Ross Berkeley, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Chair, Clinical Quality and Patient Safety Committee, National Clinical Governance Board

Portrait of Ross Berkeley
  • Medical School:
    UCSF
  • Residency:
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the Hospitals of the University Health Center of Pittsburgh

Ross Berkeley, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, is the Chair of the USACS Clinical Quality & Patient Safety Committee and a Senior Director of Quality for USACS.  He serves on the USACS National Clinical Governance Board and is the director for the High Risk Emergency Medicine course.  Dr. Berkeley has previously served as a site quality director in both community and academic ED settings for more than a decade, and currently co-chairs the Quality & Patient Safety Committee at University Medical Center (UMC) of Southern Nevada.  Dr. Berkeley received his Bachelor of Science in biophysics from Brown University, and earned his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine.  He completed his emergency medicine residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Dr. Berkeley is the Program Director for the emergency medicine residency program based at UMC in Las Vegas, and is a Professor and Vice Chair for Quality and Education in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) School of Medicine.  He 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, and volunteers as a tactical physician for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department SWAT Team.