Haney Mallemat • Editor in Chief
Educator and Resuscitationist. Bringing together great minds to better resuscitate the critically ill.
Airway / Ventilation
Matt Siuba • Senior Editor
Intensivist focused on the art of minimally invasive, maximally attentive ICU care (i.e. #Zentensivism). Clinical interests include severe forms of respiratory failure, shock management (especially RV failure), and ICU procedures. He explores critical care medicine through a zentensivist lens at zentensivist.com.
Steve Haywood • Senior Editor
Former Respiratory Therapist working to de-mystify the ventilator through hands-on workshops and online education. Additional interests include HFNC in CHF and COPD, Medical Education, and Tupperware
Terren Trott • Editor
Critical Care and Emergency Medicine trained from Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ, and University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY as well as an Ultrasound Fellowship at the University of Kentucky. Interested in all things airway, resuscitation, and ultrasound for the critically ill. He is the lead editor of 5minuteairway.com
Aman Thind • Editor
Aman is a critical care medicine fellow at the Cleveland Clinic. Interests: Cardiopulmonary physiology, shock, POCUS, mechanical ventilation, and ARDS. Music genres: Blues, Rock, and Heavy metal
Komal Parikh • Editor
Pulmonary and Critical Care Physician with a love for teaching people from all walks of life. Enjoys brunching, working out, pumpkin spice lattes and everything basic in between, all while nerding out over resuscitation, airway, and anything to do with lungs.
Cardiac Arrest & Trauma
Zaf Qasim • Editor
Prehospital, emergency department, trauma, ICU – providing resuscitation and critical care where it’s needed!
Mohamed Hagahmed • Senior Editor
Chaser of lights and siren with Coffee in hand. Resuscitationist and #MedEd enthusiast
Jeff Pepin • Editor
Ashika Jain • Editor
Trying to understand the lifelong lesson that is the art of medicine is an ongoing and daily practice. An emergency physician with a hankering for emergency ultrasound and trauma critical care with a sprinkling of global health. She strives to continue her journey to become a better teacher, student, and most of all, clinician, oh, and a good cook, maybe a hiker too.
Eduardo R Argaiz • Editor
Internal Medicine Resident – Aspiring Nephrologist – Crazy about POCUS, Venous Congestion and AKI. PhD: Molecular physiology of renal sodium and electrolyte handling
Samantha Dallefeld • Editor
Pediatric Intensivist, Saving little lives and IG’ing about it. Please add coffee. And dogs
Colin McCloskey • Editor
Loves mechanical circulatory support and brunch. Not necessarily in that order.
Fraser MacKay • Editor
EM-CCM. Interests include: Ultrasound, Liver resuscitation and support, sepsis care
Sharad Patel • Editor
Professional Intensivist/Nephrologist/Dad, and very amateur surfer and coder
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Lauren Igneri • Editor
Critical care pharmacist and proud Rutgers University graduate. Enjoys rock climbing, cycling, travel, and lively discussions on the finer points of pharmacokinetics and critical care over a beer with friends.
Rachel Rafeq • Editor
Emergency medicine pharmacist and toxicology enthusiast. Trained in medication safety and I apply that to everything. I love photography and world schooling my kids.
Nishika Patel • Editor
Critical care pharmacist with a fondness for cats, wine, and all things vintage. Also an insta-nerd who likes to teach ICU tidbits on her IG page.
Mike Tom • Editor
EM trained at Cooper and Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine trained at UPenn. Still manning the ED and chamber with Penn in west Philly. Dog dad and fisherman.
Ruben Santiago • Editor
Emergency Medicine Pharmacist and medication hustler at a level I trauma center in Miami, FL. Interests include trauma, toxicology, and infectious diseases.
Danelle Howard • Chief Editor
Seon Adams • Editor
Registered Respiratory Therapist with a diverse background in healthcare but a keen interest in trauma intensive care. Additional interests are ventilators, new innovations in healthcare, and traveling.
Christina Baj • Editor
Registered respiratory therapist helping the tiny humans breathe easier by night, cat mom by day.
Stephen Biehl • Editor
Respiratory therapist specializing in lung health investigations. If not I’m the unit, find me in the PFT lab, bronch suite, rehab, or taking the stairs.
Tammy Dutch • Editor
Proud RRT with 20 plus years in the profession. Specializing in the area of pediatrics. Being an RT has allowed me to be integrated within a group of professionals that I can say I am honored to know and work with. Aside from working full time I enjoy spending time with my family, baking , crafting and finding new places to hike.
