ROSS J. SCALESE, MD

Ross Scalese is Associate 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.