Program Leadership

portrait of Doctor Miriam Kulkarni

Miriam Kulkarni MD, FACEP

Program Director

  • Residency: Jacobi-Montefiore Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Academic Interests: Medical Education, Simulation
  • Personal Interests: Travel, reading, cooking projects with my three young children
portrait of Doctor Yomna Nassef

Dr. Yomna Nassef, MD

Assistant Program Director

  • Residency: NYP-Weill Columbia/Cornell
  • Academic Interests: Medical journalist, Research
  • Personal Interests: Traveling, being a “foodie,” watching the NY Knicks lose for 30+ years
portrait of Doctor Mary McLean

Dr. Mary McLean, MD

Assistant Program Director

  • Residency: St. John’s Riverside Hospital
  • Academic Interests: Medical Education, procedural medicine, cardiology, implicit bias, diversity & inclusion, technology and social media in medical education
  • Personal Interests: Cooking, documentaries (especially crime documentaries), animals, computer games, escape rooms, travel, and being a foodie
portrait of Doctor Mark Silberman

Mark Silberman, MD, FCCP, FACEP


  • Residency & Fellowship: Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • Academic Interests: Organizational Psychology & Team Building, Operations, Administration, Business of Medicine
  • Personal Interests: Mountain Biking, Skiing, Hiking, International Travel
portrait of Doctor Raffaele Milizia

Raffaele Milizia, MD, FACEP

Medical Director

  • Residency: New York Presbyterian Hospital – Columbia and Cornell
  • Academic Interests: Operations and ED Throughput, Clinical Protocols, Communication, Technology
  • Personal Interests: Music, Family, Soccer, Gold, Gardening

Victoria Monges

Program Coordinator

  • Hometown: Ossining, NY
  • Personal Interests: Music, Dogs, Cats, Music, Books, Documentaries, Musicals