Tribal EM works exclusively with Tribal and Federal Healthcare Facilities throughout the US to lead, manage, and staff emergency departments.
At Tribal EM, we specialize in metric-managed approaches to improve the ED culture, efficiency, and quality, specifically addressing waiting times, low morale, turnover, and poor service quality.
With a physician-led team that has decades of expertise in ED management, patients are able to receive the right care at the right time by the right level of provider in the right healthcare setting.
An empowered healthcare team allows us to achieve our mission: To positively impact generational change by providing an exceptional healthcare experience to every patient we serve.
To provide high quality healthcare to the patients and communities we serve.
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Tribal EM Leadership Team
John Shufeldt, MD, JD, MBA, FACEP
Chief Executive Officer
John Shufeldt, MD is a practicing Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician and attorney who is dedicated to improving medical care. With 30 years of experience as an emergency medicine physician and a former medical director of eight different emergency departments, he is equipped with the skill and passion to successfully lead Tribal EM.
BRIAN GALLAGHER, MSPA, PA-C
Chief Clinical Officer
With 15 years of experience as an Emergency Room and Family Practice Physician Assistant, Brian Gallagher has an in-depth knowledge and unique perspective on how to improve efficiency and performance in medical settings. Brian uses analytics and quality measures to create an optimal, patient centered model that is personalized for each hospital.
MORGAN HAYNES, PHR
Chief Operations Officer
With 10 years of professional human capital experience, Morgan Haynes specializes in helping Tribal EM build effective teams, recruit elite talent, and motivate a productive workforce at unprecedented levels. Morgan is responsible for day-to-day operations to ensure the functionality of business initiatives and drive sustainable growth.
ASHLEY SANDERS, MSA
Chief Financial Officer
With over 10 year experience in health care finance management, Ashley Sanders has cultivated many partnerships based on both financial accountability and transparency. She is driven to manage costs and establish strategic, mutually beneficial partnerships and relationships with vendors and service providers.
Director of Accounts Managment
Brent Cavender has over 20 years of Government and Indian Health experience. He has helped staff over 50 Indian Health clinics and hospitals nationwide, working with CEO’s, medical directors and contracting officers providing top providers to Indian Health communities. Brent is responsible for contractual questions, provider overview and developing new business for all federal and tribal accounts.
Brenda Rojas, MSN-OL, MHA, RN
Chief Nursing Officer
Brenda Rojas is a highly experienced, creative healthcare professional. With more than 20 years in healthcare, she has cultivated a passion for leadership and innovative problem-solving. She has held several administration and nursing leadership roles, guiding teams that deliver high-quality outcomes and ensuring compliance every step of the way.