iEM Team

the team

Arif Alper Cevik

Arif Alper Cevik

Founder and director

Elif Dilek Cakal

Elif Dilek Cakal

AUTHOR AND EDITOR

Lit Sin Quek

Lit Sin Quek

advisor

Janis Tupesis

Janis Tupesis

advisor and chair of IA group

Jorge Garcia

Jorge Garcia

Assessment Section Chair

blog AUTHORS

Helene Morakis iEM Portrait

CANADA

Hélène Morakis is a graduating Canadian medical student at Queen’s University School of Medicine. Before medical school she studied Biochemistry and Spanish. She is passionate about Wilderness Medicine and Global Health/Global EM. Her interests within EM and chasing mountains are bringing her to British Columbia for her next chapter: EM residency.

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Lucas Oliveira J. e Silva

BRAZIL

President of the International Student Association of Emergency Medicine (ISAEM). Medical Student at Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil. Enthusiast about Academic EM, International EM and Evidence-Based Medicine.

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HENRIQUE A. PULS

BRAZIL, USA

Graduate from the Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre in Brazil. Currently working as a Resident Physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Michigan, USA. Founder of the ABRAMEDE Student Committee and ISAEM #FOAMedProject. Former ISAEM Vice-President. Interested in disseminating Emergency Medicine and Evidence-Based Medicine through Medical Education, learning Critical Care to improve his patient care skills, and improving the delivery of healthcare through Medical Informatics.

edc

turkey

A proud emergency physician and a medical education enthusiast. The President of the Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association of Turkey in 2014. An active member of the Emergency Medicine Association of Turkey (EMAT) and International Federation for Emergency Medicine (IFEM) Core Curriculum and Education Committee. Current professional interest areas are critical care, medical education, physician wellness, point-of-care ultrasound and international emergency medicine. Viva la iEM Education Project.

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KILALO MJEMA

TANZANIA

Emergency Physician at the Aga Khan Hospital Dar es Salaam, Honorary Lecturer and Assistant Coordinator of Externship and Visiting Scholars at the Emergency Medicine Department- Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences. Active member of the Emergency Medicine Association of Tanzania (EMAT) and Chairperson of EMAT’S Finance Committee. My areas of interest includes PaedsEM, PoCUS, Disaster Medicine and Training. Photography, Travel Blogging and family keeps me going, they are the jet packs to my engine the fuel that keeps me running.
ibrahim sarbay

IBRAHIM SARBAY

TURKEY

I am an Emergency Medicine Resident living in İstanbul, Turkey. Writing online since 2002, and co-founded “Opereyşın,” one of the most notable community blogs of Turkey. Currently, I write for a favorite Turkish FOAMed blog, acilci.net, and share my journey of learning through social media. I like researching, web programming, and making infographics. I believe in Free Open Access to medical education by heart.

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TEMESGEN BEYENE

ETHIOPIA

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care at Addis Ababa University College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Harvard Medical School Global Clinical Research Scholars Training Program graduate. Humanitarian Innovation Imitative (HI2) international fellow at Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs and alumni of Brown International Advanced Research Institute (BIARI). I am interested in clinical research, public health aspects of emergency medicine and disaster preparedness and planning. I am currently involved in educating junior doctors, creating media-based education focusing on public health emergencies. I also have a special interest in Emergency Medicine system development in resource-limited settings.

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JULE R. O. G. SANTOS

brazil

Emergency physician and #FOAMed enthusiast. Head of the Emergency Medicine Resident Program – DF, Brazil.  Current professional interest areas are international emergency medicine, medical education, critical care, airway management, physician wellness, Free Open Access to Medical Education. Founding editor of Emergência Rules. Board member of Brazilian Society for Emergency Medicine, regional DF (ABRAMEDE-DF).

