John Bedolla, MD
National Director of Risk
Dr. John Bedolla is USACS' national director of risk. He previously served as medical director of risk management at Emergency Service Partners, now USACS Southwest. His background includes extensive experience in peer review, state medical boards, and litigation.
After attending University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dr. Bedolla completed two years of categorical general surgery training before switching to emergency medicine, which he completed at St-Luke's-Roosevelt Medical Center in New York City. He has served in multiple academic roles, including clerkship director and research director at UT Southwestern and UT Austin. Presently, he is on the medical education faculty at University of Texas Dell Medical School in statistics, basic science, clinical skills and mechanisms of disease. He has authored multiple peer-reviewed articles in wide-ranging fields, from motorcycle races to resuscitation to terrorism, but always with an eye to probability analysis. He is active in ACEP where the chairs the national Medical Legal Committee. He lives in Austin with his two children, Carmen and Jack.