Arlene S. Chung, MD (twitter @arlenesujin) is the Program Director for the Maimonides Medical Center Emergency Medicine residency program in Brooklyn, New York. She enjoys listening to great stories (and writing terrible ones) and spends her free time reading any type of fiction that she can get her hands on.
Mert Erogul, MD is an emergency physician at Maimonides Medical Center who is convinced of the value of stories to shape how we encounter our work and other aspects of professional development. He writes and has published in the Threepenny Review, the New York Times and other venues. He also teaches a course about humanities and medicine to medical students at SUNY Downstate School of Medicine.
Josh Schiller, MD is a core faculty member of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Maimonides Medical Center. He is a big believer in the power of stories, and encourages residents (as well as anyone else who listens) to read as many books as possible outside the profession to gain perspective and context to the work that we do.