Dr. Jefferson Svengsouk is an emergency physician, and hospice and palliative medicine physician, at UR Medicine (University of Rochester Medical Center) in Rochester, New York. He founded the URMC Emergency Ultrasound Program and presently serves as assistant director. He is an educator in Quality Improvement Science in the Emergency Department. He is an agent of Emergency Medicine resident wellness. He is chair of the Hamamatsu-Rochester Sister Cities Committee. He volunteers at the Seneca Art and Culture Center, Ganondagan NY State Historic Site. He performs with his band, the Cobbs Hill Consort, plays therapeutic music for patients with the Native American flute, serves as chair of the National Standards Board for Therapeutic Musicians, founded the Finger Lakes Flute Circle, and is a Native American Music Awards nominee.