Rodney Borger, MD
Dr. Borger is Chair of CEP America’s Board of Directors. Elected to this role in 2017, Dr. Borger and the Board set the strategic direction for CEP America. They provide guidance to the Officers and serve as the voice of Partners overseeing the governance of the organization. As Chair, Dr. Borger maintains a steady focus on growing CEP America as an organization that will serve the next generation of Partners.
Dr. Borger has served as a member of the CEP America Board of Directors since 2012 and has been the Medical Director and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) since 2002. Under Dr. Borger’s active leadership, Arrowhead’s Emergency Department was awarded the 2006 Management of Excellence Award – Honorable Mention from California Association of Public Hospitals, 2006 Certificate of Recognition from Golden Guardian, and the 2006 ED of the Year by CEP America. He has played a key role in Emergency Medicine education at ARMC by starting both an accredited American Osteopathic Association (AOA) EM Residency Program in 2004 and an Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant Fellowship Program in 2011. Dr. Borger was personally awarded the 2012 San Bernardino County Medical Society Outstanding Contribution to the Community Award, 2011 Medical Board of California Humanitarian Award, and was named one of the 2010 Best Physicians in the Inland Empire. In 2010, he also received a Special Recognition Award by the California American College of Emergency Physicians for political advocacy work. Dr. Borger was instrumental in forming the San Bernardino County Medical Reserve Corps, where he served as commander. Dr. Borger was also appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to be one of nine healthcare experts on the California Department of Public Health Advisory Committee. He earned his Doctor of Medicine at Loma Linda University in 1993 and completed his residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center in 1996.