Options in EM
Dara Kass, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
Columbia University Department of Emergency Medicine
Nicole Dubosh, MD
Director of Undergraduate Medical Education
Harvard Medical SchoolDr. Dubosh is the Director of Undergraduate Medical Education at Harvard Medical School. She graduated from the Ohio State University College of Medicine and completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) where she served as Chief Resident. She then completed a fellowship in medical education at BIDMC. She currently serves as the Medical Education Fellowship Director, Director of Undergraduate Medical Education, and Director of Education Research in the Department of Emergency Medicine at BIDMC. Dr. Dubosh has served as a member of the CDEM Executive Committee for three years and is the current CDEM President. Her research interests involve learner assessment and evaluation, teaching communications skills, mentorship, and neurological emergencies.
Melissa Erin Parsons, MD
University of Florida
Alexandra Mannix, MD
Assistant Professor Assistant Residency Director Assistant Clerkship Director Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical Director Center for Simulation Education & Safety Research
University of Florida College of Medicine- JacksonvilleDr. Alexandra “Lexie” Mannix received a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a Certificate in Public Health from the University of Florida. Following her time at the University of Florida, Dr. Mannix attended medical school at Florida State University College of Medicine, graduating in 2014.
Dr. Mannix completed her Emergency Medicine residency at the University of Florida College of Medicine- Jacksonville in 2017. Following residency, Dr. Mannix completed a Simulation fellowship at Rush University Medical Center and Cook County Hospital in Chicago.
Dr. Mannix currently serves as an Assistant Professor, Assistant Residency Director, and Assistant Clerkship Director for the Department of Emergency Medicine, as well as the Medical Director for the Center for Simulation Education & Safety Research at the University of Florida-Jacksonville. Additionally, she serves as Editor-In-Chief of sheMD.org, an online virtual community of practice for women in medical training. Her professional interests include medical education, simulation, women in medicine, and social media in medical education.
Dr. Mannix is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. She provides
bedside education and patient care at UF Health and UF Health North in Jacksonville, FL.
Associate Professor, Vice Chair of Education, Mentor
Stanford School of Medicine - Department of Emergency MedicineDr. Michael Gisondi is the inaugural Vice Chair of Education in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University. He is the Principal and Founder of the Precision Education and Assessment Research Lab (The PEARL), Co-Director of the Scholarly Concentration in Medical Education, and the faculty advisor for LGBTQ+ Meds at Stanford School of Medicine. He is a Distinguished Member of the Stanford Medicine Teaching and Mentoring Academy. Dr. Gisondi is a medical education researcher and an expert in the application of social media in medical education. He is a member of the editorial boards of Academic Life in Emergency Medicine, International Clinician Educators Blog, and the Journal of Education and Teaching in Emergency Medicine. He is an associate editor for the textbook, Emergency Medicine, and conference faculty with the national certification course, EPEC-EM: Education in Palliative and End-of-life Care in Emergency Medicine. Dr Gisondi previously served on the Board of Directors for the Council of Residency Directors in Emergency Medicine. Earlier in his career, he served as Residency Program Director, Medical Education Scholarship Fellowship Director (SAEM-approved), and Director of the Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators at Northwestern University. In 2014, Dr. Gisondi was awarded the National Faculty Teaching Award of the American College of Emergency Physicians and was named Alumnus of the Year by Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. He completed the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Chair Development Program and the Stanford Medicine Leadership Academy.