Faculty Profile – Colleen Donovan

Colleen Donovan, MD

Assistant Professor
Simulation Director
Department of Emergency Medicine
Rutgers – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
July 2011 – Present




Office Address:
One Robert Wood Johnson Place
MEB 104
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Tel: 732-235-8717


Undergraduate Education:
Harvard University
Bachelor of Arts
09/98 – 06/02

Graduate Education:
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – New Jersey Medical School

Post Graduate Training:
05/10 – 06/11

Chief Resident in Emergency Medicine
06/07 – 06/11

Resident in Emergency Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Ground Ravdin
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Academic Appointments:

Instructor of Emergency Medicine, Attending
Department of Emergency Medicine
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

New Jersey Medical Physician and Surgeon License

BLS Provider                        Exp:  02/2012
ACLS Provider                     Exp:  11/2012
ACLS Instructor                  Exp:  11/2012
PALS Provider                      Exp:  08/2012
ATLS Provider                     Exp: 06/2011 – Plan to be recertified as of 03/02/2012
BDLS Provider                     Exp: 12/2012
Professional Organizations & Committees:

2004-Current        American College of Emergency Physicians (Member)

2004-Current        Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association (Member)

2007-Current        Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (Member)

2004-2007            American Medical Women’s Association (Member, NJMS-UMDNJ chapter)

Honors and Awards:

2009          TeamHealth INDUS-EM Grant Recipient

Participant and lecturer at the 5th Annual Indo-US Emergency Medicine Summit in

Coimbatore, Tamil-Nadu, India

2007          Alpha Omega Alpha

2007          Gold Humanism Honor Society Member

2006          Recipient of the NJMS Alumni Association’s Angelo and Theresa Lina Scholarship

2005          Recipient of the NJMS Alumni Association’s Named Scholarship for the Class of 1983

2002          Recipient of the Richard A. Freeman Scholastic Achievement Award, EMS Training Academy,

                                                Union, NJ.

Teaching Responsibilities:


EM 200/300 Student Simulation Resident Instructor, Introduction to the Emergency Department
Writing, programming and facilitating small group simulation scenarios for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year medical students, covering a variety of basic emergency management topics.

Clinical Responsibilities:

Provide emergency medical care to patients presenting to the Emergency Department