Interviews, public appearances, lectures, quotes, videos & other media coverage of my various academic pursuits...
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:
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
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.
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!
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.
YouTube Fame: February 2017
Being an EM doc is a weird job... there was that one day where I was recorded removing a fishhook...