Emergency Medicine Faculty

Leadership

Andra Blomkalns, MD, MBA

Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Residency: University of Cincinnati Hospital and College of Medicine

Interests: Technology and Innovation, Cardiovascular Emergencies, Point-of-Care Testing, Innate Immunity



Michael Gisondi, MD
Vice Chair of Education

Residency Training: Stanford
Professional Interests: Medical Education, Faculty Development, Education Research, Palliative Care


Sam Shen, MD, MBA
Vice Chair of Clinical Operations and Quality

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


Matthew Strehlow, MD
Vice Chair of Strategy

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



Prasanthi Govindarajan, MD
Associate Vice Chair

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


Tsuyoshi Mitarai, MD
Associate Vice Chair

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


Clinical Directors

Ian Brown, MD
Assistant Director of Adult Emergency Medicine (Informatics)

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


Bernard Dannenberg, MD
Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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


Laleh Gharahbaghian, MD
Medical Director of Adult Emergency Medicine

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



Daniel Imler, MD
Medical Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Fellowship Training: Boston Medical Center - Boston University
Residency Training: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Professional Interests: Clinical Informatics, Clinical Decision Support Systems, Global Health, Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Moon Lee, MD, MPH
Quality Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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

Meredith Masters, MD
Medical Director of Disaster Relief

Professional Interests: Disaster Medicine



Shashank Ravi, MD, MBA

Assistant Medical Director

Residency: University of Wisconsin

Professional Interests: Quality improvement, patient safety

 


Ryan Ribeira, MD
Assistant Medical Director

Residency: Stanford

 


Donald Schreiber, MD
Quality Director of Adult Emergency Medicine

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


Academic Directors

Sara Krzyzaniak, MD
Director of Residency Program

 

Cori Poffenberger, MD
Director of Faculty Development and Wellness

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


James Quinn, MD
Director of Research

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



Kimberly Schertzer, MD
Director of Emergency Medicine Simulation

Residency Training: Stanford/Kaiser
Professional Interests: Simulation


Rebecca Smith-Coggins, MD
Co-Director of Academic Affairs

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


Nounou Taleghani, MD, PhD
Director of Undergraduate Medical Education

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



Rebecca Walker, MD
Director of Postgraduate Fellowships

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


Ewen Wang, MD
Co-Director of Academic Affairs
Associate Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Residency Training: Stanford
Professional Interests: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Social Emergency Medicine



Stanford Full-Time Faculty

Peter Acker, MD

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


Al'ai Alvarez, MD

Residency Training: Jacobi-Montefiore Emergency Medicine / Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Professional Interests: Quality and Clinical Operations, Physician Wellbeing, Diversity and Inclusion


Kenton Anderson, MD

Residency Training: Duke University Medical Center
Professional Interests: Cardiac Arrest, Emergency Ultrasound



Nicholas Ashenburg, MD

Residency: Maine Medical Center
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine; Ultrasound


Paul Auerbach, MD

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


Joseph Becker, MD

Residency Training: Yale New Haven
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine



Christopher Bennett, MD

Residency: Harvard Medical School


Italo Brown, MD, MPH

Residency: Jacobi Montefiore Medical Centers

Professional Interests: Social Emergency Medicine, Health Equity


Milana Boukhman, MD

Residency Training: Harvard/Beth Israel Deaconess
Professional Interests: Bioterrorism, Disaster Medicine



Patrick Burns, MD

Residency Training: University of Washington
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine


Holly Caretta-Weyer, MD

Residency: University of Wisconsin
Professional Interests: Education and Assessment


Eli Carrillo, MD

Residency Training: Highland Emergency Medicine
Professional Interests: Emergency Medical Services



Peter D'Souza, MD

Residency Training: Stanford
Professional Interests: Emergency Medical Services


Youyou Duanmu, MD

Residency: Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Professional Interests: Point-of-Care Echocardiography, Clinical Decision Tools


William Dixon, MD



Andrea Fang, MD

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


Eddie Garcia, MD


Marc Gautreau, MD

Residency Training: University of Massachusetts
Professional Interests: Emergency Medical Services, Disaster Medicine



Zhara Marjan Ghazi-Askar, MD

Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Michelle Feltes, MD

Residency: George Washington University
Professional Interests: International Emergency Medicine


Karen Frush, MD

Residency Training: Duke University
Professional Interests: Pediatric Emergency Medicine



Moises Gallegos, MD, MPH

Residency: Baylor College of Medicine
Professional Interests: Medical Education

Wei David Hao, MD

Residency: Yale New Haven Medical Center 

Professional Interests: Global Emergency Medicine


Phillip Harter, MD

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



Jennifer Kanapicki, MD

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


Mia Karamatsu, MD

Residency Training: Children's Hospital of Orange County

Professional Interests: Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Ayesha Khan, MD

Residency Training: Detroit Medical Center
Professional Interests: Social Emergency Medicine, Mobile Health



Kajal Khanna, MD, JD

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


David Kim, MD

Residency Training: Stanford University
Professional Interests: Machine Learning, Population Health, Epidemiology, Network Science


Edward Klofas, MD

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



Benjamin Lindquist, MD

Residency Training: Stanford
Professional Interests: International 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



Michael Losak, MD


Jason Lowe, DO

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


Angela Lumba-Brown, MD

Residency Training: New York Medical College
Professional Interests: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Trauma, and Brain Injury



S.V. Mahadevan, MD
Director of Global Affairs and Strategy

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


James Marvel, MD


Eric Marxmiller

 



William Mulkerin, MD

Residency Training: Stanford
Professional Interests: Emergency Medical Services


Jennifer Newberry, MD, JD

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


Avinash Patil, MD

Residency Training: Loma Linda University
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine



Nicholas Pokrajac, MD

Residency: UCSD

 


Brian Travis Rice, MD

Residency: LAC USC Emergency Medicine Residency 
Professional Interests: International emergency medicine


Kelly Roszczynialski, MD

Residency: University of Alabama, Birmigham

 



Stefanie Sebok-Syer, PhD

PhD: Queen's University

Professional Interests: Medical Education


Cherrelle Smith, MD

Residency Training: University of North Carolina

Professional Interests: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, clinical operations and process improvement


Katherine Staats, MD

Residency Training: University of Texas, Austin
Professional Interests: Community Paramedicine, High-Performance CPR and Prehospital Resuscitation, EMS Education



Brian Suffoletto, MD

Residency Training:  University of Pittsburgh 


Alfredo Urdaneta, MD

Residency Training: UCSF, Fresno
Professional Interests: Emergency Medicine, CCM, ECLS/ECMO, Trauma Resuscitation, Sepsis, and Medical Education


Sarah Williams, MD

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



Jenny Wilson, MD

Residency Training: UCSF-SFGH
Professional Interests: Emergency Critical Care, Lung Injury, Sepsis, Critical Care Ultrasound


Samuel Yang, MD

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


Maame Yaa Yiadom, MD

Residency: Harvard Affiliated EM Residency - Brigham and Mass General

Professional Interests: Clinical Operations, Cardiovascular Emergencies, Time-Sensitive Care



Stanford Part-Time Faculty

Rodney Altman, MD


Michael Bresler, MD


Ram Duriseti, MD



In-Hei Hahn, MD

 


Natalie Htet, MD


Shawn Kaku, MD



Michael A. Kohn, MD

 


Anne Merritt, MD

Sachie Oshima, MD



Elizabeth Raphael, MD


Shyam Sivasankar, MD

 


Eric L. Weiss, MD



Ken Zafren, MD


Vance Vanier, MD




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