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MEMA Clinicians Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

(CHARLOTTE, NC) – December 2020 On December 17, the first clinicians from Mid-Atlantic Emergency Medical Associates (MEMA) received the COVID-19 Vaccine at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center.  As frontline physicians, PAs, and NPs working in the emergency...

MEMA Physician Spotlight: Josie Bowen, MD, FACEP

For Medical school, you attended the University of North Carolina School of Medicine: Chapel Hill. Tell us about why it made the top of your list:     As a North Carolina native and having grown up in Raleigh, UNC-Chapel Hill was always my number one choice for...

MEMA Physician Spotlight: Joshua Hughes, MD

Tell us about which medical school you attended and why it made the top of your list.    I attended Marshall University for medical school. It was a simple choice for me to pick between a civilian medical school or USUHS, which is a US military medical school. Where...

MEMA Physician Spotlight: Meghan Williams, MD

Tell us about which medical school you attended and why it made the top of your list:     For medical school, I attended the University of Toledo College of Medicine… Go Rockets!  It felt like I fit right in when I visited, and I could see myself spending 4 crazy...

MEMA Serves Prominent Role Supporting RNC Emergency Care

(CHARLOTTE, NC) – Through its partnership with Novant health, Mid-Atlantic Emergency Medical Associates (MEMA) has played an integral role in the safe execution of the Republican National Convention (RNC) being hosted here in Charlotte. Through COVID testing and...

Provider Spotlight: Beth McInnis, MSN, ARNP, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC

Tell us about which Nurse Practitioner (NP) school you attended and why it made the top of your list.     In 1998, I attended Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas and enrolled in the Acute Nurse Practitioner Program there. At the time, critical care seemed like...

John Murphy, PA-C, Retires After 36 Years of Practice

By: Elizabeth “Beth” McInnis MSN, ARNP, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC When do you know you’re ready to retire from medicine? I think this is a common question after years of service in this readily changing health care system, especially in the inherently challenging field of...

MEMA Recognized in 2020 Charlotte Magazine’s Top Doctors

(CHARLOTTE, NC) – July 2020. Charlotte Magazine released its annual list of Top Doctors featuring 6 Mid-Atlantic Emergency Medical Associates (MEMA). The following MEMA physicians have been recognized in the 2020 listing published in July’s publication:  ...

Physician Spotlight: Stephen A. Small, FACEP, FAAEM

Tell us about which medical school you attended and why it made the top of your list:    I attended medical school at Emory University. I grew up in Atlanta and wanted to stay close to family and of course, Emory has a renowned and well-established program, so it was...

MEMA Physician Spotlight: Chris Gardner, MD

Tell us about which medical school you attended and why it made the top of your list:    For medical school, I went to UNC-Chapel Hill. It was an easy choice as it was close to home, offering great value, and the education was world-class. The only tough part was...

MEMA Physician Assistant Spotlight: John A. Murphy, PA-C

Please tell us why you chose the Duke University Medical Center for their Physician Assistant program? I grew up in the Northeast and for undergrad, attended Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. While I was accepted to another university you may have heard...

APP Spotlight: Johanna “Hanna” Rossitch, PA-C

Please tell us why you chose Wingate University for its Physician Assistant program? For several reasons, Wingate’s PA program was ideal. I knew I wanted to begin my career here in Charlotte and with Wingate being so close, the networking and learning opportunities to...

APP Spotlight: Jillian Rengel, MSN, FNP-C

Tell us about the schools and programs you’ve attended for your nursing career and why those programs were of interest. I realized, after obtaining a bachelor’s degree in human nutrition from the University of Kentucky, I wanted a career that involved direct patient...

Dr. Josh Hughes featured in The Real Heroes Project

An excerpt is taken from AdWeek.com Dubbed “The Real Heroes Project,” it’s the culmination of an unprecedented collaboration among marketing A-listers from the NFL, MLB, NHL, MLS, WWE, Nascar, the Women’s Tennis Association and Electronic Arts, among others. The PSA...