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Megan L. Fix

Megan L. Fix, MD

Languages spoken: English
  • Dr. Fix is an emergency physician who focuses on treatment of emergent conditions at University Hospital. She is a member of the teaching faculty at the University and educates resident physicians and medical students.

    Her interests include medical education, airway management, and physician well being. A major focus of her career has been in medical education. She has been involved in undergraduate medical education, graduate medical education, and continuing medical education on multiple levels.

    She currently serves as the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at the Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine and the Vice Chair of Education for Emergency Medicine.

    Research interests: Airway management, medical education, mentoring

    Specialties

    Board Certification

    American Board of Emergency Medicine (Emergency Medicine)
  • Dr. Fix is an emergency physician who focuses on treatment of emergent conditions at University Hospital. She is a member of the teaching faculty at the University and educates resident physicians and medical students.

    Her interests include medical education, airway management, and physician well being. A major focus of her career has been in medical education. She has been involved in undergraduate medical education, graduate medical education, and continuing medical education on multiple levels.

    She currently serves as the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at the Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine and the Vice Chair of Education for Emergency Medicine.

    Research interests: Airway management, medical education, mentoring

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Eccles Health Library -Primary
    Board Certification
    American Board of Emergency Medicine (Emergency Medicine)

    Education history

    Fellowship Teaching Fellowship - Emergency Medicine Foundation-American College of Emergency Physicians Fellow
    Emergency Medicine - Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency Chief Resident
    Residency Emergency Medicine - Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency Resident
    Medicine - Stanford School of Medicine M.D.
    Undergraduate Human Biology - Stanford University B.A.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Chow CJ, Ferrel MN, Graham EM, Fix ML (2024). Perspectives From Students and Faculty on How Women Achieve Leadership Roles in Academic Medicine: An Exploratory Qualitative Study. Cureus, 16(4), e57969. (Read full article)
    2. Bonnett R, Robson J, Anderson K, Fix M (2024). Coaching medical students to give quality feedback. Med Educ. (Read full article)
    3. Gottlieb M, Mannix A, Shappell E, Jordan J, Fix M, Cooney R, King A, Krzyzaniak S (2024). Differences in Emergency Medicine Resident Procedural Reporting by Gender in the United States. J Grad Med Educ, 16(1), 70-74. (Read full article)
    4. Arno K, Bradby C, Shappell E, Mannix A, Fix M, Jordan J, Cooney R, Krzyzaniak SM, Gottlieb M (2024). Differences in emergency medicine resident procedural reporting by race and ethnicity. AEM Educ Train, 8(1), e10930. (Read full article)
    5. Wheelwright JC, Pence R, Richards B, Stroud S, Stephen R, Fix ML (2023). Virtual Shadowing: An Effective Approach to Gaining Exposure to the Field of Emergency Medicine. Adv Med Educ Pract, 14, 557-561. (Read full article)
    6. Gottlieb M, Cooney R, King A, Mannix A, Krzyzaniak S, Jordan J, Shappell E, Fix M (2023). Trends in point-of-care ultrasound use among emergency medicine residency programs over a 10-year period. AEM Educ Train, 7(2), e10853. (Read full article)
    7. Gottlieb M, Jordan J, Krzyzaniak S, Mannix A, King A, Cooney R, Fix M, Shappell E (2023). Trends in emergency medicine resident procedural reporting over a 10-year period. AEM Educ Train, 7(1), e10841. (Read full article)
    8. Gottlieb M, Bailitz J, Fix M, Shappell E, Wagner MJ (2023). Educator's blueprint: A how-to guide for developing high-quality multiple-choice questions. AEM Educ Train, 7(1), e10836. (Read full article)
    9. MacVane CZ, Puissant M, Fix M, Strout TD, Bonney C, Welsh L, Mittelman A, Ricker J, Agarwal I (2022). Scheduling practices for pregnant emergency medicine residents. AEM Educ Train, 6(6), e10813. (Read full article)
    10. Hurtado T, Wilkinson S, Battaglia B, Gilbertson E, Shipman H, Robinson M, OBrien K, Shayman C, Gelhard S, Wilde B, Fix M, Anderson K, Tsai T, Wonsor B, Stevenson A, Richards B (2021). Rethinking Career Exploration Interventions to Influence Student Help-Seeking Perspectives. Acad Med, 96(11S), S187-S188. (Read full article)
    11. Dehon E, Zachrison KS, Peltzer-Jones J, Tabatabai RR, Clair E, Puskarich MA, Ondeyka A, Dixon-Gordon K, Walter LA, Situ-LaCasse EH, Fix ML (2021). Sources of Distress and Coping Strategies Among Emergency Physicians During COVID-19. West J Emerg Med, 22(6), 1240-1252. (Read full article)
    12. Graham EM, Ferrel MN, Wells KM, Egan DJ, MacVane CZ, Gisondi MA, Burns BD, Madsen TE, Fix ML (2021). Gender-based Barriers in the Advancement of Women Leaders in Emergency Medicine: A Multi-institutional Qualitative Study. West J Emerg Med, 22(6), 1355-1359. (Read full article)
