Delaware Valley Chapter Division

The Delaware Valley Chapter Division of AAEM represents emergency physicians from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. We host an Annual Educational Symposium each spring for residents, attendings, and students, which highlights important clinical, social, and legislative topics important to the practice of emergency medicine.

More about DVAAEM


DVAAEM advocates for the values of AAEM at the state level for its chapter division members. Read its bylaws to learn more.


President – Delaware
Eli Zeserson, MD FAAEM

President – Pennsylvania 
Rebecca Mills, MD FAAEM

President – New Jersey
Emerson Franke, MD FAAEM

At-Large Director – Delaware
J. Daniel Hess, MD FAAEM FACEP

At-Large Director – New Jersey

At-Large Director – Pennsylvania  
Katrina Kissman, MD FAAEM

Resident Representative Delaware 
Blythe Fiscella, MD

Resident Representative – New Jersey  
John D. Genova, MD

Resident Representative Pennsylvania  
Michelle Joyner, DO MS

Resident Representative Pennsylvania  
Rahul Kathard, MD

Board Liaison
Kraftin E. Schreyer, MD MBA FAAEM

Staff Liaison
Thomas G. Derenne

*Interested in filling an open position? Please contact AAEM for more information.

Membership Information

If you are already a member of AAEM or AAEM/RSA:

If you are not a current AAEM or AAEM/RSA Member:


  • Full Voting ($50)
  • Associate ($25)
    • Fellows-in-Training ($25)
  • Resident (Free)
  • Medical Student (Free)

Chapter division memberships run on a calendar year and must be renewed annually.

Upcoming DVAAEM Events

There are no upcoming events.