Faculty 2017-03-15T08:55:48+00:00


Harveen Bal Bergquist

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine
Off Campus
Los Angeles



Harveen Bergquist is an Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine. Before coming to USC Keck, she completed International Emergency Medicine Fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and residency at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ. She has been actively involved in numerous international projects, including work in Kenya, India, Nepal, and Lebanon. She has also worked in refugee camps in Greece and helped with the disaster response following Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. Harveen’s primary interest includes emergency systems development and monitoring and evaluation of such systems. She has previously worked with Systems Improvement at District Hospitals and Regional Training of Emergency Care (sidHARTe) through Columbia University to help improve emergency medicine care in rural hospitals in Ghana. Currently, she is a volunteer consultant at the World Health Organization headquarters in Geneva working on unique emergency care training and assessment initiatives. She is also involved in international consulting work in Emergency Medicine. Harveen also has an interest in refugee health and human rights, and is a member of the Asylum Network of Physicians for Human Rights.

International Emergency Medicine Fellowship, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard University (2017)
Cooper University Hospital Residency in Emergency Medicine (2016)
MD, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine (2011)
MS Development Management, London School of Economics (2007)
MS Global Health, University of Oxford, Linacre College (2006)
BA Health and Societies, University of Pennsylvania (2005)


Implementation of a SenseMaker® research project among Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Glob Health Action. 2017; 10(1):1362792. View in: PubMed

Voluntary Faculty

Michael Orlinsky
(Per Diem Emergency Medicine Physician-Rest / Adjunct Clinical Professor of EM)

Chris Celentano
(Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor)

Thomas Mailhot
(Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor)

Joanne Williams
(Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor)