We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Daniel Lugassy as the Medical Director of NYSIM. Dr. Lugassy is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at NYU. A graduate of Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Lugassy did his Emergency Medicine residency at the University of Maryland. This was followed by a fellowship in Medical Toxicology at NYU. He joined the NYU faculty in 2010 and is currently an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine. In 2011 Danny was chosen the Academic Attending of the Year for the Department of Emergency Medicine. For the past year Danny has served as an Assistant Medical Director at NYSIM, overseeing the undergraduate medical simulation programs. As Medical Director he will broaden his responsibilities, be involved with program development for NYU and CUNY, simulation related faculty development and educational research.
We are honored to have Dr. Lugassy take on this important position. As a gifted teacher and dedicated physician, and now in a leadership role at NYSIM Dr. Lugassy will assure that our Center will continue to grow and maintain its preeminence as a leader in simulation education.
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