[fullbar]More than 12,000 ACEP members have achieved Fellow status with the College and use the FACEP designation with pride! Our FACEPs in the Crowd section highlights ACEP Fellows who have fascinating hobbies and passions outside the emergency department.
Zachary David Levy MD, FACEP
Zachary David Levy MD, FACEP, is an assistant professor of emergency medicine and neurosurgery at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell in Hempstead, New York. He works part-time in the neurology ICU and part-time in the emergency department there. He’s also an accomplished crossword puzzle constructor and has recently had his puzzles featured in The Wall Street Journal and the
Irene Tien MD, FACEP
Irene Tien, MD, FACEP, is associate chair of the department of emergency medicine at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, Massachusetts. Her husband coerced her into trying high-performance driving (code for “driving fast around the track for fun”) in 2010 and she’s been hooked ever since! Dr. Tien does not typically enter races, but she has participated in “lemons racing,” in which drivers race cars that are bought and prepared for $500 or less.
Heidi Knowles MD, FACEP
Heidi Knowles, MD, FACEP, is assistant medical director at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas; core faculty for its EM residency program; and past president of the Texas College of Emergency Physicians. Dr. Knowles is also a serious beekeeper. (That led us to wonder: Is there any other kind?) Five years after starting, she now has nine “amazing hives.” Naturally, she came to beekeeping by chance while doing some research on how to make mead.