PROGRAM LEADERSHIP


Few programs offer hands-on critical care experience, resident autonomy, and access to state-of-the-art medical technology as the Emergency Medicine Residency at Hennepin. Launched in 1972, our program is the second-oldest in the U.S.—and still at the forefront of critical care education and training.

Danielle Hart, MD MACM

EM Program Director

Medical School: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden NJ

Residency: Emergency Medicine, Hennepin County

Fellowship: Medical Education & Simulation, Hennepin County

Dr. Hart graduated from the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She completed her residency training in Emergency Medicine and a Fellowship in Medical Education & Simulation at Hennepin County, and has completed her Masters in Academic Medicine through the University of Southern California.

After several years as an Associate Program Director, Dr. Hart became the HCMC Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director in October 2016.



Glenn Paetow, MD MACM

EM Associate Program Director

Medical School: University of Maryland

Residency: Emergency Medicine, Hennepin County

Fellowship: Medical Education & Simulation, Hennepin County

Dr. Paetow completed his Emergency Medicine Residency and a Fellowship in Medical Education and Simulation, both at Hennepin County Medical Center. After obtaining his Masters in Academic Medicine through the University of Southern California, he joined Hennepin County Medical Center as a faculty member in the Department of Emergency Medicine and is one of the Associate Program Directors for the Emergency Medicine Residency Program.

He is also the Medical Director for the Interdisciplinary Simulation and Education Center. His academic interests include graduate medical education, wellness, simulation, quality improvement, and cultural responsive healthcare.



Rochelle Zarzar, MD MACM

EM Associate Program Director

Medical School: University of Virginia

Residency: Emergency Medicine, Hennepin County

Fellowship: Medical Education & Simulation, Hennepin County

Dr. Zarzar completed her Emergency Medicine Residency in 2017 and a Fellowship in Medical Education and Simulation, both at Hennepin County Medical Center. After obtaining her Masters in Academic Medicine through the University of Southern California, she joined Hennepin County Medical Center as a faculty member in the Department of Emergency Medicine and became one of the Associate Program Directors for the Emergency Medicine Residency Program. Her academic interests include medical student education and quality improvement.



Travis Olives, MD MPH MEd

EM/IM Program Director, Medical Toxicologist

Medical School: University of Minnesota

Residency: Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine, Hennepin County

Fellowship: Toxicology, Regions/HealthPartners

Dr. Olives is trained in emergency medicine, internal medicine, and medical toxicology. He practices emergency medicine with Hennepin Healthcare in the HCMC Emergency Department, and practices medical toxicology at the same hospital. He is associate medical director of the Minnesota Poison Control System and is actively involved in the care of poisoned patients at the bedside.



Mary Hirschboeck

Program Coordinator

Ms. Hirschboeck has been the Hennepin EM Residency Coordinator since 2006. A native Minnesotan, she has degrees in Marketing, Management and Political Science. She is also the Program Coordinator for the EM/IM and EM/IM/CC programs.



Breanna Ordiway

Program Coordinator

Ms. Ordiway began her role as Residency Program Coordinator for the Hennepin EM, EM/IM and EM/IM/CC programs in 2020. Originally from Salt Lake City,  Ms. Ordiway  has a degree in Psychology and minor in Sociology from the University of Utah.




About Us

The Department of Emergency Medicine is comprised of the physicians, physician-assistants and staff dedicated to the delivery of emergency medical services for HCMC. Emergency Medicine Faculty physicians provide emergency medical care, teach students of many types, and conduct research leading to innovation of emergency care.

Our Residency Program in Emergency Medicine, its residents, and its graduates are a source of great pride for our Department. It began in 1972 with two residents, years before recognition of the discipline of Emergency Medicine as a medical specialty. Today we match twelve residents per year in our three-year program.

Hennepin County Medical Center
Dept of Emergency Medicine
701 Park Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 873-5683

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