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Braden Hexom

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Emergency Medicine
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Medical Education
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  • American Board of Emergency Medicine

Clinical Focus

  • Services for Victims of Torture


  • MD, Medical College of Wisconsin

  • Residency, Emergency Medicine
    Mount Sinai Hospital


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    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.


  • 2009 -
    Academic Achievement Award
    MSSM Emergency Medicine Residency

  • 2008 -
    Blue Ribbon Award
    MSSM Education Research Forum

  • 2008 -
    Teaching Innovations for Coping with Crowding
    ACEP 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.


Hexom BJ, Jacquet GA, Foran M, Bartels S, Becker TK, Duber HC, Goldberg E, Cockrell H, Levine AC. Global Emergency Medicine: A Review of the Literature from 2012. Academic Emergency Medicine 2013 Aug; 20(8): 835-843.

Hexom BJ, Paudel S, Gilles N, Hahn S, Premkumar P, Arole S, Katz C. Impact of Mental Health Training on Village Health Workers Regarding Clinical Depression in Rural India. Community Mental Health Journal 2013 Jun;.

Hexom B, Calvello E, Fowler C. A model for emergency medicine education in post-conflict Liberia. African Journal of Emergency Medicine 2012 Dec; 2(4): 143-150.

Hexom B, Tupesis JP, Babcock C. Optimizing global health experiences in emergency medicine residency programs: A consensus statement from the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors 2011 Academic Assembly global health specialty track.. International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2012 Nov; 5(43).

Hexom B, Beattie L, Fernando D. Survivors of Torture: Prevalence in an Urban Emergency Department. Academic Emergency Medicine 2012 Oct; 19(10): 1158-1165.

Hexom B, Scroeder EP, Jacquet G. Global Emergency Medicine: A Review of the Literature from 2011. Academic Emergency Medicine 2012 Oct; 19(10): 1196-1203.

Hexom B, Hahn S, Muriuki D. Cross-sectional survey of malaria prevalence in tsunami-affected districts of Aceh Province, Indonesia. International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2012 Feb; 5(1).

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.

Industry Relationships

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Dr. Hexom did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: 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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