Joanne brings extensive experience, expertise, and a profound interest in emergency medicine to her delivery of urgent care. She consistently invests in building rapport and trust with her patients and firmly believes in the positive impact that education and clear communication can have on their health. Joanne was awarded the Commendation Medal from the Department of Health and Human Services for her service in public health. She graduated first in her class from The F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences where she received her MD, and she completed her residency at the Madigan Army Medical Center. Passionate about opera, Joanne has been a physician for the San Francisco Opera for over ten years and also serves as the Lead Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Instructor at Stanford University. She is board-certified in Emergency Medicine.