Meet Our Team

Tribal EM is a staffing and leadership company that offers high pay travel jobs for medical professionals. In addition, we implement sustainable organizational changes that ensure the highest quality of care. Tribal EM is committed to creating stronger hospitals, healthier communities and happier healthcare providers. 

Our team has multiple decades of experience in emergency department management and provider staffing. This expertise allows us to work with our partners in order to create more efficient systems that improve access to health care.

JOHN SHUFELDT

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Shufeldt is a practicing Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician and attorney who is dedicated to improving the delivery of medical care. With thirty years of experience as an emergency medicine physician and as the former director of eight different emergency departments, he is equipped with the skill and passion to successfully lead Tribal.

BRIAN GALLAGHER

Chief Clinical Officer

With fifteen years of experience as an Emergency Room and Family Practice Physician Assistant, Brian Gallagher has an in-depth knowledge and unique perspective on how to improve efficiency and performance in medical settings. Brian uses analytics and quality measures to create an optimal, patient centered model that is personalized for each hospital.

MORGAN HAYNES-SANCHEZ

Chief Operations Officer

With ten years of professional human capital experience, Morgan Haynes-Sanchez specializes in helping Tribal EM build effective teams, recruit elite talent, and motivate a productive workforce at unprecedented levels. Morgan is responsible for day-to-day operations to ensure the functionality of business initiatives and drive sustainable growth.

ASHLEY SANDERS

Chief Financial Officer

With over ten year experience in health care finance management, Ashley has cultivated many partnerships based on both financial accountability and transparency.

BRENT CAVENDER

Director of Accounts Managment

With over 20 years of Government and Indian Health experience, Brent has helped staff over 50 Indian Health clinics and hospitals nationwide, working with CEO’s, medical directors and contracting officers providing top providers to Indian Health communities. Brent is responsible for contractual questions, provider overview and developing new business for all federal and tribal accounts.