Board of Trustees

 

The SAEM Foundation board trustees is a governing body that jointly oversees the activities of the Foundation.

The trustees:

  • Serve as trusted advisors to the CEO as s/he develops and implements SAEM Foundation’s strategic plan 
  • Reviews outcomes and metrics created by SAEM Foundation for evaluating its impact, and regularly measuring its performance and effectiveness using those metrics; reviews agenda and supports materials prior to board and committee meetings
  • Approves SAEM Foundation’s annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions; is informed of, and meeting all, legal and fiduciary responsibilities 
  • Contributes to an annual performance evaluation of the CEO 
  • Assists the CEO and board chair in identifying and recruiting other Board Members 
  • Partners with the CEO and other board members to ensure that board resolutions are carried out 
  • Serves on committees or task forces and taking on special assignments 
  • Represents SAEM Foundation to stakeholders; acting as an ambassador for the organization
  • Ensures SAEM Foundation’s commitment to a diverse board and staff that reflects the communities SAEM Foundation serves

SAEM 2020-2021 Foundation Board of Trustees

President

Gregory A. Volturo, MD 
University of Massachusetts Medical School
 

President-Elect

Brian J. Zink, MD
University of Michigan Medical School

Secretary-Treasurer

Joseph Adrian Tyndall, MD, MPH 
University of Florida


Immediate Past President

Michelle Blanda, MD 
Northeast Ohio Medical University, Western Reserve Hospital, Academic and Community Emergency Specialists

Members-at-Large 

Steven L. Bernstein, MD 
Yale School of Medicine
 
Cherri D. Hobgood, MD 
Indiana University
 
Robert S. Hockberger, MD 
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
 
James J. McCarthy, MD 
Memorial Hermann Health System
 
Roland Clayton Merchant, MD, MPH, ScD 
Brigham and Women's Hospital
 

Susan B. Promes, MD, MBA 
Penn State Health

Manish N. Shah, MD, MPH
University of Wisconsin 

David P. Sklar, MD 
Arizona State University and University of New Mexico
 
J. Scott VanEpps, MD, PhD 
University of Michigan
 

SAEM Grants Committee Chair

Nicholas M. Mohr, MD, MS 
University of Iowa

SAEM Finance Committee Chair

Kevin Kotkowski, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical School

SAEM President

James F. Holmes, Jr., MD, MPH
University of California, Davis

SAEM President-Elect

Amy H. Kaji, MD, PhD
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

SAEM Secretary-Treasurer

Angela M. Mills, MD
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

SAEM Immediate Past President

Ian B.K. Martin, MD, MBA
Medical College of Wisconsin

SAEM 2019-2020 Foundation Board of Trustees

President

Michelle Blanda, MD, Northeast Ohio Medical University / Western Reserve Hospital / Academic and Community Emergency Specialists

President-Elect

Gregory A. Volturo, MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Secretary-Treasurer

J. Scott VanEpps, MD, PhD, University of Michigan

Immediate Past President

Cherri Hobgood, MD, Indiana University

Members-at-Large

Jill M. Baren, MD, MBA, Penn Medicine

Robert S. Hockberger, MD, Los Angeles County-Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Louis Ling, MD, Hennepin County Medical Center

Roland Clayton Merchant, MD, Brigham & Womens Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Ali S. Raja, MD, MBA, MPH, Massachusetts General Hospital

Manish N. Shah, MD, MPH, University of Wisconsin

David P. Sklar, MD, University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Joseph Adrian Tyndall, MD, University of Florida, Gainesville

Brian J. Zink, MD, University of Michigan

SAEM Grants Committee Chair

Nicholas Mohr, MD, MS, University of Iowa

SAEM Finance Committee Chair

Kevin Kotkowski, MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School

SAEM President

Ian B.K. Martin, MD, MBA, Medical College of Wisconsin

SAEM President-Elect

James F. Holmes, Jr., MD, MPH, University of California, Davis

SAEM Secretary-Treasurer

Amy Kaji, MD, PhD, Los Angeles County-Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

SAEM Past President

Steven B. Bird, MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Chief Executive Officer

Megan Schagrin, MBA, SAEM and SAEM Foundation

Director, Foundation and Business Development

Melissa McMillian, CNP, SAEM and SAEM Foundation