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 is a board certified emergency physician with an interest in using 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 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
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)
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine - Simulation Academy (2018 - Present) Treasurer
Society for Simulation in Healthcare - Emergency Medicine Section (2018 - Present) Secretary