Angelica Loza-Gomez, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine (Clinician Educator)

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Director

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Angelica Loza-Gomez is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. She is double board certified in Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services. She is the director of the Emergency Medical Services rotation for the University of Southern California + Los Angeles County Emergency Medicine Residency Program. She is the Associate Medical Director to the prehospital base station.

She serves as the Medical Director for the Glendale and Montebello Fire Departments, along with the Los Angeles Area C 911 dispatch center. Her interests are tactical emergency medical services, prehospital sepsis, cardiac arrest, and systems of care.


  • Early management of adult traumatic spinal cord injury in patients with polytrauma: a consensus and clinical recommendations jointly developed by the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) & the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) World J Emerg Surg. 2024 Jan 18; 19(1):4. . View in PubMed
  • Utility of Glucose Testing and Treatment of Hypoglycemia in Patients with Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Prehosp Emerg Care. 2022 Mar-Apr; 26(2):173-178. . View in PubMed
  • Chest Compression Fraction Alone Does Not Adequately Measure Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Quality in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest J Emerg Med. 2022 03; 62(3):e35-e43. . View in PubMed
  • Paramedic Identification of Pediatric Seizures: A Prospective Cohort Study Prehosp Emerg Care. 2021 Sep-Oct; 25(5):682-688. . View in PubMed
  • Severe sepsis and septic shock in patients transported by prehospital services versus walk in patients to the emergency department Am J Emerg Med. 2021 07; 45:173-178. . View in PubMed
  • Active Seizures in Children Are Often Subtle and Unrecognized by Prehospital Providers Pediatr Emerg Care. 2019 Oct; 35(10):e177-e180. . View in PubMed
  • The Digital EMS California Academy of Learning: One State’s Innovative Approach to EMS Fellow Education AEM Educ Train. 2019 Jan; 3(1):96-99. . View in PubMed
  • Quantifying the Risk of Spinal Injury in Motor Vehicle Collisions According to Ambulatory Status: A Prospective Analytical Study J Emerg Med. 2017 Feb; 52(2):151-159. . View in PubMed