Joshua Russell, MD

Joshua W. Russell, MD, MSc, ELS, FCUCM, FACEP

Attending Physician, Northshore University Health System, University of Chicago Medical Center Affiliate

Staff Physician, Legacy/GoHealth Urgent Care
[email protected]


Lee A. Resnick, MD, FAAFP

President and Chief Growth Officer, WellStreet Urgent Care

Assistant Clinical Professor, Case Western Reserve University, Department of Family Medicine


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Stuart Williams

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Julie Miller

Managing Editor
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Alan A. Ayers, MBA, MAcc

Senior Editor, Practice Management

Michael B. Weinstock, MD

Senior Editor, Clinical Content

Andy Barnett

Andy Barnett, MD, FAAFP, FACEP

Senior Editor, Original Research

Albert Botchway, PhD

Senior Editor, Original Research

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Ariana Nelson, MD

Senior Editor, Original Research

Ivan Koay


Editor, Abstracts

Brittany Wippel, MD

Editor, Pediatrics

Lindsay Fish, JUCM

Lindsay E. Fish, MD

Editor, Images

Ben Cooper, MD

Editor, ECG Images

Tom DePrenda

Art Director [email protected]


Alan A. Ayers, MBA, MAcc

President of Experity Networks

Jasmeet Singh Bhogal, MD

Medical Director, VirtuaExpress Urgent Care

President, College of Urgent Care Medicine

Jeffrey P. Collins, MD, MA

Conviva Physicians Group

Part-Time Instructor, Harvard Medical School

Tracey Quail Davidoff, MD

Attending Physician
Baycare Urgent Care

Lindsay Fish, JUCM

Lindsey E. Fish, MD

Medical Director, Pena Southwest urgent Care Clinic and Hospital

Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Thomas E. Gibbons, MD, MBA, FACEP

Medical Director, Lexington Medical Center Northeast Urgent Care

William Gluckman, DO, MBA, FACEP, CPE

CEO, FastER Urgent Care

Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

David Gollogly, MBChB, FRNZCUC (New Zealand)

Chair, Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care

Glenn Harnett, MD

Principal, No Resistance Consulting Group

Trustee, UCA Urgent Care Foundation

Toni Hogencamp, MD

Regional Medical Director, PM Pediatrics

Founding Member, Society for Pediatric Urgent Care

Lou Ellen Horwitz, MA

CEO, Urgent Care Association

Sean M. McNeeley, MD

Medical Director, Occupational Medicine, University Hospitals, Cleveland

Clinical Instructor, Case Western Reserve Univ. School of Medicine

Immediate Past President, Urgent Care Association

Christian Molstrom, MD

Medical Director, Legacy-GoHealth Urgent Care

Shailendra K. Saxena, MD, PhD

Professor, Creighton University Medical School

Joseph Toscano, MD

Chief, Emergency Medicine
Medical Director, Occupational Medicine
San Ramon Regional Medical Center

Board Member, Board of Certification in Urgent Care Medicine

Ben Trotter, DO

Medical Director of Emergency Services, Adena Regional Medical Center

Janet Williams, MD, FACEP

Medical Director, Rochester Regional Health Immediate Care

Clinical Faculty, Rochester Institute of Technology


Scott Prysi, MD

Scott Prysi, MD


Cvitanovich, Gerald

Gerald Cvitanovich, MD


Alicia Tezel, MD, FCUCM

Alicia Tezel, MD, FCUCM


Jackie McDevitt, PA-C, FCUCM

Jackie McDevitt, PA-C, FCUCM


Cassandra Barnette Donnelly, MD

Cassandra Barnette Donnelly, MD


Heather Fernandez, MBA

Heather Fernandez, MBA


Tracey Quail Davidoff, MD, FCUCM


Danielle Bynum, OMC

Danielle Bynum, OMC


Faust, Boyd

Boyd Faust


Derek Newell


Chao, Chris, MD

Chris Chao, MD


De La Prida, Luis MBA

Luis de la Prida. MBA


Payman Arabzadeh, MD, MBA

Immediate Past President

Lou Ellen Horwitz, MA



Mission Statement

JUCM The Journal of Urgent Care Medicine – (ISSN 19380011) supports the evolution of urgent care medicine by creating content that addresses both the clinical practice of urgent care medicine and the practice management challenges of keeping pace with an ever-changing healthcare marketplace. As the Official Publication of the Urgent Care Association and the College of Urgent Care Medicine, JUCM seeks to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas regarding the clinical and business best practices for running an urgent care center. BACK TO TOP



JUCM is published by agreement between Braveheart Group, LLC (www.braveheart-group.com) and the Urgent Care Association (www.ucaoa.org) and the College of Urgent Care Medicine (www.uccop.org). JUCM serves as the official publication of both organizations. BACK TO TOP


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© Copyright 2024 by Braveheart Group, LLC (www.braveheart-group.com). No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any information storage and retrieval system, without written permission from the Publisher. For information on reprints or commercial licensing of content, please contact the Publisher.  Neither the editorial staff, the Editor-In-Chief, or the Publisher, Stuart Williams, are responsible for any expression of opinion or statement of fact, all of which are published solely on reliability and integrity of the author (or authors) whose name is attached to the published article. BACK TO TOP


Revenue Sources

JUCM is supported by, and/or derives revenue from, print and digital advertising, subscription fees, and journal distribution fees from the Urgent Care Association (UCA; www.ucaoa.org). BACK TO TOP



JUCM: Journal of Urgent Care Medicine is owned and published by Braveheart Group, LLC (www.braveheart-group.com), 11 E Sundial Circle, Carefree, AZ 85377-5156.  Braveheart Group is owned by Experity Health (www.experityhealth.com), an Illinois-based Urgent Care solutions company, but operates fully independently, both editorially and financially. BACK TO TOP