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Wilderness Medicine Current Fellows and Alumni

Current Fellows

  • Miguel Pineda, MD

    Miguel Pineda, MD

    Undergraduate: Penn State University
    Medical School: The Ohio State University
    Residency: The University of Arizona

    Dr. Miguel Pineda is originally from Columbus, Ohio.  He earned his undergraduate degree in Biology from Penn State University while competing in Div. I collegiate gymnastics.  He returned to Ohio to attend medical school at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, then moved to Tucson, Arizona to complete Emergency Medicine Residency at the University of Arizona.  He is currently the Wilderness Medicine Fellow at UCSD with interests in mountain medicine and wilderness Ultrasound.  In his free time, he enjoys rock climbing, mountain biking, sky diving, and going for long motorcycle rides.


Fellowship Alumni Years Where are they now
Lauren Altschuh 2019-2020 Kaiser San Diego
Carl Youngs 2018-2019
Michael Lindsey 2017-2018 The Hospitals of Providence Transmountain, El Paso, TX / Paul L Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University / Instructor for Backcountry Pulse  
Alexis Lenz 2016-2017 UCSD/El Centro
Christanne Coffey 2013-2014 UCSD Faculty