EMS and Disaster Medicine

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Name: Linda L. Herman, MD, FACEP

Title: Program Director Kaweah Delta EM Residency, Department of Emergency Medicine

Institution: Kaweah Delta Health care district
Location: VISALIA, Ca - affiliate USC
Twitter: @linda_herman

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Bio: Ohio State University College of Medicine 1983 - 1987
EM residency University of Illinois 1987 - 1990
EMS fellowship University of Illinois 1990 - 1991
University of Illinois junior faculty 1992 - 1994
Our Lady of the Resurrection Med Center - 1994 - 2012
Resurrection began a EM residency in 1996 - I was the associate program director 2007 - 2012
Tried being a medical director for 1 year and didn't like it
Resurrection Medical center 2013 - 2014 TYR Associate medical director Kaweah Delta HCD EM residency 2014 to present. University of Southern California affiliation. Raised 4 children, all grown. three are finished with college. Live in the central valley of California with my husband.

  • EMS and Disaster Medicine
  • Trauma and Critical Care
  • Noninvasive ventilation
  • Complications of Urological Devices
  • Complications of Intrathecal Delivery Devices
  • Complications of VP shunts

Name: Gabrielle A. Jacquet, MD, MPH

Title: Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine; Director of Global Health, BMC Emergency Medicine Residency; Assistant Director of Global Health, Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Institution: Boston University School of Medicine / Boston Medical Center
Location: Boston, MA
Twitter: @globalemed

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Bio: Dr. Gabrielle Jacquet is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine and an Attending Physician in the Emergency Department at Boston Medical Center. She received her MD from the University of Vermont and her MPH from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Jacquet completed her Residency in Emergency Medicine at Denver Health and her Fellowship in International Emergency Medicine and Public Health at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Jacquet focuses her work on improving and standardizing the delivery of global health training and experiences within undergraduate and graduate medical education. She has taught emergency medicine, assisted in developing emergency care systems and training programs, and conducted research in India, Ghana, Sudan, Rwanda, South Africa, Haiti, and Colombia. Dr. Jacquet has over 25 peer-reviewed publications and has lectured at many national and international emergency medicine conferences. Most recently, Dr. Jacquet has focused her time on founding and serving as Course Director for the newly released Practitioner’s Guide to Global Health: a 3-part open-access, online, interactive course available at edX.org. Dr. Jacquet is the director of global health for the BMC emergency medicine residency program and the assistant director of global health at the BU School of Medicine.

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The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Health

BU School of Medicine

  • Education
  • Simulation
  • FOAM
  • EMS and Disaster Medicine
  • Global Health
  • Public Health
  • Injury prevention
  • Substance use disorders
  • Ultrasound
  • Pulmonary Embolism in Pregnancy
  • Altitude Emergencies
  • Caring for Patients with Limited English Proficiency
  • HIV Emergencies
  • HEENT Tricks of the Trade

Name: Jessie Nelson, MD

Title: Director of EM Education Research, Senior Staff Physician, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

Institution: Regions Hospital/University of Minnesota
Location: St. Paul, MN
Twitter: @jg_nelson

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Bio: Dr. Jessie Nelson is a senior staff physician from the Emergency Medicine Department at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, MN. She currently serves as Director of Emergency Medicine Education Research at Regions and is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Minnesota. She is active in the training of medical students and residents. She is fellowship trained in medical education and simulation and served as Physician Faculty for the HealthPartners Simulation Center for Patient Safety at Metropolitan State University for several years. Her passion is educational strategy and methodology, and she's always looking for new ways to help learners learn and teachers teach.

  • Education
  • Simulation
  • FOAM
  • EMS and Disaster Medicine
  • Wellness
  • Work-life Integration