Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinician Educator


Jessica L. Smith, MD, FACEP is the Residency Program Director and an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinician Educator, at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Dr. Smith graduated from the University of Miami School of Medicine in 2002 after she was inducted into the Iron Arrow Honor Society and received the John K. Robinson Award for Professionalism, Humanity, and Citizenship.

She completed her Emergency Medicine training at Boston Medical Center, and joined the Brown EM faculty in 2006. She is a CORD Distinguished Educator, a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, and has served in multiple national leadership positions in ACEP, CORD, and SAEM.

She currently serves on the CORD Board of Directors, the RI ACEP Board of Directors, the University of Miami Medical Alumni Board, and the Brown Emergency Physicians Board of Directors. She is adjunct faculty at the ACEP Teaching Fellowship, is involved in emergency medicine advocacy, and is a mentor to medical students, residents, fellows, and faculty. She has dedicated much of her career to volunteer service and leadership development, and has earned local and national clinical and teaching awards.

Her primary academic focus and area of expertise is graduate medical education, with niches in patient care, professionalism/professional development, and remediation. Clinical areas of interest include trauma and critical care.

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