UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland
I am a pediatric surgeon practicing as the trauma director at a large level 1 pediatric trauma center. I am also the PI for an ASPR federal grant aimed at developing pediatric disaster repsonse capabilities on a regional level. I have been engaged in this effort for the past year as the leader of WRAPEM, the western regional aliance for pediatric emergency management. This orginzation brings together pediatric medical and disaster expertise from 6 states across the west coast, including both public and private entities.