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The Board of Directors and Medical Student Council are the key decision makers for the organization and provide leadership and stewardship for current and future future projects of RSA. Leadership is directly elected by members of AAEM/RSA and any paid member is eligible to run for election. Learn more about serving on the board.

RSA Board of Directors Medical Student Council

 


RSA Board of Directors
May 2019 – May 2020

President – Haig Aintablian, MD

president@aaemrsa.org

Hometown: Glendale, CA
Undergrad: University of Southern California
Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine
Residency Program: UCLA Medical Center
Favorite Thing About Your City: My favorite thing about LA are all the places I can visit. The infinite number of museums; from the beautiful Getty just a stone's throw away from UCLA, to the Huntington Library and Gardens in San Marino. I also love visiting the different restaurants across this amazingly vast city. One of my favorite memories from LA is the time they towed the Space Shuttle Endeavor through the LA streets from LAX to its final home at the California Science Center.
Professional Interests: Aerospace medicine, healthcare policy, administration
Hobbies: Astrophotography, martial arts, working on vintage cars, camping, golf
Favorite TV Show: The Office, "Through concentration, I can raise and lower my cholesterol at will." - Dwight Schrute. Stranger Things, there's just something about retro alien shows that gets to me. Dark (German Series), a really complex show about time travel that occurs in a small German town (is my nerd showing yet? haha). Game of Thrones, (mandatory inclusion). Honorable Mentions: Mind Hunter, The Punisher, The Leftovers.

 

Vice President – Crystal Bae, MD MSc

Hometown: Baltimore, MD
Undergrad: Duke University
Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: Temple University
Favorite Thing About Your City: Amazing food!
Professional Interests: Global health
Hobbies: Trying new things!
Favorite TV Show: Arrested Development

 

Secretary-Treasurer – Joshua Elliott Novy, MD MBA MS

Hometown: Long Island, NY
Undergrad: Cornell University
Medical School: University of Miami
Residency: Northwell Health
Favorite Thing About Your City: The entire world can be found in NYC, and I can pretend I'm more sophisticated than I really am anytime I want by just hopping over to The Hamptons
Professional Interests: Critical care medicine, emergency ultrasound, ED operations & administration
Hobbies: Fantasy football, traveling, off-roading in my Jeep, Axe throwing, cooking and aspiring to be the ultimate foodie (I will eat ANY food once as long as it doesn’t have almonds, capers, or cilantro), wine-tasting, playing with my dog and exploring the greener parts of NYC!
Favorite TV Show/Movie/Book/Band: Royal Pains & The Night Shift (yes I watch EM dramas), Inglorious Basterds, The Internet is a Playground: Irreverent Correspondences of an Evil Online Genius, too many bands to list, can't ever go wrong with 80's hair metal though!

 

Immediate Past President – MohammedMoiz Qureshi, MD

Hometown: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Undergrad: University of Missouri Kansas City
Medical School: University of Missouri Kansas City
Residency Program: Penn State
Professional Interests: Disaster management, international emergency medicine
Hobbies: Skiing, basketball, foodie, globe trotter, adrenaline addict

 

Board Member – Victor Cisneros, MD
Liaison to the Diversity & Inclusion  and International Committees

Hometown: Irvine, CA
Undergrad: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Medical School: University of California, Irvine
Residency: University of California, Irvine
Favorite Thing About Your City: The beaches and all the outdoor activities
Professional Interests: Public health, social medicine, medical education
Hobbies: Basketball, outdoor activities, Jiu Jitsu , gym
Favorite TV Shows: Game of Thrones, Scrubs

 

Board Member – Adriana Coleska, MD
Liaison to the Publications & Social Media Committee

Hometown: Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Undergrad: University of Michigan
Medical School: University of Michigan
Residency: University of Chicago
Favorite Thing About Your City: Lake Michigan and the beaches
Professional Interests: Health policy, administration
Hobbies: Dancing, singing, hanging out with friends, gym
Favorite TV Show and Music: Friends, J. Cole, Young Jeezy, TI, Lil Wayne, Britney Spears, Drake, East of Eden

 

Board Member – Maureen Davis, MD
Liaison to the Education Committee

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergrad: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency: Advocate Christ Medical Center
Favorite Thing About Your City: Lake Michigan, the lakefront path
Professional Interests: Education, medical student education
Hobbies: Running, yoga, spending time with family and friends
Favorite TV Shows and Books: Parks and Rec, the Office, Friends, The Bachelor, Currently watching the Office... again. Currently reading Wild.

 

Board Member – Ryan DesCamp, MD MPH
Liaison to the Wellness Committee

Hometown: Griffith, IN
Undergrad: Indiana University - Bloomington
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Chicago
Favorite Thing About Your City: Lake Michigan, summer festivals, and deep dish pizza
Professional Interests: Physician and learner Wellness, social emergency medicine, EMS, critical care, disaster medicine
Hobbies: Food (eating more than cooking), exploring new cities, music
Favorite TV Show and Movie: The Golden Girls. What am I watching right now? Probably a documentary about something.

