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About Zafrina Poonja, MD

Editor, How I Stay Healthy in EM series
Emergency Medicine Resident
University of Alberta
11 03, 2018

I am Dr. Elise Lovell, EM Program Director: How I Stay Healthy in EM

2018-03-10T21:53:57+00:00

Dr. Elise Lovell is an EP and the EM Residency Program Director at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Chicago. She maintains her wellness by staying active, spending time with her supports, and loving her job. When she isn’t working clinically or leading her residency program, you can find her clearing her mind with a quick run. She’s onto something with her philosophy on work-life integration! Here’s how she stays healthy in EM!

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25 02, 2018

I am Dr. David Wald, Assistant Dean of Clinical Simulation: How I Stay Healthy in EM

2018-03-06T23:35:22+00:00

Dr. David Wald is an EP and Professor of Emergency Medicine at Temple University. When he’s not in the Department, you can find him out on the water, getting in another paddle. His gold medal wins highlight his commitment, skill, and passion for Dragon Boat racing! Not only does he keep physically fit, but he has figured out how to maintain a sense of balance while juggling several roles in and outside the hospital. Here’s how he stays healthy in EM!
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11 02, 2018

I am Dr. Noah Kaufman, American Ninja Warrior: How I Stay Healthy in EM

2018-03-07T20:59:43+00:00

Dr. Noah Kaufman is an emergency physician from Fort Collins, CO, who you may have spotted on a recent TV episode of American Ninja Warrior. We could not have thought of a better exemplar guest to share some insights on this Healthy in EM series. Spoiler alert: Staying active, living the adventure, and laughing as much as possible are a few key secrets on how Dr. Kaufman keeps well. Here is how he stays healthy in EM!
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3 02, 2018

I am Dr. Christopher Hicks, Simulation/Resuscitation Fellowship Director: How I Stay Healthy in EM

2018-03-04T23:22:16+00:00

Dr. Christopher Hicks, is an emergency physician from Toronto, Canada. For Dr. Hicks, staying well is worked into every element of his day. When he’s not at work, he enjoys spending time with loved ones, and keeping active. His strategies for keeping mentally in check and being academically happy are something you’ll definitely not want to miss! Here’s how he stays healthy in EM!

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28 01, 2018

I am Dr. Evelyn Kim, EM Physician & Assistant Professor: How I Stay Healthy in EM

2018-01-26T13:39:53+00:00

Dr. Evelyn Kim is an emergency physician from Portland, Oregon. When she is not busy in the ED, she can be found spending time outdoors, getting in a run or bike ride. For Dr. Kim, staying well means keeping this simple and sticking to your priorities. Her constant reflection on her daily work is something we could all learn from! Here’s how she stays healthy in EM!

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7 01, 2018

I am Dr. Jennifer Stahl, EM and Critical Care Physician: How I Stay Healthy in EM

2018-01-07T07:49:20+00:00

Dr. Jennifer Stahl is an emergency and critical care physician from North Carolina. Despite juggling busy ED and ICU schedules, Dr. Stahl finds ways to stay active and spend time with her family and friends. From eating well, to practicing reflection and mindfulness, Dr. Stahl has more than a few tips on wellness. Here’s how she stays healthy in EM!

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10 12, 2017

I am Dr. Megan Stobart-Gallagher, Assistant Residency Director: How I Stay Healthy in EM

2017-12-09T21:04:14+00:00

Dr. Megan Stobart-Gallagher is an emergency physician from Philadelphia. She balances multiple roles outside the ED: Undergraduate Medical Director, Assistant Residency Director, and best of all, Mom. Staying active and spending time with family helps Dr. Stobart-Gallagher stay centered and appreciate why she pursued EM in the first place. Here’s how she stays healthy in EM!

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