Strayer Author/Speaker Info

Reuben J. Strayer, MD FRCPC FAAEM
Associate Medical Director
Department of Emergency Medicine
Maimonides Medical Center
Brooklyn, New York


Verbal Introduction: Reuben Strayer is an emergency physician based in Brooklyn, at Maimonides Medical Center. He tweets @emupdates and blogs at on a variety of emergency medicine topics. He lures himself out of bed every morning with chocolate.

Biosketch: Reuben Strayer was born on the shores of Lake Michigan but raised and schooled in Texas until emigrating to balmy Montreal for a residency in emergency medicine and now lives and works in New York City. His clinical areas of interest include airway management, analgesia, opioid misuse, procedural sedation, agitation, decision-making and error. His extra-clinical areas of interest include sweeping generalizations and jalapeño peppers. He is happily employed at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, tweets @emupdates and writes at