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About Zafrina Poonja, MD

Editor, How I Stay Healthy in EM series
Emergency Medicine Resident
University of Alberta
14 10, 2018

I am Dr. Kelly Williamson, Assistant Residency Program Director: How I Stay Healthy in EM

2018-10-13T20:35:52+00:00

Dr. Kelly Williamson is an emergency physician and Assistant Residency Program Director from Advocate Christ Medical Center in Chicago. Keeping active and eating right are core values when it come to Dr. Williamson’s wellness. When she’s not spending time in the clinical or academic setting, Dr. Williamson can be found running on the lakefront or spending time with her family. Here’s how she stays healthy in EM!

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30 09, 2018

I am Dr. Julianna Jung, Director of Undergraduate Medical Education: How I Stay Healthy in EM

2018-09-29T15:38:03+00:00

Dr. Julianna Jung is Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of Undergraduate Medical Education at Johns Hopkins University. She shares an important story about a challenging case, and how its changed her outlook to be more compassionate for ourselves, colleagues, and patients. Carving out time to remain active, outdoors, and engaged in her outside interests are part of her formula for maintaining wellness. Learn more about how she stays healthy in EM!

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2 09, 2018

I am Dr. Craig Newgard, EM Physician and Researcher: How I Stay Healthy in EM

2018-09-02T01:22:18+00:00

Dr. Craig Newgard is an emergency physician from Portland, Oregon. When he is not in the ED, Dr. Newgard can be found on his mountain bike, conquering the unpredictable trails of his community. Although it can be challenging to incorporate a routine schedule into life as an emergency physician, he has found that it helps him achieve balance and avoid burnout. Here’s how he stays healthy in EM!
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19 08, 2018

I am Dr. Cynthia Griffin, Flight Physician: How I Stay Healthy in EM

2018-08-18T15:29:02+00:00

Dr. Cynthia Griffin is an emergency physician and flight physician from Madison, Wisconsin. Dr. Griffin believes that laughter is the best medicine. When she’s not conquering the ED or saving lives in the sky, she can be found spending time with her family and her adorable chocolate lab. Here’s how she stays healthy in EM!

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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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