Residency Program Leadership

Sarah Williams, MD
Residency Program Director

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Ultrasound, Medical Education, Health Advocacy


Jennifer Kanapicki, MD
Assistant Residency Program Director

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: International Emergency Medicine, Medical Education


Mark Thanassi, MD
Assistant Residency Program Director

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Quality Assurance, Medical Education


Stanford Full-Time Faculty

Peter Acker, MD

Residency Training: University of Chicago
Professional Interests: International Emergency Medicine, Pre-hospital Emergency Care, Medical Education


Paul Auerbach, MD

Residency Training: University of California, Los Angeles
Professional Interests: Wilderness Medicine, Biodesign, Medicine and the Environment, Dive Medicine


Milana Boukhman, MD

Residency Training: Harvard/Beth Israel Deaconess
Professional Interests: Bioterrorism, Disaster Medicine, International Medicine, Innovations in Healthcare


Colin Bucks, MD

Residency Training: Temple University
Professional Interests: Disaster Medicine, Emergency Medicine


Henry Curtis, MD

Residency Training: Mount Sinai
Professional Interests: Simulation


Thomas Dalton, MD

Residency Training: Hennepin County Medical Center
Professional Interests: Cardiovascular Emergencies, Conscious Sedation, Airway Management


Laleh Gharahbaghian, MD

Residency Training: University of California, Irvine
Professional Interests: Ultrasound, Medical Education


Prasanthi Govindarajan, MD

Residency Training: Boston Medical Center
Professional Interests: Neurological Emergencies, Pre-hospital Care, Stroke.


Michelle Hunter-Behrend, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Ultrasound


Nikita Joshi, MD

Residency Training: SUNY Downstate
Professional Interests: Simulation


Kajal Khanna, MD

Residency Training: University of California, San Francisco
Professional Interests: Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Kathryn Koval, MD

Residency Training: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Professional Interests: International Emergency Medicine


Benjamin Lindquist, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: International Emergency Medicine


Suzanne Lippert, MD

Residency Training: Alameda Health System
Professional Interests: Global Health and Health Disparities, Medical Education: Inquiry Driven Learning


Jason Lowe, DO

Residency Training: University of California, San Francisco - Fresno
Professional Interests: Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Tsuyoshi Mitarai, MD

Residency Training: University of Maryland
Professional Interests: Internal Medicine/Critical Care Medicine


William Mulkerin, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Emergency Medical Services


Jennifer Newberry, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Social Emergency Medicine and Population Health


Robert Norris, MD

Residency Training: Akron City Hospital
Professional Interests: Wilderness Medicine, Tactical Medicine, Environmental Toxicology, Advanced Airway Management, Search and Rescue


Phillips Perera, MD

Residency Training: University of Southern California
Professional Interests: Ultrasound


Cori Poffenberger, MD

Residency Training: University of California, Los Angeles - Harbor
Professional Interests: Ultrasound


James Quinn, MD

Residency Training: University of Ottawa
Professional Interests: Medical Informatics, Wound Management, Syncope, Decision Rules


Donald Schreiber, MD

Residency Training: University of Southern California
Professional Interests: Cardiovascular Emergencies


Rebecca Smith-Coggins, MD
Residency Program Director, 1991-2001

Residency Training: Northwestern University
Professional Interests: Wellness, Physiological effects of shift work, Simulation


Nounou Taleghani, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: International Emergency Medicine, Medical Education, Emergency Medical Services


Rebecca Walker, MD

Residency Training: Loma Linda University
Professional Interests: International Emergency Medicine, Public Health, Administration


Samuel Yang, MD

Residency Training: Johns Hopkins University
Professional Interests: Infectious Diseases, Global Health, Medical Technology


Erik Anderson, MD

Residency Training: Alameda Health System
Professional Interests: Social Emergency Medicine and Population Health


Joseph Becker, MD

Residency Training: Yale-New Haven
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Ian Brown, MD

Residency Training: Johns Hopkins University
Professional Interests: Cardiovascular Emergencies, Cardiac Risk Stratification, Medical Informatics


Jeffrey Chien, MD

Residency Training: Thomas Jefferson University
Professional Interests: Medical Education


Peter D'Souza, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Emergency Medical Services


