About theNNT Team

Gary Green

Gary Green, MD is the Medical Education Fellow and a Clinical Instructor at the University of California San Francisco. He trained at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. His interests focus on resident education, predominantly bedside teaching, medical decisionmaking, and team dynamics.

Koustav Mukherjee

Koustav Mukherjee, MD is currently an Emergency Physician at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in New York City. He trained at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center in Emergency Medicine.

David Newman

David Newman, MD is an Emergency Physician and Director of Clinical Research at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. He also is a major in the U.S. Army Reserves and served a tour of duty with the 344th combat support hospital in Baghdad, where he received an Army Commendation Medal. Dr. Newman has become a leading voice calling for reforms in health care—in the ways we deliver care and in the 'system' in which the care is delivered. He offers bold new ideas on how to restore access, quality and efficiency as the sovereign forces in health care. David H. Newman teaches at Columbia University and the Department of Emergency Medicine, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine.

Joshua Quaas

Joshua Quaas, MD is the Associate Director of the Mount Sinai - St.Luke's Emergency Department. He also helps run the Sinai Research Associate program and is active with QI and education at St.Luke's-Roosevelt. Research interests include resource utilization and clinical decision making.

Daniel Runde

Daniel Runde, MD is an Assistant Program Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He completed his residency training at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City. Following residency, he worked for two years in the Emergency Department at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles while completing a Fellowship in Medical Education. He is currently obtaining a Masters in Medical Education at the University of Iowa and has interests in both medical student and resident education, evidence-based medicine and finding ways to lower the knowledge translation curve. He is active on social media (@Runde_MC) and is a supporter of Free Open Access Medical Education (#FOAMed).

Ashley Shreves

Ashley Shreves is an Emergency Physician who trained at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center and until this year, worked there as an attending. She is currently doing a palliative care fellowship at Mt. Sinai Hospital. She and David Newman do a monthly podcast called Smart EM, focused on providing unbiased translations of the medical literature. See the journal club site she designed at SLR for evidence-based summaries of EM-related topics.

Graham Walker

Graham Walker, MD is a Simulation Medicine Fellow and Junior Faculty at Stanford University School of Medicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine. He has interests in medical education, evidence-based medicine, and medical simulation, and is the computer geek behind TheNNT. He is also the creator and developer of MDCalc, one of the most popular medical calculations and algorithms websites.

Shahriar Zehtabchi

Shahriar Zehtabchi, MD, FNYAEM, is Professor of Emergency Medicine and Vice Chair of Scientific Affairs at the Department of Emergency Medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, New York. He has been conducting research in the fields of trauma, traumatic brain injury, and neurological emergencies for more than a decade.