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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.


Emergency Medicine

Clinical Interests
  • Medical simulation
  • Medical education
Medical Education
  • MD, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Methodist Hospital of Indiana
Board Certifications
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group
Adult and Pediatric


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.

Research & Publications

Research Summary
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.

View my most recent publications at PubMed


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Emergency Medicine**
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-7622
Fax: 617-724-0917

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