Donald Apakama

Donald Apakama, MD

  • INSTRUCTOR | Emergency Medicine


Emergency Medicine

Dr. Donald “DJ” Apakama is a former Sinai EM chief resident and EMRA Informatics Committee Chair whose academic interest center on research, diversity & inclusion, and clinical informatics. After graduating from residency, Dr. Apakama continued at Mount Sinai as an NIH T-32 research fellow through the clinical scientist training program (CSTP), and is currently pursuing a master's in biomedical informatics at Oregon Health and Science University. Nationally, he is an active member of ACEP’s HIT committee and emergency medicine informatics section, as well as AAEM’s diversity, equity, & inclusion committee. At the hospital level, he serves as a founding faculty mentor to the residency diversity & inclusion committee, and as a member of numerous other system-wide and departmental committees. Dr. Apakama splits his clinical time between Mount Sinai Beth Israel and Elmhurst Hospital.     


MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Residency, Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency Program

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