John “Joe” Fosbinder, D.O.’01, is a longtime board-certified emergency physician at Bakersfield Heart Hospital in Bakersfield, CA. When not practicing medicine, he participates in activities including mountaineering, biking and adventure racing, a navigational sport that generally takes place over an unmarked off-road course, often hundreds of miles. In his current practice, Fosbinder has served on the Medical Executive and Credentials Committees and has assisted in developing pneumonia care measures. He also has extensive knowledge of high-altitude emergency medicine and acute mountain sickness, and he has visited the medical station at Mt. Everest’s base camp.