Bret P Nelson, MD
- PROFESSOR | Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Nelson is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and the Director of the Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Division. He is chief editor of the ultrasound education website, www.SinaiEM.us. He is coauthor of the Manual of Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound as well as the Emergency Medicine Oral Board Review Illustrated (Cambridge University Press). He serves on the Board of Directors of the World Interactive Network Focused on Critical Ultrasound (WINFOCUS) and as Chair of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine’s Point of Care Community of Practice. He is a member of the national faculty of the American College of Chest Physicians’ ultrasonography course, as well as The Difficulty Airway Course. He is active in the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)'s Ultrasound Section and was among the authors of ACEP's 2008 Emergency Ultrasound Guidelines.
Dr. Nelson has lectured throughout the world on the use of point-of-care ultrasound to aid medical decision-making and improve patient safety. His research interests include ultrasound and medical education. Dr. Nelson is a receipient of ACEP's National Faculty Teaching Award and the 2014 SAEM Ultrasound Faculty Education Award. He is a Master Educator level member of Mount Sinai’s Institute for Medical Education.
Chair, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) n Point of Care Community of Practice
Board of Directors, WINFOCUS
Professor, Ultrasound Leadership Academy
ACEP Ultrasound Section- Billing and Coding Committee
American Board of Emergency Medicine
MD, SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine
Residency, Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Excellence in Teaching
Attending of the Year Award
Exellence in Teach Award
Resident Teach Award
Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award
Dr. Nelson has studied the use of portable ultrasound in out-of-hospital and resource poor environments as well as multimodal approaches to ultrasound education. In addition, Dr. Nelson is evaluating the use of ultrasound in medical school curriculum and the value to residents when used on the wards.