James HeilmanM.D.

  • Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Exec Vice Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, CQI Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Co-Director, Emergency Medicine Administrative Fellowship, Chief Medical Transfer Officer, OHSU
  • Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine


  • Emergency Medicine

Special focus on

  • Emergency Care
  • Emergency Medicine

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Dr. Heilman joined the Department of Emergency Medicine in 2014. He serves as the medical director for the OHSU transfer center, emergency telemedicine and continuous quality improvement for the Department of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Heilman also serves as the Administrative Fellowship Co-Director for the Department. Dr. Heilman's research interests include transitions in care, quality improvement education and emergency department operations. In his spare time he enjoys hiking, photography and spending time with family.


  • M.D., 2010, Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Residency:

    • University of New Mexico Aluquerque, NM 2013
  • Fellowship:

    • Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 2014


  • English