Mentoring Committee

The purpose of the EAST Mentoring Committee and its program offerings align with the overall mission of EAST by “…providing leadership and development for young surgeons active in the care of the injured patient…”.  Through established members mentoring and coaching students, residents, junior faculty and mid-career trauma professionals, the EAST Mentoring Committee is dedicated to cultivating programs and resources aiding in the advancement of one's professional and personal development. The express purpose of these programs and resources is to help members achieve their academic, research, and clinical goals to become leaders in trauma and acute care surgery.

Committee members are appointed by the President with approval by the Board of Directors.  Committee member terms are three years. All terms begin in January and conclude in January in the year specified in "term ends".


Members

Molly Flannagan, MD, FACSMolly Flannagan, MD, FACS, Chair
University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA
Term ends 01/13/2024
Richard Betzold, MDRichard Betzold, MD, Committee Member
R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, MD
Term ends 01/15/2022
J. Bracken Burns, Jr., MS, DOJ. Bracken Burns, Jr., MS, DO, Committee Member
Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, TN
Term ends 01/15/2022
Saskya E. Byerly, MDSaskya E. Byerly, MD, Committee Member
University of Tennessee in ,
Term ends 01/14/2023
Marcie Feinman, MD, MEHP, FACSMarcie Feinman, MD, MEHP, FACS, Committee Member
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore in Baltimore, MD
Term ends 01/14/2023
Mari  Freedberg, MDMari Freedberg, MD, Committee Member
Saint Joseph Hospital in ,
Term ends 01/13/2024
Shea C. Gregg, MDShea C. Gregg, MD, Committee Member
Bridgeport Hospital in Bridgeport, CT
Term ends 01/14/2023
Chrissy Guidry, DOChrissy Guidry, DO, Committee Member
Tulane University in New Orleans, LA
Term ends 01/15/2022
Tatiana  Hoyos Gomez, MDTatiana Hoyos Gomez, MD, Committee Member
in ,
Term ends 01/13/2024
Vijay Jayaraman, MD, FACSVijay Jayaraman, MD, FACS, Committee Member
Saint Francis Medical Center in Hartford, CT
Term ends 01/15/2022
Deepika Koganti, MDDeepika Koganti, MD, Committee Member
in ,
Term ends 01/14/2023
Matthew W. LaPorta, DOMatthew W. LaPorta, DO, Committee Member
Premier Trauma & Surgical Specialists in ,
Term ends 01/14/2023
Amanda Palmer, MDAmanda Palmer, MD, Committee Member
West Virginia University in ,
Term ends 01/18/2023
Katherine  Pellizzeri, MDKatherine Pellizzeri, MD, Committee Member
PRISMA Health System in ,
Term ends 01/13/2024
Robyn Richmond, MDRobyn Richmond, MD, Committee Member
Texas Tech University in ,
Term ends 01/15/2022
Susan E. Rowell, MD, MCRSusan E. Rowell, MD, MCR, Committee Member
University of Chicago in Chciago, IL
Term ends 01/15/2022
Joseph V. Sakran, MD, MPH, MPA, FACSJoseph V. Sakran, MD, MPH, MPA, FACS, Committee Member
Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD
Term ends 01/13/2024
Fariha  Sheikh, MDFariha Sheikh, MD, Committee Member
in ,
Term ends 01/13/2024
Hahn Soe-Lin, MD, MSHahn Soe-Lin, MD, MS, Committee Member
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in ,
Term ends 01/15/2022
Jennifer To, DOJennifer To, DO, Committee Member
St Luke's University Health Network in ,
Term ends 01/13/2024
Brett M. Tracy, MDBrett M. Tracy, MD, Committee Member
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in ,
Term ends 01/14/2023
Andrea B Wolffing, MD, FACSAndrea B Wolffing, MD, FACS, Committee Member
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH
Term ends 01/15/2022
Tessa Woods, DOTessa Woods, DO, Committee Member
Cox South in Springfield, MO
Term ends 01/15/2022
Jamie J. Coleman, MD, FACSJamie J. Coleman, MD, FACS, Ex Officio
Denver Health in Denver, CO
Term ends 01/13/2024

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