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'It’s never too late to switch up your career'

As an archaeologist, Michelle San Antonio has always been driven by a desire to learn and discover new things. But in 2018, she found that she was no longer at ease in the museums and historical non-profits that for years had served as the focal point of her career. Instead, the Johnsburg, New York woman found herself wondering if she had what i[...]

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Dr. Ashley Weisman

Meet Elizabethtown Community Hospital’s Emergency Department Care Team

When asked how she approaches rural emergency medicine, Dr. Ashley Weisman, one of the new emergency department physicians on staff at the Ticonderoga emergency department, is quick to put “rural” in perspective. “My experience in rural Alaska – where I was 550 miles from the nearest referral center with frequent bad weat[...]

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Meet Elizabethtown Community Hospital’s Emergency Department Care Team

Dr. Laurel Plante

Dr. Laurel Plante, one of the new docs in the Ticonderoga emergency department of Elizabethtown Community Hospital, has always been focused on emergency medicine. “I worked in EMS before medical school, and I returned to emergency medicine as my specialty, after realizing that I liked every rotation during my training and knowing I didn&rs[...]

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Meet our ED Care Team: Dr. David Markowitz

Patients who walk in to the emergency department at the Elizabethtown Community Hospital could have an Airline Mechanic of the Year setting their broken bone or assessing their EKG, should they arrive when Dr. David Markowitz is working. Markowitz, a lifelong aviation enthusiast, is equally recognized in the field of emergen[...]

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Meet our ED Team: Christina Saunders

Ask around for the “nurse who’s the ray of sunshine” in the Elizabethtown ED, and you’ll end up talking to Christina Saunders. Originally from southern New York, or, more specifically, “Yonkers in the Bronx,” Christina agrees that she has, for the most part, lost her regional accent &ndash[...]

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Dr. Katherine Dolbec

Meet Elizabethtown Community Hospital’s Emergency Department Care Team

Dr. Katherine Dolbec, one of the new docs in the Ticonderoga emergency department of Elizabethtown Community Hospital, liked the idea of being able to take care of anyone, at any time, whether in a store, on a plane, or by the side of the road. “That, to me, was what being a real doctor was all about, and that’s why I chose to focus [...]

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Dr. Peter Weimersheimer

Meet Your Emergency Department Care Team

Dr. Peter Weimersheimer, who has taught and practiced emergency medicine at the University of Vermont Medical Center for the last nine years, says he is excited to be one of the physicians in the Ticonderoga emergency department of Elizabethtown Community Hospital. “I really enjoy working at the ECH-Ticonderoga campus. It’s a great c[...]

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