Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Raymen Assaf, MD, MPH

Hometown: La Crescenta, CA

Undergrad: UC San Diego

Medical School: University of Miami

Residency: Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Hobbies: Languages, painting, triathlons

Favorite LA spot: Night + Market Song

Next adventure: New Zealand

Tabitha Cheng, MD

Hometown: Victorville, CA

Undergrad: UCLA

Medical School: UCLA – CDU PRIME

Residency: EM, UCLA Reagan – Olive View

Fellowship #1: UCSD EMS – Disaster Medicine Fellowship

Hobbies: Fishing, camping, hiking, frisbee golf

Favorite LA spot: Anywhere with Cali burritos

Next adventure: Taiwan to visit family (post-covid)

Nicole Titze, MD

Hometown: Munich, Germany

Undergrad: University of Oregon

Medical School: Texas A&M Health Science Center, College of Medicine

Residency: Pediatrics, UCI-CHOC

Hobbies: Traveling, scuba diving, paddle boarding, video editing, running, board games

Favorite LA spot: The canals of Naples Island during Christmas

Next Adventure: Backpacking through Indonesia

Daniel Rogan, MD, MS

Hometown: Ballarat, Australia

Undergrad: University of Arizona

Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine

Residency: Stanford University Emergency Medicine

Hobbies: Exploring LA with my wife and kids, hiking/glamping, playing with my dog, video games, board games, history/sci-fi/fantasy books (Audible if we’re being honest)

Favorite LA spot: Disneyland

Next Adventure: Visiting family in Australia

Pediatric Emergency Medicine/Ultrasound

Aubrey Ferguson, MD

Hometown: Japan

Undergrad: La Sierra University

Medical School: Loma Linda University

Residency: EM, Harbor-UCLA

Hobbies: Traveling, snowboarding, cooking, hiking

Favorite LA spot: Any “Hole in a wall” restaurant with good food

Next adventure: Tonga, Indonesia, Bhutan


Erica Kiemele-Giss, MD, MSc

Hometown: Calgary, Alberta

Undergrad: University of Calgary

Graduate School: University of British Columbia (MSc)

Medical School: Harvard Medical School

Residency: LAC+USC Medical Center, Emergency Medicine

Hobbies: Dance teacher, certified yoga instructor RYT200, personal trainer, Indigenous artisan, gardener, and baker!

Favorite LA spot: Huntington Gardens

Next adventure: I’d love to go to Morocco and Spain! For now, I’ll try to keep up with my daughter, husband, two cats one dog

Pediatric Emergency Medicine/Child Abuse

Supriya Sharma, MD

Hometown: Pleasanton, CA

Undergrad: UC Santa Barbara

Medical School: St. George’s University School of Medicine

Residency: Pediatrics, Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, OH

Hobbies: Spinning, true crime, hiking, vegetarian foodie

Favorite LA spot: anywhere along the coastline

Next adventure: (Hopefully) working at a tertiary care children’s hospital in both PEM and child abuse division and lecturing on recognition of child physical abuse in the ED setting!

International and Domestic Health Equity (IDHEAL)

Rose Diaz, MD

Hometown: Alhambra, CA

Undergrad: Loyola Marymount

Medical School: UC Davis

Residency: University of Michigan, Emergency Medicine

Hobbies: Carb loading and distance running

Favorite LA spot: The Hollywood Bowl

Next adventure: LA Marathon

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Kelsey Wilhelm, MD

Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska (Go Huskers!)

Undergrad: Creighton University

Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix

Residency: Harbor-UCLA, Emergency Medicine

Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, biking, and attempting to keep houseplants alive.

Favorite LA spot: Rosie’s Dog Beach, various Long Beach coffee shops

Next adventure: Post Pandemic travel and time with loved ones!