Mark L. Plaster, MD, JD

Co-Founder / Executive Editor
Dr. Plaster has been an emergency physician for more than thirty years, working exclusively night shifts for the past twenty years in emergency departments across the country. During that period he joined the U.S. Navy and served two tours in Iraq. Dr. Plaster is the founder and executive editor of Emergency Physicians Monthly and the founder of M. L. Plaster Publishing Co.

Nicholas Genes, MD, PhD

Editor At Large
A specialist in emergency medicine informatics at Mount Sinai in Manhattan, Dr. Genes is EPM’s resident tech guru. He practices emergency medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital but can be found sharing his wit and wisdom all over the web.

Aneel Irfan

Contributing Editor / TRC Liaison
The founder of IMST Innovations, Aneel is a certified telehealth coordinator who works with organizations to develop sustainable telemedicine solutions. He is Telemedicine Magazine’s liaison to The National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers.

Rishi Madhok, MD

Contributing Editor
Dr. Madhok began his career as an emergency physician at New York Presbyterian Medical Center before moving to the West Coast to pursue med tech startups. Madhok as served as the technical lead for EMCounter, the informatics chair at the Pediatrics for Physicians Network, and currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer at NS1ghter.

Mark Shankar, MD

Contributing Editor
Mark Shankar is a Chief Resident in Emergency Medicine at New York Presbyterian-Columbia/Cornell. He studied Molecular & Cell Biology at UC Berkeley and obtained his MD from George Washington University. While in medical school, Mark worked at the White House on innovation policy. More recently, he is active in the mobile health space as one of the developers of the mHealth Toolbox, empowering physicians to create and deploy game changing mobile technology in their practices.

Unity Stoakes

Contributing Editor
Unity Stoakes is on a mission to reinvent health and wellness by leveraging the power of networked entrepreneurs, innovation, technology, data, design, collaboration and community. Unity is the co-founder and president of StartUp Health, which is organizing and supporting a global army of Health Transformers. With more than 350 Healthcare Transformers and 170 companies, StartUp Health spans more than a dozen countries and 60 cities.


Logan Plaster

Co-Founder / Editor-in-Chief
Logan has created, edited and designed healthcare publications since 2005. After redesigning and managing Emergency Physicians Monthly, he founded Emergency Physicians International in 2010, and then launched Telemedicine Magazine in 2015. Logan is the co-founder of The mHealth Toolbox, a project that brings practicing physicians into the conversation about innovative medical technology. Logan also serves as the Director of Communications for The IFEM Foundation, the leading non-profit supporting global emergency care development.


Aditi U. Joshi MD, MSc

Dr. Aditi Joshi is an Emergency Medicine Physician who has worked in Telemedicine for over five years, beginning at a startup and moving onto an academic institution. She is the current Medical Director of JeffConnect, part of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital’s Telehealth program. She is particularly interested in the issues of patient access and engagement, provider education and fostering international collaboration.


News in Telemedicine: March 2018

News in Telemedicine: February 2018


Jeremy A. Lacocque, DO

Dr. Lacocque is an emergency medicine resident at Midwestern University in Chicago and serves as the EMS Section Editor for EM Resident Magazine, EMRA’s official publication.

Michael Levin-Epstein, JD, M.Ed

Michael Levin-Epstein, JD, M.Ed is a Maryland-based freelance writer who contributes to EPM, Telemedicine and other health care and business-related publications.

Judd E. Hollander, MD

Senior Vice President for Healthcare Delivery Innovation, Thomas Jefferson University Associate Dean for Strategic Health Initiatives, Sidney Kimmel Medical College Vice Chair, Finance and Healthcare Enterprises, Department of Emergency Medicine

Scott Kozicki

Scott Kozicki is the Managing Director of Brentwood Capital

Jeremy J. Corbett, MD

Dr. Jeremy J. Corbett is chief health officer for Envolve PeopleCare (EPC), where he leads a team at the forefront of transformative digital health. Find him on LinkedIn.

Lara Phillips, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Faculty Advisor of Wilderness and Disaster Medicine Society at Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Director of Wilderness Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Darren Sommer, DO, MBA

Darren J. Sommer was awarded his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and Master’s of Public Health degrees from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2003. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at University Community Hospital in Largo, Fla., in 2006, and is board certified in Internal Medicine by the American College of Osteopathic Internists. He later went on to complete his M.B.A. with Health Sector Management Certification from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business. He is a Health Policy Fellow with the American Osteopathic Association. He can also be reached at www.innovatorhealth.com and at darren@innovatorhealth.com.


The Future of Telemedicine? Taking an Approach from The Jetsons

Nurse Practitioners and Telemedicine: Same Timeline, Different Outcome

Jondavid Landon

Jondavid Landon is a 4th-year medical student at University of Maryland School of Medicine. Pursuing a career in Emergency Medicine with a special interest in international ultrasound education. He lives in Baltimore, MD with his wife Whitney and their 2-year-old daughter, Eleuthera.

Larry Jones

Larry Jones is CEO of TelaCare a national telemedicine company. Since starting the company in 2009, he has led TelaCare to its position today as one of the fastest growing telehealth companies, achieving significant growth in revenue, membership and telehealth utilization. He has become one of the foremost leading technology experts and healthcare technology strategists. Mr. Jones recently released his new book; The Truth About Telehealth available on Amazon.


“Free” Telemedicine Provided by Insurers Costs More Than You Think

John R. Dayton, MD, FACEP

Dr. Dayton is an emergency physician, educator, and entrepreneur. He is an Assistant Professor at the University of Utah, President of Utah ACEP, and Chair-Elect for the Freestanding Emergency Center Section of ACEP. John writes about health technology is the Founder of MedForums.com.