Meet Our Staff

Teresa Vallera

What is your favourite thing about Hamilton?
All the easily accessible outdoor activities

What is your favourite thing about Mac EM?
The amazing faculty and residents I’ve had the pleasure of working with over the years.

What is your favourite ice cream flavour?
Peanut Butter Chocolate

If I wasn't an ER Doctor I'd be a/an…
Elementary School Teacher – missed my calling

What is your dream vacation?
Hiking the PCT

Julia Smerilli

What is your favourite thing about Hamilton?
Big city with a small-town feel

What is your favourite thing about Mac EM?
The amazing people

What is your favourite ice cream flavour?
Mint Chocolate Chip

If I wasn't an ER Doctor I'd be a/an…
Alpaca farmer

What is your dream vacation?
Iceland (Alpaca my bags)

At McMaster University’s Division of Emergency Medicine (EM), it’s our mission to foster world-class research, education, and leadership with a strong focus on clinical applicability.

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