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SBS 2018 Faculty Presenters

Benjamin Abo, DO, EMT-P, FAWM

Dr. Abo specializes in wilderness medicine and provides medical direction and envenoming consultation for colleges and EMS departments all over Florida. He is also founder/president of U.R.G.E.N.T., an international nonprofit dedicated to helping underserved areas develop emergency medicine.

Presentations:

  • H2-Ow! Myth-Busting Medical & Trauma Care for Water-Related Emergencies, Saturday, August 4 at 11:00 am

Ademola Adewale, MD, FAAEM

Dr. Adewale is the Assistant Program Director, Research Director and Director of Simulation for the Emergency Medicine Residency at Florida Hospital. Dr. Adewale has been with Florida Emergency Physicians since 2003, and has special interests in research, medical ethics and trauma and injury prevention.

Symposium by the Sea role: SimWARS Chair

Jillian Davison, MD, FACEP

Dr. Davison is the Emergency Ultrasound Co-Director of Orlando Health/ORMC Residency Program. Her research interests include ultrasound, interactive/hands-on education for medical students and resident wellness.

Presentations:

  • Practical Bedside Ultrasound for Academic & Community Emergency Medicine, Saturday, August 4 at 11:30 am

Marie-Carmelle Elie, MD, RDMS

Dr. Elie is an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UF, Gainesville. She specializes in critical care, hospice and palliative medicine, and is the co-chair of the hospital sepsis committee.

Presentations:

Todd Haber, MD

Dr. Haber has been the Assistant Medical Director at Lakeland Regional Medical Center’s ED since 1993. He teaches frequently and in 2014, he became an ACEP Teaching Fellowship graduate.

Presentations:

  • EKG Series 3A-STE’s 3B Syncope—Blues Clues to the Deadly Misses, Saturday, August 5 at 1:00 pm

Jennifer Jackson, MD

Dr. Jackson is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She is integrally involved in medical student education and serves as the Co-Clerkship Director for the emergency medicine 4th-year clerkship and the Faculty Adviser for medical students applying to emergency medicine.

Symposium by the Sea role: Case Presentation Competition Chair

Shiva Kalidini, MD, FAAP

Dr. Kalidindi is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at UCF. He is also the Medical Director of Nemours Institute for Clinical Excellence and the Director of Education in the division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Nemours Children’s Hospital.

Presentations: Pediatric Track

  • Oncological Emergencies in the ED, Friday, July 13 at 8:00 am
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Update, Friday, July 13 at 9:00 am
  • Managing a Sick Neonate, Friday, July 13 at 9:45 am
  • Ask the Experts, Friday, July 13 at 10:15 am
  • Neonatal Emergencies: Simulation Rotations, Friday, July 13 at 10:30 am

Bibi Nazeema Khan-Assad, MD

Dr. Khan-Assad works in the Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics at Nemours Children’s Hospital. Her medical interests include acute care, international pediatric care and refugee medical care.

Presentations: Pediatric Track

  • Oncological Emergencies in the ED, Friday, July 13 at 8:00 am
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Update, Friday, July 13 at 9:00 am
  • Managing a Sick Neonate, Friday, July 13 at 9:45 am
  • Ask the Experts, Friday, July 13 at 10:15 am
  • Neonatal Emergencies: Simulation Rotations, Friday, July 13 at 10:30 am

Sara Kirby, MD

Dr. Kirby is a pediatric emergency medicine physician at Florida Hospital for Children and Assistant Director of Children’s Emergency Services at Florida Hospital. She moved to Florida from Michigan and completed her pediatric emergency medicine fellowship in 2014.

Presentations: Pediatric Track

  • Oncological Emergencies in the ED, Friday, July 13 at 8:00 am
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Update, Friday, July 13 at 9:00 am
  • Managing a Sick Neonate, Friday, July 13 at 9:45 am
  • Ask the Experts, Friday, July 13 at 10:15 am
  • Neonatal Emergencies: Simulation Rotations, Friday, July 13 at 10:30 am

David Lebowitz, MD, FAAEM

Dr. Lebowitz is the Director of Education of the UCF/HCA Emergency Medicine Residency program and Co-Director of the Medical Informatics Longitudinal Curricular Theme. UCF recently recognized Dr. Lebowitz’s dedication to education by awarding him the Innovative Teaching Award and Early Career Educator Award.

Presentations:

  • Cardiac Arrest Update 2018, Friday, August 3 at 12:30 pm

Rene Mack, MD, RDMS, FACEP

Dr. Mack is an emergency physician at Osceola Regional Medical Center and Ultrasound Director of their graduate medical program. She is the FCEP Membership & Professional Development Committee Chair and recently received the prestigious William Haeck Award for her dedication to the EM community.

Symposium by the Sea Chair

John Misdary MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FAAP

Dr Misdary is a practicing emergency medicine and pediatric emergency medicine physician with eight years of clinical experience. He is currently working at St Joseph’s Children’s Hospital. He has been the Chair of Pediatric Emergency Medicine for FCEP since 2014.

