Leadership

Department Chair

Dr. Deborah Diercks

Deborah Diercks, M.D.
Professor
Department Chair
Audre and Bernard Rapoport Distinguished Chair in Clinical Care and Research

Executive Vice Chair

Dr. Mark Courtney

D. Mark Courtney, M.D.
Professor
Executive Vice Chair, Academic Affairs

Vice Chairs

Dr. Angela Gardner

Angela Gardner, M.D.
Professor
Vice Chair, Administrative Affairs

Dr. Larissa Velez

Larissa Velez, M.D.
Professor
Vice Chair, Education
Michael P. Wainscott, M.D., Professorship in Emergency Medicine

Associate Chair

Dr. Ava Pierce

Ava Pierce, M.D.
Associate Professor
Associate Chair, Diversity and Inclusion

Division Chiefs

Dr. Ray Fowler

Ray Fowler, M.D.
Professor
Division Chief, Emergency Medical Services
James M. Atkins, M.D., Professorship in Emergency Medical Services

Dr. Kurt Kleinschmidt

Kurt Kleinschmidt, M.D.
Professor
Division Chief, Medical Toxicology

Dr. Ellen O'Connell

Ellen O'Connell, M.D.
Associate Professor
Division Chief, General Emergency Medicine

Dr. Raymond Swienton

Raymond Swienton, M.D.
Professor
Division Chief, Emergency & Disaster Global Health
Program Director, Emergency & Disaster Global Health Fellowship