Alicia Mikolaycik Gonzalez (Kurtz), MD
Alicia Mikolaycik González is the Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, California. She is also a Regional Director for the CA Bridge Program, helping establish ED-based Medication Assisted Treatment programs in hospitals across California. She is the Alternative to Opioids (ALTO) champion for Dignity Health, and the host of the Real Talk Podcast, helping providers share stories of their human experiences working in medicine. She is passionate about shifting the culture of healthcare toward treating patients and providers with more compassion and bringing joy back to the bedside.