Ross Berkeley

Ross P. Berkeley, MD, FACEP

Professor, Interim Chair & Residency Program Director, Department of Emergency Medicine



Dr. Berkeley is a professor and Program Director of the emergency medicine residency, and Interim Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV. He is the director of the national High Risk Emergency Medicine course and applies his expertise to help implement quality improvement strategies in multiple emergency departments across the country. He currently co-chairs the Quality & Patient Safety Committee at University Medical Center (UMC) of Southern Nevada, and has served as the Director of Quality in emergency departments in both community and academic settings.

Dr. Berkeley volunteers as a tactical physician for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department SWAT team, and serves as the EMS Medical Advisor for Lake Mead National Recreation Area as well as the EMS Director for the College of Southern Nevada paramedic program.

Dr. Berkeley was named an ‘Educator Healthcare Hero’ in 2015, was previously honored as a ‘Hero of Emergency Medicine’ by the American College of Emergency Physicians, and has twice received the Mitchell Goldman Service Award from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine.