About Emily Hayden, MD

Emily M. Hayden, MD, MHPE is an attending physician and Director of Telehealth in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Director of the Emergency Medicine Telehealth Research Lab in the Mass General Brigham Division of Health Services Research. She co-founded the Mobile Response Program and Virtual Observation Unit which utilized telehealth and community paramedicine provide acute, unscheduled care to patients in their homes. Dr. Hayden is the founding Chair of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Telehealth Interest Group, Chair of the SAEM 2020 Consensus Conference on Telehealth in Emergency Medicine, and the Chair of both the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Emergency Telehealth Section and the ACEP Health Innovations Technology Committee. She is a member of the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) Telehealth Advisory Committee that developed the AAMC Telehealth Competencies. She is the Course Director for a self-paced online interprofessional telehealth course, “Telehealth Foundations: Applications Across the Professions”. Dr. Hayden’s research focuses on telehealth in emergency medicine, from the use of telehealth nationally for transfer coordination to the comparison of telehealth to in-person physical examinations. Prior to her work in telehealth, Dr. Hayden spent a decade in healthcare simulation and developed the TeleSimulation program at MGH Learning Laboratory at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Mass General Emergency Medicine
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-724-4100

Medical Education

  • MD, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Methodist Hospital of Indiana

American Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine

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Dr. 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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