The ALiEM Faculty Incubator reviewed stellar applications from around the globe for the 2019-2020 Faculty Incubator cohort and we are thrilled to announce our latest group of 30 medical educators! We are beyond excited to see what kinds of amazing things come out of this group (spoiler alert: it’s going to be epic!). A warm congratulations to this group and thank you to everyone who applied to be part of our virtual community of education scholars.

ALiEM Faculty Incubator Class of 2019-2020

Alai Alvarez, MD
Assistant Program Director
Clinical Assistant Professor of EM
Stanford University School of Medicine
@alvarezzzy


Brian Barbas, MD
Clerkship Director
Assistant Professor of EM
Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine 
@DrBBarbas


Mary Bing, MD MPH
Associate Clinical Professor of EM
University of California at Davis


Eric Blazar, MD
Assistant Professor, Clerkship Director
Emergency Medicine
Rowan University, Inspira Medical Center 
@eblazar


Guy Carmelli, MD
Medical Education Fellow
Emergency Medicine
SUNY Downstate Medical Center 
@GuyCarmelli


Moises Gallegos, MD MPH
Assistant Professor
Henry J.N. Taub Department of EM
Baylor College of Medicine
@moyinscrubs


Alison Hayward, MD MPH
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Division of Global Emergency Medicine
Brown University
@Alisonation


Sugeet Jagpal, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
Rutgers University
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School


Annahieta Kalantari, DO
Associate Program Director
Assistant Professor of EM
Penn State Health, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
@akkalantari


Greg Kelly, MBBS
Staff Specialist
Anesthesia and Retrieval
Central Australian Health Service
University of Queensland
@drgregkelly


Mark Keuchel, DO
Associate Program Director, Adjunct Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
INTEGRIS Southwest Medical Center
@mkeuchel


Curtis Knight, MD
Clerkship Director,
Simulation Director
Riverside Community Hospital
University of California Riverside


Vimal Krishnan, MD
Assistant Professor of EM
Jubilee Mission Medical College & Research Institute, Kerala India
@drvimalkrishnan


Eric Lee, MD
Faculty
Department of Emergency Medicine
Maimonides Medical Center
@EricLeeMD


Andrew Little, DO
Research Director, Core Faculty
Doctors Hospital, OhioHealth EM Residency
@andyglittle


Carmen Martinez-Martinez, MD
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Education Director, Clinical Assistant Professor
AdventHealth Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Florida State University
@nemrac77


Leon Melnitsky, DO
Assistant Medical Director
Emergency Services
Memorial Health System, Pembroke Pines, FL


Krystin Miller, MD
Medical Education Fellow
The Ohio State University
@K_MillerMD


Shivani Mody, DO
Assistant Program Director, Assistant Medical Education Fellowship Director
Department of EM
Maimonides Medical Center 
@shivanimody


Derek Monette, MD
Medical Education Research Fellow
Department of EM
Massachusetts General Hospital 
@DerekMonetteMD


Laryssa Patti, MD
Clerkship Director, Instructor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Rutgers University, Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center
@LaryssaPatti


Marc Phan, MD
Critical Care Fellow, Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
@Marc_phan


Kimberly Schertzer, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of EM
Stanford University
@KASchertzer


Meenal Sharkey, MD
Clerkship Director, Core Faculty
Department of Emergency Medicine
Doctors Hospital
@MDSharkAttack


Anita Thomas, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Division of EM
Seattle Children’s Hospital
University of Washington
@yourbabydoctor


Sonia Twigg, MBBS
Fellow
Simulation Training of Resuscitation in Kids
Queensland Children’s Hospital
@LankyTwig


Kelly Vargas, MD
Medical Education Fellow
Department of EM
Wayne State University
Detroit Receiving Hospital


Samuel Zidovetzki, MD MPH
Global Health Director, Faculty
Department of EM
Riverside Community Hospital, UC Riverside
@SamEDdoc


David Zodda, MD
Associate Residency Director
Assistant Professor of EM
Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack Meridian SOM at Seton Hall
@ElevateMedicine


Matthew Zuckerman, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of EM, Medical Toxicology
University of Colorado School of Medicine 
@matthew608b

Sara M. Krzyzaniak, MD, FACEP

Sara M. Krzyzaniak, MD, FACEP

ALiEM Faculty Incubator
Chief Operating Officer
Assistant Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria
OSF Healthcare Saint Francis Medical Center
Sara M. Krzyzaniak, MD, FACEP

@SMKrzyz

EM doc, residency APD with interest in remediation best practices and curriculum development