Bernard Dannenberg, MD

Residency Training: University of California, Irvine - Pediatrics / Loma Linda University - Emergency Medicine
Professional Interests: Pediatric Pain Management, Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Gregory Gilbert, MD

Residency Training: Emory University
Professional Interests: Emergency Medical Services, Stroke, Medical Education


Phillip Harter, MD
Residency Program Director, 2001-2015

Residency Training: Christ Hospital and Medical Center
Professional Interests: Medical Education, Simulation and Virtual Reality, Residency Administration


Daniel Imler, MD

Residency Training: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Professional Interests: Clinical Informatics, Clinical Decision Support Systems, Global Health, Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Ayesha Khan, MD

Residency Training: Detroit Medical Center
Professional Interests: Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Edward Klofas, MD

Residency Training: University of California, San Francisco
Professional Interests: Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Procedures, Medical Gismos


Moon Lee, MD

Residency Training: University of California, Davis
Professional Interests: Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Grant Lipman, MD

Residency Training: St. Luke's - Roosevelt
Professional Interests: Wilderness Medicine, Evidence-based Medicine


Viveta Lobo, MD

Residency Training: Hahnemann University
Professional Interests: Ultrasound


S.V. Mahadevan, MD

Residency Training: University of California, Los Angeles - Olive View
Professional Interests: Trauma, Medical Education, International Medicine


Larry Mo, MD

Residency Training: University of Chicago
Professional Interests: Simulation


Kelly Murphy, MD

Residency Training: Brown University
Professional Interests: International Medicine, Sports Medicine, Tropical Medicine, Rural Grassroots Medical Education, Webmaster


Jessica Ngo, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Disaster Response


Ronak Patel, MD

Residency Training: Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine
Professional Interests: Urban Health, Risk Mitigation and Preparedness, Microfinance Interventions, Urbanization and Vulnerability


Jessica Pierog, DO

Residency Training: Lehigh Valley Hospital
Professional Interests: Pre-hospital Care, Emergency Medical Services


David Pomeranz, MD

Residency Training: University of Southern California
Professional Interests: Wilderness Medicine


Kimberly Schertzer, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Simulation


Sam Shen, MD

Residency Training: Harvard/Beth Israel Deaconess
Professional Interests: Health Care Management, Emergency Department Operations


Matthew Strehlow, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: International Medicine, Medical Education, Critical Care, Sepsis, Congestive Heart Failure


Alexei Wagner, MD

Residency Training: University of Chicago
Professional Interests: Aeromedicine, Airway Management, Medical Education


N. Ewen Wang, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Social Emergency Medicine and Population Health


Stanford Part-time Faculty

Rodney Altman, MD

Residency Training: University of Illinois
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Scott Bradley, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Ram Duriseti, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Computational Modeling of Medical Decisions, Statistical Computing, Cost-Effectiveness Analysis


Kristin Fontes, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Medical Education, Toxicology


Edward Lew, MD

Residency Training: Cook County
Professional Interests: Medical Education


Avinash Patil, MD

Residency Training: Loma Linda University
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Elizabeth Raphael, MD

Residency Training: Detroit Medical Center
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


George Sternbach, MD

Residency Training: University of Chicago
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Eric L. Weiss, MD

Residency Training: University of California, Los Angeles
Professional Interests: Infectious Diseases


Barbie Barrett, MD

Residency Training: University of Southern California
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Michael Bresler, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Glen Ferguson, DO

Residency Training: University of California, Los Angeles
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Justin Lemieux, MD

Residency Training: University of California, San Diego
Professional Interests: Emergency Medical Services, Toxicology


Sachie Oshima, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Health Information Technology


Jeffrey Peterson, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Lusana Schutz, DO

Residency Training: University of California, Davis
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Vance Vanier, MD

Residency Training: Alameda Health System
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Ken Zafren, MD

Residency Training: University of California, Los Angeles
Professional Interests: Emergency Medical Services, Wilderness Medicine


Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Faculty

Arshanoush Ahmadi, MD

Residency Training: Jacobi Medical Center
Professional Interests: Medical Education


Sundeep Bhat, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Medical Education, Sepsis, International Medicine


Lynn Bui, MD

Residency Training: Boston University
Professional Interests: Toxicology


Nina Chicharoen, MD

Residency Training: Bellevue Hospital Center
Professional Interests: Emergency Care in Developing Countries, Global Health, Health Reform


