About WECP

Multicare Valley Hospital

Washington Emergency Care Physicians (WECP) is a democratic, emergency physician owned partnership of emergency medicine practices throughout Washington. They have been partners with MultiCare Health System since 1972, building its foundation with Tacoma Emergency Care Physicians (TECP). Clinical locations include Tacoma, Covington, Federal Way, Olympia, Lacey, Spokane, and Spokane Valley. WECP is dedicated to the highest quality of emergency care and strives to provide excellence at the bedside for patients in the communities it serves.

President and CEO

Benjamin Constance, MD, MBA, FACEP
President & CEO, Board of Directors


Brian Skjei, MD, FACEP
Secretary, Board of Directors
Harlan Gallinger, MD, FACEP
CMO/Operations Director, Board of Managers
Michelle Hunter-Behrend
Michelle Hunter-Behrend, MD, FACEP
VP of Provider Development, Board of Directors
Andrew Benefield
Andrew Benefield, MD, FACEP
VP of Quality & Risk Management, Board of Directors, Medical Director Covington ED
Michael O’Brien-McGinty, MD, FACEP
Board of Directors
Jaime Delcampo, MD, MS, FACEP
APP Post Graduate Program Director
Wende Younger
Chief Financial Officer


Sara Risinger
HR Manager
Skyler LeBlanc