Dr. Ryan Pedigo


Ryan A. Pedigo, M.D. graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from the University of California, Riverside, and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. He then went on to receive his M.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, receiving the award for Excellence in Emergency Medicine from the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. After graduation, he began his post-graduate residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, specializing in Emergency Medicine, where he received a national award from the Emergency Medicine Resident's Association for clinical excellence in his field and was one of the program's chief residents. He was leader of the team that won the national resuscitation competition SimWars at ACEP in 2014. He currently is full-time faculty and an associate residency program director at Harbor, as well as Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He then received a $100,000 career development grant from SAEM and received a Master of Health Professions Education degree in 2021.

He has been the recipient of multiple awards including Los Angeles Super Doctors (2020), Outstanding Peer Reviewer Award for Academic Emergency Medicine E&T (2018, 2019, 2020), Faculty Teaching Excellence award from EMRA (2018), the National Emergency Medicine Junior Faculty Teaching Award from ACEP (2018), the Faculty Teaching Award from CORD (2018), the Faculty Teaching Award from his own department (2017, 2020, 2021), Young Educator of the Year Award from SAEM/CDEM (2017), and the Distinguished Faculty Clinical Teaching Award from the Department of Internal Medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (2016). He has helped write multiple books and edited over 300 textbook chapters.