We are excited to announce that Dr. Frosso Adamakos has been recently promoted to Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine Education and Faculty Development at the Metropolitan-Harlem Emergency Medicine Residency and NYMC School of Medicine.
The Vice Chair for Education has general oversight and executive managerial responsibility for all of the department’s diverse educational programs and their learners. This includes attendings, residents, advanced practice providers, and medical students. The Vice Chair of Education will help develop programs based on the needs of the department and their learners, build affiliations and relationships in the hospital, medical school and in their academic community.
Currently there are very few physicians in these dedicated roles and New York Medical College’s Metropolitan-Harlem Emergency Medicine Residency is proud to be part of this innovative change in our field.
Dr. Frosso Adamakos is an award-winning emergency physician and educator who has built her career in academic and education. Dr. Adamakos, a native Brooklynite also lived in Montreal, Canada for 10 years after which she completed residency as a chief resident at Maimonides Medical Center, and has since worked in the greater NYC area. She is the Vice Chair of Education at the Metropolitan-Harlem Emergency Medicine Residency and NYMC School of Medicine, Affiliate Career Faculty Advisor at City University of New York, on the Board of Directors of the ALLNYCEM Committee and the Vice President of the Equity in Medicine Foundation, a non-profit organization of FeminEM. She lectures frequently regionally and nationally on a variety of lecture topics, specializing in Code Management and Diversity and Equity in Medicine.