FACULTY

UI Health

Residency School

Cook County Hospital

Medical School

Boston University

Brad Bunney MD

Title

EM Residency Director, Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Interests

Academic Interests include neurological emergencies 

Residency School

University of Illinois at Chicago

Medical School

Western University of Health Sciences

Shana Ross DO, MSc, MHPE Candidate

Title

Associate EM Program Director, Resident Education, Conference and Simulation Director, Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Interests

Academic Interests include simulation, wellness, medical education & professional development 

Residency School

Midwestern University

Medical School

Des Moines University

Christopher M. Colbert DO, FACOEP

Title

Assistant EM Residency Director, Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Director of Health Disparities

Interests

Academic Interests include resident and student education, health disparities and test performance 

Residency School

University of Illinois at Chicago IM/EM

Medical School

University of Illinois at Chicago

Carissa Tyo MD

Title

IM/EM Program Director, Interim ED Operations Director, Director of Clinical Decision Unit, Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Physician Advisor 

Interests

Academic Interests include hospital throughput, observation medicine and wellness. Non-academic interests include obstacle course racing, triathlon, running and kickboxing 

Residency School

University of Chicago Medical Center

Medical School

Georgetown University School of Medicine

Amit Arwindekar MD

Title

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine 

Interests

Academic Interests include emergency department throughput, quality of patient care, physician wellness

Residency School

SUNY Downstate/Kings County Hospital, NYC

Medical School

Michigan State University

Sukhveer Bains MD, MA

Title

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine 

Interests

Academic Interests include social emergency medicine, health disparities, care coordination and substance use disorders

Residency School

Northwestern University

Medical School

Northwestern University Medical School

Stacey Chamberlain MD, MPH

Title

Director of International & Global Health Fellowship, Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Director of GMED Program 

Interests

Academic Interests include global health, emergency medicine development in resource-limited settings 

Residency School

Midwestern University

Medical School

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine- Virginia Campus

David Chestek DO

Title

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Director of Clinical Informatics of ED & Community Care

Interests

Academic Interests include technology supporting our medical system and improving interoperability of healthcare systems 

Residency School

University of Cincinnati

Medical School

Case Western Reserve University

Joseph C. Colla MD, RDMS

Title

Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Director, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine 

Interests

Academic Interests include Sickle Cell Disease, Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS), cardiac strain analysis and medical student mentoring/education

Residency School

St. Luke’s- Roosevelt Hospital Center

Medical School

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School- Rutgers University

Marina Del Rios MD, MSc

Title

Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Director of Social Emergency Medicine, Emergency Ultrasound Research Director

Academic Interests include health services research, resuscitation, emergency ultrasound, population health sciences, injury prevention and cultural competency  

Residency School

University of Illinois at Chicago

Medical School

University of Cincinnati

Wesley Eilbert MD

Title

Professor of Emergency Medicine

Interests

Academic Interests include clinical emergency medicine research and medical education 

Residency School

University of Chicago

Medical School

University of Illinois at Chicago

Leah Finkel MD

Title

Director of Pediatrics, Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Interests

Academic Interests include point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS), Pediatric Emergency Medicine education and family centered care 

Residency School

University of Illinois at Chicago

Medical School

University of Illinois

Lisa M. Gehm MD, FACEP

Title

Assistant Clinical Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Interests

Academic Interests include medial education, departmental processes, international medicine

Residency School

Duke University Hospital

Medical School

Duke University

Amber Hathcock MD, MPH FAAP

Title

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Interests

Academic Interests include global and public health with a focus on injury prevention and patient-centered, culturally competent care. 

Residency School

William Beaumont Hospital, Michigan

Medical School

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Pavitra Kotini-Shah MD

Title

Director of Resident Ultrasound Education, Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Women’s Health Research Scholar 

Interests

Academic Interests include emergency cardiovascular care, resuscitation, point-of-care ultrasound, and sex/gender disparities 

Residency School

University of Illinois at Chicago

Medical School

University of Illinois at Chicago

Janet Lin MD, MPH, MBA

Title

Professor of Emergency Medicine, Affiliate Professor- Division Community Health Sciences School of Public Health, Associate Director of International & Global Health Fellowship, Director- Health Systems Development, Center for Global Health 

Interests

Academic Interests include international emergency medicine, global health, public health, humanitarian aid/response, innovation

Residency School

University of Illinois at Chicago / Toxikon Consortium

Medical School

University of Illinois- Rockford

Timothy J. Meehan MD, MPH, FACEP

Title

Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Medical Toxicology 

Interests

Academic Interests include Toxicology (street drugs, pharmaceutical diversion, critical care) EM: sedation & airway 

Residency School

University of Maryland

Medical School

University of Illinois at Chicago

Heather M. Prendergast MD, MPH, FACEP

Title

Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Co-Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs, Associate Head for Academic Affairs

Interests

Academic Interests include diastolic heart failure, elderly health disparities 

Residency School

University of Illinois at Chicago IM/EM

Medical School

Southern Illinois University

Adam Rodos MD

Title

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Medicine, Director of Quality- Department of Emergency Medicine, Associate Program Director IM/EM Residency Program

Interests

Academic Interests include hospital operations and flow, quality, patient safety, process improvement and the integration of these activities into resident and medical student education. 

Residency School

Cook County Hospital- Stroger

Medical School

Northwestern University

Trevonne M. Thompson MD, FACEP, FACMT

Title

Associate Dean of Admissions, Director of Medical Toxicology Fellowship, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Interests

Academic Interests include Medical Toxicology

Residency School

University of Cincinnati

Medical School

University of Chicago

Terry Vanden Hoek MD

Title

Professor and Department Chairman of Emergency Medicine, Chief of Service UI Health, Professor of Physiology Biophysics; Pharmacology 

Interests

Academic Interests include health disparities, emergency cardiovascular care, preventative emergency medicine