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  • Mitesh Rao

    Mitesh Rao

    Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

    BioDr. Mitesh B. Rao, MD, MHS is the Founder and CEO of OMNY, a venture-backed company revolutionizing how healthcare data is shared and valued. A Board-Certified Emergency Medicine Physician, Dr. Rao practices clinically as an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Stanford. Most recently, he served as the Chief Patient Safety Officer for Stanford Healthcare where he led Patient Safety, Quality, and System Redesign for the Enterprise. Dr. Rao also served as Director of the Center for Advancing Patient Safety (CAPS), which focused on advancing the science and implementing new innovations in the fields of Patient Safety and Quality Improvement.

    Previously, he was trained in leadership and research skills as a Fellow in the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program. Subsequent to his time at Yale, he served as the Director of the Patient Safety Education Program at Northwestern Medicine. As a physician leader, he was helped implement systems-level improvements for quality and safety in institutions across the country and overseas that have had lasting effects on patient care provision. He has also led teams serving contracts with various governmental and non-profit agencies such as the Joint Commission Resources, CMS, the Canadian Patient Safety Institute, Partners Health Care, and the American College of Surgeons in multiple campaigns and initiatives to improve Patient Safety on a national level.

    Dr. Rao also served as the Head of Research and Integration for the health innovation program at Northwestern. In this role, he developed an expertise in improving care provision through innovative methodologies. He spearheaded efforts to integrate innovative technologies into the health system to improve patient care in a variety of settings, including telemedicine and mHealth initiatives. Working both with innovators and researchers across the various schools of the University as well as promising startups from around the country, Dr. Rao helped guide and refine the process for vetting and integrating pilot programs to test new technologies within the clinical venue. He also serves as a mentor to multiple healthcare-focused startups and accelerator groups across the country in order to help guide the development of implementation of innovative solutions that can sustainably impact patient care provision.

  • Caroline E. Rassbach

    Caroline E. Rassbach

    Clinical Professor, Pediatrics
    Clinical Professor, Emergency Medicine
    Clinical Professor, Emergency Medicine

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMedical education including learner assessment, program development and mentoring and coaching in medicine.

  • Brian Travis Rice

    Brian Travis Rice

    Clinical Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsDeveloping data-driven approaches to defining and comparing chief complaints fro emergency and unscheduled acute care in low- and middle-income countries

  • Ashley Christine Rider

    Ashley Christine Rider

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

    BioAshley C. Rider is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University. After completing her training in emergency medicine at Highland Hospital in Oakland, CA, she pursued a fellowship at Stanford in Simulation Education while simultaneously working on a Master of Education in the Health Professions (MEHP) at Johns Hopkins School of Education. After fellowship, she has stayed on at Stanford to continue her work as simulation faculty as well as serve as an Assistant Program Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency Program. Her academic interests include simulation-based education at the UME/GME levels, interprofessional education, operations data as it relates to learner development, quality improvement, resuscitation team dynamics, and social emergency medicine.

  • Fran Riley

    Fran Riley

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

    BioDr. Fran Riley is a physician engineer and Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford University. She obtained an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering and robotics, she obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Waterloo where she focused on robotics. Driven by her passion for merging medicine and technology, she pursued a Master's degree in Computer Science at The Johns Hopkins University, where she developed a motor controller for an early prototypes of the Da Vinci robot for ENT surgical applications. Dr. Riley's research also focused on utilizing real-time monitoring data to enhance the treatment of traumatic brain injuries in the pediatric intensive care unit.

    Following her work in robotics and computer science, Dr. Riley transitioned to the healthcare industry, where she served as a product manager at Microsoft. In this role, she lead multidisciplinary teams to develop multiple features for an electronic medical record dedicated to data analytics. The product was then acquired by GE Healthcare.

    Dr. Riley then pursued a medical degree at the University of Vermont, followed by a residency and chief residency at Maimonides Medical Center. She then completed a fellowship in emergency ultrasound at Columbia University Medical Center.

    At Stanford, Dr. Riley is an integral part of the Stanford Emergency Medicine Partnership Program (STEPP), utilizing her technical expertise to identify industry partners for research collaborations and product development. She also actively contributes to a hospital-wide committee dedicated to evaluating the use of informatics for clinical care, prioritizing patient safety and high-quality care.

    Dr. Riley's clinical research focuses on leveraging artificial intelligence in image recognition for regional wall motion abnormalities, specifically utilizing point-of-care ultrasound to diagnose acute coronary syndrome.

  • Christian Rose, MD

    Christian Rose, MD

    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Adult Clinical/Academic)

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsUncertainty permeates the practice of emergency medicine. I want to answer the question: what do you do when you don't know what to do?