Dr. Andrew A Herring is an emergency physician and director of emergency pain management and addiction treatment at Highland Hospital, Alameda Health System in Oakland ,CA. Dr. Herring is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Francisco and obtained his medical degree at Harvard Medical School and conducted health policy research as a Fulbright Scholar in Central America. He trained in emergency medicine at Highland Hospital and is board-certified in addiction medicine. Dr. Herring conducts research on health policy, addiction treatment, and non-opioid pain management approaches in the ED. He is a member of the American Academy of Pain Medicine's advisory panel on acute pain medicine with an interest in bringing the highest quality multi-modal pain management addiction treatment to the emergency department. Dr. Herring is leading a CHCF-funded series of pilots to launch provision of medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder in emergency departments throughout northern California.