- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Emergency Medicine
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Medical Education
American Board of Emergency Medicine
- Services for Victims of Torture
MD, Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency, Emergency Medicine
Mount Sinai Hospital
Dr. Hexom is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He received his MD from the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed an Emergency Medicine residency at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where he was chief resident. Dr. Hexom was inducted as a teaching fellow in the MSSM Institute for Medical Education in 2009. Currently, he is the director of the fourth year medical student clerkship in Emergency Medicine. His interests include undergraduate and graduate medical education, medical simulation, and international emergency medicine.
Dr. Hexom serves as the Associate Medical Director for the Libertas Center for Human Rights, a comprehensive treatment program for survivors of torture sponsored by the Emergency Department at Elmhurst Hospital Center. Since 2005, he has been instrumental in the creation and development of a full time, patient-centered, federally funded clinic dedicated to the care of torture survivors and asylum seekers.
He has been involved internationally in countries including Liberia, Honduras, and Haiti. In Liberia, Dr. Hexom has collaborated with a broad coalition of Emergency Physicians to support emergency care, post-conflict health sector development, and the creation of an emergency medicine curriculum for Liberian and U.S. housestaff. He is a former Legislative Affairs Director for the American Medical Student Association.
Academic Achievement Award
MSSM Emergency Medicine Residency
Teaching Innovations for Coping with Crowding
ACEP Research Forum
Blue Ribbon Award
MSSM Education Research Forum
Dr. Hexom’s research interests include the use of high-fidelity simulation for medical education, education research, and the evaluation of best-practices for the identification and treatment of survivors of torture.
Landrigan PJ, Ripp J, Murphy RJ, Claudio L, Jao J, Hexom B, Bloom HG, Shirazian T, Elahi E, Koplan JP. New academic partnerships in global health: innovations at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. The Mount Sinai journal of medicine, New York 2011; 78(3): 470-82.
Hexom B. Optic Artery Occlusion. In: In: Rosen & Barkin’s 5-Minute Emergency Medicine Consult, 4th ed. Schaider J et al., eds.. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; pp768-769.
Hexom B. Altered Mental Status; Chest Pain; Headache; Sickle Cell Disease; Rash (multiple chapters). In: In: Okuda Y and Nelson BP, eds. Emergency Medicine Oral Board Review Illustrated. New York, NY, Cambridge University Press; pp244-265.
Hexom B, Beattie L. Preliminary Results of the Survivors of Torture Presenting to an Urban Emergency Department Prevalence Study. Annals of Emergency Medicine 2009; 54(3): S48.
Hexom B, Barthel RP. Lithium and pseudotumor cerebri. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2004 Mar; 43(3).
Beyond Medical School: The Frontier of Medical Activism. AMA Virtual Mentor 2004; 6(4).
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Dr. Hexom did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2012 and/or 2013: 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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