Dr. Michael G. Gonzalez serves as Associate Medical Director for the City of Houston Fire Department/EMS Division and Director of the new ETHAN (Emergency Tele-Health and Navigation) Project. Dr. Gonzalez is also faculty with Baylor College of Medicine, Emergency Medicine Residency Program and Director of Advanced Airway Management and Simulation Education. Gonzalez also serves as emergency medicine liaison to the renowned Trauma Program at Ben Taub General Hospital and Trauma Center.
Dr. Gonzalez is a native Texan and completed undergraduate studies at Rice University, Houston, TX. A graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Gonzalez completed two years of general surgery training prior to his emergency medicine residency at the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, San Antonio, Texas.
Dr. Gonzalez is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, with multiple tours of duty in support of Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn. During active duty, Gonzalez has served as Chief of Emergency Services, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, as well as Deputy Director & Lead Physician for Critical Care Air Transport Team (CCATT) operations, U.S. Armed Forces Europe and Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan. He lectures nationally and internationally with The Difficult Airway Course – Emergency and his academic and research interests are in pre-hospital airway management, telemedicine, critical care transport and trauma.