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.
|Egan DJ, Gentges J, Regan L, Smith JL, Williamson K, Murano T. "An Emergency Medicine Remediation Consult Service: Access to Expert Remediation Advice and Resources." AEM Education and Training, vol. 3, no. 2, 2019, pp. 193-196.|
|Pensa G, Smith J, McAteer K. "Calling All Curators: A Novel Approach to Individualized Interactive Instruction." Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, vol. 19, no. 1, 2018, pp. 169-171.|
|Murano T, Smith JL, Weizberg M. "Remediation Strategies for Emergency Medicine Patient Care Milestones." Cureus, vol. 10, no. 11, 2018, pp. e3557.|
|Linden JA, Breaud AH, Mathews J, McCabe KK, Schneider JI, Liu JH, Halpern LE, Barron RJ, Clyne B, Smith JL, Kauffman DF, Dempsey MS, Dechert TA, Mitchell PM. "The Intersection of Gender and Resuscitation Leadership Experience in Emergency Medicine Residents: A Qualitative Study." AEM Education and Training, vol. 2, no. 2, 2018, pp. 162-168.|
|Merritt C, Gaines SA, Smith J, Santen SA. "A Novel Curriculum to Optimize Emergency Medicine Residents' Exposure to Pediatrics." Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, vol. 18, no. 1, 2017, pp. 14-19.|
|Smith JL, Lypson M, Silverberg M, Weizberg M, Murano T, Lukela M, Santen SA. "Defining Uniform Processes for Remediation, Probation and Termination in Residency Training." Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, vol. 18, no. 1, 2017, pp. 110-113.|
|Pittman MA, Yarris LM, Lall MD, Smith JL, Wills CP, Ufberg JW, Hegarty CB, Love JN. "Do Emergency Medicine Residency Graduates Feel Prepared to Manage Closed Fractures After Training?." Academic Emergency Medicine, vol. 24, no. 1, 2017, pp. 92-97.|
|Williamson K, Moreira M, Quattromani E, Smith JL. "Remediation Strategies for Systems-Based Practice and Practice-Based Learning and Improvement Milestones." Journal of Graduate Medical Education, vol. 9, no. 3, 2017, pp. 290-293.|
|Wilcox SR, Strout TD, Schneider JI, Mitchell PM, Smith J, Lutfy-Clayton L, Marcolini EG, Aydin A, Seigel TA, Richards JB. "Academic Emergency Medicine Physicians' Knowledge of Mechanical Ventilation." Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, vol. 17, no. 3, 2016, pp. 271-9.|
|Gil A, DeFroda S, Janicki A, Smith J, Eberson C. "An Evaluation of the Utility of an Orthopaedic Surgery Rotation for Emergency Medicine Residents." RIMJ, vol. 99(9), no. 9, 2016, pp. 35-7.|
|Duong, David K., Oyama, Leslie C., Smith, Jessica L., Narang, Aneesh T., Spector, Jordan. "Medical Student Perceptions on the Instruction of the Emergency Medicine Oral Case Presentation." The Journal of Emergency Medicine, vol. 48, no. 3, 2015, pp. 337-343.|
|Weizberg, Moshe, Smith, Jessica L., Murano, Tiffany, Silverberg, Mark, Santen, Sally A. "What Does Remediation and Probation Status Mean? A Survey of Emergency Medicine Residency Program Directors." Academic Emergency Medicine, vol. 22, no. 1, 2015, pp. 113-116.|
|Silverberg, Mark, Weizberg, Moshe, Murano, Tiffany, Smith, Jessica, Burkhardt, John, Santen, Sally. "What is the Prevalence and Success of Remediation of Emergency Medicine Residents?." Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, vol. 16, no. 6, 2015, pp. 839-844.|
|Love JN, Smith J, Weizberg M, Doty CI, Garra G, Avegno J, Howell JM, SLOR Task Force. "Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors' standardized letter of recommendation: the program director's perspective." Academic Emergency Medicine, vol. 21, no. 6, 2014, pp. 680-7.|
|Clyne, Brian, Smith, Jessica L., Napoli, Anthony M. "Influence of Clinical Experience and Productivity on Emergency Medicine Faculty Teaching Scores." Journal of Graduate Medical Education, vol. 4, no. 4, 2012, pp. 434-437.|
|Sullivan C, Murano T, Comes J, Smith JL, Katz ED. "Emergency medicine directors' perceptions on professionalism: a Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors survey." Academic Emergency Medicine, vol. 18 Suppl 2, 2011, pp. S97-103.|
|Kobayashi L, Lindquist DG, Jenouri IM, Dushay KM, Haze D, Sutton EM, Smith JL, Tubbs RJ, Overly FL, Foggle J, Dunbar-Viveiros J, Jones MS, Marcotte ST, Werner DL, Cooper MR, Martin PB, Tammaro D, Jay GD. "Comparison of sudden cardiac arrest resuscitation performance data obtained from in-hospital incident chart review and in situ high-fidelity medical simulation." Resuscitation, vol. 81, no. 4, 2010, pp. 463-471.|
