Meet The Team

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Michelle Lin, MD

CEO, Editor in Chief
Professor of Emergency Medicine, UC San Francisco / Zuckerberg San Francisco General MichelleLin.MD

Derek Monette, MD

Deputy Editor in Chief
Medical Education Research Fellow
Department of Emergency Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital

Julie Derringer, MSN RN CEN

Project Manager
Emergency Nurse Traveler & Clinical Nurse Educator
CME Program Director, TheTeachingCoOp

Derek Sifford, FP-C, CCP-C

Chief Technology Officer
Undergraduate Student
Wayne State University

Shuhan He, MD

Chief Growth Officer
Resident, Department of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Affiliated EM Residency; Founder

Maria Alfonso

Administrative Assistant
Medical Student Clerkship Coordinator
Department of Emergency Medicine
Stanford University

Nicole Battaglioli, MD

Wellness Think Tank Chief Operating Officer
Clinical Associate
Department of EM
Mayo Clinic Health System


Jonathan Bronner, MD

ALiEMU Education Design Officer
Assistant Residency Director
Department of EM
University of Kentucky

Teresa Chan, MD MHPE

Board Member & Faculty Incubator CAO
Emergency Physician and Base Hospital Physician
Hamilton Health Sciences;
Assistant Professor
McMaster University

Robert Cooney, MD MSMedEd

Chief Resident Incubator Chief Strategy Officer
Residency Director
Geisinger Medical Center;
Clinical Assistant Professor of EM
Temple University

Chris Gaafary, MD

ALiEMU Chief of Design & Development
Emergency Physician
Greenville Health;
University of South Carolina SOM, Greenville

Michael Gisondi, MD

EM Match Advice Series Editor
Vice Chair of Education
Department of EM
Stanford University

Michael Gottlieb, MD

Faculty Incubator Chief Strategy Officer
Emergency Physician
Director of Emergency Ultrasound
Rush University Medical Center

Andrew Grock, MD

AIR Series Co-Founder and Editor
Assistant Professor
Department of EM
UCLA-Olive View Medical Center

Tanner Gronowski, DO

Chief Resident Incubator Chief Operating Office
Firefighter/Traveling Emergency Physician

Mary Haas, MD

IDEA Series Editor
Medical Education Fellow
Department of EM
University of Michigan

Bryan D. Hayes, PharmD

Chief Science Officer & Capsules Series Editor
Attending Pharmacist, EM & Toxicology
Assistant Professor of EM
Harvard Medical School / Massachusetts General Hospital

Sara M. Krzyzaniak, MD

Faculty Incubator Chief Operating Officer
Assistant EM Residency Director
UIC College of Medicine at Peoria
OSF Healthcare Saint Francis

Tamara McColl, MD

MEdIC Series Co-Editor
Academic Lead, Education Scholarship
Department of EM
University of Manitoba

Jeff Shih, MD RDMS

Ultrasound for the Win Series Editor
Director, Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Program
The Scarborough Hospital;
Lecturer, University of Toronto

Jeremy Voros, MD

ALiEM Cards Lead Developer
Emergency Physician
St. Marks Hospital (Salt Lake City, UT)
2015-16 ALiEM-AgileMD Fellow

Jason Woods, MD

Chief Resident Incubator Legacy Advisor
Clinical Lecturer
Department of EM
University of Calgary

Alpha Advisory Council

Felix Ankel, MD

Senior Advisor
VP, Health Professions Education
HealthPartners Institute;
Assistant Dean and Professor of EM
University of Minnesota

Nikita Joshi, MD

Chief People Officer
Assistant Professor
Assistant Clerkship Director
Department of EM
Stanford University

Adaira Chou, MD MPH

Chief Administrative Officer
Emergency Ultrasound Fellow
Department of EM
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Jeffrey Riddell, MD

IdeaLab Podcast Series Editor
Assistant Professor
Department of EM
LA County-USC

Superstar Support Team

Alumni Stars

  • Hari Bhatt
  • Arlene Chung, MD
  • Scott Kobner, MD
  • Charlotte Lawson, MD
  • Glenn Paetow, MD
  • Zafrina Poonja, MD
  • Sam Shaikh, MD
  • Maggie Sheehy, MD
  • Taku Taira, MD
  • David Yang, MD
  • Lainie Yarris, MD MCR
  • Fareen Zaver, MD
Michelle Lin, MD
ALiEM Founder and CEO
Professor and Digital Innovation Lab Director
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Michelle Lin, MD


Professor of Emerg Med at UCSF-Zuckerberg San Francisco General. Founder of ALiEM @aliemteam #PostitPearls
Michelle Lin, MD