Emergency Medicine Faculty

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Gail D'Onofrio, MD, MS

Chair

Professor of Emergency Medicine

Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Dr. D’Onofrio is internationally known for her work in screening ED patients for alcohol and other drug use, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) She has received 2 NIAAA RO1 grants for ED practitioner-performed brief interventions for harmful and hazardous drinking (Project ED Health I and II). She is also PI on a NIDA RO1 for screening, intervention, treatment and referral of patients with opioid dependence (Project ED Health III). In addition she is the PI on a UO1 from...

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Steven L. Bernstein, MD

Vice Chair for Academic Affairs

Professor of Emergency Medicine and of Health Policy

Vice Chair, Academic Affairs

Research Interests

Emergency Medicine; Healthcare Disparities; Smoking Cessation; Technology

Dr. Bernstein develops screening and treatment interventions for tobacco users in the hospital settings, and programs to train providers in tobacco control.

He is currently studying the efficacy of a brief counseling intervention, nicotine replacement therapy, a telephone quitline service, and an SMS texting program in helping adult smokers in the emergency department quit. Another project is examining the efficacy of an electronic tobacco order set to help hospitalized smokers quit. A third...

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Andrew Ulrich, MD

Professor of Emergency Medicine

Professor, Department of Emergency medicine

Vice Chair of Operations

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Federico Vaca, MD, MPH

Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs

Professor of Emergency Medicine and in the Child Study Center

Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs

Director, Developmental Neurocognitive Driving Simulation Research Center (DrivSim Lab)

Research Interests

Accident Prevention; Adolescent; Adolescent Development; Behavioral Medicine; Behavioral Research; Emergency Medicine; Healthcare Disparities; Motor Vehicles; Social Behavior

Dr. Vaca is a Professor and Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs in Yale School of Medicine's Department of Emergency Medicine and he holds a secondary appointment in the Yale Child Study Center. Dr. Vaca previously served as a Medical Fellow for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in Washington, D.C. He serves on the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies’ Committee on Operator Education and Regulation, ANB30 and its Young...

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Fuad Abujarad, PhD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

Medical Informatics; Mobile Health Units; Patient Safety; Public Health Informatics; Quality of Health Care; Software Design

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Pooja Agrawal, MD, MPH, FACEP

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Director, Global Health Education

Section of Global Health & International Emergency Medicine

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Ani Aydin, MD

Assistant Professor

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Dowin Boatright

Assistant Professor

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James W Bonz, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

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Cynthia A Brandt, MD, MPH

Professor of Emergency Medicine and of Anesthesiology

Research Interests

Health Services; Informatics; Medical Informatics; Medical Informatics Applications; Preventive Medicine; Public Health

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Kevin Burns, EMT-P, PA-C, DFAAPA

Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine

Co-Director, YNHH Emergency Medicine PA Residency

EMS Coordinator

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Deepa R Camenga, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

Adolescent Behavior; Emergency Medicine; Health Services Research; Opioid-Related Disorders; Tobacco Use Disorder

Clinical Interests

Adolescent; Adolescent Medicine; Pediatrics; Substance-Related Disorders; Young Adult

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Ryan Carter, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

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Sharon Anoush Chekijian, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Medical Director, PA/NP group

Medical Director, Yale New Haven Hospital PA/NP Residency Program

Faculty Member, Division of Global Health and International Emergency Medicine

Chair, Patient Experience Forum

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Kei-Hoi Cheung, PhD

Professor of Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

Anesthesiology; Databases, Genetic; Emergency Medicine; Medical Informatics; Technology

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David C Cone, MD

Professor of Emergency Medicine

Chief, Section of EMS

Director, EMS Fellowship

Research Interests

Disaster Medicine; Emergency Medicine; Emergency Responders; Hazardous Substances; Italy; Rescue Work; Technology

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David Della-Giustina, MD, FACEP, FAWM

Professor of Emergency Medicine

Program Director of Emergency Medicine Residency

Program Director of Wilderness Medicine Fellowship

Chief of Education Section

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Rachel Dreyer, PhD

Associate Research Scientist

Research Interests

Cardiovascular Diseases; Epidemiology; Health Services; Health Status; Myocardial Infarction; Sex; Women's Health

Clinical Interests

Cardiology; Cardiovascular Diseases; Myocardial Infarction; Women's Health

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James David Dziura, MPH, PhD

Professor of Emergency Medicine

Deputy Director, Yale Center for Analytical Sciences

Deputy Director, Yale Data Coordinating Center

Research Interests

Clinical Trials as Topic; Data Collection; Diabetes Mellitus; Emergency Medicine; Epidemiology; Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases; Obesity; Statistics as Topic

