Lara Phillips, MD

Emergency Medicine Physician/ Faculty Advisor , Thomas Jefferson University Hospital/ Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Bio

Dr. Lara Phillips is on faculty at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital where she works as an emergency medicine physician. She is the faculty advisor of the Wilderness and Disaster Medicine Interest Group at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at TJU. She completed a fellowship in Wilderness Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. During this fellowship, she worked at Health Aid Posts in the Annapurna Mountains through the Himalayan Rescue Association and continued to volunteer with relief efforts in Kathmandu after the Nepal earthquake in spring 2015. She has also worked in rural Dillingham, Alaska and Pine Ridge, South Dakota through the Indian Health Service and in Guyana at Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation. She has a passion for teaching and service to the underserved in rural areas. She continues to pursue an academic career by combining patient care and teaching in traditional and non-traditional emergency medicine settings.

Speaking Topics

  • Medical Education (Simulation, FOAM, Innovations)
  • Wilderness Medicine

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