About Tribal EM

 

Tribal EM works exclusively with Tribal and Federal Healthcare Facilities throughout the US to lead, manage, and staff emergency departments.

Stronger Hospitals

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.

Healthier communities

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.

Empowered team

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.

Our Vision

To provide higher quality healthcare to the patients and communities we serve on a national level. Improve the quality and National standards of Indian Health Services.

CORE VALUES:

Compassion

Integrity

Service Excellence

Inclusion

Can Do Attitude

Teamwork

Dependability

Tribal EM Leadership Team

John Shufeldt, MD, JD, MBA, FACEP

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

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

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

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.

GREG FURSTNER

GREG FURSTNER

VP of Human Resources

With decades of experience as a human relations professional, Greg Furstner serves as Vice President of Human Resources. A reliable and respected team leader, Greg is responsible for developing our human resources strategy and policies, managing compensation, benefits and employee relations.  He also plays a role in developing our employees for their current and future roles within our company.

Brenda Rojas, MSN-OL, MHA, RN

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.

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