Chen He, MD
Dr. He received her MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and trained in emergency medicine at St. Luke's-Roosevelt, where she served as Chief Resident. Prior to entering medicine, Dr. He was a Teach for America corps member, teaching middle school science and mathematics in the Bronx. During that time, she obtained her Master of Science in Teaching degree from Fordham University. Since graduating from residency, Dr. He has stayed at Morningside-West. She was a Co-Director of the medical student clerkship before becoming the assistant program director of the residency program in 2015 and the program director in 2018.
Chris Hahn, MD
Associate Program Director
Dr. Hahn received his MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and trained in emergency medicine at Highland Hospital, where he served as Chief Resident. Prior to entering medicine, Dr. Hahn was a hip-hop artist and during his residency, he combined his passions for music and medical education and created The EMC, a free open access website designed to entertain and teach topics in emergency medicine. He is an ACEP lecturer and has been invited to perform and/or speak at conferences such as Essentials of EM and SMACC . He joined the Morningside-West family after residency and was a co-director of the medical student clerkship before becoming the assistant program director of the residency program in 2017 and associate program director in 2019.
Jenny Beck-Esmay, MD
Assistant Program Director
Dr. Beck-Esmay received her MD from the University of Minnesota and trained in emergency medicine at New York University-Bellevue, where she served as Chief Resident. She is passionate about emergency medicine education and the FOAM movement and is proud to have contributed content to numerous FOAM resources. She is Editor-In-Chief of FemInEM, Associate Editor of R.E.B.E.L. EM, a contributor to EM:RAP and UC:RAP, and has spoken nationally and internationally at conferences including SMACC, EEM, FIX and Rebellion in EM. She came to MW after residency as co-director of the medical student clerkship before becoming the assistant program director of the residency program in 2018.
Felipe Serrano, MD
Assistant Program Director
Dr. Serrano received his MD from Baylor College of Medicine and trained in emergency medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he was awarded resident teacher of the year by the medical students. He started his post-residency career in New York City at Montefiore Medical Center, where he was voted the best attending teacher by the residents two years in a row. He then made his way south into Manhattan, joined our program in September 2018 and became our second assistant program director in 2019. Dr. Serrano is interested in the use of technology in patient care and education.