Department of Emergency Medicine
 
 

Dr. Ted Chan

Undergrad: University of California, Berkeley (History)
Medical School: University of California, San Francisco
Residency: University of California, San Francisco (Internship)
                      University of California, San Diego

Dr. Ted Chan is the Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at UC San Diego. He completed both medical school and an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center. Prior to that time, Dr. Chan had worked in Washington, DC in the Office of the Assistant Surgeon General, and in the state capitol at the California State Senate. He completed his training in Emergency Medicine at UCSD in 1996 where he served as chief resident in his final year. Dr. Chan joined the faculty in July 1996 and is board certified in Emergency Medicine. He is active in health policy initiatives in San Diego and has worked with a number of community health and law enforcement agencies. His research interests include ED crowding and efficiency, informatics in health care, and tactical, disaster and prehospital medicine. He has received research grants from the NIH, US Dept of Justice, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Dr. Chan is editor of the Cardiology section of the Journal of Emergency Medicine; and has authored and edited 3 textbooks: Atlas of Emergency Procedures, ECG in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care, and Sudden Deaths in Custody. Publications