Our Team

We are a team of Emergency Physicians interested in medical education, emergency medicine and critical care. We blog because education matters!

Sydney Leach

MD FACEP Assistant Medical Director & Medical Director of Graduate Medical Education

Medical school graduate from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and EM residency at Beaumont Hospital in Michigan. Interests: medical education and wilderness medicine and adventures.

Hijinio Carreon


Emergency Medicine Physician at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa.  Interests are in the early diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome and diagnostic errors in medicine. A passionate advocate for EM with a cup that is (almost) always half full!

Andrew Terry

DO Mercy One Medical Director

Central Iowa native, graduate of Des Moines University and residency at Doctors Hospital in Columbus, OH.  Flight medical director for Mercy One.  Enjoys long ultrasounds on the beach and a perfectly stored vintage juicy abscess.