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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...

MEMA Physician Spotlight: Jason Mutch, MD

Tell us about which medical school you attended and why it made the top of your list. I wanted to stay in North Carolina and focus on Primary Care Medicine. I attended East Carolina University School of Medicine (now Brody School of Medicine). Where did you complete...

MEMA Physician Spotlight: Adam Langenbrunner, MD

Tell us about which medical school you attended and why it made the top of your list.    For undergraduate, I made the move from Tennessee down to Florida and while I enjoyed college, I genuinely missed being near the mountains and my family. Returning back to the...

MEMA Physician Spotlight: Doug Boertje, MD

Tell us about your medical school and where you completed your residency. I attended the University of Louisville School of Medicine for medical school and the University of Tennessee at Memphis for residency. I chose their residency program because it offered an...

Why I Choose MEMA: Reflections from a Young MEMA Doctor

In a Family of ER Doctors, Roots Run Deep Reflections from a Young MEMA Doctor By Dr.Katie E. Golden   The end of the year and the holiday season always feels like a natural time for retrospect and reflection. As I ushered in 2020, it marked my 2 year anniversary...

MEMA Physician Spotlight: Johanna E. Kreafle, MD

Tell us about which medical school you attended and why it made the top of your list:   I attended medical school at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (UMMSM). It offered a fantastic education and a robust clinical learning environment where students...

MEMA Physician Spotlight: Porshia Tomlin, MD

Tell us about your medical school and residency programs you attended and why it made the top of your list. I attended Temple University, in Philadelphia, for both medical school and my residency program. Temple was close to home for me which was great. I had positive...

MEMA Physician Spotlight: Nizar Ghuneim, MD

Tell us about which medical school you attended and why it made the top of your list:     My family immigrated to the United States from Beirut, Lebanon in the fall of 1973 when I was in tenth grade. We settled on the Virginia side of D.C. and the University of...

MEMA Physician Spotlight: James Tsahakis, MD

Tell us about which medical school you attended and why it made the top of your list.     I attended Vanderbilt for medical school which has an excellent reputation and is in an awesome city. Coincidentally, I was born in Nashville, so it was a bit of a homecoming for...

MEMA Physician Spotlight: Aaron Blackshaw

Tell us about which medical school you attended and why it made the top of your list. I graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina and loved living in Charleston. So much, that staying for an additional four years seemed ideal. Plus, the University...

From ‘orderly’ to ER doctor – a physician’s journey

A young physician got his start rolling patients through the halls By Roland Wilkerson September 30, 2019 Originally Posted on Novanthealth.org Aaron Blackshaw’s path to becoming an emergency room physician started at a crossroads that rarely leads to medical school....

MEMA Physician Spotlight: Rusty J. Lee

Tell us about why you choose the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina and why it made the top of your list:   I attended Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina for medical school. While I had been accepted into a D.O....

MEMA Physician Spotlight: James R. (JR) Young, MD

  Why did you choose UNC (Chapel Hill) School of Medicine for medical school?   After working at the Duke University Medical Center for a year, I was able to transfer my studies over to UNC-Chapel Hill and receive in-state tuition. It was a great school with a...

MEMA Physician Spotlight: Stephanie Zeller, MD

MEMA Physician Spotlight: Stephanie Zeller, MD   Why did you make the choice to attend the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (UMMSM) for medical school?   UMMSM offered opportunities to learn where there was both a large patient population as well as...

MEMA Physician Spotlight: Mark Zeller, MD

MEMA Physician Spotlight: Mark K. Zeller, MD   Why did you choose the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for medical school?   The University of Miami offered outstanding educational opportunities and allowed me to work at multiple high acuity hospitals,...

MEMA Physician Spotlight: Melanie Artho, MD

MEMA Physician Spotlight with Melanie Artho, MD   Tell us why did you choose the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine for medical school?   I was in Lubbock, TX for my undergraduate degree and had a great support system there already...

Physician Spotlight: MEMA CEO Tim Lietz, MD, FACEP

Physician Spotlight with MEMA CEO Tim Lietz, MD, FACEP   Tim Lietz, MD FACEP, an active emergency medicine physician and current CEO of the Mid-Atlantic Emergency Medical Associates, LLP (MEMA) sits down for a candid interview to shine a light on how he feels about...