Emergency Medicine Clinicians & Instructors

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Justin Belsky, MD, MPH

Instructor

Dr. Justin Belsky completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at Henry Ford Hospital followed by a Research Fellowship studying sepsis at Massachusetts General Hospital. His research focus is on the early identification of sepsis through biomarkers as well as the role of Thymosin Beta 4 and Actin proteins in the pathogenesis of sepsis. 

Dr. Belsky is the Yale site principal investigator for the clinical trial VICTAS which is a multicentered study comparing the efficacy of Vitamin C, Thiamine, and...

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Jessica Bod, MD

Instructor

Dr. Bod is the Director of Medical Student Education and the Director of the Emergency Medicine Clerkship and Sub-internship.

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Kevin Burns, EMT-P, PA-C, DFAAPA

Assistant Clinical Professor, Emergency Medicine

Co-Director, YNHH Emergency Medicine PA Residency

Associate Medical Director/EMS Coordinator

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Ryan Coughlin, MD

Instructor in Emergency Medicine

Assistant EMS Fellowship Director

Associate EMS Medical Director

Clinical Interests

Disaster Medicine; Education; Emergencies; Emergency Medical Services; Emergency Medicine

Dr. Coughlin is a Clinical Instructor in Emergency Medicine. He serves as associate EMS Fellowship Director, residency EMS rotation coordinator, and field operations medical director for the Center for EMS. He is also a member of of the Sponsor Hospital Area Response Physician (SHARP) Team, the only state-certified EMS physician response team in Connecticut. He is also active with residency education, as a member of the Education and Clinical Competency Committees.

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Rebekah Heckmann, MD, MPH, MPA

Instructor

Rebekah Heckmann, MD, MPH, MPA is an Instructor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine. She is also a Research Scientist at the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation and serves as the Assistant Resident Research Director for the Department of Emergency Medicine. She completed her residency in emergency medicine and served as chief resident at the University of Washington before pursuing a health policy research and translation fellowship at Brigham and...

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Daniel Joseph, MD

Instructor

Dr. Joseph completed emergency medicine residency at LA County/USC Medical Center and fellowship in EMS and Disaster Medicine at Denver Health.  In addition to his clinical responsibilities, he is an Associate Medical Director for the Yale New Haven Sponsor Hospital EMS system.  

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Donald MacMillan, PA

Lecturer in Emergency Medicine

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Jessica Ray, PhD

Instructor

Jessica Ray, PhD is a Human Factors researcher with a strong background in simulation for system design, analysis, and training. Her research interests focus on systems approaches to understand and support human performance and cognition in complex environments.

Jessica holds a Masters of Science in Modeling and Simulation as well as a PhD in Applied Experimental and Human Factors Psychology from the University of Central Florida. During her graduate training she worked as a Consortium Research...

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