Dr. Michelle D. Lall, a board-certified emergency medicine physician, is an Associate Professor at Emory University. She has been faculty at Emory since 2013, where she completed her residency training in 2008. She was an Associate Residency Director for 7 years, and is currently the inaugural Director of Well-being, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion for Emory Emergency Medicine and the Medical Education Fellowship Director for Emergency Medicine. Dr. Lall is actively involved in the teaching and supervision of medical students and residents. Dr. Lall’s primary interests are physician well-being and the negative impact of gender bias on equity and inclusion in medicine. She is interested in gender differences in burnout among physicians. She has previously presented didactics on physician well-being and gender bias in medicine at multiple signature regional and national annual meetings of medical educators. Dr. Lall is part of a national emergency medicine work group focused on exploring and addressing gender and racial bias and disparities in academic emergency medicine.

Her professional memberships include: American College of Emergency Physicians – where she is a fellow, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine - where she is a member at large on the Board of Directors, Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine - where she is a Past President, American Association of Women Emergency Physicians, and Georgia College of Emergency Physicians. She is also a member of the Delta Omega Honor Society. Dr. Lall is a recipient of the Momentum Award from the Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine (AWAEM), which recognizes extraordinary efforts that further the mission and values of AWAEM. While at Sinai-Grace/Wayne State University, Dr. Lall was a two time "Faculty Teacher of the Year" award winner. At Emory, she has been a two time recipient of the “Faculty Advocate of the Year” award. In 2020, Dr. Lall was named one of the Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association 25 Under 45 Influencers in Emergency Medicine whose contributions embody the spirit of the specialty.

Speaking Topics

  • Leadership, Professional Development, Wellness
  • Physician Wellness
  • Equity and Inclusion