Directors, Executive Director, & Associate Executive Directors
The Board of Directors of the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) is comprised of emergency physicians. Officers are chosen from among the Board members. The Board includes members who were elected from individuals nominated by each of the sponsoring organizations, other Emergency Medicine organizations, and ABEM diplomates. ABEM is a non-profit corporation, and the fees from candidates are used solely for defraying actual expenses incurred in conducting examinations and carrying out the business of the Board. The directors of the Board serve without compensation.
The following is a current list of the Board directors and officers and ABEM executive staff.
Francis L. Counselman, M.D., President
James H. Jones, M.D., Immediate-Past-President
Barry N. Heller, M.D., President-Elect
Michael L. Carius, M.D., Secretary-Treasurer
Terry Kowalenko, M.D., Member-at-Large
Robert W. Strauss, M.D., Senior Member-at-Large
Jill M. Baren, M.D.
Michael S. Beeson, M.D.
Kerryann B. Broderick, M.D.
Carl R. Chudnofsky, M.D.
Marianne Gausche-Hill, M.D.
O. John Ma, M.D.
Mary Nan S. Mallory, M.D.
Catherine A. Marco, M.D.
Robert L. Muelleman, M.D.
Lewis S. Nelson, M.D.
Rebecca Smith-Coggins, M.D.
Robert P. Wahl, M.D.
Earl J. Reisdorff, M.D., Executive Director
Associate Executive Directors
Susan K. Adsit, Certification and Organizational Services
John H. Diephouse, SPHR, Operations
Anne L. Harvey, Ph.D., Evaluation and Research