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Lillian Emlet, MD, MS, FACEP
Assistant Professor, Department of Critical Care Medicine
Program Director, Emergency Medicine Critical Care Fellowship, Department of Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Lillian Emlet is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Critical Care Medicine, and is involved as a clinician-educator with teaching medical students, residents, and fellows in the Multidisciplinary Critical Care Training Program.  She has several years of experience teaching utilizing high-fidelity simulation with crisis team skills for medical students and airway skills for fellows.  She directs the Difficult Airway Management course for the fellows, and has participated in simulation education research, developed curriculum on inpatient provider sign-out communication, and participated in physician communication research using simulated patients.  She completed her Masters in Clinical Education in April 2008, with her primary education research focusing on teaching and assessing physician communication skills, hand-offs in patient care, and airway management.  At a national level, she fosters mentorship and advocates for Emergency Physicians interested in fellowship training in Critical Care.  She directs a working group collaboration of EM-CCM Program Directors and currently serves as the Section Chair of the Section of Critical Care Medicine of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).


Education & Training




Pennyslvania State University, University Park, PA BS 1995 Life Science
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA MS 1997 Pharmacology
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA MD 2001 Medicine
Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA Residency 2004 Emergency Medicine
University of Pittsburgh, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Multidiscplinary Critical Care Training Program, Pittsburgh, PA Fellowship 2006 Multidisciplinary  Critical Care Training Program
Clinical Educator Training Program, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA Certificate 2006 Medical Education


Administrative Titles

Program Director, Emergency Medicine-Critical Care Medicine Fellowship