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Ambrose H. Wong MD, MSEd

Assistant Professor; Director of Simulation Research; Associate Fellowship Director, Medical Simulation

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Ambrose H. Wong, MD, MSEd

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • Emergency Medicine

    464 Congress Ave Suite 260

    New Haven, CT, 06519

    United States

Ambrose H. Wong
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Biography

Ambrose Wong, MD, MSEd, is the Director of Simulation Research and Associate Fellowship Director for Medical Simulation at YCMS. He uses healthcare simulation to improve teamwork and patient safety. He also has expertise in qualitative and mixed-methods techniques for health services research.

He received his Bachelor of Science from the University of British Columbia in Microbiology & Immunology in Vancouver, Canada and attended Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. Ambrose obtained his Emergency Medicine residency training at NYU & Bellevue Hospitals Center in New York City, serving as chief resident physician in his final year. He subsequently completed a medical simulation fellowship at NYU School of Medicine & New York Simulation Center for the Health Sciences. He received a Master of Science in Health Professions Education at Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions.

Dr. Wong applies healthcare simulation technology to address workplace violence and find better strategies to manage agitation and deliver behavioral care in the emergency department.

Education & Training

  • MSEd
    MGH Institute of Health Professions (2016)
  • MD
    Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis (2010)
  • BSc
    University of British Columbia, Microbiology & Immunology (2004)
  • Medical Simulation Fellow
    NYU School of Medicine/New York Simulation Center for the Health Sciences
  • Chief Resident Physician
    NYU Hospitals Center/Bellevue Hospital Center
  • Resident Physician
    NYU Hospitals Center/Bellevue Hospital Center
  • Board Certification
    AB of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine (2015)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
YCCI Scholar AwardYale Center for Clinical Investigation2019
Future Innovators in Research, Education and Simulation AwardSociety for Simulation in Healthcare2017
Nancy T. Watts Fellowship AwardMGH Institute of Health Professions2015
Chief Resident(s) of the Year AwardEmergency Medicine Residents' Association2014

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine - Simulation AcademyTreasurer2018 - Present
Society for Simulation in Healthcare - Emergency Medicine SectionSecretary2018 - Present

Departments & Organizations