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  • Peter Acker

    Peter Acker

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests As part of the Stanford Emergency Medicine International team my work has focused on emergency medicine education and capacity development in resource limited settings, including Myanmar, India, Uganda, Nepal and others.

  • Al'ai Alvarez

    Al'ai Alvarez

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

    Bio Dr. Al'ai Alvarez is an assistant clinical professor in Emergency Medicine and the assistant residency program director at the Stanford Emergency Medicine Residency Program. He is the second year class coach and is the SWAGGERT line director for the Stanford Emergency Medicine ACCEL Program (

    Dr. Alvarez focuses on the intersection of residency wellbeing with clinical operations, the patient experience, quality and patient safety. Prior to his role in academic emergency medicine, Dr. Alvarez served as the assistant medical director in clinical operations and quality education at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.

    Dr. Alvarez is also the co-chair of WellMD's Physician Wellness Forum, and is one of the peer supporter for WellMD's Physician Resource Network (PRN) Support.

    Dr. Alvarez works on recruitment in graduate medical education and the medical school. Equally important is his work on increasing diversity and inclusion at Stanford University, and is a steering committee member for the Leadership Education in Advancing Diversity at the Stanford School of Medicine.

    Nationally, Dr. Alvarez serves on committees on physician wellbeing and medical education, and has given several grand rounds on relevant topics in gratitude, physician wellbeing, burnout, as well as leadership capacity to enhance diversity and inclusion.

  • Kenton Anderson

    Kenton Anderson

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
    Cardiac Arrest
    Emergency Ultrasound

  • Paul S. Auerbach

    Paul S. Auerbach

    Redlich Family Professor, Emeritus

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests wilderness medicine; frostbite; marine envenomation; emergency medical care; disaster response; concussion

  • Rebecca Blankenburg, MD, MPH

    Rebecca Blankenburg, MD, MPH

    Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests I am interested in graduate medical education -- particularly in understanding how learners learn in the clinical environment, and how learners can optimally communicate with patients and families, to improve patient understanding, patient satisfaction, and patient safety. My current studies include: (1) Coaching Initiative; (2) Improving Family-Centered Rounds to Improve Safety and Communication, (3) Shared Decision-Making, and (4) Scholarly Concentrations.

  • Andra Leah Blomkalns

    Andra Leah Blomkalns

    Stanford Medicine Professor in Emergency Medicine and the Redlich Family Professor

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Dr. Andra Blomkalns is an innovation advocate who believes the best patient-centered programs depend upon clinical practice innovation, continuous data-driven improvement, and interdisciplinary collaboration. Dr. Blomkalns has a long-standing history of scholarship and publication on cardiovascular emergencies, point-of-care testing, innate immunity, and obesity. She has authored or contributed to more than 14 chapters and more than 40 journal articles in peer-reviewed publications on topics influential to administration and organization, clinical best practices, and scientific exploration. Additionally, her grant portfolio diversity reflects her multi-pronged, collaborative approach, and includes institutional, investigator-initiated industry, and federal funding.

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