Alok Gupta, MD
Alok Gupta, MD
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Acute Care Surgeon, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship Project: Simulation-based curriculum for trauma resuscitation
Dr. Gupta earned his bachelor's degree in neuroscience from Johns Hopkins University then received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He trained as a general surgeon at New York Medical College and completed a subspecialty fellowship in Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland. He is currently a busy Trauma Surgeon and Surgical Intensivist at BIDMC, where he is also the Medical Director for the CC-6 surgical floor, Associate Program Director for the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, ATLS Course Director, and serves on multiple clinical effectiveness and quality-related committees across the institution.
As a Rabkin Fellow, Dr. Gupta has designed a simulation-based curriculum to teach aspiring surgeons and emergency physicians the tenets of high stakes trauma resuscitation. He was concurrently awarded the prestigious Surgical Education Research Fellowship by the Association of Surgical Education. During the Rabkin year, Dr. Gupta innovated a new Harvard Medical School Bootcamp course designed to prepare graduating fourth year medical students for surgical internship, which will be piloted at 15 medical schools across the United States in Spring 2013. He also teaches in other Harvard Medical School courses, for Boston MedFlight, and for the Society of Critical Care Medicine.