Leigh V Evans, MD

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine; Executive Director, Yale Center for Medical Simulation; Director, Resident Research

Research Interests

Education, Medical, Undergraduate; Emergency Medicine; Internship and Residency; Patient Simulation; Central Venous Catheters

Research Organizations

Faculty Research

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Summary

Dr. Evans' research focuses on the transfer of clinical skills from the simulation laboratory to the hospital setting. Her primary focus has been on central venous catheter insertion performance by resident physicians. Her AHRQ funded study demonstrated that residents trained to competence in the simulation laboratory perform better in the clinical setting. She is currently investigating skills decay in procedural skills.

Specialized Terms: Emergency Medicine; Simulation in Undergraduate Medical Education; Invasive Procedure Simulation

Selected Publications

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Contact Info

Leigh V Evans, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Emergency MedicineYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste South Pavilion 218

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

Guilford, CT 06437
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Mailing Address
Emergency MedicinePO Box 208053
New Haven, CT 06520-8053