Welcoming Jamie Robertson, PhD, MPH, as Director of Innovation in Surgical Education

Jamie Robertson, PhD, MPH, has joined the Department of Surgery (DoS) as Director of Innovation in Surgical Education (DISE). In this new role, Dr. Robertson will be responsible for the development of innovative educational programs offered by and within the DoS.

Jamie Robertson, PhD, MPH

Dr. Robertson earned her MPH in Behavior and Community Health Sciences and her PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Pittsburgh. For the past six years she has been involved in undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical education, using her experience in creation of curriculum and assessments for learners in a variety of specialties.

Most recently, Dr. Robertson was the Director of Education at BWH’s STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation where she oversaw the development and implementation of simulation-based education and assessment programs.

Her interests are in creating faculty development programs to promote the use of innovate teaching methodologies to improve learning and feedback for students and residents. Her funded research focuses on communication and team behavior during high-acuity, low-frequency events for teams.