Medical Education

Dustin Petersen
Dustin Petersen, M.D.
Medical School

Boston University School of Medicine

Undergraduate School

University of California


Sacramento, California

Medical Interests

Trauma, critical care, injury prevention -  particularly highway safety.


Cycling, skiing, SCUBA diving, backpacking, home improvement

Future Plans

Surgical critical care fellowship, then practice as  a trauma surgeon with academic and health policy work in injury prevention and traffic safety.

Reason for Residency

I sensed that the residents, attendings, and staff worked together well and enjoyed being at Riverside. There seemed to be a good deal of teamwork and support, in combination with busy services and a variety of pathology.  The clinic surgery service is also a great experience and something that I only found at one other institution.

Year of study
Fifth Year