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Meet the Team

Headshot of Dr. Freishtat at Children's National

Robert Freishtat Chief, Emergency Medicine
Senior Investigator, Center for Genetic Medicine Research

Stephen  Teach

Stephen Teach Director and Principal Investigator, IMPACT DC
Associate Dean, Pediatric Academic Affairs
Chair, Department of Pediatrics

Dewesh Agrawal

Dewesh Agrawal Director, Pediatric Residency Program
Emergency Medicine Specialist

Tania Ahluwalia

Tania Ahluwalia Associate Director, Global Health Programs
Attending Physician

Shireen Atabaki

Shireen Atabaki Associate Director, Telemedicine | Emergency Medicine Specialist

Deena Berkowitz

Deena Berkowitz Medical Director, Fast Track Services, Emergency Medicine and Trauma Center
Co-Director, Urgent Care Fellowship
Emergency Medicine Specialist

Kathleen Brown

Kathleen Brown Medical Director, Emergency Medicine and Trauma Center
Emergency Medicine Specialist

Monika Goyal

Monika Goyal Assistant Division Chief, Emergency Medicine
Research Director, Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine Specialist

Camilo Gutierrez

Camilo Gutierrez Director, Global Health Programs
Emergency Medicine Physician

Dana Kim

Dana Kim Emergency Services Specialist

Ponda Madati

P Jamil Madati Medical Director, Children's National Emergency Department at United Medical Center

Shilpa Patel

Shilpa Patel Associate Medical Director, IMPACT DC Asthma Clinic
Emergency Medicine Specialist

Jay Pershad

Jay Pershad Clinical Chief, Emergency Medicine and Trauma Services
Emergency Medicine Specialist

Dr. Haroon Shaukat

Haroon Shaukat Assistant Program Director, Urgent Care Fellowship
Emergency Medicine Physician

Joelle Simpson

Joelle Simpson Medical Director, Emergency Preparedness
Program Director, Emergency Medical Services for Children - D.C. Program
Emergency Medicine Specialist

Caleb Ward

Caleb Ward Intern Selection Committee Chair, Pediatric Residency Program
Emergency Medicine Specialist

Xian Zhao M.D.

Xian Zhao Co-Director, Resident and Medical Student Education
Emergency Medicine Physician