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

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

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 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Eric Lee, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine
Maimonides Medical Center

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

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

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

Krystin Miller, MD
Medical Education Fellow
The Ohio State University

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

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

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

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

Kimberly Schertzer, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of EM
Stanford University

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sara M. Krzyzaniak, MD, FACEP

Sara M. Krzyzaniak, MD, FACEP

Podcast Host, EM Match Advice;
Chief Strategic Officer 2023-24,
ALiEM Faculty Incubator;
Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency
Stanford University