Emergency Medicine Faculty: CCMC

John Brancato, MD John Brancato, MD
Associate Director, Division of Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor
Medical School: SUNY- Upstate Medical Center
Residency: St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
Fellowship: Boston Medical Center
Henry Chicaiza, MD, FAAP Henry Chicaiza, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor
Medical School: New Jersey Medical School
Residency: Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine
Fellowship: Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Lana Friedman, MD Lana Friedman, MD
Assistant Professor
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean Medical School
Residency: Cohen Children’s Medical Center at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Fellowship: The Mount Sinai Medical Center
Andrew Heggland, MD Andrew Heggland, MD
Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Residency: University of Minnesota Medical Center
Fellowship: Miami Children’s Hospital
Eric Hoppa, MD, FAAP Eric Hoppa, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor
Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Residency: Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Fellowship: Boston Children's Hospital
V. Matt Laurich, MD V. Matt Laurich, MD
Director, Fellowship Program
Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Residency: Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
Fellowship: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Mariann Nocera, MD Mariann Nocera, MD
Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Connecticut
Residency: Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital
Fellowship: Hasbro Children's Hospital
James Parker, MD James Parker, MD
Director, Critical Care Transport Program
Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Residency: Medical College of Virginia Hospitals
Fellowship: Emory University
John Peng, MD, FAAP, FACEP John Peng, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Division Head & Medical Director, Division of Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor
Medical School: University of Connecticut
Residency: Pediatrics, University of Connecticut
Fellowship: Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Carla Pruden, MD, MPH Carla Pruden, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
Residency: The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Fellowship: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Steven Rogers, MD Steven Rogers, MD
Associate Professor
Medical School: UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
Residency: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Fellowship: University of Utah School of Medicine / Primary Children's Medical Center
Adam Silverman, MD Adam Silverman, MD
Assistant Professor
Pediatric Critical Care/ Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Medical School: Rosalind Franklin University Chicago Medical School
Residency: Children’s National Medical Center
Fellowship: Combined Pediatric EM/ Pediatric Critical Care: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Sharon Smith, MD Sharon Smith, MD
Professor
Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency
Medical School: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Residency: Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship: St. Louis Children’s Hospital
Michael Soltis, MD, MS Michael Soltis, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine
Residency: Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
Fellowship: Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital
Jesse Sturm, MD, MPH Jesse Sturm, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine
Residency: Johns Hopkins University/Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship: Emory University School of Medicine
Kristin Welch, MD Kristin Welch, MD
Assistant Professor
Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine
Residency: Seattle Children’s Hospital, Pediatrics
Fellowship: Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
James Wiley, MD, MPH James Wiley, MD, MPH
Clinical Professor
Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine
Residency: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Fellowship: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows

Tasha Desai, DO Tasha Desai, DO
PGY-4
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Lehigh