2023

MD-73: Brian Drury (EX23)

Email: brian.drury@hawkventures.com 

Degree while Extern: MD, MEd (2023)

Affiliation while Extern:  Brown University Emergency Medicine Residency, Providence, RI

Current Affiliation: Brown University Emergency Medicine Residency, Providence, RI

Externship 2023 Biography: available here

Post-Externship Accomplishments:

 

MD-74: David Baskin (EX23)

Email: david.baskin@hawkventures.com

Degree while Extern: MSIV (2023)

Affiliation while Extern: Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

Current Affiliation: Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

Externship 2023 Biography: available here

Post-Externship Accomplishments:

 

2022

MD-71: Kara Hatlevoll (EX22)

Email: kara.hatlevoll@hawkventures.com

Degree while Extern: DO, MS, FAWM (2022)

Affiliation while Extern:  Norman Regional Emergency Medicine Residency, Norman, OK

Current Affiliation: Virginia Tech-Carilion Wilderness Medicine Fellowship, Roanoke, VA

Externship 2022 Biography: available here

Post-Externship Accomplishments:

 

MD-72: Emily Hillmer (EX22)

Email: emily.hillmer@hawkventures.com

Degree while Extern: MSIV (2022)

Affiliation while Extern: Oregon Health Sciences University School of Medicine, Portland, OR

Current Affiliation: University of South Dakota General Surgery Residency, Sioux Falls, SD

Externship 2022 Biography: available here

Post-Externship Accomplishments:

2021

MD-69: Jay Zhang (EX21)

Email: jay.zhang@hawkventures.com

Degree while Extern: MSIV (2021)

Affiliation while Extern: UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

Current Affiliation: UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

Externship 2021 Biography

Post-Externship Accomplishments:
• Officer, South Orange Rescue Squad Technical Rescue Team, Chapel Hill, NC

 

 

MD-70: Lindsey Lamier Fell (EX21)

Email: lindsey.fell@hawkventures.com

Degree while Extern: MSIV (2021)

Affiliation while Extern: Oregon Health Sciences University School of Medicine, Portland, OR

Current Affiliation: University of Utah Residency in Emergency Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT

Externship 2021 Biography

Post-Externship Accomplishments:
• Resident emergency physician, University of Utah Residency in Emergency Medicine
• Avalance Mitigation for Snowbird Ski Resort
• Publication: Fell LL, Linney OS, DeLoughery TG, Johnston EE. A Survey of Ski Patrols in the United States Comparing Medical Direction, Patroller Training, and Patient Care. Wilderness Environ Med. 2023;34(3):295-302.

2020

MD-68: Abigail Wehner, MD

Email: abigail.wehner@hawkventures.com

Degree while Extern: MSIV (2020)

Affiliation while Extern: Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

Current Affiliation: Wake Forest University Residency in Emergency Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

Externship 2020 Biography

Post-Externship Accomplishments:
• Resident Physician, Wake Forest University Residency in Emergency Medicine, Winston-Salem NC

MD-67: Stephen Hobson, MD, FAWM, DiMM (EX20)

Email: stephen.hobson@hawkventures.com

Degree while Extern: MSIV (2020)

Affiliation while Extern: University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI

Current Affiliation: Resident Physician, University of Vermont Residency in Emergency Medicine, Burlington, VT

Externship 2020 Biography 

Post-Externship Achievements:
• Resident Physician, University of Vermont Residency in Emergency Medicine, Burlington VT

2019

 

MD-66: John Allen, MD

Email: john.allen@hawkventures.com

Degree while Extern: MSIV (2019)

Affiliation while Extern: UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

Current affiliation: Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Family Medicine Residency, Lancaster, PA

Externship 2019 Biography

Post-Externship Achievements:
• Resident Physician, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Family Medicine Residency, Lancaster PA

 

MD-65: Bryan Everitt, MD, Paramedic-NR (EX19)

Email: bryan.everitt@hawkventures.com

Degree while Extern: MD (2019)

Affiliation while Extern: University of Texas-San Antonio Emergency Medicine Residency, San Antonio TX

Current Affiliation: Faculty, University of Texas-San Antonio EMS Fellowship, San Antonio TX

Externship 2019 Biography

Post-Externship Achievements:
• Resident Physician, University of Texas-San Antonio Emergency Medicine Residency, San Antonio TX
• EMS Fellow, University of Texas-San Antonio EMS Fellowship, San Antonio TX
• Medical Director, Texas Search & Rescue, Austin TX

2018

MD-64: Hannah Loewenberg, MD (EX18)

Email: hannah.loewenberg@hawkventures.com

Degree while Extern: MSIV (2018)