 

Board Member – Jennifer Rosenbaum, MD
Project Manager

Hometown: East Northport, NY
Undergrad: Colgate University
Medical School: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
Residency: Temple University
Favorite Thing About Your City: Walkability and the food scene
Professional Interests: Social medicine, policy, medical education
Hobbies: Traveling, hiking, baking, hanging out with my dog
Favorite TV Shows and Book/Movie: Parks and Recreation, Game of Thrones, Reality TV, Harry Potter

 

Board Member – Gabriel Stahl, MD MPH CPH
Liaison to the Advocacy Committee

Hometown: Chenoa, IL
Undergrad: University of Arizona
Medical School: St George’s University
Residency: Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center
Favorite Thing About Your City: Food and ALLNYCEM
Professional Interests: Advocacy, public health
Hobbies: Exploring my city, eating, biking
Favorite Books and Movies: Rosen’s, Grit, The Power of Habit, Atul Gawande, Interstellar, Tarantino

 

AAEM/RSA Medical Student Council President – David Fine

Hometown: Deerfield, IL
Undergrad: University of Michigan
Medical School: Loyola Stritch School of Medicine
Favorite Thing About Your City: There is always a new place to explore. It is a good dilemma to have when your struggle is deciding between trying a new taco place vs. going to one of your current favorite taco places.
Professional Interests: Ultrasound, EMS, and medical education
Hobbies: Rock climbing, volleyball, attempting to teach myself guitar
Favorite Music: My favorite band is Jukebox the Ghost, and for the past 4 months I have had the song "The Middle" by Zedd stuck in my head.

 

AAEM Board Liaison – Jonathan Jones, MD FAAEM

Jonathan Jones, MD FAAEM Hometown: Jackson, MS
Undergrad: University of Florida
Medical School: University of South Florida
Residency Program: University of Mississippi Medical Center
Professional Interests: Education, advocacy, GI bleeding, Hypertension 
Hobbies: Marathons and triathlons

 

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Medical Student Council
May 2019 – May 2020

Medical Student Council President – David Fine

Hometown: Deerfield, IL
Undergrad: University of Michigan
Medical School: Loyola Stritch School of Medicine
Favorite Thing About Your City: There is always a new place to explore. It is a good dilemma to have when your struggle is deciding between trying a new taco place vs. going to one of your current favorite taco places.
Professional Interests: Ultrasound, EMS, and medical education
Hobbies: Rock climbing, volleyball, attempting to teach myself guitar
Favorite Music: My favorite band is Jukebox the Ghost, and for the past 4 months I have had the song "The Middle" by Zedd stuck in my head.

 

Medical Student Council Vice President – Leah Colucci

Hometown: Fort Myers, FL
Undergrad: University of Miami
Medical School: Miller School of Medicine
Favorite Thing About Your City: I love always having so much to explore and do whether its a Monday night or a Friday night. Living where people vacation - with beautiful weather is pretty great too.
Professional Interests: Public health/policy (currently working to expand needle exchanges through FL), trauma
Hobbies: Baking, scuba diving, horseback riding, embroidery
Favorite TV Shows and Books: Currently into Westworld, I read all of GoT so excited to watch the show

 

Western Regional Representative – Sara Bradley

Hometown: Oakley, CA
Undergrad: CSU Monterey Bay
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences
Favorite Thing About Your City: Proximity to the Bay Area with a small town feel
Professional Interests: Critical care, ultrasound, education
Hobbies: Snowboarding, traveling, softball, and photography
Favorite TV Shows: Black Mirror, Bob's Burgers, The Great British Baking Show, You, South Park

 

Midwestern Regional Representative – Lauren Lamparter

Hometown: Oak Park, IL
Undergrad: Westmont College
Medical School: Loyola Stritch School of Medicine
Favorite Thing About Your City: The cultural diversity creates opportunities for a variety of experiences between museums, concerts, sporting events, and great restaurants you cannot go wrong in Chicago!
Professional Interests: Emergency medicine
Hobbies: Reading, cooking, drawing and painting, making jewelry, fashion, yoga, hiking, traveling
Favorite TV Shows and Music: My current TV shows are the Blacklist and the Enemy Within, but my favorite shows are Friends and ER. I listen to a wide variety of music, and I love to read when I have time.

 

Southern Regional Representative – Dickran Nalbandian

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Undergrad: UCLA
Medical School: FIU HWCOM
Favorite Thing About Your City: You never run out of fun things to do.
Professional Interests: Global/international health, disaster management, public health.
Hobbies: Playing music, going to the movies, collecting Hollywood memorabilia.
Favorite TV Shows and Music: Currently still waiting to get the chance to see Avengers: Endgame
 

 

Northeastern Regional Representative – Bryan Redmond

Hometown: Memphis, TN
Undergrad: Xavier University of Louisiana
Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Favorite Thing About Your City: Memphis: soul, barbeque, music, grit, nonprofit sector; Rochester: art, green spaces, growth
Professional Interests: Health disparities research, pediatric EM, neurocritical care, medical education, clinical research
Hobbies: Gym, discovering new music, quality time with family, grit n grind
Favorite TV Shows and Books: Suits, To Kill A Mocking Bird, 50th Law

 

Ex-Officio International Representative – Chris Phillips

Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA
Undergrad: UCLA
Medical School: University of Queensland - Ochsner Clinical School
Favorite Thing About Your City: Nothing compares to the food and music scene in New Orleans
Professional Interests: Ultrasound, education, global health
Hobbies: Soccer, snowboarding, hiking, traveling
Favorite TV Shows/Books and Music: Game of Thrones, Red Hot Chili Peppers

 

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