Ryan McGarry (physician)

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Ryan McGarry is an American writer, director, cinematographer and emergency physician who directed the documentary Code Black.[1][2][3] Code Black is the basis for the TV series Code Black.

Education and training[edit]

McGarry studied at the Pennsylvania State University where he obtained a B.A. with a major in English in 2005,[4] then attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine until 2009.[5] As a med student at the University of Pittsburgh, McGarry participated in a four-week emergency medicine clerkship and research rotation at LA County/USC Medical Center.[2][6] He did his residency in Emergency Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.[7]


He worked as Clinical Instructor in Medicine at Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine of Weill Cornell Medical College.[5] He is currently a clinical assistant professor at LAUSC + USC Medical Center.


  1. ^ Strauss, Bob (2014-06-27). "Dr. Ryan McGarry directs ER documentary 'Code Black'". Los Angeles Daily News. Retrieved 2016-02-25.
  2. ^ a b "Medical Documentary from Weill Cornell Emergency Physician Premieres in New York". Weill Cornell Medical College. 2014-06-19. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2016-02-25.
  3. ^ "RYAN McGARRY, M.D. | Code Black I A look into America's busiest ER". codeblackmovie.com. Retrieved 2016-02-25.
  4. ^ McCracken, Kristin (2014-06-11). "Q&A: Ryan McGarry on HIFF 2013 Best Documentary 'Code Black' - Hamptons International Film Festival". Hamptons International Film Festival. Retrieved 2016-02-25.
  5. ^ a b "McGarry, Ryan". vivo.med.cornell.edu. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2016-02-25.
  6. ^ Pifer, Jenelle (Spring 2014). "Code Black: A clerkship turns into a film festival favorite". pittmed.health.pitt.edu.
  7. ^ "Residents". keck.usc.edu. Archived from the original on 2016-03-01. Retrieved 2016-02-25.

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