Paul Jhun, MD

Paul Jhun, MD (@jhunlikefun) graduated from Stanford University with a BS in Electrical Engineering and received his MD from the University of Southern California. After completing an emergency medicine residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center, he served as an assistant program director. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of California San Francisco.

Dr. Jhun says, "Great medical education goes beyond helping patients. It celebrates who we are. It reminds us why we do what we do. It inspires and equips us to be a little bit better everyday. I am honored to lead the team at Hippo Education (@HippoEducation), where we design medical education, innovating audio, video, and live media, to ignite and sustain those moments."

Over 400 applications were reviewed by the selection committee, comprised of Steven J. Stack, MD, MBA, FACEP, Zach Jarou, MD, Omar Z. Maniya, MD, MBA, Hannah Hughes, MD, MBA, Ven Subramanyam, MD, Erin Karl, MD, and Jazmyn Shaw.

The selection committee was blinded to EMRA and/or ACEP membership status. Care was taken to ensure both a diverse applicant pool and awardee group. For any questions, contact Cathey Wise at

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