Affiliation while Extern: University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN

Current affiliation: Virginia Tech-Carilion Emergency Medicine Residency, Roanoke, VA

Externship 2018 Biography

Post-Externship Achievements:
• Resident Physician, Virginia Tech-Carilion Emergency Medicine Residency, Roanoke VA

 

MD-63: CPT(P) Mike Brisson, DO, PhD, Paramedic-NR (EX18)

Email: michael.brisson@hawkventures.com

Degree while Extern: MSIV (2018)

Affiliation while Extern: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine-Auburn, Auburn, AL

Current affiliation: South Baldwin Regional Medical Center Family Medicine Residency, Foley, AL

Externship 2018 Biography

Post-Externship Achievements:
• Awarded Senior Army Aviator wings
• Instructor, FEMA Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP)
• Active duty deployment, Alabama National Guard COVID-19 task force (2020)
• Resident Physician, South Baldwin Regional Medical Center Family Medicine Residency, Foley, AL

2017

MD-62: Wooten Jones, MD, MPH, Paramedic-NR (EX17)

Email: wooten.jones@hawkventures.com

Degree while Extern: MSIV (2017)

Affiliation while Extern: East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC

Current affiliation: Internal Medicine/Emergency Medicine/Critical Care Residency, East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC

Externship 2017 Biography

Post-Externship Achievements:
• Resident Physician, East Carolina University School of Medicine Internal Medicine/Emergency Medicine/Critical Care Residency Program, Greenville, NC

MD-61: Alex Kranc, MD, FAWM (EX17)

Email: alex.kranc@hawkventures.com

Degree while Extern: PGY3 (2017)

Affiliation while Extern: University of Florida Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Gainesville, FL

Current affiliation: Attending Emergency Physician, Lexington Medical Center, Lexington, SC

Externship 2017 Biography

Post-Externship Achievements:
• Resident Physician, University of Florida Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Gainesville, FL
• Medical Director, South Carolina USAR Task Force 1 (SCTF1)
• Lead author of first case report in the medical literature of procedural ultrasound use in a wilderness area

2016

MD-60: Jenna Wiley, MD (EX16)

Email: jenna.wiley@hawkventures.com

Degree while Extern: MSIV (2016)

Affiliation while Extern: UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

Current affiliation: Wilderness Medicine Fellow, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR

Externship 2016 Biography

Post-Externship Achievements:
• Assistant Medical Director – Portland Mountain Rescue
• Assistant Medical Director – AMR Reach and Treat Team
• Assistant Medical Director – Clackamas County Fire Department
• Treasurer, Finance Chair and Founding Board Member – Pacific Northwest Wilderness Medicine
• Medical Committee Member – Portland Mountain Rescue
• Instructor – Vertical Medicine Resources
• Resident Physician – Oregon Health Sciences University Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Portland, OR

MD-59: Sarah Frances McClure (EX16)

Email: sarahfrances.mcclure@hawkventures.com

Degree while Extern: MSIV (2016)

Affiliation while Extern: William Carey University, Hattiesburg, MS

Current affiliation:
EMS Medical Director, Harris County ESD 11
Medical Director, Timberline Medics, Bend, OR
Medical Director over MT and ID operations, Minuteman EMS
Medical Director, Archangel EMD
LEMA, Thunderland Basin National Grasslands and Medicine-Bow-Routt National Forest

Externship 2016 Biography

Post-Externship Achievements:
• Resident Physician, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Bronx, NY
• EMS Fellow, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
• Chair, Wilderness EMS Committee, National Association of EMS Physicians (2023-2025)

2015


MD-58: Joshua Nackenson, MD, Paramedic-NR (EX15)

Email: joshua.nackenson@hawkventures.com

Degree while Extern: MSIV, Paramedic (2015)

Affiliation while Extern: University of Miami, Miami, FL

Current affiliation: Attending Emergency Physician: O’Connor Hospital, San Jose, CA; Saint Louise Regional Hospital, Gilroy, CA

Externship 2015 Biography

Post-Externship Achievements:
• Founder & Owner, The Strength Doc
• Resident Physician, University of Texas Southwestern Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Dallas TX
• EMS Fellow, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX


MD-57: Noah Jordahl, MD, Paramedic-NR (EX15)

Email: noah.jordahl@hawkventures.com

Degree while Extern: MSIV, Paramedic (2015)

Affiliation while Extern: UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

Current affiliation: Attending Emergency Physician, Shiprock, NM

Externship 2015 Biography

Post-Externship Achievements:
• Training Captain, South Orange Rescue Squad Technical Rescue Team, Chapel Hill, NC
• Resident Physician, University of Utah Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Salt Lake City, UT

