Jeffery J. Leinen, MD, FACEP, is a Regional Director for CEP America and currently practices emergency medicine at Mercy General Hospital. He completed medical school at the University of Texas and emergency medicine residency at the University of Chicago. Dr. Leinen served as CMO for Valley Emergency Physicians from 2004 to 2006 and was actively involved in building and opening The Hospital at Westlake Medical Center in Austin, Texas. He served as medical director from 2006 to 2012 at Sutter Delta Medical Center in Antioch, California, which earned HealthGrades Emergency Medicine Excellence Awards in 2008, 2009 and 2010, as well as a CEP America Distinguished Site Award in 2010. Dr. Leinen has been an oral board examiner for the American Board of Emergency Medicine since 2004, on the Hospital Based Practice Board for CMA since 2010 and joined the California ACEP Board of Directors in 2013.