About the speaker: Martha S. Wright, MD, MEd

Dr. Martha S. Wright is a pediatric emergency medicine physician with special expertise in medical education for health professions. She is a professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Wright has an extensive background in graduate medical education in which she has held various leadership roles, including PEM fellowship director and pediatric residency director for which she was recognized by the Association for Pediatric Program Directors for innovation in pediatric graduate medical education with the annual Walter W. Tunnessen Award in 2011. Most recently she has served as the Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Pediatrics at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Wright received her M.D. degree from Duke University School of Medicine then served her residency and chief residency in pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital National Medical Center in Washington, DC. She completed a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina. Dr. Wright received her Master’s in Medical Education for Health Professionals at the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio. Over the course of her career, she has integrated education and service to the PEM community, most notably through activities with the American Academy of Pediatrics and the AAP Section on Emergency Medicine (SOEM). In addition to participating as a frequent speaker on pediatric emergency topics for the AAP’s Practical Pediatrics courses and Pediatric Review and Education Program (PREP):EM, she served as the director of the SOEM’s Emergi-Quiz, course director for the AAP’s “PREP:EM 2014”, and on the editorial board/question writing committees for PREP:E-Med and PREP:Self-Assessment (SA). She currently practices PEM at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital where she joined the faculty in 1992.