Christopher Strother, MD Email Christopher Strother
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Emergency Medicine
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medical Education
- Pediatric Emergency Medicine
- Hospital Affiliation
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
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Dr. Strother is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, and Medical Education at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Strother is currently serving as the Immediate Past President of the SAEM Simulation Academy and has previously been Chair of the SSIH Emergency Medicine Section. He is the Director of Undergraduate Simulation for the Icahn School of Medicine, and Director of the Emergency Department’s Simulation Teaching and Research Center. He also serves as Program Director for the Medical Education and Simulation Fellowship. Dr. Strother was awarded the status of Master Educator from the Mount Sinai Institute for Medical Education; it’s highest recognition for leadership and scholarship in medical education. Dr. Strother completed his Fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Residency in Pediatrics at the Long Island Jewish Schneider Children’s Hospital.
Regional / National Committees / Advisory Boards:
Society for Simulation in Healthcare: Membership Committee
Chair, Society for Simulation in Healthcare EM Special Interest Group
Executive Committee Member, SAEM Simulation Academy
AAP District 2 Board of Directors,Resident Section Advisor
HIC Simulation Committee
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
- Pediatric Emergencies
MD, University of Louisville
Steven & Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of NY(Northwell)
Fellowship, Pediatric Emer Med
Mount Sinai Hospital
Dr. Nathan Kase Innovations in Medical Education Award
Institute for Medical Education at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Given to one person annually for novel contributions to medical education.
Master Educator, Institute for Medical Education
“IME’s Master Educator membership is the highest level that can be achieved as a faculty educator at the School. This designation confers a distinct honor to faculty who have demonstrated exceptional performance in the field of medical education and requires demonstration of educational scholarship and innovation.”
Mount Sinai Innovations: 4D Technology Development Program Award
Mount Sinai Innovations Awards
“The effect of lighting on ED physician performance in the simulation lab.”
Blue Ribbon Winner
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Education Research Day
Red Carpet Awarded for Excellence in Patient Service
Scholar - Harvard Macy Program for Educators
MSSM Teacher Appreciation Day - Innovations in Teaching Award
Fellow - Mount Sinai Institute for Medical Education
Dr. Strother is currently involved in research on several aspects of education using high fidelity mannequin simulation and using simulation to study other aspects of medicine such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation and patient handovers. He has previously looked at resident experience in pediatric emergency medicine and the use of CPAP in acute asthma treatment in the emergency department. In addition, he studies the use of debriefing in the clinical area to improve patient care.
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Dr.Strother did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2019 and/or 2020: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
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