Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY


Pediatrics - Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital at the Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY


Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Children’s National Health System, Washington, DC

Board Certification

Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Pediatric Emergency Medicine – American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

MSHS in Healthcare Quality - The George Washington University, Washington, DC

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Departments and Services

Awards and Honors

2011, Outstanding Research Performance, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, PR

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2022-present, Manuscript Peer Reviewer, Pediatric Emergency Care

Academic and Institutional Committees

2022-present, Faculty Recruitment Committee
2022-present, Critical Airway Committee
2021-present, Lead, Operational Excellence Pillar, CHOP Center for Diagnostic Excellence
2021-present, Lead, Toxic Ingestion Clinical Pathway
2020-present, Emergency Resuscitation Quality Committee
2019-present, Social Media Committee, Division of Emergency Medicine
2019-present, Mentor, Elizabeth Blackwell Society

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics
American Medical Association
National Airway Registry for Pediatric Emergency Medicine (NEAR4PEM)
 - Chair