Disclosures:

Please note that all information provided on this blog is my personal opinion and should not take the place of advice from your physician. I am not able to give medical advice on your personal health concerns. Also this blog represents my opinions. None of of my opinions or recommendations are affiliated with the hospital or Emergency Medicine group that I am employed by.

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Curriculum Vitae

Education

 

Chief Resident

University of Florida College of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine.

Jacksonville, FL.

 

Emergency Medicine Resident

University of Florida College of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine.

Jacksonville, FL.


Medical Degree, M.D.

Conferred May of 2012.

University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL.


Bachelor of Science in Integrative Biology with a minor in Classics.

Graduated Cum Laude. May 2008.

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

 

 

Professional Experience

 

Assistant Professor 

University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville, Department of Emergency Medicine
08/2015–Present

Assistant Residency Director

University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville, Department of Emergency Medicine

07/2016–Present

Assistant Medical Director of UF Health North Emergency Department

University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville, Department of Emergency Medicine

01/2016 - 07/2018

 

Honors and Awards

 

Association of Women in Academic Emergency Medicine Workshop Scholarship

Special Service Award

University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville Department of Emergency Medicine

Distinguished Young Faculty Member Award

University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville Department of Emergency Medicine

 

Finalist for the Edward Jelks Outstanding Resident Clinician Award

University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville Department of Emergency Medicine

Bythewood & Baker Memorial Scholarship Award for Woman Medical Students

University of Florida College of Medicine

 

Publications

 

“What Emergency Medicine Rewards: Is There Implicit Gender Bias in National Awards?” Krzyzaniak S, Gottlieb M,  Parsons M, Rocca N, Chan T. Annals of Emergency Medicine. July 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annemergmed.2019.04.022

 

“Trauma in Pregnancy” in Emergency Medicine Secrets.

Parsons M, Roe J. Markovchick VJ, Pons PT, Bakes KA (eds.)., 6th ed., Elsevier, Inc., Philadelphia, in press.

 

“Journal Club in Residency Education: An Evidence-based Guide to Best Practices from the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors.”

Gottlieb M, King A, Byyny R, Parsons M, Bailitz J.  Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health. 2018;19(4). doi:10.5811/westjem.2018.4.37507

 

“Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Pregnancy.”

Caro D, Parsons M. Handbook of Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergencies, Benrubi G. Chapter 5, 5th edition. 2020.

 

Grants

 

Fertility and Child-birthing Trends Among Female Emergency Physicians.

 Funding Agency: University of Florida Dean’s Grant; Role: Principal Investigator

 

 

Podcasts

 

Parsons M. AWAEM Anniversary Interviews: 10 Years of Progress. FemInEM Podcast. https://feminem.org/podcast/awaem-anniversary-interviews-10-years-of-progress-melissa-parsons-md/. June 2019.