ABEM Elects Two New Board Members

Feb 27, 2019

The Board of Directors of the American Board of Emergency (ABEM) recently elected two new members: Yvette Calderon, M.D., and John L. Kendall, M.D.  Both were nominated by the Emergency Medicine community-at-large.

Dr. CalderonDr. Calderon is Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, and Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She has been an ABEM oral examiner since 2010, and an item (question) writer for the Qualifying (written) exam since 2014. Dr. Calderon completed her Emergency Medicine residency training at the Jacobi Medical Center.

Dr. KendallDr. Kendall is Professor of Emergency Medicine and Vice Chair of Education in the Department of Emergency Medicine, and Director of Ultrasound Curriculum at University of Colorado School of Medicine. He has been an ABEM oral examiner since 2013, and a senior case reviewer since 2015. He also is a member of the MyEMCert Advisory Panel, Case Development Panel, and Modified Singles Advisory Panel, and was an item writer for the Qualifying Examination. In 2016, he was the recipient of a Lifetime Service Award from the Ultrasound Section of the American College of Emergency Physicians.

Dr. Calderon and Dr. Kendall will begin their terms as ABEM directors at the close of the summer Board meeting.

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