Martin V. Pusic, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics
NYU School of Medicine
Faculty, Bellevue Hospital Center
New York, NY
Dates of Visit: October 14 – 18, 2019
Purpose of Visit
Presenter at CHES Research Rounds
October 16, 2019
Systematic Practice Makes Perfect: A Discussion of Better Ways to Learn Visual Diagnosis
During this visit to CHES, Dr. Pusic will also be meeting with individual members of the CHES community to discuss their research ideas, offer advice, and explore areas of joint interest.
A practicing Pediatric Emergency physician, Dr. Pusic also has expertise in human cognition as it pertains to education metrics, health informatics and the longitudinal assessment of clinical skills. These disparate areas of inquiry come together in the development of cognitive simulations for clinical trainees. Dr. Pusic was a co-investigator on NYU’s “Accelerating Change in Medical Education” grant, funded by the American Medical Association and has as similar role on an upcoming “Reimagining Residency” AMA project at Partners’ Healthcare in Boston. He Co-Chairs the “Master Adaptive Learner” interest group for the AMA Consortium. Along with Dr. Rose Hatala, he recently completed a U.S. Dept of Defense Grant entitled “An Adaptive Tutor for Improving Visual Diagnosis”. Dr. Pusic obtained his medical degree from the University of British Columbia, a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at McGill, and his PhD in Education from Teachers College of Columbia University.