EM Career Outcomes & Scholarly Pursuits: Transitioning from a 3-year to a 4-year Curriculum

  • Michael Ehmann, MD, MPH, MS

  • Eili Klein, MS, PhD

  • Gabor Kelen, MD

  • Linda Regan, MD

    Dr. Linda Regan is Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Johns Hopkins. She serves as the Program Director for the EM residency program, the new combined EM-Anesthesia residency program, as well as the Medical Education Fellowship. Dr. Regan is well known at Johns Hopkins for her work as an educational program builder, and is well known for the Focused Advanced Specialty Track, or FAST, program within the residency program, a unique program that allows residents to develop a focused niche during their final year of residency.

    Dr. Regan’s interests lay mainly in curriculum development and evaluation, resident evaluation and feedback, as well as new applications of adult learning theory to post graduate education. She has extensive interest and experience in resident remediation, in particular for professionalism and communication skills, and is a frequent lecturer on this topic. She is also in charge of faculty development in her department and runs a robust longitudinal program in her department. Her clinical interests involve special population topics. In addition to her scholarly work, she has received multiple teaching awards from the residents she teaches, is a 2012 ACEP Faculty Teaching Award winner, as well as the 2016 national recipient of the Emergency Medicine Residency Associations (EMRA) Residency Director of the Year award.

    Dr. Regan served on the program committee for the Council of Residency Directors in Emergency Medicine (CORD) for many years, including three years as a track chair for the Best Practices track. She served for four years as a member of the CORD Board of Directors and is a current member of the RRC in Emergency Medicine.