Rosemarie Fernandez

Rosemarie Fernandez, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor

Business Phone: (352) 294-8170
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About Rosemarie Fernandez

Rosemarie Fernandez, M.D., is an associate professor in emergency medicine at the University of Florida. Dr. Fernandez has expertise in both simulation-based research and team performance research. She has focused much of her work on using simulation to understand and improve resuscitation processes for both in-hospital and out-of-hospital emergencies. Dr. Fernandez has been a principal investigator on simulation-based grants funded by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation, the state of Washington and the Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation. Her current work is funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality as well as the Department of Defense, and she focuses on developing leadership skills to improve trauma resuscitations. She applies human-factors engineering approaches to help understand how interdisciplinary teams and multi-team systems can effectively care for critically ill patients.

Dr. Fernandez has held several national leadership positions in simulation and is currently an associate editor for Simulation in Healthcare, the leading simulation journal for health care practitioners.


Master Mentor
2020 · University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine
    American Board of Emergency Medicine


Jan 2020 ACTIVE
More than they bargainED for: Responsive design to address physical and sociocultural antecedents of violence against healthcare professionals in the emergency department setting
Aug 2018 ACTIVE
Translating Military Simulation-Based Trauma Team Research Into Outcomes: LEADing Effective Resuscitations (LEADER)
US ARMY MED RES ACQUISITION · Principal Investigator
Apr 2018 – Mar 2019
Development of an Integrated Team Training Design and Assessment Architecture to Support Adaptability in Healthcare Term
UNIV OF WASHINGTON · Principal Investigator
Jan 2018 – Jul 2018
Translating Simulation-based Team Leadership Training into Patient-level Outcomes
UNIV OF WASHINGTON · Principal Investigator
Apr 2017 ACTIVE
HSC COM Matching Commitment
UNIV OF FLORIDA · Project Manager


Residency – Emergency Medicine
2013 · University of Cincinnati
Medical Degree
1999 · University of Michigan
1994-1997 · Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Contact Details

(352) 294-8170