Dr. Joseph Esherick, M.D., FAAFP, FHM is the Director of Medicine, a hospitalist, and an ICU physician at the Ventura County Medical Center in Ventura, California. He is also an Associate Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
He received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, and completed a family practice residency at the Ventura County Medical Center, Ventura, California. He is board-certified in family medicine and the author of the Tarascon Primary Care Pocketbook, Tarascon Hospital Medicine Pocketbook, Tarascon Medical Procedures Pocketbook, Tarascon Clinical Review Series: Internal Medicine, Procedures: Hospital Collection iPhone App, Current Practice Guidelines in Primary Care and numerous medical reference cards.
He was the lead instructor of the Hospitalist Procedures course for the National Procedures Institute between 2004 and 2011. Dr. Esherick is also an editorial board member for Tarascon Publishing and is an expert reviewer for the Medical Board of California. In addition, Dr. Esherick is the Co-Director of the 2015 Society of Hospital Medicine's Precourse "Medical Procedures for Hospitalists."
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