|Tubbs RJ, Murphy B, Mainiero MB, Shapiro M, Kobayashi L, Lindquist D, Smith JL, Siegel N. "High-fidelity medical simulation as an assessment tool for radiology residents' acute contrast reaction management skills." Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR, vol. 6, no. 8, 2009, pp. 582-7.|
The ACCESS Trial, Access to the cardiac catheterization laboratory in patients without ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction resuscitated from out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest. NIH/NHLBI 5U01HL133818-02 (PIs: Aufderheide and Yannopoulos); 9/15/2016-5/31/2021; Total award: $1,131,901; Direct cost/year: per patient enrollment.
*Determine survival to hospital discharge with Modified Ranking Scale Score ≤ 3 in adult 18-75 years old) patients resuscitated from out-of-hospital VT/VF cardiac arrest who do not have ST-segment elevation on emergency department 12-lead ECG (no-STEMI) randomized to receive either: 1) initial CCL admission, or 2) initial ICU admission.
Role: Site Co-Investigator (effort per patient enrollment) 2/24/2019-5/28/2019.
Role: PI 5/29/2019-present.
|Emergency Department Directors Academy, Phase I||ACEP, emergency medicine||2017-|
The Physician C.A.R.E Award Recipient (for outstanding contribution to The Miriam Hospital in enhancing Patient Experience), 03/2019
Nominee: EMRA Program Director of the Year Award, 01/2019
FemInEM Idea Exchange (FIX) Scholarship recipient, 02/2018
Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 06/2017
Jacek Franaszek Exemplary Educator Award, Department of Emergency Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 08/2016
Outstanding Contribution to Education Award, Department of Emergency Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 08/2015
CORD Distinguished Educator Award (Teaching and Evaluation), 03/2013
ACEP National EM Faculty Teaching Award, 10/2012
Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 06/2011
Outstanding Physician Award, Department of Emergency Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 01/2010
Outstanding Intern Award for Plastic Surgery, Washington Hospital Center, 06/2003
Outstanding Intern Award for Vascular Surgery, Washington Hospital Center, 06/2003
|Barron, Rebecca||Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinician Educator|
|Baruch, Jay||Professor of Emergency Medicine|
|Choo, Esther||Adjunct Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine|
|Clyne, Brian||Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Associate Professor of Medical Science|
|Eberson, Craig||Associate Professor of Orthopaedics|
|Gaines, Sarah||Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinician Educator|
|Himelfarb, Nadine||Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinician Educator|
|Jenouri, Ilse||Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine|
|Kobayashi, Leo||Professor of Emergency Medicine|
|Lindquist, David||Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinician Educator|
|McAteer, Kristina||Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinician Educator|
|McPeake, Laura||Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinician Educator|
|Napoli, Anthony||Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine|
|Nestor, Elizabeth||Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine|
|Pensa, Gita||Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinician Educator|
|Sutton, Elizabeth||Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinician Educator, Associate Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator|
|Tubbs, Robert||Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine|
|Zink, Brian||Professor of Emergency Medicine|
Council Of Residency Directors of Emergency Medicine (CORD-EM) 2007- Present
|Medical Education Research Certification, Scholar||CORD, Emergency medicine||2014-2014|
|Medical Education Research Certification, Diplomat||CORD, Emergency medicine||2010-2011|
|Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine||ABEM||2007-Present|
Leadership in Healthcare
BioMed 362 & 363: Introduction to Clinical Procedures
Biol 5660: Wilderness and Environmental Medicine
PHP 1520 Community Health, Emergency Medical Systems
BIOL 6518 Health and Design (Medical Design)
Brown Medical Student EMIG Instructor
Medical Simulation Course Instructor