Dr. Broders currently serves as Chief Operating Officer at Emergency Medicine Consultants, Ltd., which he helped found in 1997. He is a Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, where he was instrumental in helping develop and start the Emergency Medicine Residency Program.
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Dr. Broders served in a variety of leadership roles at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Allen, and Kaufman as well as Parkland. He has served on many committees including Project Director for the Dallas Chapter of the American Heart Association, past President of the Texas Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians, Chairman of the Texas Medical Association’s EMS and Trauma Committee, Member of the Medical Advisory Committee for Parkland, Chairman of the Physician Leadership Council for Texas Health Resources and currently serves on the TMLT Claims Review Committee and Board of Trustees. He has been awarded the Positive Medicine Project Award, the Spirit of Dallas Award, the James E. Hayes Award, and voted one of the 50 Most Positive Doctors in America.
Dr. Broders met his wife, Maureen Murry, MD, JD in the Emergency Department at Parkland. They have been married for nearly 40 years. Outside of work, Dr. Broders enjoys golfing, traveling, reading, good food, and spending time with his wife and their two dogs, Miss. Jones and Freddie.
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Wesley A. Curry, MD, FACEP
Wesley A. Curry, MD, FACEP, is the CEO Emeritus of CEP America, and continues to serve in a strategic and advisory role to its current Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors. CEP America is a nationally recognized physician group providing acute care, post-acute care, and ambulatory/urgent care physician services.
The partnership was originally founded in 1975 as a regional emergency physician group in California. Serving as the CEO for 21 years, Dr. Curry led the growth in infrastructure, and the transformation of the Partnership, into a multispecialty and national physician group practice, with locations in 13 states and the District of Columbia. The partnership today has more than 250 unique practices, in over 125 unique hospitals. Nearly 3,500 physicians and advanced care providers are responsible for providing medical care to over 6,300,000 patients each year.
In his prior role as Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Curry had direct responsibility for the 10 fold growth of the Partnership during his tenure as CEO, as well as its operational and financial performance. CEP America today provides emergency medicine, hospitalists, anesthesiology, critical care medicine, pediatric emergency medicine, ambulatory/urgent care, emergency psychiatry, skilled nursing practice, and telemedicine physician services.