Craig WardenM.D., M.P.H.

  • Professor
  • Professor of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine


  • Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Special focus on

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine (Pediatric)

I see patients at


Dr. Warden joined the Department of Emergency Medicine in 1996. He currently serves as the Medical Director of the Global Mission Readiness in Clackamas, the Oregon State Urban Search & Rescue Task Force 1 (OR TF-1), Clackamas County (CCOM) Emergency Medical Dispatch and Clackamas County Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council. Dr. Warden is an accomplished author, educator, former paramedic and innovator. Because of Dr Warden's leadership, the paramedics and EMT's with Clackamas Fire District #1 have embraced participation in a national study on cardiac resuscitation, resulting in some of the highest cardiac arrest "save to alive" at discharge percentages in the country. He also implemented the use of a rescue airway as an option for paramedics to secure an airway while performing CPR, now being considered as the standard for Cardiac Arrest care in the Portland Metropolitan area.


  • M.D., 1988, University of Colorado Health Science Center
  • M.P.H., 1996, University of Washington
  • Residency:

    • Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 1991
    • Pediatrics-Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, 1994
  • Fellowship:

    • Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital and Medical Center, Seattle, WA 1996
    • Medical Toxicology, Washington Poison Center, Seattle WA 1996


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