Ross Scalese is Professor of Medicine and Director of Educational Technology Development at the Gordon Center. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Scalese sits on the Executive Faculty Curriculum Steering Committee, directs the major competency assessment programs for first- and second-year students, and is a founding Fellow of the Academy of Medical Educators at the Miller School of Medicine. He is active clinically and as a teacher of medical students and residents, particularly in the areas of cardiology and clinical skills.

Dr. Scalese’s special interests and research focus on innovative uses of simulation for competency-based training and assessment. He has been an invited speaker at numerous international conferences and has directed many faculty development courses addressing topics related to simulation-based medical education. He has co-authored some of the most widely cited references in the field, including the Best Evidence Medical Education (BEME) Collaboration systematic review on features of high-fidelity simulation that lead to effective learning.