Dr. Tucci is currently the Director of Research and Scholarly Activity for the Oak Hill Hospital EM Residency Program in Brooksville, FL. She is a Professor of Emergency Medicine & Research for William Carey University School of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Tucci also previously served as Program Director for Merit Health Wesley’s Emergency Medicine Residency Program in Hattiesburg, MS and as Assistant Program Director for Baylor College of Medicine’s Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Ben Taub Hospital in Houston, TX.
She is a Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician who works at both Ben Taub General Hospital Emergency Center, a high volume, Level 1 Trauma Center and First Choice Emergency Room, the nation's oldest and largest freestanding Emergency Room system. She is a medico-legal consultant, educator and mentor for nurses, physicians, residents, medical students, paramedics/EMTs, physician assistants as well as premedical students.
She has authored numerous textbook chapters, articles and blogs and is a national and international speaker in the field of Emergency Psychiatry and Documentation. She also has served on several national committees dedicated to medico-legal issues, patient safety, quality improvement and documentation practices through the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD) and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM). Dr. Tucci is also a co-President and Founder of the Interdisciplinary Collaborative on Psychiatric Emergencies (iCOPE).
Dr. Tucci received her Bachelor of Arts from Yale University, Honor Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, and her Medical Degree from the University of South Florida. Dr. Tucci completed her residency at the University of South Florida before joining Baylor as faculty.
- Medical Education (Simulation, FOAM, Innovations)
- Operations, Finance, Health Care System Design
- Emergency Psychiatry (Including medical clearance, countertransference, medical legal issues, and documentation)