College of Medicine / Residencies / Emergency Medicine / Emergency Medicine Faculty

Emergency Medicine Faculty

Our FAU Emergency Medicine Residency faculty are composed of a combination of academicians trained in a broad spectrum of sub-specialties along with community-based affiliate faculty at our clinical sites.

Residency Leadership

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Lisa Clayton, DO, MBS, FACEP, FAAEM

Program Director
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Interests: EMS, Resident and Medical Student Education, Airway Management
Medical School: Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Morristown Medical Center (EM) – Chief Resident
Fellowship: Morristown Medical Center (EMS)
Board certification: ABEM-Emergency Medicine

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Patrick Hughes, DO, MEHP, FACEP, FACOEP

Assistant Program Director
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Interests: Simulation Medicine, Research
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: McLaren Oakland Hospital (EM)
Fellowship: Summa Health System (Medical Simulation)
Board certification: ABOEM-Emergency Medicine

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Richard Shih, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Division Director
Professor of Emergency Medicine

Interests: Toxicology, Residency Education, Research
Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College-Thomas Jefferson University
Residency: Medical Center of Delaware-Christiana Care Center (EM)
Fellowship: New York University- Bellevue Hospital (Toxicology)
Board certification: ABEM-Emergency Medicine and ABEM-Medical Toxicology

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Core Faculty

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Scott Alter, MD, MBA, NRP, FACEP, FAAEM

Associate Research Director
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Interests: EMS, Informatics, Administration
Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Residency: Morristown Medical Center (EM)
Fellowship: Carolinas Medical Center (EMS)
Board certification: ABEM-Emergency Medicine and ABEM-Emergency Medical Services

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William Benda, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Wellness Director
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Interests: Wellness, Education
Medical School: University of Miami
Residency: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (EM) – Chief Resident
Fellowship: University of Arizona College of Medicine (Integrative Medicine)
Board certification: ABEM-Emergency Medicine

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Joshua Solano, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Director
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Interests: Graduate and Undergraduate Medical Education, Quality Improvement, Patient Safety
Medical School: University of Florida
Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Affiliated (EM)
Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Affiliated (Medical Education)
Board certification: ABEM-Emergency Medicine

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Clinical Faculty

Bethesda Hospital East Adult EM Faculty

Matthew Lickerman, MD
Site Director

Laura Borman, MD
Steffen Fletcher, MD
Brianna Garrett, MD
Craig Kushnir, DO
Paul Louis, MD
Suzanne Newstead, DO
Rian Pillitteri, MD
Gary Popovetsky, DO
Frances Rodriquez, MD
Courtney Stein, MD
Corinne Zachary, MD

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Delray Medical Center EM Faculty

Peter Kaplan, MD
Site Director

Brian Ackerman, MD
Kristen Dunlap, MD
James Lim, MD
Jenna Neufeldt, MD
Dileep Ravi, MD
Julio Rios, MD
Larry Roycraft, DO
Peter Simek, MD
Jason Turner, MD

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St. Mary’s Medical Center and Bethesda Hospital East Pediatric EM Faculty

Adam Isacoff, MD
Rakesh Mittal, MD
Evan Sherman, MD

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Last Modified 8/21/19