About the Author

William Wesley Fields is a literature graduate of the College of Creative Studies in Santa Barbara who was mentored by its founder, Marvin Mudrick. He attended the Keck School of Medicine in Los Angeles and trained in emergency medicine at Harbor/UCLA before becoming an associate clinical professor at UC Irvine, chairing a national multi-specialty partnership (Vituity), and serving in leadership positions for the American College of Emergency Physicians.

The author has been published in a number of peer-reviewed healthcare journals under his surname, co-founded the Emergency Medicine Policy Institute and collaborated on studies of the acute care continuum by RAND and the Brookings Institutions.

As William Wesley, his first novel, Doctorcito, was purchased by Jeremy Tarcher while he was a medical student at USC. His second novel, Ghost Dancing, An EMTALA Tale, is a case-based medico-legal thriller. His third, Concessions and Betrayals, was driven by his family’s legacy in the Middle East.