David Andrew TalanMD, FACEP, FIDSA
Dr. Talan received his medical degree from the University of Illinois Medical College in Chicago. He completed his residencies (Internal and Emergency Medicine) and Infectious Diseases fellowship at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and its associated medical centers. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and Infectious Diseases.
Currently, Dr. Talan is Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine and faculty in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center and Professor of Medicine in Residence at UCLA School of Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and a member of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine and the American Society for Microbiology.
Dr. Talan serves on the editorial boards of the Annals of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine News, and Pediatric Emergency Care and is a reviewer for Clinical Infectious Diseases, JAMA, and The Medical Letter. Dr. Talan has written and researched extensively on acute infectious diseases, including animal and human bites, rabies, tetanus, pyelonephritis, meningitis, sepsis, and MRSA skin and soft tissue infections. He has recent publications in the New England Journal of Medicine and JAMA.