Leadership

Gregory W. Hendey, MD

Gregory W. Hendey, MD

Chair, UCLA Department of Emergency Medicine

Dr. Hendey is a Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at UCLA and the Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine.  He provides academic oversight at all UCLA affiliated sites, including Ronald Reagan UCLA (Westwood), Santa Monica UCLA, Harbor UCLA (Torrance), Olive View UCLA (Sylmar), VA West Los Angeles Medical Center, and Antelope Valley Medical Center (Lancaster).

Rebecca A. Bavolek, MD

Rebecca A. Bavolek, MD

Vice Chair of Education

Dr. Bavolek is a Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, and Program Director of the UCLA Emergency Medicine Residency Program.

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Elijah J. Bell III, MD, MS

Vice Chair of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Dr. Bell is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, and an Informaticist.

Walid H. Ghurabi, DO

Walid H. Ghurabi, DO

Vice Chair and Chief of Service, Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center

Dr. Ghurabi is a Clinical Professor, Chief of Emergency Medicine and Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center.

Craig Goolsby, MD

Craig Goolsby, MD

Vice Chair and Chief of Service, Harbor-UCLA

Dr. Goolsby is a Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Chief of Emergency Medicine at Harbor-UCLA.

Lynne B. McCullough, MD

Lynne B. McCullough, MD

Vice Chair of Operations

Dr. McCullough is a Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and the Medical Director for the ED in the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. 

Rick McPheeters, DO

Rick McPheeters, DO

Vice Chair and Chief of Service, Kern Medical Center

Dr. McPheeters is a Clinical Professor and Chief of Emergency Medicine at Kern Medical Center.

Greg Moran, MD - UCLA Health Emergency Medicine

Greg Moran, MD

Vice Chair and Chief of Service, Olive View Medical Center

Dr. Moran is a Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine (Infectious Disease), and Chief of Emergency Medicine at Olive View Medical Center.

Neil Patel, MD - UCLA Health Emergency Medicine

Neil Patel, MD

Vice Chair and Chief of Service, VA Medical Center, West Los Angeles

Dr. Patel is an Associate Clinical Professor and Chief of Emergency Medicine at the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Medical Center.

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David L. Schriger, MD

Vice Chair of Academic Affairs

Dr. Schriger is a Professor of Emergency Medicine in Residence at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.