Alan Chiem, MD MPH

I started my position as Director of Emergency Ultrasound and Fellowship Director in 2012, after completing residency at Grady/Emory and my ultrasound fellowship at UC Irvine with Dr. Chris Fox. I am a Testamur of the National Board of Echocardiography, having passed the ASCeXAM (aka "echo boards") in 2015.  In addition, I completed a part-time clinical research fellowship with the UCLA Clinical Translation Science Institute (CTSI) in 2016.

My academic interests are in both undergraduate and graduate medical education, as well as the use of advanced echocardiography in the management of acute heart failure and critically ill patients. I love spreading the gospel of ultrasound, and I enjoy working with and being around others that have the same passion, whether they are EM-trained, IM/Cards/CC, Surgery or Radiology. I am fortunate to be at UCLA-Olive View, where there is a long tradition of excellence in residency training, collaboration between specialties, and the diverse pathology encountered in a public, safety net hospital. 

Daniel Weingrow, DO

Daniel completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, in Colton, CA, where he was chief resident. He then went to do his Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship at UCLA/Olive View. Starting in July 2013, he became Director of Ultrasound for the Emergency Department at Ronald Reagan-UCLA, and co-fellowship director. Dr. Weingrow has been honored with teaching awards at both Ronald Reagan and Olive View-UCLA. His academic interests are Emergency Echocardiography, pulmonary ultrasound, and the ultrasound evaluation of shock.

Caleb Canders, MD

Caleb grew up in Bangor, Maine, attended college at Brown University, and completed medical school at Dartmouth. It took him that many years to realize that he wasn’t cut out for New England winters. He moved out to Los Angeles for residency and has loved every minute of living in sunny Southern California. He completed his emergency medicine residency and ultrasound fellowship at UCLA Ronald Reagan + Olive View in 2016 and 2017. Caleb is a phenomenal educator and mentor, winning the UCLA EM Clinical Teaching Award in 2017.

Daniela Morato, MD

Daniela completed her Emergency Medicine residency as well as an Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship at LAC+USC Medical Center.  Prior to joining us in 2015, she spent two years at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center as the Department of Emergency Medicine Associate Ultrasound Director.  Her academic interests include pelvic ultrasound, medical education and global health ultrasound She currently works as an attending physician at Ronald Reagan-UCLA .

Ricky Amii, MD

Prior to completing medical school in his native Hawaii and his Emergency Medicine Residency at UCSF Fresno, Ricky was a research associate at Olive View-UCLA. He returned back to us as an Emergency Ultrasound Fellow for 2013-2014, and became a full-time faculty member at OV-UCLA in 2015. Dr. Amii has been honored with teaching awards at both Ronald Reagan and Olive View-UCLA. He has moved back to become faculty at the JABSOM at the University of Hawaii, but has been known to return to UCLA for teaching shifts!

Stephanie Tseeng, MD

A native of Texas, Stephanie completed her training at Chicago Medical School and Cook County, where she was awarded EM Sonographer of the Year. She got tired of the humidity and heat of Texas, as well as the icy winters in Chicago, and decided to join us out West as our 2014-15 Ultrasound Fellow. She successfully completed our fellowship and is currently the Associate Ultrasound Director for the Department of Emergency Medicine at Loma Linda University. Aside from her dedication to ultrasound education, she is an avid rock climber and dodger of Spanish bulls. 

Pablo Aguilera, MD

Pablo comes from Santiago, Chile, where he is an attending physician and program director for one of the first emergency medicine residencies in the country. He has lectured internationally and is a member of the steering committee for the ACEP International Section. Pablo completed our fellowship in 2015, and continues to collaborate with us at his home institution, Pontificia Universidad Catolica (PUC), in Santiago, Chile.

Susi Morissett

In addition to the many administrative hats that she wears, Susi is our Ultrasound Coordinator. She makes sure that all students and trainees are ready to learn ultrasound on Day 1 of their rotations. Prior to that, she served many years as the Emergency Medicine Residency Coordinator for Olive View-UCLA. She is not only instrumental in ensuring that our department doesn’t fall apart, but also is the social glue that makes our section and department a great place to work.