Disclosures & Conflicts of Interest
Dr. Michael Shertz, MD is employed by Oregon Emergency Physicians, PC, a private company which contracts, among other hospitals, with Providence St. Vincent Medical Center to staff Board Certified Emergency Medicine physicians in the Emergency Department at St. V’s. Dr. Shertz is board certified in both Emergency Medicine as well as in EMS.
Dr. Shertz is the Medical Director for the Washington County Sheriff’s Department Tactical Team, as well as for the Emergency Medical Responder program for Oregon Intel.
Dr. Shertz owns and operates Crisis Medicine, LLC, based in Portland, Oregon where he provides in-person training in the Pacific Northwest as well as online training worldwide in the field of Tactical Emergency Casualty Care and Tactical Combat Casualty Care. Crisis Medicine contracts with two other companies to provide the logistics for in-person courses, such as registering students, arranging for classrooms, training facilities, and coordinating grants (such as several Urban Areas Security Initiative Program grants); all training materials and teaching are provided solely by Dr. Shertz.
Dr. Shertz has no other financial relationships or interest in EMS vendors or providers. He occasionally accepts training samples to provide feedback to manufacturers on their products but receives no compensation for his opinions.