Faculty

fellowship program.

Faculty

Faculty who will interact with the fellow are diverse in their areas of expertise and are the program’s greatest asset. Leadership in Emergency Medical Services for urban and rural areas, Air ambulance service, Parkmedic Program, Medical Student clerkships, event medicine, Continuing Medical Education courses, and Search and Rescue including swiftwater, mantracking, K-9 and cave rescue are all represented. Our Wilderness Medicine Faculty are all Board certified in their primary specialty of Emergency Medicine or Family Practice. Additional Board certifications outside of the primary board certification are noted.

 

Janak Acharya, MD

Medical Director, American Ambulance and SkyLife
Board Certified in Emergency Medical Services
Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, UCSF

Jim Andrews, MD, FACEP

EMS Medical Director
Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, UCSF

Danielle Campagne, MD, FACEP

Course Chair, UCSF High Sierra Wilderness and Travel Medicine Conference
Vice Chief of Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, UCSF

Fernando Macias, MD

Medical Director, Parkmedic Program
Base Hospital Medical Director
Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, UCSF

Roger Mortimer, MD, FAAFP, FAWM

Western Region Coordinator, National Cave Rescue Commission
Fresno County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Mountaineering Team Member
Medical Director, CMC Family Health Center
Associate Chief of Family and Community Medicine, UCSF Fresno
Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine, UCSF

Eric Schmitt, MD, MPH

Assistant Medical Director for American Ambulance and Skylife
Board Certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, UCSF

Susanne Spano, MD, FACEP, FAWM

Program Director, Wilderness Medicine Fellowship
Fresno County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Mountaineering Team Member
Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, UCSF

Michelle Storkan, MD

Medical Director, Parkmedic Program
Medical Director, Two Cities Marathon
Clerkship Director, UCSF Fresno Wilderness Medicine Medical Student Elective
Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, UCSF Fresno

Geoff Stroh, MD

Assistant EMS Medical Director, CCEMSA
Medical Director, Parkmedic Program
Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, UCSF

Megann Young, MD

Megann Young, MD

Medical Director, Parkmedic Program
California Rescue Dog Association (CARDA) Volunteer
Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, UCSF

Lori Weichenthal, MD, FACEP, RYT

Assistant Dean of Graduate Medical Education, UCSF Fresno
Assistant Program Director, Emergency Medicine
Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine