University of Washington
Bio: Dr. Wall is trained in both emergency medicine and pediatric emergency medicine. She cares for patients in the emergency departments at Harborview Medical Center and Seattle Children’s Hospital, and she serves at the Associate Pediatric Medical Director for Airlift Northwest. Through her work with the Department of Emergency Medicine Pediatric Care and Readiness Council, the Seattle Children’s Transport Team and Airlift Northwest she strives to improve the care of pediatric patients in community emergency departments and during transport.
Name: Anne Whitehead, MD
Title: Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, Department of Emergency Medicine
Institution: Indiana University School of Medicine
Bio: I am an academic emergency and pediatric emergency medicine physician splitting my time between a general and a pediatric emergency medicine department in Indianapolis. I have a strong interest in medical education, in particular, in demystifying the care of acutely and critically ill children. I am a mother of two in a dual professional marriage, and so also have a strong interest in wellness and balance as a physician parent.