Mary D Patterson

Mary D Patterson, M.D., M.Ed.

Chair, Associate Dean And Professor

Department: Department of Emergency Medicine
Business Phone: (352) 294-8191
Business Email: m.patterson@ufl.edu

About Mary D Patterson

Mary Patterson MD, MEd is a pediatric emergency medicine physician and the Associate Dean of Experiential Learning and the Lou Oberndorf Professor of Healthcare Technology at the University of Florida where she directs the Center For Experiential Learning and Simulation. She is past- president of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare and has served on the BOD for the Society of Simulation in Healthcare and the International Pediatric Simulation Society. Mary completed pediatric training at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and a pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at Children’s National Medical Center. Mary has completed a Master’s in Education at the University of Cincinnati and a Patient Safety Fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a federally funded investigator in simulation, team performance and patient safety and publishes in the areas of patient safety, team performance, and human factors

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDC7400 Pediatric Clerkship

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000–000-1-69-07-8-111

Publications

2022
Breaking through barriers: the need for effective research to promote language-concordant communication as a facilitator of equitable emergency care.
Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians open. 3(1) [DOI] 10.1002/emp2.12639. [PMID] 35072163.
2022
Evaluation of Communication and Safety Behaviors During Hospital-Wide Code Response Simulation.
Simulation in healthcare : journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. 17(1):e45-e50 [DOI] 10.1097/SIH.0000000000000575. [PMID] 33787552.
2021
A Multimodal Quality Improvement Curriculum for Pediatric GME Program Directors.
American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality. 36(2):110-114 [DOI] 10.1177/1062860620929419. [PMID] 32476456.
2020
Barrier enclosure using a Mayo stand and plastic sheet during cardiopulmonary resuscitation in patients and its effect on reducing visible aerosol dispersion on healthcare workers.
Journal of critical care. 59:108-111 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jcrc.2020.05.007. [PMID] 32653587.
2019
Simulation Saves the Day (and Patient).
Otolaryngologic clinics of North America. 52(1):115-121 [DOI] 10.1016/j.otc.2018.08.005. [PMID] 30249446.
2018
A Validation Argument for a Simulation-Based Training Course Centered on Assessment, Recognition, and Early Management of Pediatric Sepsis.
Simulation in healthcare : journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. 13(1):16-26 [DOI] 10.1097/SIH.0000000000000271. [PMID] 29346221.
2016
Use of Simulation to Gauge Preparedness for Ebola at a Free-Standing Children’s Hospital.
Simulation in healthcare : journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. 11(2):94-9 [DOI] 10.1097/SIH.0000000000000134. [PMID] 27043094.
2015
Safety-I, Safety-II and Resilience Engineering.
Current problems in pediatric and adolescent health care. 45(12):382-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cppeds.2015.10.001. [PMID] 26549146.
2013
High-reliability emergency response teams in the hospital: improving quality and safety using in situ simulation training.
BMJ quality & safety. 22(6):507-14 [DOI] 10.1136/bmjqs-2012-000931. [PMID] 23457361.
2013
Impact of multidisciplinary simulation-based training on patient safety in a paediatric emergency department.
BMJ quality & safety. 22(5):383-93 [DOI] 10.1136/bmjqs-2012-000951. [PMID] 23258388.
2013
In situ simulation: detection of safety threats and teamwork training in a high risk emergency department.
BMJ quality & safety. 22(6):468-77 [DOI] 10.1136/bmjqs-2012-000942. [PMID] 23258390.
2011
Simulation to assess the safety of new healthcare teams and new facilities.
Simulation in healthcare : journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. 6(3):125-33 [DOI] 10.1097/SIH.0b013e31820dff30. [PMID] 21383646.
2005
The use of high-dose epinephrine for patients with out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary arrest refractory to prehospital interventions.
Pediatric emergency care. 21(4):227-37 [PMID] 15824681.

Grants

Jan 2021 ACTIVE
FW-HTF-P: Mapping the Human-Technology Frontier to Improve Trauma Care: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Identify Opportunities, Challenges, and Risks
Role: Faculty
Funding: NATL SCIENCE FOU
Jul 2019 – Dec 2021
Deploying In Situ Simulation to Improve Team Performance and Identify Safety Threats
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: STATE UNIV SYS OF FL BOARD OF GOVERNORS
Jan 2014 ACTIVE
OPERATING EXPENSE FUND
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: 214 OPERATING ACCOUNT

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-8191
Emails:
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100186
1329 SW 16TH ST RM 5270
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
1104 NEWELL DR
HARRELL MEDICAL EDUCATION BLDG
GAINESVILLE FL 32610