Alyssa Rake, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

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Johns Hopkins All Childrens Hospital - Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

501 6th Avenue South
St Petersburg, FL 33701-4634
Phone: 727-767-4343
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Dr. Rake is the director of the Center for Medical Simulation and Innovative Education at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida. She also serves as assistant professor of anesthesia and critical care medicine, and as a pediatric critical care attending physician. She joined the hospital staff in 2023.

Dr. Rake was previously medical director of the Las Madrinas Simulation Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. She was a member of the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine clinical faculty in pediatrics and an attending physician for the pediatric and cardiothoracic intensive units at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

She earned her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. She completed a pediatric residency at Baystate Medical Center Children’s Hospital in Springfield, Massachusetts, and a fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. She completed the health care Leadership Academy at USC/Keck School of Medicine.

Her leadership in medical simulation has included serving as course director, site director and simulation instructor for courses that were an integral training component for many different health care specialties and teams including physician residents and fellows, nurse residents, pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) nurses, transport and ECMO teams. She is a member of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare and its INSPIRE Network.

Her research interests focus on teamwork models to improve communication and skills, CPR and simulation-based education and assessment. She received grant support for projects that included development of outcome-based simulation research and multidisciplinary simulation curriculum for trainees; improving teamwork with simulation in the trauma bay; using leaderboards to improve CPR simulation practice among health care professionals; and the use of barrier devices during CPR for COVID. more


  • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

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  • MD; Tufts University School of Medicine (2002)


  • Pediatrics; UMass Chan Baystate Medical Center (2005)


  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine; Children's Hospital Los Angeles (2008)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Critical Care Medicine) (2010)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) (2005)


Below you'll find a list of the insurance accepted by specialty physicians at Johns Hopkins All Children's. Please check with your insurance company and the physician's office before your child's visit to verify coverage and referral requirements.

Inclusion of a certain health plan on the list below does not guarantee that all services, locations or physicians are covered by your insurance company. Benefit plan design, credentialing and network criteria may limit coverage. The acceptance of certain plains may change occasionally and this page may not be immediately updated.

  • Sunshine State/Wellcare (Medicaid&HealthyKids)
  • United (Commercial)
  • Simply Healthcare (Medicaid&HealthyKids)
  • BCBS FL (Commercial)
  • Aetna Better Health (Medicaid)
  • Gulf Coast Provider Network (Commercial)
  • Coventry (Commercial)
  • Multiplan (Commercial)
  • Humana Commercial
  • Molina (Medicaid)
  • Avmed (Commercial)
  • Humana (Medicaid)
  • Aetna (Commercial)
  • Evolutions (Commercial)
  • Florida Medicaid
  • WPS TriCare East (Commercial)
  • Cigna Health Care (Commercial)
  • TriCare-HMHS (Commercial)
  • United Community Plan (Medicaid&HealthyKids)
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