Residency Leadership

Chen He, MD: Program Director

Chen He Chen He, MD

Dr. He graduated from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She completed her emergency medicine training at St. Luke's-Roosevelt, where she served as a Chief Resident. Prior to a career in medicine, Dr. He was a Teach for America corps member, teaching middle school science and mathematics in the Bronx. During that time, she obtained her Master of Science in Teaching degree from Fordham University. Since graduating from residency, Dr. He has stayed at SLR. She was a Co-Director of the medical student clerkship before becoming the assistant program director of the residency program in 2015 and the program director in 2018.

Christopher Hahn, MD: Associate Program Director

Christopher Hahn graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2012 and trained in emergency medicine at Highland Hospital where he also served as Chief Resident. Prior to entering medicine, Dr. Hahn was a hip-hop artist and during his residency, he combined his passions for music and medical education and created The EMC, a free open access website designed to entertain and teach topics in emergency medicine. He is an ACEP lecturer and has been invited to perform and/or speak at conferences such as Essentials of EM and SMACC . He joined the SLR family after residency and was a Co-Director of the medical student clerkship before becoming the assistant program director of the residency program in 2017.

Jenny Beck-Esmay, MD: Assistant Program Director

Dr. Beck-Esmay completed medical school at the University of Minnesota and emergency medicine residency at New York University-Bellevue, where she also served as Chief Resident. She is passionate about emergency medicine education and the FOAM movement and is proud to have contributed content to numerous FOAM resources.  She is Editor-In-Chief of FemInEM, Associate Editor of R.E.B.E.L. EM, a contributor to EM:RAP and UC:RAP, and has spoken nationally and internationally at conferences including SMACC, EEM, FIX and Rebellion in EM. She came to SLR after residency as co-director of the medical student clerkship before becoming the assistant program director of the residency program in 2018.