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Heather Hammerstedt, MD, Emergency Medicine, Boise, ID, Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Nampa


Emergency Medicine Boise, ID

Vituity, Global Emergency Care, Wholist

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Education & Training

  • Harvard School of Public HealthMPH, International Health Policy, 2007 - 2008
  • Harvard University School of Public HealthM.P.H., Concentration on population and international health, global health capacity and systems development, 2008
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterResidency, Emergency Medicine, 2004 - 2007
  • Temple University School of Medicine
    Temple University School of MedicineClass of 2004
  • Bucknell UniversityB.S., Biochemistry, 1999

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2017 - 2017
  • OR State Medical License
    OR State Medical License 2016 - 2021
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2016 - 2020
  • ID State Medical License
    ID State Medical License 2008 - 2023
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2006 - 2008
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine Emergency Medicine
  • American Board of Lifestyle MedicineLifestyle Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FACEP) American College of Emergency Physicians

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • What resources are used in emergency departments in rural sub-Saharan Africa? A retrospective analysis of patient care in a district-level hospital in Uganda  
    Bitter C, Rice B, Periyanayagam U, Dreifuss B, Hammerstedt H, Nelson S, Bisanzo, M, Maling S, Chamberlain S, BMJ Open, 1/27/2018
  • Pioneering Leadership: �It is Not Easy to be a Pioneer: but oh is it fascinating!�  
    Hammerstedt H, FemInEM, 1/1/2016
  • Point-of-care ultrasound education for non-physician clinicians in a resource-limited emergency department  
    Stolz L, Muruganandan K, Bisanzo M, Sebikali M, Dreifuss B, Hammerstedt H, Nelson S, Nayabale I, Adhikari S, Shah S, Tropical Medicine and International Health, 1/14/2015
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Books/Book Chapters

Authored Content

  • Whole Foods DownloadFebruary 2019
  • Why We Eat: Are You Really Hungry?January 2019
  • When to Eat: Misinformation and MythsJanuary 2019
  • What To Eat: Let's Simplify and Stay WholeJanuary 2019
  • New Years Resolutions and How To Keep ThemJanuary 2019
  • Why Weight Loss Programs For Women Get It All WrongDecember 2018
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Press Mentions

  • 35 Self-Care Ideas You Can Start Practicing Today
    35 Self-Care Ideas You Can Start Practicing TodayOctober 2nd, 2018
  • 19 Ways to Stop Taking Yourself so Seriously When Losing Weight
    19 Ways to Stop Taking Yourself so Seriously When Losing WeightSeptember 28th, 2018
  • Lazy AF Guy’s Guide to Weight Loss
    Lazy AF Guy’s Guide to Weight LossSeptember 28th, 2018
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