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Patrick Brunett Patrick Brunett, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education

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Patrick Brunett, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education

503-494-9590 | brunettp@ohsu.edu

Dr. Brunett joined the Department of Emergency Medicine in 1994. He has been instrumental in creating the Education Research and Global Health Fellowships at OHSU and has expanded his program's use of evidence-based medicine and medical simulation as educational tools. His interests include bedside teaching, curriculum development and simulation. In his free time he enjoys music of all kinds and plays the piano, mandolin and ukulele. He also enjoys literature and poetry and believes strongly in universal access to health care.

Education:

Degrees:Doctor of Chiropractic (Magna Cum Laude Graduate) Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Whittier, CA
Doctor of Medicine (Cum Laude Graduate), University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, 1989
Residency:University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Irvine, CA, 1993
Fellowship:Residency Educators' Teaching Fellowship Emergency Medicine Foundation/ACEP Fellowship Project: "Sonographic evaluation of the heart and abdomen in the trauma patient" 1998

Awards and Recognition:

2011Resident Advocate Award, OHSU Department of Emergency Medicine, EM Residency
20112011 Impact Award, Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors
2010Faculty Excellence in Education Award, OHSU School of Medicine
2006Distinguished Faculty Award, Oregon Health & Science University Graduate Medical Education Committee
2003Faculty Mentor Award, 2003 Graduating Class of the OHSU School of Medicine
2004Finalist-Outstanding Teaching Award, OHSU School of Medicine/Faculty Senate Awards
2001Academic Instructor of the Year (awarded jointly), OHSU Department of Emergency Medicine
1999Academic Instructor of the Year Award, OHSU Department of Emergency Medicine
1998Teaching Excellence Award, OHSU Department of Emergency Medicine

O. John Ma O. John Ma, MD

Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

O. John Ma
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O. John Ma, MD

Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

503-418-1027 | maoj@ohsu.edu

Dr. John Ma serves as Professor and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is the Immediate Past Chair of the Professional Board for OHSU Healthcare. Dr. Ma also served as Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Missouri/Truman Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri, where he had been Vice Chair since 2000. Upon graduation from residency, he joined the faculty at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. He has served as an editor on 16 textbooks, including Ma and Mateer's Emergency Ultrasound (all 3 editions) and Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide, 7th and 8th editions.

Education:

MD Degree:The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C. 1990
Residency:Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 1994

Awards and Recognition:

2010Named one of Top Doctors in Portland, Oregon by Portland Monthly magazine.
2009OHSU Healthcare's Pillar of Excellence Award for People Development.
2005Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Excellence in Ultrasound Education Award.
2004Named as an "Outstanding Consultant" by the editorial staff of Annals of Emergency Medicine.
2002-2003Truman Medical Center Department of Emergency Medicine Teacher-of-the-Year Award.
2000-2001Truman Medical Center Department of Emergency Medicine Teacher-of-the-Year Award.
1999-2000Named as an "Outstanding Consultant" by the editorial staff of Annals of Emergency Medicine.
1999-2000Truman Medical Center Department of Emergency Medicine Teacher-of-the-Year Award.
1999-2000Truman Medical Center Department of Emergency Medicine Senior Class Recognition of Excellence Award, as voted by the graduating residents for leadership, teaching, and serving as a role model.
1998-1999Truman Medical Center Department of Emergency Medicine Teacher-of-the-Year Award.
1996-1997Named as an "Outstanding Consultant" by the editorial staff of Annals of Emergency Medicine.
1994Wisconsin ACEP Chapter Emergency Medicine Research Award

Craig Newgard Craig Newgard, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Research Director, Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine

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Craig Newgard, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Research Director, Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine

503-494-1668 | newgardc@ohsu.edu

Dr. Newgard joined the Department of Emergency Medicine in 2007. He is currently an Associate Professor and serves as the Director for the Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine. His interests include EMS/out-of-hospital medicine, trauma, and advanced statistics. Dr. Newgard enjoys mountain biking, snowboarding, painting, and spending time with his family.

