Developing an Academic Career in EM

  • Stephanie Kayden

    Stephanie Kayden

    Stephanie Kayden, MD, MPH, is Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs and Chief of the Division of Global Emergency Care and Humanitarian Studies in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Associate Professor of Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is Deputy Editor of the Journal of Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness and editor-in-chief of the book Emergency Department Leadership and Management: Best Principles and Practice.

    As core faculty of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, she trains professionals from around the world in global health and humanitarian work. Dr. Kayden has worked to improve emergency medical systems, humanitarian aid and disaster response in more than 40 countries in Asia, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America.

  • Leon D. Sanchez, MD

    Vice Chair Operations

    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School

    Dr. Sanchez was born and raised in Puerto Rico where he lived until finishing high school. He moved to Boston for college and then to New York City for all of his medical training. He moved back to Boston after training was complete and has been working at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center since 2001. He does clinical research in operations and has collaborated with many other institutions while involving residents in may projects.