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Linda Regan, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Director, Medical Education Fellowship


John Hopkins School of Medicine (M.D., 1999)


NYU/Bellevue, EM (2003)


Dr. Regan joined the EM faculty in 2007 as the Associate Program Director for the EM residency program.  In July of 2010, she took over as Program Director.

Prior to her arrival here, she served as the Assistant Program Director at the NYU/Bellevue Emergency Medicine residency program.

In addition to her extensive work with the residency, she spent three years as the Co-Director of the Undergraduate Education Program in EM at NYU.

Dr. Regan’s interests lay mainly in medical education and range from curriculum development and evaluation, resident evaluation and feedback methods as well as adult learning theory. She developed interactive ways of teaching resident professionalism and communication skills and was the PI of a grant funded project which evaluated this curriculum. She started a fellowship in Medical Education within the Department of Emergency Medicine and is actively involved on a national level in furthering education within the field.

She is on the Board of Directors for the Council of Residency Directors in Emergency Medicine (CORD), sits on the Program Committee of both CORD and SAEM and has lectured nationally at ACEP.

Her main interest outside of medical education involves radiation exposure in emergency medicine.

Research Interests

  1. Radiation exposure in the ED
  2. Medical education for EM residents/Curriculum development and evaluation tools
  3. De-escalation training for EM providers
  4. Handoffs in the ED


  1. Zabar S, Ark T, Gillespie C, Kachur E, Kalet A, MD, Manko J, Regan L.  “Can Unannounced Standardized Patients (USPs) Assess Professionalism and Communication Skills in the Emergency Department?”  Academic Emergency Medicine. September 2009. 16:1-4.
  2. Regan L, Stahmer S, A Nyce, B Nelson, R Moscoti, M Gisondi, L Hopson. “Scholarly Tracks in Emergency Medicine” Academic Emergency Medicine. 2010. 17:S87-94.
  3. Regan L.  “Keeping Up With Emergency Department Ultrasound.” Academic Emergency Medicine. 2011. 18: 309–310.
  4. Lin M, Taira T, Promes S, Regan L. “Educational excellence in a crowded Emergency Department: consensus recommendations from the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors 2010 Academic Assembly.” Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2011. 3(2): 249-252.
  5. Mareiniss D, Levy F, Regan L.  “ICU Triage: The Potential Legal Liability of Withdrawing ICU Care During a Catastrophic Event.” American Journal of Disaster Medicine. 2011. 6(6): 329-338.

See Published Research

Opportunities for Residents

  1. Evaluation of CT utilization in the ED pre- and post- RAP implementation
  2. Evaluation of CCTA utilization compared to standardized EST
  3. Handoffs in the ED
  4. Efficiency training for EM residents
  5. De-Escalation Training in the ED