We are very excited to officially announce the inaugural 2016-17 ALiEM Faculty Incubator Class of Educator-Scholars! We received applications from across the country and internationally with broad ranges of background and experiences. We narrowed it down to the top 30 applicants, who we know are budding leaders in the field.

ALiEM Faculty Incubator Class of 2016-17:

Michael Abraham, MD, MS – University of Maryland Medical Center
Sylvia Alden, MD – University of New Mexico Hospital
Aaron Brown, MD – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Jeffrey Chien, MD – Stanford University Hospital
Eric Cioè Peña, MD, MPH – Staten Island University Hospital
Lauren Conlon, MD – University of Pennsylvania Hospital
Rachel Dahms, MD – Regions Hospital
Clare Desmond, MD – NorthShore University Health System
Abra Fant, MD, MS – Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Jenna Fredette, MD – Christiana Care Health System
Catherine Grossman, MD – Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Andrew King, MD – The Ohio State University Medical Center
Josh Kornegay, MD – Oregon Health and Sciences University
Sara Krzyzaniak, MD – OSF Saint Francis Medical Center
Kory London, MD – Thomas Jefferson University
Anne Messman, MD – Sinai-Grace Hospital
Jillian Mongelluzo, MD – University of California – San Francisco
Michael Pasirstein, MD, MPH – Hahnemann University Hospital
Nicolas Pineda, MD – Clinica Santa Maria (Chile)
Antonia Quinn, DO – SUNY Downstate/Kings County Hospital
Daniel Robinson, MD – University of Illinois – Chicago
Emily Rose, MD – Los Angeles County/University of Southern California Medical Center
Christopher Sampson, MD – University of Missouri
Will Sanderson, MD – University of Kentucky
Kevin Scott, MD – University of Pennsylvania Hospital
Jordan Spector, MD – Boston Medical Center
Adam Tobias, MD, MPH – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Joseph Walter, MD – Regions Hospital
Lauren Wendell, MD – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Samantha Wood, MD – Maine Medical Center

Where is the 2016-17 inaugural class from?

Fun fact: Did you notice that we enrolled an international superstar, Dr. Nicholas Pineda? Move the map to see the dot way down in Chile!

These 30 people were not the only ones with star potential. We are grateful for the numerous applicants, but are also sad to have to turn down some of our other applicants. We wish that we could have brought ALL of them on our team. We hope that they re-apply next year and/or connect with us down the road to let us know how you are doing. We are always happy to serve as a sounding board.

Michael Gottlieb, MD, RDMS

Michael Gottlieb, MD, RDMS

Emergency Ultrasound Director
Rush University Medical Center
Chief Academic Officer
ALiEM Faculty Incubator
Michael Gottlieb, MD, RDMS


Emergency Ultrasound Director @RushEmergency, #FOAMed enthusiast, interested in #POCUS #FOAMus #MedEd. Social Media Editor @AcademicEmerMed.