Hoi See Tsao, MD $$

Emergency Medicine Physician

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:


UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
Harvard Medical School (2015)
Massachusetts General Hospital Pediatrics (2018), Pediatrics
Rhode Island Hospital (2021), Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Graduate School
Brown University School of Medicine (2021)
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Emergency Medicine

Departments and Programs

  • Research Interests

    • Prehospital medicine/emergency medical services (EMS)
    • Medical education
    • Simulation
  • Publications

    • Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP) in a Pediatric Patient Positive for SARS-CoV-2. Tsao HS, Chason HM, Fearon DM, Pediatrics 2020 08 146 2
    • Excellence in Communication and Emergency Leadership (ExCEL): Pediatric First 5 Minutes Workshop for Residents. Wing R, Tsao HS, Toomey V, Mercurio L, Carillo M, Brown LL, Kelley MN, MedEdPORTAL : the journal of teaching and learning resources 2020 09 16 10980
    • A Case Report of Cake Frosting as a Source of Copper Toxicity in a Pediatric Patient. Tsao HS, Allister L, Chiba T, Barkley J, Goldman RH, Clinical practice and cases in emergency medicine 2020 Aug 4 3 384-388
    • Do Unmet Health Needs Drive Pediatric Emergency Department Utilization?: A Population-Based Assessment. Sojar S, Gjelsvik A, Tsao HS, Amanullah S, Pediatric emergency care 2020 Dec
    • Sounding the Alarm on Sleep: A Negative Association Between Inadequate Sleep and Flourishing. Tsao HS, Gjelsvik A, Sojar S, Amanullah S, The Journal of pediatrics 2021 01 228 199-207.e3
    • Excellence in Communication and Emergency Leadership (ExCEL): Pediatric Primary and Secondary Survey in Trauma   Workshop for Residents. Kelley MN, Mercurio L, Tsao HS, Toomey V, Carillo M, Brown L, Wing R, MedEdPORTAL : the journal of teaching and learning resources 2021 01 17 11079
  • Professional Activities

    • American Academy of Pediatrics
    • American Medical Association
    • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
  • Awards and Honors

    • Rhode Island Hospital Fellows Research Travel Award, (2019, 2021), Brown Emergency Medicine
    • Graduate School Conference Travel Grant, (2020, 2021), Brown University Graduate School Committee
    • “Sounding the Alarm on the Importance of Sleep: The Positive Impact of Sufficient Sleep on Childhood Flourishing” 1 of 16 Abstracts Selected for Media Relations Program 2019, American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Research Highlighted in New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/28/well/family/teenagers-sleep-insomnia.html
    • Master of Public Health Thesis Grant Award 2019, Brown University School of Public Health
    • Honorable Mention for Resident Quality Improvement Award 2018, Massachusetts General Hospital
    • Nominated for Principal Clinical Experience Teaching Award 2017, Harvard Medical School
    • “Changing the Way We Approach Medically Complex Children: A Screener for Unmet Needs” 1 of 4 Students Selected to Give Oral Presentation of Original Research 2013, Harvard Medical School Soma Weiss Student Research Day
    • Outstanding Alumni Award 2013, Chinese International School
    • M.A. Cartland Shackford Medical Fellowship 2011, Wellesley College
    • Symantec Award for Innovation in Teaching 2010, Teach for America
    • Summa cum laude 2009, Wellesley College
    • Neuroscience major departmental honors 2009, Wellesley College
    • Phi Beta Kappa 2009, 1 of 12 students inducted as a junior, Wellesley College
    • Beck Honor Fellowship 2008, Wellesley College
    • Robert D. Staley and Karl A. Staley Grant for Cancer-Related Research 2008, Wellesley College
    • Sally Whitcher World Travel and Peace Award 2008, 1 of 2 undergraduate students selected to receive award, Hostelling International USA – Eastern New England Council

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