Sam Huo, MD, MPH, MS

Sam Huo, MD, MPH, MS is an emergency and addiction medicine physician and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine. She completed her residency in emergency medicine at Temple University Hospital and a fellowship in addiction medicine at Cooper University Hospital. She is passionate about harnessing the potential for the ED and hospital settings to be a point of entry to other settings of care, particularly for those who struggle with substance use disorders. Her approach to medicine is grounded in the philosophy of harm reduction and the belief that people who use drugs deserve to be treated with dignity and respect. She currently practices emergency medicine and addiction medicine at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania – Cedar Avenue. She serves as the medical director of the Addiction Consult Team at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. In her free time she enjoys rock climbing, playing tennis, and snuggling with her cats.