Emergency Medicine Residency: Faculty

Dedicated Faculty with a Passion for Critical Care

About Our Faculty

Twenty-four full and part time faculty lead the Emergency Medicine Residency. Our program is affiliated with the University of Minnesota and all faculty hold university appointments. In addition, our faculty hold multiple leadership positions at HCMC and play an integral role in our healthcare system’s operations.

Program Leadership

  • Dr. James Miner, Chief of Emergency Medicine
  • Dr. Douglas Brunette, Assistant Chief and Medical Director, Emergency Department
  • Dr. William Heegard, Chief of Clinical Operations
  • Dr. Jeffrey Ho, Medical Director, HCMC Emergency Medical Services (Advanced Life Support Paramedic Service, Ambulance Service and EMS Education) and Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota
  • Dr. Jon Cole, Medical Director of the Hennepin Regional Poison Center and Minnesota Poison Control System, Director of Undergraduate Medical Education for the Department of Emergency Medicine, and Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota
  • Dr. Richard O. Gray, Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency and Co-Program Director, Combined Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine Residency
  • Dr. Danielle Hart, Associate Director, Emergency Medicine Residency and Director of Interdisciplinary Simulation and Education Center
  • Dr. Brian Mahoney, Associate Medical Director, HCMC Emergency Medical Services (Advanced Life Support Paramedic Service, Ambulance Service and EMS Education) and Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota
  • Dr. Megan Rischall, Assistant Director, Emergency Medicine Residency

Areas of Expertise

From our comprehensive airway program to our cutting-edge ultrasound training, every day our faculty share their dedication and expertise in a variety of key disciplines.

Discipline

Faculty

Airway program

Dr. John McGill
Dr. Robert Reardon

Cardiac arrest research

Dr. Keith Lurie

Cardiology and ECG training

Dr. Stephen Smith

Disaster preparedness

Dr. John Hick

EMS

Dr. Brian Mahoney

Hyperbaric medicine

Dr. Cheryl Adkinson

Interdisciplinary Simulation and Education Center

Dr. Danielle Hart

International medicine

Dr. Stephen Dunlop

Pediatrics

Dr. Albert Tsai

Research

Dr. Michelle Biros
Dr. James Miner

Toxicology

Dr. Jon Cole

Ultrasound training Dr. Dave Plummer
Dr. Robert Reardon

 

 

Professional Leadership

Faculty members have served in state and national organizations at all levels. These include:

  • Senior Vice President for Hospital-Based Accreditation, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
  • President, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)
  • President American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM)
  • Chair, Residency Review Committee for Emergency Medicine (RRC)
  • President Minnesota Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
  • ABEM examiners
  • Chair, ACEP Academic Affairs Committee
  • Editor-in-chief, Academic Emergency Medicine
  • Editorial board, Journal of Emergency Medicine
  • Reviewer: Annals of Emergency Medicine, Academic Emergency Medicine, American Journal of Emergency Medicine, Journal of Emergency Medicine, JAMA, Hyperbaric Medicine
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The Emergency Medicine Residency at HCMC is ACGME accredited.