Media Coverage

Please direct media inquiries to my publicist Cindy Birne:

Interviews, public appearances, lectures, quotes, videos & other media coverage of my various academic pursuits.

For the most up-to-date list, please check out my current website

January 2019 - Presentation

The National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Conference

I’ll be presenting how the mass casualty training drill for the national park service was expanded during my time working in the Central Valley

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November 18, 2019 - Book reading and signing

American University of Antigua

My first international book signing, hosted by the American University of Antigua ! Excerpts of Love, Sanity, or Medical School will be read and discussed with their medical students during the event.



October/November 2019 - Podcast


A podcast for emergency medicine resident physicians, by emergency medicine resident physicians. Listen in as I discuss burnout and the importance of keeping a journal!

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September 20, 2019

California Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians

Keeping a journal is a growing trend for its impact on improving wellness and staving off burnout.

I’ll be discussing the psychological and physical benefits of keeping a journal, an overview of how to start keeping a journal, as well as providing writing prompts and tips for maintaining the habit.

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March 28th, 2019

Book Signing at UCSF Fresno

Join me for my first book signing!

I’ll be reading an excerpt, answering questions, and of course, signing copies of my book.

The first 100 books are available for free!


March 21, 2019

Fresno State Premedical Club

I’m excited to share some of my experiences with the future physicians at Fresno State on March 21st!

Medical Humanities Conference: February 14

February 14th lecture at The Center for Medical Humanities, at University of California Merced!

Join us February 14, 2019 as Emergency Medicine Resident Stephanie Benjamin gives a lecture, as part of the Center's Medical Humanities series, titled "Tips and Techniques for Impactful Writing, from Personal Journaling to Publishing a Memoir".

Official Press Release for Love, Sanity, or Medical School!

GoodReads Profile

Visit my author page and read excerpts at GoodReads!

Book Reading: October 2018

I've been invited to read an excerpt from Love, Sanity, or Medical School at The Examined Life Conference! This medical writer's conference will be taking place at University of Iowa from October 25-27th.

Wilderness Medicine Course: September 2018

The Wilderness Medicine Course is fast approaching!! I'm looking forward to being the resident lead course instructor this year as we spend a week in the classroom and a week up camping up in Yosemite. Some images from last year's course up in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park:

Me lecturing about brains.

California ACEP Lecture: September 2018

Interested in disaster preparedness for healthcare professionals? Come to my talk at the annual conference for the California chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) on September 7, 2018!

Guest blog appearance: August 2018

Title: First Book Blastoff: Tips for a Successful Launch

My new featured post for the website Ask Me Anything!

Focus on UCSF Fresno article: July 2018

Coverage of the May 2018 MCI drill




The Connection Magazine: Summer 2018

My MCI drill made the cover story of a local magazine!

From the article, when talking about the MCI drill:

Dr. Benjamin only hopes it continues to grow. “Our vision is to create a model that can be duplicated across the country, in different national parks, and eventually develop a comprehensive curriculum that could really improve the way we respond to disasters,” she says.

Me leading the debrief session after last year's MCI drill in Sequoia National Park.

MCI Drill:  every May

The annual Mass Casualty Training Drill will be taking place May 2019. If you are a medical professional, medical student, or involved in the National Park Service, contact me for details about volunteering!

Being interviewed about the MCI Drill for local news. Link above.

Being interviewed about the MCI Drill for local news. Link above.

MCI Drill: previous years

Being interviewed for local news about my role as Course Director for the annual Mass Casualty Drill day at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Another interview I did highlighting the annual Mass Casualty Training Drill I ran at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

YouTube Fame: February 2017

Being an EM doc is a weird job... there was that one day where I was recorded removing a fishhook...

A technique for removing a fishhook using wire cutters. Presented by Drs. Jess Mason and Stephanie Benjamin at UCSF Fresno. Visit for all your Emergency Medicine education!