Education:

Degrees:MD Loyola University, Chicago, IL, Stritch School of Medicine 1997
M.P.H. - Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 2001
Residency:Emergency Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 2000
Research Fellowship:Emergency Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 2002

Awards and Recognition:

2003-presentOHSU Recognizing Outstanding Service Excellence "ROSE" awards (10)
2009Academic Instructor of the Year, OHSU Dept of Emergency Medicine
2006Academic Instructor of the Year, OHSU Dept of Emergency Medicine
2005Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Best Young Investigator Clinical Science Presentation
2004SAEM Young Investigator of the Year Award
2004Academic Instructor of the Year, OHSU Dept of Emergency Medicine
2003Acknowledging Clinical Excellence "ACE" Award for clinical teaching
2000-2002National Research Service Award, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
1996Best Poster Presentation, Annual Illinois College of Emergency Physicians Conference

Robert Norton Robert Norton, MD

Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
CQI Director, Department of Emergency Medicine

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Robert Norton, MD

Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
CQI Director, Department of Emergency Medicine

503-494-7001 | nortonr@ohsu.edu

Dr. Norton joined the Department of Emergency Medicine in 1980. When it comes to emergency services, Dr. Norton plays many roles. Among them, he is the Chair of Emergency Medicine's Continuous Quality Improvement program, and medical and critical care consultant for the Oregon Poison Center. His special interests include observation medicine, aero-medical transportation, toxicology, critical care and emergency medical services.

Education:

MD Degree:Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire 1997
Residency:Internal Medicine Residency, Emory University Affiliated Hospitals, Atlanta GA 1980

David Spiro David Spiro, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
PEM Section Director, Department of Emergency Medicine
Co-Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Doernbecher Pediatric Emergency Department

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David Spiro, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
PEM Section Director, Department of Emergency Medicine
Co-Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Doernbecher Pediatric Emergency Department

503-494-0828 | spirod@ohsu.edu

Dr. Spiro joined the Department of Emergency Medicine in 2006. He currently serves as the Medical Director and Section Directory of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, as well as the Co-Director of the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program. Dr. Spiro specializes in caring for children and enjoys working with families whose children present with emergencies. Research areas of interest include acute otitis media, asthma, intussusception, judicious use of antibiotics, and childhood obesity. His most important hobby is being a father and husband. He enjoys spending time with his family and likes to trail run, swim and play squash --especially with his sons. He can also be found traveling to the developing world and speaking Spanish with his patients.

Education:

MD Degree:University of California, San Francisco, CA 1991
MPH Degree:University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 2003
Residency:Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences, Denver Children's Hospital, Denver, CO 1994
Fellowship:Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 2003

Awards and Recognition:

2013Top Physician in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Portland Monthly Magazine
2013J. David Bristow Award for Exemplary Clinical Practice, OHSU School of Medicine
2010Listed, Top Physician in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Portland Monthly Magazine
2009Listed, "Guide to America's Top Pediatricians", Consumer's Research Council of America
2008Listed, Top Physician, Portland, Portland Monthly Magazine
2007Listed, "Guide to America's Top Pediatricians", Consumer's Research Council of America
2005Finalist, Young Investigator Award Eastern Society for Pediatric Research
2005Finalist, Ken Graff Award for Excellence in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
2003Society for Pediatric Research Clinical Research Award
2003Ludwig/Seidel Award for Best Scientific Presentation by an EM Fellow, Ambulatory Pediatric Assn
2002International Society for Pharmaco- epidemiology - Student Abstract Award
2001Pediatric Academic Societies - National Fellow Award

James Heilman James Heilman, MD

Adjunct Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Administrative Fellow, Department of Emergency Medicine

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James Heilman, MD

Adjunct Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Administrative Fellow, Department of Emergency Medicine

503-494-5013 | heilman@ohsu.edu

Education:

MD Degree:Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 2010
Residency:University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM 2013

Mary Tanski Mary Tanski, MD

Adjunct Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Administrative Fellow, Department of Emergency Medicine

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Mary Tanski, MD

Adjunct Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Administrative Fellow, Department of Emergency Medicine

503-494-7500 | tanski@ohsu.edu

Education:

MD Degree:Wayne State University School of Medicine 2009
Residency:George Washington University, Washington, DC