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Index of Spotlights

Chris Fox, MD

A welcome message from the interim chair

Welcome to the Department of Emergency Medicine at UC Irvine.

Shahrdad Lotfipour, PhD

Nicotinic Receptors and Adolescent Substance Use

Current studies in the Lotfipour lab include identifying the role of a Chrna6C123G polymorphism (rs2304297) influencing adolescent substance use and down-stream mechanisms mediating the effects.

Dr. Eric McCoy

Meet Dr. Eric McCoy

Dr. Eric McCoy is an associate professor of emergency medicine at the University of California Irvine School of Medicine who has been extending the mission of UC Irvine Health in the fields of simulation and evidence-based medicine.

Anteater Emergency Medical Services Group Picture

Anteater Emergency Medical Services (AEMS)

Last fall a small group of dedicated undergraduate UCI students who are also licensed Emergency Medical Technicians(EMT) got together to form the student group Anteater Emergency Medical Services(AEMS).

Dr. Maxwell Jen's staff photo

Meet Dr. Maxwell Jen

Dr. Maxwell Jen is an emergency physician at UC Irvine Medical Center and holds the role of assistant clinical professor and associate medical director

Dr. Sangeeta Sakaria is a new faculty member in the UC Irvine Department of Emergency Medicine.

From bilingual teacher to emergency medicine specialist

New emergency medicine physician believes in empowering patients to create change in their own lives.

Dr. Isabel M. Algaze Gonzalez is a new member of the Department of Emergency Medicine faculty.

New faculty member brings expertise in wilderness medicine

New emergency medicine faculty member brings expertise in wilderness medicine

Dr. Alisa Wray is a new faculty member in the UC Irvine Department of Emergency Medicine.

Combining emergency medicine with new technologies to improve training

New emergency medicine physician believes in innovation in medical education.