Featured Member

Dr. Paul Whiteside

Family Medicine


Dr. Paul Whiteside has been a member of SBCMS for39 years. He is a retired Family Practitioner with Beaver Medical Group. Since 2005 he has volunteered with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Medical Reserve Corps and has been their Commander since 2012. The MRC is a medical volunteer unit created by the San Bernardino County Medical Society.

The mission of the MRC is to supplement the local healthcare systems during emergencies or planned events in San Bernardino County. The MRC achieves this mission by recruiting and training volunteer medical and non-medical professionals, and organizing them to assist effectively and efficiently in the management of catastrophic events and civil defense situations as may be called for. The MRC can be found helping at over 30 events each year not to mention fires, floods and other major catastrophes in the community when needed with Paul always at the helm. 

With his quick wit and sense of humor he makes those around him comfortable and is a natural leader. Dr. Whiteside is an outstanding humanitarian and model for all physicians. Paul was presented with the 2013 Merlin A. Hendrickson, M.D. Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Community.