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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

Program Director

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

09/2023–Present

Associate Residency Director

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

03/2023–Present

Associate Professor 

University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville, Department of Emergency Medicine
06/2022–Present

Assistant Professor 

University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville, Department of Emergency Medicine
08/2015–6/2022

Assistant Residency Director

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

07/2016–03/2023

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

UF Jacksonville College of Medicine Exemplary Teacher

​SAEM 23 Faculty Award for Best Abstract and Presentation

Philip H. Gilbert Young Physician Leadership Award

EMRA’s 25 Under 45: Influencers of EM Award

American Association of Women Emergency Physicians “Rising Star” Award

Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians

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

 

  1. Parsons M, Mannix A, Gore K, Rabalais J, Gottlieb M.  The Current Landscape of Emergency Medicine Resident Schedule. Academic Emergency Medicine Education and Training. AEM Educ Train. January 2024. PMID: 38235394.

  2. Alvarez A, Mannix A, Davenport D, Gore K, Krzyzaniak S, Parsons M, Miller DT, Eraso D, Monteiro S, Chan TM, Gottlieb M. Ethnic and Racial Differences in Medical Student Standardized Letters of Evaluation (SLOE).. J Grad Med Educ (2022) 14 (5): 549–553. October 14, 2022. 

  3. Alvarez A, Mannix A, Davenport D, Gore K, Krzyzaniak S, Parsons M, Miller DT, Eraso D, Monteiro S, Chan TM, Gottlieb M. Racial Bias in Medical Student Standardized Letters of Evaluation (SLOE). Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health. Volume 23 (4.1). September 2022. 

  4. Parsons M, Caldwell MT, Alvarez A ’ai, et al. Physician Pipeline and Pathway Programs: An Evidence-based Guide to Best Practices for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion from the Council of Residency Directors in Emergency Medicine. West J Emerg Med. 2022;23(4):514-524.

  5. Gallegos M, Landry A, Alvarez A ’ai, Davenport D, Caldwell MT, Parsons M, Gottlieb M, Natesan S. Holistic Review, Mitigating Bias, and Other Strategies in Residency Recruitment for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: An Evidence-based Guide to Best Practices from the Council of Residency Directors in Emergency Medicine. West J Emerg Med. 2022;23(3):345-352.

  6. Mannix A, Rehman M, Saak J, Gore K, Parsons M, Gottlieb M. Distribution of core content coverage among three popular emergency medicine podcasts: A 10-year analysis. AEM Educ Train. 2022;6(5):e10798.

  7. Mannix A, Monteiro S, Miller D, Parsons M, Alvarez A, Krzyzaniak S, Gore K, Eraso D, Davenport D, Chan T, Gottlieb M. Gender differences in emergency medicine standardized letters of evaluation. AEM Educ Train. 2022;6(2):e10740.

  8. Mannix A, Gore K, Parsons M, Rehmam M, Monteiro S, Gottlieb M. Gender Distribution of Emergency Medicine Podcast Speakers. Ann Emerg Med. Published online April 5, 2022. 

  9. Mannix A, Parsons M, Davenport D, Chan T, Monteiro S, Gottlieb M. Author gender diversity within emergency medicine publications. Acad Emerg Med. 2022;29(4):497-499.

  10. Mannix A, Parsons M, Davenport D, Monteiro S, Gottlieb M. The impact of COVID-19 on the gender distribution of emergency medicine journal authors. Am J Emerg Med. Published online July 4, 2021. doi:10.1016/j.ajem.2021.06.055

  11. Miller DT, Krzyzaniak S, Mannix A, Alvarez A, Chan T, Davenport D, Eraso D, Foote C, Gore K, Parsons M, Gottlieb M. The standardized letter of evaluation in emergency medicine: Are the qualifications useful? AEM Educ Train. 2021;5(3):e10607.

  12. Davenport D, Alvarez A ’ai, Natesan S, Caldwell M, Gallegos M, Landry A, Parsons M, Gottlieb M. Faculty Recruitment, Retention, and Representation in Leadership: An Evidence-Based Guide to Best Practices for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion from the Council of Residency Directors in Emergency Medicine. West J Emerg Med. 2022;23(1):62-71.

