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Leah Elaine Bright, D.O.

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Assistant Program Director, Emergency Medicine

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Female

Expertise: Emergency Medicine

Research Interests: Evidence-based training requirements for ultrasound in emergency medicine residencies; Emergency medicine ultrasound for critical patients; Establishing competency evaluations for training in emergency ultrasound ...read more

Background

Leah Bright, D.O., FACEP, is an assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine. She joined the faculty after her fellowship as associate fellowship director in the ultrasound division in 2011. She transitioned to assistant program director in 2013.

Dr. Bright’s focus in research is ultrasound education and training. Her primary interest is establishing competency evaluation tools for residency training and emergency medicine ultrasound for critical patients.

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Titles

  • Assistant Program Director, Emergency Medicine
  • Assistant Program Director, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • DO, Midwestern University - Glendale Campus (2006)

Residencies

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center - College of Medicine / Emergency Medicine (2010)

Fellowships

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center - College of Medicine / Emergency Medicine (2011)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine / Emergency Medicine (2011, 2021)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Bright’s focus in research is ultrasound education and training. Her primary interest is establishing competency evaluation tools for residency training and emergency medicine ultrasound for critical patients.

Selected Publications

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Sinert, R, Bright, L; Empiric Antibiotic Therapy for Sepsis Patients: Monotherapy With B-Lactam or B-Lactam Plus an Aminoglycoside? Systematic Review; Abstract, Annals of Emergency Medicine, Vol. 52, Number 5, November 2008.

Elavunkal, J, Bright, L, Stone, M; Emergency Ultrasound Identification of Loculated Pericardial Effusion: the Importance of Multiple Views; Accepted for Publication, Academic Emergency Medicine, August 2009.

Sinert, R, Bright, L, Patel N, Gupta, V, Miller, AC, Paladino, L: Strong Ion Gap Compared to Anion Gap in Critically Ill Patients; Academic Emergency Medicine; vol.16 (4): S264-S265, May 2009.

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