Carmina

nepal

Medical graduate from Patan Academy of Health Sciences. Gaining firsthand experience in a resource limited setting. Enthusiastic about improving rural health via improved emergency services. A firm believer in bit size improvements leading up to a change. Besides medicine, avid nature lover and movie enthusiast with a new found hobby of cooking.

john austin lee

USA

J. Austin Lee, MD MPH, is interested in both emergency medicine and global health. He is a chief resident in the department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Virginia, located in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA. He received his his MPH from George Washington University, followed by an MD from Indiana University.

Job Guillen

mexico

Emergency and Critical Care Physician, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care in México. #MedEd & #FOAMed enthusiast, a follower of the revolution in medical education and missionary of the cause. Founding editor of #FOAMex www.foamex.org; Current professional interest areas are innovation and creativity in medical education, international emergency medicine, Critical Care Medicine and PoCUS.

nada radulovic

CANADA

I am senior medical student at Queen’s University in Canada. Aside from having a longstanding interest in Emergency Medicine and Global Health, I have really enjoyed being involved in international collaborations and initiatives aimed at promoting free open access medical education (FOAMed). Outside of Medicine, I enjoy running, spending time outdoors and discovering new coffee shops! 

shaza karrar

UAE

Shaza Karrar is a graduate of Sharjah University, School of Medicine, an Emergency Medicine board certified physician and a winner of multiple Resident Awards, serving as the Editor-in-Cheif of the Emirates Society for Emergency Medicine (ESEM) Newsletters. Big Medical Education Advocate and  Founder and Creator of the EM Space Podcast supporiting FOAMed and FOAMTox right out of the MENA region, with a profound interest in Toxicology and Disaster Medicine.

Eric Blutinger

USA

Erik Blutinger, MD, MSc, is an emergency medicine physician at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his medical degree at George Washington University and his Master’s degree in health policy at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Dr. Blutinger has published papers on topics including neighborhood health while finding time to work clinically in South Africa and Guatemala. He currently serves as EMRA’s representative to the ACEP Board of Directors, and board liaison to the EMRA International Committee.

Majid Jalalyazdi

IRAN

Majid Jalalyazdi is a cardiologist who is graduated from Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran and now he is associated professor in this university for about five years. Alongside teaching medical interns and cardiology residents in Imam Reza Hospital, he is working as cardiologist in Imam Reza Hospital outpatient clinic in Mashhad, Iran.

arthur martins

Brazil

Medical Student at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil, leader of the #FOAMed Project, from International Student Association of Emergency Medicine (ISAEM), and a great supporter of the #FOAMed movement. Passionate about Emergency Medicine, with a special interest in trauma, disaster medicine, point of care US, wilderness medicine and medical education, both in academia and in community-oriented health education projects. Besides medicine, loves books, travel, math & physics, music and a big cup of coffee.

anthony rodigin

usa

I have practiced clinical EM at a community hospital in San Francisco Bay Area since graduating residency in 2010. As assistant medical director of my ED I cover education, EMS relations and midlevel practice. Volunteer as EMS medical advisor for US national parks close to SF Bay, stay active in Bay Area Paramedic Journal Club (bapjc.org) and serve as ACEP ambassador to Russia. Biggest EM passions are education, EMS and international EM (especially focusing on EM and EMS in Eastern Europe and former USSR states).

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TURKEY, UAE

Emergency physician and academician who interested in international emergency medicine, emergency medicine education, medical education, point of care ultrasound and trauma. Founding editor of acilci.net. Founder and director of International Emergency Medicine Education Project – iem-student.org. Active member of IFEM core curriculum and education committee and board member of Asian Society for Emergency Medicine.

anzal rehman

UAE

I am currently a 2nd year Emergency Medicine Resident at Zayed Military Hospital in Abu Dhabi, UAE with a vested interest in sharing updated knowledge and developing teaching tools. As a healthcare professional, I continually strive to incorporate the newest clinical research into practice and am an active advocate for the use of Point of Care Ultrasonography (POCUS) in the ED. I also regularly edit and write up segments as the Deputy Chief Editor for the ESEM Monthly Newsletter and have been the Team Leader in the Organizing Committee/ Quality Team for ESEM17 as well as ESEM18.