Executive Committee


Deborah C.W. Hsu, MD, MEd, FAAP

David Schnadower, MD, MPH, FAAP

Ron Paul, MD, FAAP


Kiyetta Alade, MD, MEd, RDMS, FAAP

Ron Kaplan, MD, FAAP

Anupam Kharbanda, MD, MS, FAAP

Melissa Langhan, MD, MHS, FAAP

Joshua Nagler, MD, MS-HPEd

Thuy Ngo, DO, MEd, FAAP


The AAP Section on Emergency Medicine provides many opportunities to get involved in the work of the Section, advocate for children, the specialty and network with colleagues. Members of the Section can apply to join a subcommittee – simply contact the Subcommittee Chair of the group you’re interested in. Or, if you ‘re not currently an SOEM member, submit your inquiry by contacting us here.

SOEM Subcommittees

Christian Pulcini, MD, MEd, MPH | Amanda Stewart, MD, MPH, FAAP

Committee for the Future
Charles Eldridge, MD, FAAP

Brad Sobolewski, MD, MEd, FAAP

Emergency Medical Services
Caleb Ward, MB BChir, MPH, FAAP

Fellowship Program Directors (directors only)
Elizabeth Jacobs, MD, FAAP

PEM Collaborative Research Committee
Andrea Cruz, MD, MPH, FAAP

PEM North American Division Chiefs (chiefs only)
Shari Platt, MD, FAAP

Pediatric Readiness
Theresa Walls, MD, MPH, FAAP

Quality Transformation
Lori Rutman, MD, MPH, FAAP

Women in PEM
Lindsey Barrick-Groskopf, DO, MPH, FAAP

SOEM Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) in Pediatrics
Simone Lawson, MD, FAAP

PEM ResCue
Ashish Shah, MD, MEd, FAAP

Other SOEM Leadership Positions:
Abstract Chair
EmergiQuiz Chair
Fellows Conference Directors
Ken Graff Award Chair
Leadership Conference Director
Listserv Survey Chair
Membership Chair
Newsletter Editor
Nominations Chair
PEM Trends (formerly PREP-EM) Course Director
Program Chair
Service Awards Chair
Ultrasound Program Chair

Sue Tellez, Manager

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