About the California Bridge Program

The California Bridge Program is a program of the Public Health Institute working to ensure that people with substance use disorder receive 24/7 high-quality care in every California health system by 2025.  The program seeks to fully integrate addiction treatment into standard medical practice, breaking down barriers to access treatment, effectively saving lives. 

The Bridge Team

The Bridge team is composed of clinical champions from throughout California with a variety and depth of experience in the acute care setting and beyond.


 

Office Hours

The Bridge Team is poised to respond to your questions around the treatment of substance use disorders during ‘office hours’. Office hours are informal phone or video chats that welcome clinical questions and inquiries about resources and materials. Our team can respond to detailed questions about all elements of the Bridge program. Please be sure to register 48 hours in advance.


ANDREW HERRING, MD

Dr. Andrew Herring is an Attending Emergency Physician at Highland Hospital-Alameda Health System in Oakland, CA, a Clinical Instructor at UCSF, Principal Investigator and Co-Director of Emergency Department Services for the Bridge Program.

OFFICE HOURS: Thursdays @ 12:00-12:30pm: ADVANCED REGISTRATION HERE

HANNAH SNYDER, MD

Dr. Hannah Snyder practices primary care and addiction medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. In addition to her clinical work, she is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of California San Francisco, where she teaches residents and fellows. Dr. Snyder is the Director of Inpatient Services for the Bridge Program.

OFFICE HOURS: Tuesdays @ 12:30-1:00pm: ADVANCED REGISTRATION HERE

AIMEE MOULIN, MD

Dr. Aimee Moulin is an Emergency Physician and Assistant Residency Director at UC Davis, current president of Cal ACEP, and Co-Director of Emergency Department Services for the Bridge Program.

OFFICE HOURS: Wednesdays @ 11:00-11:30am: ADVANCED REGISTRATION HERE

SKY LEE, MD

Sky Lee is a Family Medicine trained physician who works as a hospitalist in Northern California. She also provides primary care at One Community Health in Sacramento, CA. She is the Assistant Director of Inpatient Services for the Bridge Program. 

OFFICE HOURS: Tuesdays @ 9:00-9:30am: ADVANCED REGISTRATION HERE

RAIS VOHRA, MD

Rais Vohra is an emergency medicine and medical toxicology attending at UCSF Fresno Medical Center, medical director at the California Poison Control System, Fresno Madera division, and Central Valley Regional Director for the Bridge Program.  

OFFICE HOURS: Fridays @ 12:30-1:00pm: ADVANCED REGISTRATION HERE

MEGHAN O’BRIEN, MD, MBE

Meghan O’Brien is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine at UCSF, a hospitalist at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, and Bay Area Regional Director for the Bridge Program.

OFFICE HOURS: Mondays @10:30-11am: ADVANCED REGISTRATION HERE

REBECCA TROTZKY-SIRR, MD

Dr. Rebecca Trotzky, Medical Director of Jail Health Services and Urgent care at LAC + USC, board certified in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine, and faculty in the Department of Emergency Medicine at USC. She is also the Southern California Regional Coordinator with the Bridge Program.

OFFICE HOURS: Wednesdays @ 12:00-12:30pm: ADVANCED REGISTRATION HERE

KRISTIN HARTER, DPH

Kristin Harter is the Women's Health Clinical Pharmacist at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.  Her focus areas are in labor and delivery, obstetric anesthesia, high risk obstetrics, and gynecology.  She is also an Assistant Clinical Professor at the UCSF School of Pharmacy, a Women's Health Consultant for Lexicomp, and OB Consult Specialist for the Bridge Program.

OFFICE HOURS: Wednesdays @ 3:00-3:30pm: ADVANCED REGISTRATION HERE 

ARIANNA SAMPSON, PA-C

Arianna is an ED PA with 19 years of clinical experience. She is an APP Lead for US Acute Care Solutions at Marshall Medical Center ED in Placerville, California. She has been involved in developing programs to initiate Medication for Opioid Use Disorder in the ED setting since 2017. She is currently serving as Director for California Rural Bridge, Northern California Regional Director for California Bridge Project and Co PI for California’s Substance Use Navigator Program. She is passionate about creating and innovating the ED and hospital as an open door for patients with Opioid Use Disorder to receive life saving treatment.

OFFICE HOURS: Tuesdays @ 8:30-9:00am: ADVANCED REGISTRATION HERE

JOSH LUFTIG, PA

Josh Luftig is a Department of Emergency Medicine PA, Investigator and Clinical Instructor of Emergency Regional Anesthesia at Highland Hospital-Alameda Health System, and Bay Area Regional Director for the Bridge Program.

OFFICE HOURS: Thursdays @ 12:00-12:30pm: ADVANCED REGISTRATION HERE


PARTNERS

Mentoring in Medicine & Science (MIMS)

Mentoring in Medicine & Science, Inc. (MIMS) is a nonprofit organization operating in Oakland, California. Our mission is to increase the number of underrepresented health professionals through mentoring, career exposure, and leadership development

OFFICE HOURS: Every two weeks on Wednesdays @ 10:00-10:30am: ADVANCED REGISTRATION HERE

HARM REDUCTION COALITION (HRC)

Harm Reduction Coalition was founded in 1993 and incorporated in 1994 by a working group of needle exchange providers, advocates and drug users. Today, we are strengthened by an extensive and diverse network of allies who challenge the persistent stigma faced by people who use drugs and advocate for policy and public health reform.

Email contacts: Savannah O’Neill and Jenna Haywood


 

PARTNERSHIPS

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