Rob Hamilton, MD, FAAEM joined CEP America after his independent democratic group merged with them in 2007. He continued in his role as Medical Director at Mercy Medical Center in Redding, California until he took on the role of Associate Regional Director and now Regional Director. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine and is active in the local medical community. Dr. Hamilton went to medical school at the University of Colorado and completed emergency medicine residency at the University of California, San Diego. Since residency, he has practiced in a variety of practice settings and groups, and believes CEP America offers the best model of physician practice he has seen. He has been part of the CEP America Compliance Committee and Innovation and Development Group, and has particular interests in wilderness and environmental medicine and emergency department workflow. He resides in Redding, California and is always looking for opportunities to fly to other CEP America sites.