Zina Semenovskaya, MD

Dr. Zina Semenovskaya, MD FAWM ISTM completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at SUNY Downstate/King’s County Hospital in NYC and fellowship in wilderness medicine at Stanford University Medical Center. Her professional interests include travel and tropical medicine, telemedicine, and wilderness and expedition medicine. Most recently, she taught emergency medicine in Bhutan through Health Volunteers Overseas and served as an expedition physician with Quark. She has also worked extensively in aeromedical retrieval throughout East and Sub-Saharan Africa with the AMREF Flying Doctors, provided medical support in Jordan with Racing The Planet, and volunteered with surgical missions in Sierra Leone and Ghana with the International Surgical Health Initiative. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM), co-founder for the Sierra Nevada Conservation & Wilderness Medicine Conference, an Advanced Wilderness Life Support (AWLS) instructor, and a member of the International Society of Travel Medicine. She is currently the medical director at Remote Emergency Medicine Consulting, LLC and splits her time working clinically as an emergency medicine attending in California and Alaska.

"I love the concept of harnessing technology to strengthen the application of evidence-based medicine and bring health care to patients globally."

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Fast facts


Emergency Medicine

Board Certifications

Emergency Medicine (ABEM)

Undergraduate Education

Rutger's University

Medical Education

Weill Cornell Medical College

Other Degrees / Training

SUNY Downstate Medical Center Stanford University
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