Resident Activities

From improving patient care to education and wellness, our residents hone their leadership skills through a variety of activities and committees on local and national levels.

  • American Airlines Center Representative
    American Airlines Center

    Our association with Dallas Fire & Rescue enables volunteering at almost any event at the American Airlines Center, home of the Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Stars.

    Coordinators: Drs. Dalbir Bahga, Daniel Tauber, Aman Pandey, and Ty Stannard

  • Curriculum
    Students practicing emergency medicine procedures

    The Curriculum Committee offers suggestions and practical means to improve learning. Led by academic chief resident, Dr. Zachary  Hansen.

    Resident  Co-chair: Dr. Jonathan Brewer
    Faculty Co-chair: Dr. Melissa Smith

  • Diversity and Inclusion
    A group of residents of varying ages, genders, and nationalities together at conference

    This committee supports the residency program’s strong values of diversity and inclusion. Our curriculum has built-in educational lectures and presentations to support these principles.

    Chairs: Dr. Sarah Shaver and Dr. Josue Zozaya

  • EMRA Representative
    A group of residents participating in a panel discussion at an EMRA Conference

    We elect an annual Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association representative to keep us up to date on the latest information and support from the national organization.

    Representative:  Dr. Jonathan Brewer

  • Recruitment

    The recruitment team meets potential new residents at nearly weekly dinners, organizing the visit schedule for hosts and attendees.

    Chairs: Dr. Jeff Hayes and Dr. Emily Welch

  • Res-Q

    Resident Quality Review examines our toughest and most interesting cases in the ED on a monthly basis to improve the care we provide to Dallas County.

    Chairs:  Dr. Daniel Good and  Dr. Taylor Guinn

  • Social Media

    Our social media committee is responsible for our residency program's FOAMed presence and website, Instagram, and Twitter.

    ​Chairs: Dr. Genette Bergman and Dr. Joya Singh
    IG: @DallasEMed
    Twitter: @DallasEMed

  • Wellness
    Our residents on a bus together for a group outing on a day off

    Sponsored by a generous donation through the Wainscott Fund (named after the long time Program Director of UT Southwestern’s Emergency Medicine Residency), the Wellness Committee looks out for residents’ happiness by planning social events, providing snacks, and giving support.

    Chairs: Dr. Aman Pandey and Dr. Iqra Zakaria