  13. Buchanan JA, Moreira M, Taira T, Byyny R, Jarou Z, Taylor T, Sungar G, Angerhofer C, Dyer S, White M, Amin D, Lall M, Caro D, Parsons M, Smith T. Defining “county”: A mixed-methods inquiry of county emergency medicine residency programs. AEM Educ Train. 2021;5(Suppl 1):S87-S97.

  14. Parsons M, Zuckerman M, Twigg S, Martínez Martínez CJ, Gottlieb M. A national assessment of residency wellness initiatives in emergency medicine. AEM Educ Train. 2021;5(4):e10691.

  15. Sethuraman KN, Lin M, Rounds K, Fant A, Lall MD, Parsons M, Linden JA, Gursahani K, Raukar N, Perman SM, Dobiesz VA. Here to chair: Gender differences in the path to leadership. Academic Emergency Medicine. Published online January 29, 2021.

  16. Grozenski A (r), Zadell J (r), Kiel J, Parsons M. Delayed Presentation of an Acute Traumatic Subdural Hematoma in a High School Football Quarterback. Current Sports Medicine Reports. 2021;20(1):16-18.

  17. Parsons M, Krzyzaniak S, Mannix A, Rocca N, Chan TM, Gottlieb M. Peek at the glass ceiling: gender distribution of leadership among emergency medicine residency programs. Emergency Medicine Journal. 2021;38:381-386. 

  18. Weyh AM (r), Dolan JM(r),  Busby EM(r), Smith SE(r), Parsons M, Norse AB, Godwin SA, Salman SO. Validated image ordering guidelines for odontogenic infections. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2021 May;50(5):627-634. 

  19. Parsons M, Kalynych C, Johns TL, Scicchitano MJ, Lott M, Fernandez R. IMPACT survey: IMpaired fecundity in Physicians and Association with Clinical Time. Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians Open. 2020;25:1059.

  20. Gottlieb M, Krzyzaniak SM, Mannix A, Parsons M et al. Sex Distribution of Editorial Board Members Among Emergency Medicine Journals. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2020;77(1):117-123. 

  21. Mannix A, Parsons M, Krzyzaniak SM, et al. Emergency Medicine Gender in Resident Leadership Study (EM GIRLS): The Gender Distribution Among Chief Residents. Yarris L, ed. Academic Emergency Medicine Education and Training. 2020;32:2366.

  22. Parsons M, Bailitz J, Chung AS, et al. Evidence-Based Interventions that Promote Resident Wellness from the Council of Emergency Residency Directors. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2020;21(2):412-422. Published 2020 Feb 21. 

  23. Krzyzaniak SM, Gottlieb M, Parsons M, Rocca N, Chan TM. What Emergency Medicine Rewards: Is There Implicit Gender Bias in National Awards? Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2019;74(6):753-758.

  24. Gottlieb M, King A, Byyny R, Parsons M, Bailitz J. Journal Club in Residency Education: An Evidence-based Guide to Best Practices from the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2018 Jul;19(4):746-755

 

Grants

Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling: Networking Best Practices for Women in EM.

2020 Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Foundation – Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine (AWAEM) Research Grant . PI: Melissa Parsons. Co-I: Michael Gottlieb, Teresa Chan, Alexandra Mannix, Sara Krzyzaniak, Al’ai Alvarez. 

Fertility and Child-birthing Trends Among Female Emergency Physicians.

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

Podcasts

Parsons M. Navigating Infertility as an EM Physician. EMPulse Podcast. https://ucdavisem.com/2024/03/17/navigating-infertility-as-an-em-physician/  

March 17, 2024.

Parsons M, Mannix A. SheMD. EM Over Easy Podcast Invited Speaker.  https://emovereasy.com/2021/04/12/episode-101-shemd/.

April 2021.

Parsons M. Doctor By Day. Fertility Patient By Night. Pretty in Pink Podcast. https://prettyinpink.libsyn.com/dr-by-day-fertility-patient-by-night.

April 6, 2020.

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.  

 

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