Lakiesha Howard, Secretary

Ms. Howard is the Coordinating Manager for the department of Surgery at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx—a Level 1 Trauma Center—where she oversees credentialing of all new surgical staff, including attending physicians, residents, and physician assistants; ensures NYC and NYS compliance requirements are met; and manages all secretarial staff for the department of surgery. In addition, Ms. Howard organizes the Annual Warren Wetzel, MD Trauma/Emergency Medicine Symposium—the only regional conference dedicated solely to the management of trauma patients.