Kara Toles, MD is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine (EM) at The University of California, Davis School of Medicine and Director of Equity and Inclusion in the Department of EM. She is passionate about emergency medicine, POCUS, clinical education, and health equity. She honed her ultrasound skills in residency just across the bay in East Oakland at Highland Hospital, a historic Emergency Medicine program that is known nationally for creating excellent clinicians whom are passionate about health equity. She holds a certificate in point-of-care ultrasound from Highland Hospital and the American Board of Emergency Medicine and has taught POCUS both nationally and internationally. She is excited to share the joys of POCUS with you.