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Andrew Musits, MD, MS

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Andrew Musits, MD, MS is a graduate of Albany Medical College in Albany, NY. He trained in Emergency Medicine at Albany Medical Center where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Musits has formal educational training with a Master of Science in Medical Education from The University of Pittsburgh. He completed a two-year Fellowship in Medical Education and Simulation with the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh in conjunction with The Winter Institute for Simulation, Education, and Research (WISER).


Following fellowship, Dr. Musits worked at a busy community hospital near Pittsburgh. At that time, he was Director of Patient Safety Education for WISER. Here, in conjunction with the Office of Patient Safety at the University of Pittsburgh, he developed and implemented simulation-based training and evaluation initiatives.

Currently, Dr. Musits is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He is the Director of Resident Simulation, serves as core faculty, and is the Director of the Medical Simulation Fellowship. His main interests include curriculum development and implementation for all levels of trainees and practicing professionals. Furthermore, his background and experiences include educational research, faculty development, and systems evaluation through in-situ simulation. Dr. Musits’ passion is improving patient care and patient safety through innovative and engaging education for clinicians at all levels.

Dr. Musits is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He provides bedside education and patient care at Rhode Island Hospital and Miriam Hospital.

Vice Chair
Alexandra Mannix, MD

Dr. Alexandra “Lexie” Mannix received a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a Certificate in Public Health from the University of Florida. Following her time at the University of Florida, Dr. Mannix attended medical school at Florida State University College of Medicine, graduating in 2014.

Dr. Mannix completed her Emergency Medicine residency at University of Florida College of Medicine- Jacksonville in 2017. Following residency, Dr. Mannix completed a Simulation fellowship at Rush University Medical Center and Cook County Hospital in Chicago. ​

Dr. Mannix currently serves as an Assistant Professor, Assistant Residency Director, and Assistant Clerkship Director at the University of Florida-Jacksonville Department of Emergency Medicine. Additionally, she serves as Editor-In-Chief of, an online virtual community of practice for women in medical training. Her professional interests include medical education, simulation, women in medicine, and social media in medical education. 

Dr. Mannix is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. She provides bedside education and patient care at UF Health and UF Health North in Jacksonville, FL.


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