EMS Medical Director
San Francisco, California
Gene Hern received his MS in Medical Ethics from UC Berkeley in 1994 and his MD from UCSF in 1996. He did his residency Highland Hospital in Oakland and stayed on as faculty. In 2013, he was named US Emergency Medicine residency director of the year by the Emergency Medicine Residents Association. He works as Medical Director for both Public and Private EMS Agencies in California. He is board certified in both Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services. He has published 52 peer reviewed articles on topics as varied as racial differences in pre-hospital opiate use to the creation of Overdose Receiving Centers. He also has authored or co-authored 13 book chapters. His current research centers on the EMS treatment of Opioid Use Disorder and paramedic initiated buprenorphine.
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Wednesday, October 12, 2022
3:45 PM – 4:45 PM EDT