Emergency Medicine

Meet the Program Leadership and Core Faculty

Chair
Chief of Operations and Emergency Department Medical Director
Jessica Kirby, DO
Emergency Medicine

Hobbies & Interests:

Family Bike Rides, Snow Skiing, Photography, Traveling, Dancing

Chair
Department Chair Emeritus
Nick Zenarosa, MD, FACEP
Emergency Medicine

Hobbies & Interests:

Reading, Visiting Bucees, Disney Land, Traveling with my Kids

Chair
Department Chair
Chet Schrader, MD, FACEP
Emergency Medicine

Hobbies & Interests:

Kids’ Activities and Sports

Chair
Vice Chair and Residency Program Director 
Ryan Kirby, MD FACEP
Emergency Medicine

Hobbies & Interests:

Family Time, Baseball, Traveling, Northern Michigan

Chair
Assistant Residency Program Director (Administrative)
Anant Patel, DO FACEP
Emergency Medicine

Hobbies & Interests:

Golf, Triathlons, Amateur Voiceover Work

Chair
Assistant Residency Program Director (Conference)
Stefan Meyering, DO, FAAEM
Emergency Medicine

Hobbies & Interests:

Family, Cooking/Grilling, Saltwater Aquariums, Engine Building, SCCA Racing, Rock Concerts

Chair
Assistant Residency Program Director and Clerkship Director
Katie Holmes, DO, FACEP
Emergency Medicine

Hobbies & Interests:

Enjoying Time with our Boys: Liam and Connor, Traveling with Family and Friends, Playing and Listening to Music

Chair
Chief of Innovation and Integration; UCED and CDU Medical Director
Charles Huggins, MD, FACEP
Emergency Medicine

Hobbies & Interests:

Travel, Reading, Cooking

Chair
Chief of Research and Knowledge Translation
James d'Etienne, MD, FACEP
Emergency Medicine

Hobbies & Interests:

Gardening, Naturalist, Birding, Yoga, Bicycling, Traveling