    13. Olaf M, Moffett S, Ledford M, Fix M, Smith L (2021). Resource Utilization and Emergency Medicine Advisors' Approach to Video Interview Preparation. Cureus, 13(10), e18504. (Read full article)
    14. Brant-Zawadzki G, Boltax J, Bott S, Chapman M, Fix M, Freeman A, Fuller M, Hartsell S, Krulewitz N, Ledyard H, Morgan M, Stephen R, Unger L, Williams W, Roginski MA, Lingenfelter E, Sloan C, Ciullo A (2020). A Guide for Caring for Patients Amidst the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic. Disaster Med Public Health Prep, 15(4), e19. (Read full article)
    15. Levin NM, Fix ML, April MD, Arana AA, Brown CA 3rd, NEAR Investigators (2021). The association of rocuronium dosing and first-attempt intubation success in adult emergency department patients. CJEM, 23(4), 518-527. (Read full article)
    16. Ford TR, Fix ML, Shappell E, Egan DJ, Mannix A, Bailitz J, Li X, Gottlieb M (2021). Beyond the emergency department: Effects of COVID-19 on emergency medicine resident education. AEM Educ Train, 5(3), e10568. (Read full article)
    17. Wolff M, Hammoud M, Santen S, Deiorio N, Fix M (2019). Coaching in undergraduate medical education: a national survey. Med Educ Online, 25(1), 1699765. (Read full article)
    18. Godwin HT, Fix ML, Baker O, Madsen T, Walls RM, Brown CA 3rd (2020). Emergency Department Airway Management for Status Asthmaticus With Respiratory Failure. Respir Care, 65(12), 1904-1907. (Read full article)
    19. Pugh A, Ford T, Madsen T, Carlson C, Doyle G, Stephen R, Stroud S, Fix M (2020). Impact of a financial incentive on the completion of educational metrics. Int J Emerg Med, 13(1), 60. (Read full article)
    20. Gottlieb M, Landry A, Egan DJ, Shappell E, Bailitz J, Horowitz R, Fix M (2020). Rethinking Residency Conferences in the Era of COVID-19. AEM Educ Train, 4(3), 313-317. (Read full article)
    21. Ford T, Fix ML, Madsen TE, Stroud S (2020). The Eyes Have It: A Low-Cost Model for Corneal Foreign Body Removal Training. J Educ Teach Emerg Med, 5(1), I10-I14. (Read full article)
    22. Stoecklein HH, Kelly C, Kaji AH, Fantegrossi A, Carlson M, Fix ML, Madsen T, Walls RM, Brown CA 3rd, NEAR Investigators (2019). Multicenter Comparison of Nonsupine Versus Supine Positioning During Intubation in the Emergency Department: A National Emergency Airway Registry (NEAR) Study. Acad Emerg Med, 26(10), 1144-1151. (Read full article)
    23. Pickett J, Haas MRC, Fix ML, Tabatabai RR, Carrick A, Robertson J, Barnes AV, Ondeyka A, Brown MJ, Edwards AR, Dehon E (2019). Training in the Management of Psychobehavioral Conditions: A Needs Assessment Survey of Emergency Medicine Residents. AEM Educ Train, 3(4), 365-374. (Read full article)
    24. Krulewitz NA, Fix ML (2018). Epistaxis. Emerg Med Clin North Am, 37(1), 29-39. (Read full article)
    25. MacVane CZ, Fix ML, Strout TD, Zimmerman KD, Bloch RB, Hein CL (2017). Congratulations, You're Pregnant! Now About Your Shifts . . . : The State of Maternity Leave Attitudes and Culture in EM. West J Emerg Med, 18(5), 800-810. (Read full article)
    26. Lingenfelter E, Drapkin Z, Fritz K, Youngquist S, Madsen T, Fix M (2016). ED pharmacist monitoring of provider antibiotic selection aids appropriate treatment for outpatient UTI. Am J Emerg Med, 34(8), 1600-3. (Read full article)
    27. Lum MM, Fix ML, Bohan SJ (2016). What Is the Significance of Elevated Troponin in Patients With Suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome and Chronic Kidney Disease? Ann Emerg Med, 68(1), 107-9. (Read full article)
    28. Fix ML, Lum MM, Bohan JS (2015). Does Clopidogrel Plus Aspirin Dual Therapy Reduce Risk of Stroke in Patients at High Risk for Stroke? Ann Emerg Med, 66(1), 67-8. (Read full article)
    29. Mallin M, Schlein S, Doctor S, Stroud S, Dawson M, Fix M (2014). A survey of the current utilization of asynchronous education among emergency medicine residents in the United States. Acad Med, 89(4), 598-601. (Read full article)
    30. DeLaney M, Zimmerman KD, Strout TD, Fix ML (2013). The effect of medical students and residents on measures of efficiency and timeliness in an academic medical center emergency department. Acad Med, 88(11), 1723-31. (Read full article)
    31. Ilgen JS, Bowen JL, McIntyre LA, Banh KV, Barnes D, Coates WC, Druck J, Fix ML, Rimple D, Yarris LM, Eva KW (2013). Comparing diagnostic performance and the utility of clinical vignette-based assessment under testing conditions designed to encourage either automatic or analytic thought. Acad Med, 88(10), 1545-51. (Read full article)

    Editorial

    1. Gottlieb M, Fix M (2023). Bougie First: Rethinking the Modern Airway Algorithm. Ann Emerg Med. (Read full article)

    Abstract

    1. Ferrel MN, Graham EM, Wells K, Egan DJ, MacVane CZ, Gisondi MA, Burns BD, Madsen TE, Fix ML (2020). Assessing Improvement in Factors Contributing to the Advancement of Women Leadership in Emergency Medicine: Multi-Institutional Study [Abstract]. 76(45), S131.
    2. Graham EM, Ferrel M, Wells K, Egan D, MacVane C, Gisondi M, Burns BD, Madsen TE, Fix ML (2020). Gender-based Barriers in the Advancement of Women Leaders in Emergency Medicine: A Multi-Institutional Qualitative Study [Abstract]. 76(45), S47.
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