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San Diego, CA


Medical School:

University of Pittsburg School of Medicine

University of California Berkeley

Alexander Clark, MD


Talking about the San Diego Padres, Pittsburgh Steelers, and Cal Football. Also, fishing, lifting/cross-training, hiking, guitar, and listening to the Dan Le Batard Show.

Why did you choose VUMC  Emergency Medicine?

It’s a very busy, high acuity, academic ED that I hope will prepare me for any future practice environment. Very dedicated resident educators with dynamic case conferences, procedure/simulation labs, and EvolutionMD. Excellent reputation in EM research and a plethora of potential mentors.

What are your interests within Emergency Medicine?

Neurologic Emergencies, Post-cardiac arrest care, the Neuro-vascular Unit, and Toxicology

What would you be doing if you weren't doing Emergency Medicine?

Athletic Trainer with a professional sports team

What's your 5-year plan?

Learn a lot of Emergency Medicine, pursue a fellowship in either Critical Care or Toxicology, and continue developing a research portfolio

What's a random fact about you?

My first pet was a tarantula that is now 20(!) years old

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