Dr. Gino Farina is board certified in Emergency Medicine and is currently a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Science Education, and the Assistant Dean for Clinical Preparation for Residency at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell in Long Island, New York. At Zucker, he is core faculty in the communications, physical diagnosis, electrocardiography, and clinical reasoning curriculum.
As core faculty in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center at Northwell, Dr. Farina served as the Associate Residency Program Director for seven years and Program Director for sixteen years, helping to turn hundreds of emergency medicine residents into board-certified ER physicians now practicing across the nation.
Dr. Farina's academic Interests include medical education, research and assessment, medical Spanish, and global health in Latin American countries. He is actively involved in global health initiatives and in training sessions for medical providers in Mexico, Peru, and now Ecuador, where, with a group of other physicians from Northwell, he will soon be teaching basic emergency medicine skills – including radiographic interpretation, electrocardiography, the approach to common conditions and clinical reasoning – to recent medical school graduates.