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Our Program Directors

Program Director
Linda Regan, M.D.

Program Director, Linda Regan, MD

Linda Regan, M.D. was appointed Program Director for the Emergency Medicine residency program in 2010. 

She joined the Emergency Medicine faculty in 2007 as the Associate Program Director for the residency program. She served as the Assistant Program Director at the NYU/Bellevue Emergency Medicine residency program from 2003 until her departure to join us here at Hopkins.  In addition to her extensive work with the residency, she spent three years as the Co-Director of the Undergraduate Education Program in EM at NYU.

Dr. Regan’s interests are mainly in medical education and range from curriculum development and evaluation, resident evaluation and feedback methods as well as adult learning theory.  She has developed interactive ways of teaching resident professionalism and communication skills and is currently the PI of a grant-funded project which evaluates this curriculum. 

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Associate Program Director
Rodney Omron, M.D., MPH

Assistant Director, Rodney Omron, MD, MPH

Rodney  Omron, M.D. joined  the Department of Emergency Medicine in 2010 as Assistant Residency Director.  Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, he was an Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at Hurley Medical Center: Flint and University of Michigan: Ann Arbor in the Department of Emergency Medicine.

In 2000, Dr. Omron earned his M.D. from The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C. while concurrently earning a Master's of Public Health in Biostatistics and Epidemiology.  Upon completion of his M.D., Dr. Omron served in the Navy from 2000 through 2005. The first year of Dr. Omron’s naval service was a transitional year and he served at The National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. From 2001 through 2003 he served in the 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marines as the Battalion Surgeon. His duties included: instructing corpsman in mass casualty, humanitarian assistance, sick-call skills, and Basic Life Support training. He delivered care to the Battalion during operations in Kosovo, Djibouti and Iraq and was involved in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Upon his return in 2003, Dr. Omron served at The NSA, as a Fort Meade physician until 2005. In 2005, Dr. Omron started his Emergency Medicine Residency, with Concentration on Emergency Ultrasound, at George Washington University; where he served as Chief Resident in 2008.

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Assistant Program Director
Leah Bright, D.O.

Leah Bright, D.O.

Dr. Bright is a clinical instructor in the Department of Emergency Medicine. She joined the faculty after her fellowship as Associate Fellowship Director in the Ultrasound Division in 2011. She transitioned to Assistant Program Director 2013.

Dr. Bright’s focus in research is ultrasound education and training. Her primary interest is establishing competency evaluation tools for residency training and emergency medicine ultrasound for critical patients.

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