Jerome Hoffman

Jerome Hoffman is professor emeritus of Medicine and Emergency Medicine (EM) at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where, for over 30 years, he taught students, residents and fellows in the Schools of Medicine and Public Health, and the RWJ Clinical Scholars Program. He has undergraduate and graduate degrees from Princeton University, Columbia University and the University of California, and did residency and fellowship training at Los Angeles County-University of South Carolina and UCLA. Dr. Hoffman previously directed the UCLA EM Residency Program and the School of Medicine’s Doctoring Program, and was a consultant toxicologist for the Los Angeles Regional Poison Control Center for more than a decade. He has also served as a reviewer, editorial board member and editor of multiple journals. His research has been supported by numerous federal grants, and he has published more than 200 scientific articles in virtually every major medical journal. Dr. Hoffman has won numerous teaching awards at UCLA and from various national societies in EM, as well as national EM awards for research. The American College of Emergency Physicians named him a 'Hero of Emergency Medicine' as part of its 40th anniversary celebrations. Dr. Hoffman has done sabbaticals at the University of Paris, University of Tokyo, Cambridge University and Universidad Católica de Chile, given invited lectures at scores of medical schools in the US, Canada, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Australia, and been the keynote speaker for numerous national and international meetings.