Dr Listy Thomas, MD, MBA FACEP is a professor of medical sciences at the Frank H. Netter School MD School of Medicine in Connecticut, where she is the Assistant Dean for Simulation and Academic Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine at Hartford Healthcare / St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT where she is also a practicing emergency physician. She was the founding AMWA faculty advisor at the Netter School of Medicine and has advised numerous women medical students in presenting at and attending AMWA conferences and events.
Dr. Thomas completed her undergraduate training at NYU and went on to medical school at SUNY Downstate College of Medicine in Brooklyn, NY. She completed a dual training residency program in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine at NorthShore/LIJ (currently Northwell health system) in New Hyde Park, NY. She obtained an MBA in Healthcare Management from Quinnipiac University. She is an expert in medical education and has taught throughout the UME, GME, and CME spectrum in medical content areas in internal medicine and emergency medicine, as well as ultrasound and procedural training, advanced diagnostic reasoning, advanced communication skills, teamwork, and relationship-centered clinical skills. Dr. Thomas received the AMA Inspiration Award in 2020 and the Certificate of Excellence in Diversity Equity and Inclusion Awarded by the Students of the EID-Collective at the Perspectives on Equity Advancement Research and Learning Symposium. She is passionate about promoting racial and gender equity in healthcare and in the classroom.