Ambrose H. Wong, MD, MSEd

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

Departments & Organizations

Emergency Medicine: Emergency Medicine York Street Campus Faculty

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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

  • YCCI Scholar AwardYale Center for Clinical Investigation (2019)

  • Future Innovators in Research, Education and Simulation AwardSociety for Simulation in Healthcare (2017)

  • Nancy T. Watts Fellowship AwardMGH Institute of Health Professions (2015)

  • Chief Resident(s) of the Year AwardEmergency Medicine Residents' Association (2014)

Professional Service

  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine - Simulation Academy (2018 - Present) Treasurer

  • Society for Simulation in Healthcare - Emergency Medicine Section (2018 - Present) Secretary

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Contact Info

Ambrose H. Wong, MD, MSEd
Patient Care Locations
Yale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Yale New Haven Shoreline Medical Center
111 Goose Lane

Guilford, CT 06437
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Yale New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael Campus
1450 Chapel Street

New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
Emergency Medicine464 Congress Ave Suite 260
New Haven, CT 06519