Ellis Weeker, MD, FACEP, is a founding partner of CEP America and previously served on the board of directors. He is currently the organization's Director of Leadership Development and a staff physician in the emergency department at Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, California. Dr. Weeker is also a board member of the Santa Clara County Individual Practice Association. He received his Bachelor of Science from Tulane University and medical degree from Louisiana State University Medical School in New Orleans. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Kaiser Medical Center and Highland General Hospital in Oakland, California. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Dr. Weeker was also a recipient of CEP America's 2005 Stewardship Award.