Highland Faculty

Barry Simon, MD
Hometown: Detroit, MI
Undergraduate School: MIchigan State University
Medical School: Wayne State University
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Denver General Hospital
Professional Interests: Emergency Ultrasound, Airway, Wound Care
Interests / Hobbies: Hiking, camping, travel, reading, tech toys, family, hockey, dogs
Title: Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Eric Snoey, MD
Hometown: Holland, MI
Undergraduate School: University of Michigan
Medical School: University of Michigan
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Harbor/UCLA
Professional Interests: International EM, Emergency Ultrasound, Cardiology
Interests / Hobbies: My kids, guitar, travel, tennis
Title: Vice Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Gene Hern, MS, MD
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
Undergraduate School: Pomona College
Medical School: UCSF
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Highland General Hospital; Medical Ethics, UC Berkeley (M.S.)
Professional Interests: Medical Education, Wound Care, Tactical EMS, Ethics in Resident Recruiting
Interests / Hobbies: Skiing, running, hiking, singing, eating
Title: Residency Director

Charlotte Page Wills, MD
Hometown: Waterford, CT
Undergraduate School: Bryn Mawr College
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Highland General Hospital
Professional Interests: Medical Education, Student Advising, Pedatrics, EMS Education
Interests / Hobbies: Chasing and being chased by 3 small boys
Title: Associate Residency Director

Harrison J. Alter, MS, MD
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergraduate School: Brown University
Medical School: UCSF
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Highland General Hospital; UC Berkeley (M.S.); Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Washington
Professional Interests: Public Health Research, Oddball Research Methods
Interests / Hobbies: Fiction, my kids (an Interest, not a Hobby)
Title: Research Director

R. Carter Clements, MD
Hometown: Santa Barbara, CA
Undergraduate School: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Medical School: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Highland General Hospital
Professional Interests: EM Risk Management, EM Quality Services, Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal, Computers in Medicine
Interests / Hobbies: Family, reading, skiing, diving, blogging, natural history, astrophysics

David K. English, MD
Hometown: Temperance, MI
Undergraduate School: University of Michigan
Medical School: University of Michigan
Graduate Education: Internal Medicine Residency, Loyola; Emergency Medicine Residency, Highland General Hospital
Professional Interests: Ethics, Informatics, and general excellence
Interests / Hobbies: Travel, science, Sci-Fi (the classic stuff), music, food, friends

Brad Frazee, MD
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Undergraduate School: Middlebury College
Medical School: University of Chicago, Pritzker
Graduate Education: Internal Medicine Residency, UCSF; Emergency Medicine Residency, Highland General Hospital
Professional Interests: Emergency ultrasound, infectious disease
Interests / Hobbies: My kids, wheelchair survival, music and food

Jocelyn Freeman Garrick, MD, MS
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Undergraduate School: UC Berkeley
Medical School: USC
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Jacobi-Montefiore Medical Center; Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Cornell (M.S.); Post Doctoral NRSA Research Fellowship, Cornell
Professional Interests: Violence Prevention, Health Care Disparities, Disaster Preparedness
Interests / Hobbies: Dancing, travel, Medical Director of Alameda County Family Justice Center, Medical Director of Alameda County Sobering Center, Project Director for Mentoring in Medicine
Title: EMS Base Director, President MIM-CA

Cherie Hargis, MD
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
Undergraduate School: UCLA
Medical School: UCSF
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, University Hospital, Jacksonville, Florida; EMS Fellowship, Stanford
Professional Interests: Administration, scheduling
Interests / Hobbies: Woodworking, sailing

Steve Miller, MD
Hometown: Huntington, NY
Undergraduate School: Stanford University
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Highland General Hospital
Professional Interests: International Health
Interests / Hobbies: Family Time, Live Music, Guitar Playing, Hiking, Travel

Arun Nagdev, MD
Hometown: Walnut Creek, CA
Undergraduate School: UC Davis
Medical School: SUNY Downstate
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, King's County/SUNY Downstate; Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship, Highland General Hospital
Professional Interests: Ultrasound, Medical Education, EM Research
Interests / Hobbies: Running, Horticulture, Romance Novels, Connect Four
Title: Director of Emergency Ultrasound, Ultrasound Fellowship Director

Berenice Perez, MD
Hometown: Nogalez, AZ
Undergraduate School: UCI
Medical School: UCSF
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Highland General Hospital
Professional Interests: Diversity in EM, ED flow
Interests / Hobbies: Gardening, my kids, a good book
Title: Director of Emergency Medicine

Daniel Price, MD
Hometown: Berkeley, CA
Undergraduate School: George Fox University
Medical School: Loma Linda University
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, UC Davis; Air Medical Transport and Trauma Fellowship, OHSU
Professional Interests: Emergency Ultrasound, healthcare in developing countries, multimedia medical education
Interests / Hobbies: Kiteboarding, rockclimbing, photography
Title: International Emergency Ultrasound Director

Deep Singh, MD
Hometown: San Ramon, CA
Undergraduate School: UC Davis
Medical School: Albany Medical School
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Metropolitan Hospital, NYC
Professional Interests: ACS, Sepsis, ICH, Critical Care
Interests / Hobbies: Break-dancing (doing the "robot"), hiking, whitewater rafting
Title: Director of Facial Hair

Douglas White, MD
Hometown: Mill Valley, CA
Undergraduate School: UCSD
Medical School: UCSF
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Highland General Hospital
Professional Interests: HIV testing in the ED, Public Health
Interests / Hobbies: Surfing, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Gardening
Title: Director of Education

Kent Olson, MD
Hometown: Ames, IA
Undergraduate School: Boston University
Medical School: UCSF
Graduate Education: Internal Medicine, Mt Zion Hospital, San Francisco; Emergency Medicine at the School of Hard Knocks; Medical Toxicology Fellowship, UC San Francisco/SF General Hospital
Professional Interests: Medical Toxicology and Medical Education
Interests / Hobbies: Hiking, biking, singing, yoga, kabaddi, sudoku, Scrabble
Title: Medical Director, SF Division, California Poison Control System

Andrew Herring, MD
Hometown: Redwood City, CA
Undergraduate School: Bowdoin College
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, AHS - Highland; Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship, AHS - Highland

Caitlin Bailey, MD
Hometown: Marblehead, MA
Undergraduate School: Yale University
Medical School: Harvard University
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, AHS - Highland; Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship, AHS - Highland
Title: Medical Student Clerkship Director

Jahan Fahimi, MD, MPH
Hometown: Los Gatos, CA
Undergraduate School: UC San Diego
Medical School: New York University
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Highland General Hospital; Quantitative Methods, Harvard School of Public Health (MPH)
Professional Interests: Social Epidemiology, Public Health Research, EMS, International EM
Interests / Hobbies: Travel, mountains and snow, home improvement, nonfiction

Mike Lynn, MD
Hometown: Santa Barbara, CA
Undergraduate School: Carleton College
Medical School: UCLA
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Highland General Hospital
Professional Interests: Public health and access to health care, advances in medical technology
Interests / Hobbies: Family, fitness, medicine under austere conditions

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