Dr. Alexandra Asrow, MD FACEP
Dr. Asrow is a board certified Emergency Physician, and Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians from Chicago, IL. She currently works as an Emergency Physician in Chicago and surrounding suburbs. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree with honors from Brown University. She studied at the University of Bologna as an Erasmus student, and received a Fulbright Scholarship to Italy which she conducted at the University of Torino. She attended the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine for her Medical Degree. She completed her residency training in Emergency Medicine at Amita Health Resurrection Emergency Medicine Residency Program in Chicago, IL. During this time she completed her elective rotation at Umberto Primo Hospital in Rome, Italy. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, and a Clinical Instructor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. She is the American College of Emergency Physicians Lead Ambassador to Italy. Her own personal experiences with international exchanges inspired her to create the EMGLEX Flagship Exchange Program. She believes that the best way to learn something is to experience it for oneself. In her free time, Dr. Asrow enjoys playing music, drawing, travel, learning languages, trying new foods, and spending time with her adopted cats.
Dr. William Weber, MD MPH - Advisory Board Member
Dr. Weber is an Emergency Physician at the University of Chicago focusing on Global Emergency Medicine Education. He has completed a fellowship in International Emergency Medicine at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He serves on the executive committee for the Global Emergency Medicine Academy (GEMA) of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, serves on the Public Health and Injury Prevention Committee of the American College of Emergency Physicians, and has worked as a consultant for the World Health Organization. Dr. Weber has been involved in organizing and running our Flagship Exchange Program since his days as a resident, and has been instrumental in its success. We are thrilled to have him continue to be a part of our team!
Dr. Stefano Gabriele, MD - Advisory Board Member
Dr. Gabriele is an Emergency Medicine resident currently completing his second residency in Emergency Medicine in Warwick, Rhode Island. Dr. Gabriele was born in Pescara, Italy, completed high school in the US, and received his degree in Medicine from the “University G. D’Annunzio” School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Pescara, Italy. He has completed rotations in Emergency Medicine in multiple cities in Italy, the US, and Ireland as part of his first residency in Emergency Medicine Sassari, Sardinia, Italy. After participating in the EMGLEX Flagship Exchange Program in February 2019, Dr. Gabriele applied to attend Emergency Medicine residency in the US and successfully matched. He has an unparalleled knowledge of our exchange program as a participant, and now organizer, the healthcare systems in the US, Italy, and around Europe, and is an indispensable member of our team!