October 15, 2013
Dr. Christian M. Sloane is a professor in the Emergency Medicine Faculty at the University of California in San Diego. Board certified in emergency medicine, he is affiliated with the University of California San Diego (UCSD) Health System as well as USCD School of Medicine in San Diego, California.
Dr. Sloane obtained his undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology from the University of California, Berkeley. He attended medical school at UCSD, graduating in 1997. He completed a transitional internship at Scripps Mercy Hospital, followed by residency in Emergency Medicine at UCSD where he was Chief Resident. After working for a year at Kaiser San Diego, Tri-City Medical Center, Jackson Hole, WY and UCSD, he took a full time faculty position at UCSD where he has worked since. He was appointed Associate Residency Director from 2008 to 2012. He has been the student elective Director of the Wilderness Medical Society’s Student Elective in Wilderness and Environmental Medicine. He is currently the Director of Quality Assurance for the Department of Emergency Medicine and an Assistant Clinical Director.
Dr. Sloane received the Golden Apple Teaching Award in 2005. He is a member of DMAT CA-4 and was part of the team deployed to the New Orleans Airport in support of the medical evacuation after Hurricane Katrina. He also deployed with international relief teams to staff the University Hospital in Port au Prince, Haiti, immediately following the earthquake in 2010. He has been recognised as one of San Diego’s “Top Doctors” four of the last five years. He has worked with the National Institute of Justice in the Less Lethal Technical Working Group, as well as the Body Armor, Blunt Trauma Interdisciplinary Review Panel. He has done several research projects in the field of less lethal weapons, as well as positional restraint.