Nichole Choi, MD

Residency Training: Emory University
Professional Interests: Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Sean Curry, MD

Residency Training: West Virginia University
Professional Interests: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Airway Procedures


Paul David, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Stephanie Eden, MD

Residency Training: University of California, Davis
Professional Interests: Palliative Care


Shahinoor Esmail, MD

Residency Training: University of California, Los Angeles - Harbor
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Michelle Holmes, MD

Residency Training: Wayne State University
Professional Interests: Quality Assurance, Stroke, Procedural Sedation


Calvin Hwang, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Sports Medicine, Ultrasound


Albert Kuo, MD

Residency Training: University of Los Angeles - Harbor
Professional Interests: General Emergency Medicine


Joanna Law Courter, MD

Residency Training: University of Washington
Professional Interests: Preventive Medicine


Haydn Leung, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Billy Liang, MD

Residency Training: University of Michigan
Professional Interests: Medical Education


Jenwei Luu, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Jessica Mathieson, DO

Residency Training: University of Denver
Professional Interests: Medical Education, Ultrasound, International Medicine


David Nix, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Sports Medicine, Heart Failure, Medical Education, Statistics


Daniel Orjuela, MD

Residency Training: New York - Presbyterian Hospital
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Amritha Raghunathan, MD

Residency Training: University of California, San Francisco
Professional Interests: Quality Improvement


John Takahashi, MD

Residency Training: University of California, Los Angeles
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Elizabeth Turner, MD

Residency Training: SUNY Stony Brook
Professional Interests: Quality Assurance


David White, MD

Residency Training: Maricopa Medical Center
Professional Interests: Disaster Medicine, Tropical Medicine, Toxicology.


Young Yoon, MD

Residency Training: Mount Sinai Medical Center
Professional Interests: Sports Medicine


Manish Asaravala, MD

Residency Training: Northwestern University
Professional Interests: Medical Education, Ultrasound


Cheri Binkley, MD

Residency Training: New York Hospital
Professional Interests: Health and Nutrition


Alice Chao, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Ultrasound, Medical Education, Quality Improvement


Yi-Mei Chng, MD

Residency Training: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Professional Interests: Airway Management, Injury Prevention


Susan Chow, MD

Residency Training: University of Southern California
Professional Interests: Medical Care and Health


John Dani, MD

Residency Training: University of California, Los Angeles - Olive View
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Santosh Davies, MD

Residency Training: University of Pennsylvania
Professional Interests: Ultrasound


Stephen Emond, MD

Residency Training: Massachusetts General Hospital
Professional Interests: Medical Technology


Gus Garmel, MD

Residency Training: Wright State University
Professional Interests: Medical Education, Conflict Resolution


Vanessa Hsieh-Park, MD

Residency Training: University of California, Los Angeles - Olive View
Professional Interests: Radiology Utilization


Anita Kulkarni, MD

Residency Training: Cook County
Professional Interests: Women's Health Issues, Wellness.


Bonnie Lau, MD

Residency Training: University of Pennsylvania
Professional Interests: Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation, Medical Education


James Lee, MD

Residency Training: University of California, Davis
Professional Interests: Trauma


Joel Levis, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


James Lin, MD

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Joshua Markowitz, MD

Residency Training: Yale University
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Cameron McClure, MD

Residency Training: University of California, Davis
Professional Interests: Patient and Emergency Medicine Advocacy, Medical Education, Ultrasound.


Richard Oh, MD

Residency Training: University of California, Los Angeles    
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Karla Prodany, MD

Residency Training: Jacobi Medical Center
Professional Interests: Ultrasound


Darrell Sutijono, MD

Residency Training: SUNY Downstate
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Alex Thomas, MD

Residency Training: University of Virginia
Professional Interests: International Health and Quality Improvement.


Kavid Udompanyanan, MD

Residency Training: University of California, Los Angeles
Professional Interests: Medical Education, Simulation


Meghan Wood, MD

Residency Training: University of California, Los Angeles - Harbor
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Kenneth Yu, MD

Residency Training: New York - Presbyterian Hospital
Professional Interests: Emergency Department Operations, Quality and Patient Safety, Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine, Wilderness Medicine.