Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) provides acute care and stabilizes children prior to hospital admission. As part of the Division of Pediatric Critical Care, PEM manages children with medical and surgical emergencies and general pediatric diseases.
Getachew Teshome, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics; Medical Director, Pediatric Emergency Department
Special Interests:Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation; Procedural Sedation
Medical Degree: Addi Ababa University, Ethiopia
Residency: Woodhull Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, Pediatrics
Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Certifications: Pediatrics; Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Richard Lichenstein, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Research
Special Interests: Child Advocacy; Psychiatric Emergencies; Respiratory Emergencies and Therapeutics; Site Principal Investigator for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network
Medical Degree: SUNY Syracuse
Residency: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
Fellowship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Certification: Pediatrics; Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Forrest T. Closson, M.D.
Instructor of Pediatrics; Medical Director for the Sexual Abuse and Rape Assessment Center
Special Interests: General and Academic Pediatrics; Pediatric Sports Medicine: Child Physical and Sexual Abuse
Medical Degree: Howard University College of Medicine
Residency: Albert Einstein Medical Center, Pediatrics
Rajender Gattu, M.D., M.R.C.P. (UK), F.A.A.P.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Special Interests: Human Patient Simulation; Ultrasound in ED; Promoting Web-Based Education in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Medical Degree: Gandhi Medical College Osmania University, India
Residency: SUNY Brooklyn University Hospital Health Science Center, New York
Fellowship: Pediatrics Emergency Medicine at the Children's Hospital of Michigan
Certification: Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
This page was last updated: October 28, 2013