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Current House Staff and HSO

About the House Staff Organization

The Housestaff Organization (HSO) is the designated organization which represents all residents and fellows in graduate medical education training programs at Emory University School of Medicine and Affiliated Hospitals. The Organization is available to seek resolutions to issues that cannot be resolved within the training program, and will present and advocate Housestaff concerns to appropriate Graduate Medical Education, University, Hospital administrators, and other related parties.

Additionally, we coordinate with the graduate medical education office on advocacy, social, and other activities.

Housestaff organization is a strong advocate on behalf of the residents and fellows on salary and benefit issues.

All residents and fellows are automatic members of the HSO and are all welcome at all HSO meetings.

Emory House Staff Organization Officers: 

President: Rachel Medbery, MD PGY 4 Surgery -  rmedber@emory.edu

President-Elect:  Mike Kassin, MD PGY 2, Radiology - mkassin@emory.edu

Vice President:  Danesh Kella, MD PGY 4, Cardiology - dkella@emory.edu 

Secretary: 
Ahmed Y. Khan, MD PGY 7, Pulmonary & Critical Care -aykhan@emory.edu (July - Sept)
Rali Martin, MD PGY 6, Pulmonary & Critical Care - rtmarti@emory.edu        (Oct - June)

Activities Chair:  Austin Chan, MD PGY 3, Internal Medicine - achan3@emory.edu

GME Representative: Julian Raffoul, MD PGY 3 Internal Medicine - jraffou@emory.edu

Communications Chair: Lauren Hudak, MD PGY 2, Emergency Medicine - lhaduk@emory.edu

Stay up to date with House Staff Organization:

 1. Blackboard GME Residents/Fellows Organization

    Your one-stop-shop for all HSO and GME related issues

2. Facebook - Emory HSO

3. New Website Coming Soon!