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Michael D. Smith, MD

Director, Ochsner Clinical Simulation & Patient Safety Center
Professor, University of Queensland/Ochsner Clinical School
Michael D. Smith, MD
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Michael D. Smith, MD

Director, Ochsner Clinical Simulation & Patient Safety Center
Professor, University of Queensland/Ochsner Clinical School
Primary Location
13100 River Road
Destrehan, LA 70047

Biography

Dr. Michael Smith practices emergency medicine at Ochsner Health. He was born, raised and trained in Ohio, and he relocated to the heat and constant party of New Orleans. His academic interests are simulation and student and resident education. Dr. Smith has published extensively and lectured internationally. He has been active in organized emergency medicine including many American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) committees and is the past president of the Ohio Chapter of ACEP, the Louisiana Chapter of ACEP and also the past president of the Simulation Academy of SAEM. He also earned an masters in business administration and developed interests in process improvement and efficiency and has worked on projects to improve emergency department flow. He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Education and Training

Medical School

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Field of Study: MD

Residency

Metro Health Medical Center
Field of Study: Emergency Medicine

Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine

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