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Meet the Team 2017-11-10T09:38:07+00:00

Executive Team

Michelle Lin, MD
CEO, Editor in Chief
Endowed Chair for EM Education
Professor of Emergency Medicine
UC San Francisco / Zuckerberg San Francisco General
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
Derek Sifford, FP-C, CCP-C
Chief Technology Officer
Undergraduate Student
Wayne State University
Bryan D. Hayes, PharmD
Chief Science Officer & Capsules Series Editor
Attending Pharmacist, EM & Toxicology
Assistant Professor of EM
Harvard Medical School / Massachusetts General Hospital
Teresa Chan, MD MHPE
Board Member & Faculty Incubator CAO
Emergency Physician and Base Hospital Physician
Hamilton Health Sciences;
Assistant Professor
McMaster University

Core Leadership Team

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
Arlene Chung, MD
Wellness Think Tank Chief Strategy Officer
Assistant Residency Director
Department of EM
Icahn SOM at Mount Sinai
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 Operating 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
Mary Haas, MD
IDEA Series Editor
Emergency Medicine Chief Resident
Department of EM
University of Michigan
Scott Kobner, MD
ALiEM New Submissions Editor
Emergency Medicine Resident
LA County-USC
2014-15 ALIEM-EMRA Virtual Fellow
Tamara McColl, MD
MEdIC Series Co-Editor
Academic Lead, Education Scholarship
Department of EM
University of Manitoba
Glenn Paetow, MD
2016-17 Fellowship Incubator COO
Medical Education/Simulation Fellow
Department of EM
Hennepin County Medical Center
Zafrina Poonja, MD
Healthy in EM Series Editor
Emergency Medicine Resident
Department of EM
University of Saskatchewan
Jeffrey Riddell, MD
IdeaLab Podcast Series Editor
Assistant Professor
Department of EM
LA County-USC
Sam Shaikh, MD
60 Second Soapbox Series Editor
Emergency Physician
UC Health-Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs
2014-15 ALiEM-CORD Virtual Fellow
Maggie Sheehy, MD
Chief Resident Incubator Senior Advisor
Global Health Fellowship
Department of EM
Massachusetts General Hospital
Jeff Shih, MD RDMS
Ultrasound for the Win Series Editor
Director, Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Program
The Scarborough Hospital;
Lecturer, University of Toronto
Taku Taira, MD
Book Club: Beyond the ED Series Editor
Assistant Professor of Clinical EM
Associate Program Director
LAC + USC EM Residency
Jeremy Voros, MD
ALiEM Cards Lead Developer
Emergency Physician
St. Marks Hospital (Salt Lake City, UT)
2015-16 ALiEM-AgileMD Fellow
Lainie Yarris, MD MCR
Faculty Incubator Chief Scholarship Officer
Residency Director
Department of EM
Oregon Health & Sciences University
Fareen Zaver, MD
Chief Resident Incubator COO & AIR-Pro Series Lead
Clinical Lecturer
Department of EM
University of Calgary


Superstar Technology Team

Hari Bhatt
Intern & Podcast Editor
Undergraduate Student
San Francisco State University
David Yang, BS
Podcast Editor
Medical Student
Louisiana State University HSC

Advisory Board

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