ABEM Board of Directors Elects Two New Members

Feb 19, 2021

The Board of Directors of the American Board of Emergency (ABEM) has elected two new members: Kim M. Feldhaus, M.D., and Theodore J. Gaeta, D.O., M.P.H.  

Dr. Feldhaus is an emergency physician practicing at Boulder Community Health in Boulder, Colorado, a community-based not-for-profit hospital. She also serves as the founding Medical Director of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program. Dr. Feldhaus has been an ABEM oral examiner since 2001 and an exam item writer since 2020. She completed Emergency Medicine residency training at Denver Health Medical Center.

Dr. Gaeta is Vice Chairman for Academic Affairs and Program Director for the Department of Emergency Medicine at New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. He also serves as the Chief Research Officer for the institution. Dr. Gaeta has been an ABEM oral examiner since 2002. He completed his Emergency Medicine residency training at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in the Bronx, New York, and received his M.P.H. degree from Columbia University.

Dr. Feldhaus and Dr. Gaeta will begin their terms on the Board of Directors in July 2021.

The ABEM Board of Directors is comprised solely of volunteer directors: one public member director, with all other directors being board-certified, clinically active emergency physicians who actively participate in ABEM continuing certification, a process of continuous learning and periodic assessment.

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