Linda Melchor • Editor
I have been in the respiratory therapy field for over 30 years. I have worked as a staff therapist, clinical educator, and manager. I worked in all aspects of respiratory therapy from critical care staff therapist, NCIU transport team, to air ambulance. My passion is teaching and organizing lecture series. In my off hours, you can find me at comic-con.
Radiology & Ultrasound
Gurkeerat "GK" Singh • Lead Editor
Critical care physician with passion for everything related to echocardiography
Siri Chamarti • Editor
Sonolover of black, white and >50 shades of grey
Rupal Jain • Editor
Resuscitationist interested in #MedEd and Emergency Radiology. Secret Superpower: x-ray vision, obvs. Other: Audiovisual learner enthusiastic about creating some audiovisual educational content
Matt Tyler • Editor
Critical Care and Emergency doc in Chicagoland. Minimalist Intensivist. Advanced echo ultrasonographer. Proceduralist. ChoosingWisely advocate. Health policy wonk. I make a damn good pasta. Urban gardener
Segun Olusanya • Contributor
Critical Care, Compassion and Cake at 1540m/s
Shyam Murali • Senior Editor
Academic Chief Resident at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, pursuing a surgical critical care fellowship. His first steps into FOAMed started off with him learning something new each day and sharing it with MedTwitter. Days off include jamming on his saxophone, making EDM remixes, and spending quality time with his wife and puppy.
Obiajulu Anozie • Editor
Critical Care Physician trained at Cooper University Hospital. Special interests include: Physiology, Ultrasonography, Echocardiography….and Video Games
Harman Gill • Editor
Hello Resucitationists, it’s my honor to be a part of this team. I am eager to share with you my thoughts, pearls picked up along the way, and look forward to questioning you on what is dogma and what has evidence and what is purely myth… I expect nothing else in return from you. Let’s play!
Sunil Ramaswamy • Editor
Hospitalist, Critical Care Fellow, guitarist, world-wanderer, and espresso enthusiast. Love all things critical care.
Bassam Zahid • Editor
I am EM-trained and a rising ACCM fellow. Interested in international critical care, artificial intelligence, and all things motivation and productivity. I host a podcast called Doctor Hustle (www.doctorhustle.com), which explores creativity, leadership, and entrepreneurship in healthcare. You can learn more about me at my website (www.bassamzahid.com).
Zachary Repashak • Editor
EM physician and residency associate program director who believes our skill set as educators should be as diverse as the range of clinical skills we teach
Danya Khoujah • Editor
An emergency physician who is so fascinated by the science of teaching and learning that she completed a faculty development fellowship and a Master’s degree in Education in the Health Professions. Her interests include faculty development, mentoring, and bias in evaluation. In her free time, she loves to cook, travel, and eat.
Graphic & Web Design
Sam Epstein • Illustrator
Aspiring Medical Student and current Critical Care RN. Enjoys everything outdoors but can also be found inside nerding out on her medical education artwork
Rahel Gizaw • Illustrator
Emergency Medicine Resident and MedED Enthusiast. Learning and teaching medicine one doodle at a time!
Sharleen Yuan • Graphic Design
She is a resident in the Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine program at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She’s a researcher in Forensic Psychology and Biomedical Neuroscience, however, her greatest accomplishment is the ability to rap most of Eminem’s repertoire of music. Sharleen is the infographic wizard of CriticalCareNow.
Kami Hu • Contributor
Program Director, EMIM & EMIMCC Residency Assistant Professor, Departments of Emergency & Internal Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Michael Javid • Editor
Hospitalist, medical educator, gamer, FOAMed content creator for the @bedsideroundz social media empire
Viren Kaul • Contributor
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine physician at Crouse Health and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University. His clinical interests include airway and ventilator management, pleural and mediastinal diseases, education, and interstitial lung diseases.
Nick Mark • Editor
Dad striving to find simplicity and order within chaos, both in #MedEd and in life.
Andrew Phillips • Editor
Dr. Phillips is a former junior high teacher who now enjoys the calmer work environment of being an emergency physician and intensivist. He founded EM Coach (www.emcoach.org), a new artificial intelligence-driven EM board review program and currently practices in the community. Dr. Phillips is currently the Chair of the AAEM Critical Care Medicine Section and serving a second term as Chief Diaper Officer at home.
Phil Rola • Contributor
Aficionado of resus, pocus (Especially VExUS!) and physiologically personalized medicine