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Leigh V Evans, MD

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Executive Director, Yale Center for Medical Simulation

Director, Resident Research

Research Interests

Central Venous Catheters; Education, Medical, Undergraduate; Emergency Medicine; Internship and Residency; Patient Simulation

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Alyssa Rubin French, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

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Katja Goldflam, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Associate Residency Director

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Raquel Ferrer Harrison, MD

Assistant Professor

Assistant Residency Program Director

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Kathryn Hawk, MD, MHS

Instructor in Emergency Medicine

NIDA K12 Drug Use, Addiction, and HIV Research Scholar (DAHRS)

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Karen Jean Jubanyik, MD

Associate Professor Term

Director, Emergency Medicine Clerkship

Research Interests

Bioethical Issues; Bioethics; Education, Medical; Education, Medical, Undergraduate; Hypertension; Internship and Residency; Students, Health Occupations

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Christopher Hahnyoung Lee, MD

Associate Research Scientist in Emergency Medicine

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Rachel Liu, BAO, MBBCh

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Director of Point-of-Care Ultrasound Education for YSM

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Evie Grace Marcolini, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

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Ted Melnick, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Director, Clinical Informatics Fellowship

Research Interests

Brain Concussion; Health Services Research; Medical Informatics; Quality of Health Care

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Edward P Monico, MD, JD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

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Christopher L Moore, MD

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Chief, Section of Emergency Ultrasound

Director, Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship

Research Interests

Diagnostic Imaging; Education, Medical; Emergency Medicine; Pulmonary Embolism; Renal Colic; Ultrasonography

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Hani Osama Mowafi, MD, MPH

Associate Professor Term

Research Interests

Disaster Planning; Emergency Medicine; Global Health; Human Rights; Refugees; Violence

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Michael V Pantalon, PhD

Senior Research Scientist in Emergency Medicine

Clinical Interests

Safety; Substance-Related Disorders

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Vivek Parwani, MD, FACEP

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Medical Director, Yale-New Haven Adult Emergency Department

Clinical Interests

Emergency Medicine

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Carolyn Rambus, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine

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Basmah Safdar, MD, FACEP

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Co-Chair, Chest Pain Center

Research Interests

Cardiovascular Diseases; Chest Pain; Depression; Emergency Medicine; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation; Healthcare Disparities; Women's Health

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John Earl Sather, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

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Ian Schwartz, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine

Vice President, Clinical Operations, Yale New Haven Health System

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Asim F Tarabar, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Director, Medical Toxicology

Quality Improvement Director, YNHH Emergency Department

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Richard Andrew Taylor, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Director, ED Clinical Informatics and Analytics

Research Interests

Data Mining; Database Management Systems; Decision Making, Computer-Assisted; Decision Theory; Medical Informatics; Neural Networks (Computer); Ultrasonography

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Anthony Tomassoni, MD, MS, FACEP, FACMT, FAACT

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Medical Director, Yale New Haven Center for Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response

Research Interests

Disaster Medicine; Disaster Planning; Education; Emergency Medicine; Global Health; Toxicology

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Arjun Krishna Venkatesh, MD, MBA, MHS

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

Scientist, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

Director, ED Quality and Safety Research and Strategy

Co-Director, Emergency Department Administration Fellowship

Research Interests

Costs and Cost Analysis; Emergency Medicine; Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation; Health Services Research

Clinical Interests

Adult; Emergency Medicine

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Charles Ryan Wira, MD

Associate Professor Term

Liaison, Yale-New Haven Stroke Program

Research Interests

Emergency Medicine; Heart Arrest; Sepsis; Stroke

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Harry C Moscovitz, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Medical Director, Shoreline Medical Center

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Sashani Baldeo, MD

Clinician in Emergency Medicine

Clinical Interests

Emergency Medicine

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Robert Bayer, MD

Clinician in Emergency Medicine

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Douglas Bernstein, MD

Clinician in Emergency Medicine

Clinical Instructor

Clinical Interests

Emergency Medicine

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John Boras, MD

Clinician in Emergency Medicine

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David Harriman, MD, MBA, FACEP

Assistant Professor

Associate Director Emergency Department St. Raphael's Campus

Research Interests

Emergency Service, Hospital; Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services; Health Facilities; Health Services for the Aged

Clinical Interests

Emergency Medicine

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Chrisnel Jean, DO

Clinician in Emergency Medicine

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Jeffrey Kovar, MD

Clinician in Emergency Medicine

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