Presentations: Pediatric Track

  • Oncological Emergencies in the ED, Friday, July 13 at 8:00 am
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Update, Friday, July 13 at 9:00 am
  • Managing a Sick Neonate, Friday, July 13 at 9:45 am
  • Ask the Experts, Friday, July 13 at 10:15 am
  • Neonatal Emergencies: Simulation Rotations, Friday, July 13 at 10:30 am

Caroline Molins, MD

Dr. Molins completed her medical degree at the Universidad Central del Caribe in Puerto Rico and her EM residency at the University of Puerto Rico. Upon graduating, she moved to Orlando and began working with Florida Hospital EM Residency program, where she is now the Curriculum Director.

Presentations:

  • Hurricane Maria Effects on the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico & U.S., Sunday, August 5 at 9:00 am

Leila Posaw, MD, MPH, FACEP

Dr. Posaw recently joined Jackson Memorial Hospital’s staff as the Emergency Ultrasound Director and previously worked at Genesis Health Systems in Daveport, IA, in the same capacity. She truly believes that “miracles (will be) made daily” – JMH’s motto – with ultrasound in the ED. You can read her latest publication on “Focused Assessment by Sonography of HIV/TB Testing” in the latest edition of EMpulse.

Presentations:

  • Optimizing Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation with Point of Care Ultrasound, Friday, August 4 at 1:00 pm

Jose Rubero, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Dr. Rubero received his medical degree from the Universidad Central Del Caribe in Puerto Rico, where he later designed a medical student curriculum in emergency medicine. Now he is the Associate Program Director for the UCF Medical School Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Osceola Regional Medical Center.

Presentations:

  • Life-Threatening Weakness, Saturday, August 5 at 12:30 pm

Richard Shih, MD

Dr. Shih is a Professor of Integrated Medical Science and Program Director of the new EM Residency Program at FAU. He has received a number of teaching awards, including the ACEP National Faculty Teaching Award and the American Academy of Emergency Medicine Educator of the Year Award.

Presentations:

  • Toxicology Case Unknowns, Saturday, August 4 at 12:30 pm

Mark Supino, MD, FACEP

Dr. Supino moved to Miami five years ago to help start Jackson Memorial Hospital’s EM residency program and is currently the Associate Program Director. Ultrasound is a hobby and passion of his, along with workflow metrics and efficiency, education and innovation.

Presentations:

  • Optimizing Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation with Point of Care Ultrasound, Friday, August 4 at 1:00 pm

Tricia Swan, MD, M. Ed., FAAP, FACEP

Dr. Swan became full-time faculty for the Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the University of Florida in 2010. She has a wide range of clinical interests including medical education, pediatric simulation and pediatric trauma.

Presentations: Pediatric Track

  • Oncological Emergencies in the ED, Friday, July 13 at 8:00 am
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Update, Friday, July 13 at 9:00 am
  • Managing a Sick Neonate, Friday, July 13 at 9:45 am
  • Ask the Experts, Friday, July 13 at 10:15 am
  • Neonatal Emergencies: Simulation Rotations, Friday, July 13 at 10:30 am

Joseph Shiber, MD, FACEP, FACP, FCCM

Dr. Shiber is a professor of emergency medicine, neurology and surgery at UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville. He is also the Director of ECMO Service and Co-Director of NSICU at UF Health. His research interests include adult medical & trauma resuscitation, cardiovascular & neurovascular emergency care, ARDS prevention & management, and medical education.

Presentations:

  • Rescue for Hypoxic Respiratory Failure in the E.D., Friday, August 3 at 1:30 pm

Todd Wylie, MD

Dr. Wylie is the Medical Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Program Director of the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship at UF, Jacksonville. His research interests include pediatric emergency medicine, procedural sedation and education.

Presentations: Pediatric Track

  • Oncological Emergencies in the ED, Friday, July 13 at 8:00 am
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Update, Friday, July 13 at 9:00 am
  • Managing a Sick Neonate, Friday, July 13 at 9:45 am
  • Ask the Experts, Friday, July 13 at 10:15 am
  • Neonatal Emergencies: Simulation Rotations, Friday, July 13 at 10:30 am

Cristina Zeretzke-Bien, MD, FAAP, FAAEM

Dr. Zeretzke-Bien is currently the Medical Director of the SANE program at University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. She is an assistant professor of the college of medicine and works clinically in the Department of Emergency Medicine as a pediatric emergency medicine physician.

Presentations: Pediatric Track

  • Oncological Emergencies in the ED, Friday, July 13 at 8:00 am
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Update, Friday, July 13 at 9:00 am
  • Managing a Sick Neonate, Friday, July 13 at 9:45 am
  • Ask the Experts, Friday, July 13 at 10:15 am
  • Neonatal Emergencies: Simulation Rotations, Friday, July 13 at 10:30 am
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