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Emily Marie Hayden, MD

Emily M. Hayden, M.D., M.H.P.E., is an attending physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. She also is an instructor of surgery at Harvard Medical School.

  • Phone: 617-726-7622
Department of Emergency Medicine
Clinical Interests
Medical simulation
Medical education
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency, Methodist Hospital of Indiana
Board Certifications
Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine
Patient Age Group
Adult and pediatric
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients


Emily M. Hayden, MD, MHPE, an attending physician at Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine, received her MD from Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in emergency medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine.  Dr. Hayden then completed a fellowship in the Gilbert Program in Medical Simulation with Harvard Medical School and MGH. Dr. Hayden completed a master's degree in Health Profession Education (MHPE) at University of Illinois at Chicago. She is currently an instructor of surgery at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Hayden's area of interest is Teaching and Educational Leadership. During her post-fellowship years she has coordinated new simulation courses at Harvard Medical School, taught in Harvard Macy Institute courses, and consulted internationally with Partners Harvard Medical International.  Dr. Hayden has also mentored fellows and residents with interests in medical education and medical simulation. On a national level, Dr. Hayden has been invited to participate in writing groups on medical simulation as well as presentations on medical education. Internationally, she has been invited by Partners Harvard Medical International to present on simulation in Islamabad, Pakistan (video-conferenced), Nice, France, and Dresden, Germany.  She also was a keynote speaker in Singapore for the Emerging Innovations in Emergency Medicine forum for the Agency of Science and Technology Research.

ResearchDr. Hayden's research interests focus on simulation and medical education.  Her master's thesis was the development of an instrument for the assessment of clinical reasoning in preclinical medical students.

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