Dr. Melissa Parsons attended medical school at the University of Florida in Gainesville, and then completed her emergency medicine residency at the University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville. She currently works as Assistant Program Director at the UFCOM- Jacksonville. She is also the editor-in-chief and co-creator of, a blog for medical students and residents across all fields of medicine discussing gender and medical education. Her professional interests include simulation, medical education, wellness and women in medicine. Her other hobbies include CrossFit and fishing.

Speaking Topics

  • Leadership, Professional Development, Wellness
  • Medical Education (Simulation, FOAM, Innovations)
  • Trauma and Critical Care (including Airway)