Dr. Greg Hendey, UCSF-Fresno Chief of Emergency Medicine

Greg Hendey, MD, was appointed Chief of Emergency Medicine at UCSF-Fresno effective November 30, 2012. Greg came to UCSF Fresno in 1993 after completing his residency in Emergency Medicine at UCLA where he served as chief resident. Prior to that he earned a B.A. magna cum laude in Psychology from the University of Notre Dame  and received his M.D, from Vanderbuilt University where he was A.O.A. After arriving an Fresno, Dr. Hendey pursued his interest in pre-hospital emergency care, serving as the medical director for both American Ambulance and SkyLife. He was the Program Director for the Emergency Medicine residency from 1996-2000 and then became the Research Director for the department, a position he continues to hold.  For the past five years, Dr. Hendey has been Vice-Chief of the department,     Dr. Hendey is recognized both locally and nationally for his teaching skills.  He is the recipient of a number of teaching awards including the Council of Residency Directors Faculty Teaching award from the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.  In 2008 he was awarded the Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching from UCSF. He is a member of the Academy of Medical Educators. He is a frequent presenter at national Emergency Medicine conferences and chaired the Winter Symposium for the Academy of Emergency Physicians. Dr. Hendey is a reviewer for a number of journals and recently became the Decision Editor for the Annals of Emergency Medicine.   Dr. Hendey is active in research with a particular interest in selective use of radiography in the emergency management of trauma. He is a respected mentor for both residents and faculty in the development of research projects projects. Together with the Department of Biology at California State University, Fresno, he was instrumental in establishing the Academic Research Associates program, which gives pre-medical students the opportunity to witness and participate in clinical research in the CRMC Emergency Department. In 2000, he received the UCSF Fresno Faculty Research Award.