2014

MD-56: David Amsalem, MD (EX14)

Email: david.amsalem@hawkventures.com

Degree while Extern: MSIV (2014)

Affiliation while Extern: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Current affiliation: Attending Emergency Physician, Northern Inyo Hospital, Bishop, CA

Externship 2014 Biography

Post-Externship Achievements:
• Co-Founder & Current International Advisory Board Member, Nepal Ambulance Service
• Resident Physician, UCSF-Fresno Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Fresno, CA
• Member, Mono County Search & Rescue Team
• Clinical Faculty, UCSF-Fresno
• Director, 2019 ParkMedic Training Course, National Park Service
• Volunteer, Yosemite SAR
• Volunteer, Teton County SAR

MD-55: Ryan Circh, MD, FACEP (EX14)

Email: ryan.circh@hawkventures.com

Degree while Extern: MD (2014)

Affiliation while Extern: Johns Hopkins University Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Baltimore, MD

Current affiliation: Attending emergency physician, Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville, VA

Externship 2014 Biography

Post-Externship Achievements:
• Co-author, Chapter 30, Wilderness EMS
• Co-founder, Maryland Search & Rescue
• Resident physician, Johns Hopkins University Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Baltimore, MD

2013

ben-smithMD-54: Ben Smith, MD (EX13)

Email: ben.smith@hawkventures.com

Degree while Extern: MSIV (2013)

Affiliation while Extern: UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

Current affiliation: Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

Externship 2013 Biography

Post-Externship Achievements:
EMS Fellow (2017-2018), UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine EMS Fellowship, Chapel Hill, NC
• Assistant Medical Director, Carolina Air Care, UNC-Chapel Hill
• Medical Director, AirLife NC
• Author, Chapter 21 (Trauma), Wilderness EMS
• Training Captain, South Orange Rescue Squad Technical Rescue Team, Chapel Hill NC

chris-davisMD-53: Chris Davis, MD, FAWM, DiMM (EX13)

Degree while Extern: MSIV (2013)

Affiliation while Extern: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Current affiliation: Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine & Wilderness Medicine Fellowship Associate Director, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Externship 2013 Biography

Post-Externship Achievements:
• Author, Chapter 20 (Infectious Diseases), Wilderness EMS
• Owner, Adventure Medical Consultants
• Owner, Lundy Charters
• EMS Fellow (2017-2018), Wake Forest University
• Wilderness Medicine Fellow (2018-2019), Wake Forest University
• First accredited/guideline-compliant Wilderness EMS Fellowship graduate in the USA
• Associate Director, Wake Forest University Wilderness Medicine Fellowship
• Chair, National Association of EMS Physicians Wilderness EMS Committee

2012

sempsrottMD-52: Justin Sempsrott, MD (EX12)

Email: justin.sempsrott@hawkventures.com

Degree while Extern: MD (2012)

Affiliation while Extern: University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

Current affiliation: Emergency physician, Kuna, ID

Externship 2012 Biography

Post-Externship Achievements:
• Author, Chapters 16 & Chapter 27, Wilderness EMS
EMS Fellow, Wake Forest University (2013-2014)
• Medical Director, Starguard Elite
• Medical Director, International Surf Lifesaving Association
• Assistant Medical Director, Starfish Aquatics Institute
• Executive Director, Lifeguards Without Borders

willner

MD-51: Danny Willner, MD (EX12)

Email: danny.willner@hawkventures.com

Degree while Extern: MSIV (2012)

Affiliation while Extern: UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

Current affiliation: Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

Externship 2012 Biography

Post-Externship Achievements:
• Operations Captain – South Orange Rescue Squad Technical Rescue Team

2011

ben-aboMD-5: Ben Abo, DO, Paramedic, FAWM (EX11, Pilot Extern)

Email: ben.abo@hawkventures.com

Degree while Extern: MSIV, Paramedic-NR (2011)

Affiliation while Extern: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine-CA, San Francisco, CA

Current affiliation: Faculty, Florida State University School of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida

Post-Externship Achievements:
• Author, Chapter 19, co-author, Chapter 27, Wilderness EMS
• Associate Medical Director of Technical Rescue, Gainesville Fire Rescue
• Medical Director, Special Operations Division, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue
• Medical Director, Venom One & Venom Two
• Medical Team Manager, FLTF-1 US&R / Venom One Special Operations Division
• Assistant Medical Director, Hallandale Beach Fire Rescue, Hallandale Beach, Florida
• Director, URGENT
• Director, International Institute for Sustainability in Emergency Services
• Faculty and Director, Wilderness EMS Medical Director Course
• Chair, National Association of EMS Physicians Wilderness EMS Committee