Abena Akomeah, MD

Board Member

Abena was born in Ghana, West Africa and immigrated to America at age 14. She completed medical school at George Washington University and EM residency at Carolinas Medical Center. Abena completed her medical education fellowship at the University of Maryland where she now works as faculty. Abena's interests include increasing the number of under-represented minorities in emergency medicine, medical education and global health. Internationally, her global health work has taken her to Guatemala, Ghana, Tanzania and India. Personally and professionally, Abena is passionate about emergency medicine training program development, particularly in low and middle income countries.