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Department of Emergency Medicine Chair


Gregory Hendey, M.D.

Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Leadership Statement

Dr. Greg Hendey is our Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine. He attended the University of Notre Dame for an undergraduate degree in psychology, attended the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, then completed his EM residency training at UCLA in 1993. He was a member of the UCSF Fresno EM faculty for many years, serving as Chief since 2012, and returned to UCLA as Professor and Chair. He emphasizes teaching, research, clinical operations, and collaboration across all UCLA affiliated sites.

Professional Education


UCLA Medical Center, 1993
Specialty:  Emergency Medicine


UCLA Medical Center, 1990
Specialty:  Medicine


Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1989
Doctor of Medicine


University of Notre Dame, 1985
Bachelor of Science in Psychology