• Dr. Marjorie Lee White is a Professor in the School of Medicine, Departments of Pediatrics and Medical Education and in the School of Health Professions, Department of Health Services Administration. She is board certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care and Pediatric Emergency Medicine and practices Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Children’s of Alabama. She was awarded a bachelor's in history and American studies from Princeton University. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She also obtained her Master's in education from UAB and her Master's in Public and Private Management from Birmingham-Southern College. She is currently Vice President for Clinical Simulation, UAB Medicine and Assistant Dean for Clinical Simulation, UAB School of Medicine.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2023 Why We Want Our Students to Learn about Poverty and Healthcare: Sharing Our Students' Experiences from Poverty Simulations.Health Communication.  38:411-415. 2023
    2023 Why We Want Our Students to Learn about Poverty and Health Care: Sharing Our Own Experiences from Poverty SimulationsHealth Communication.  38:191-199. 2023
    2022 Disaster preparedness: An interprofessional student incident command system simulationJournal of Interprofessional Education and Practice.  27. 2022
    2022 An Investigation on the Perceptions of Practicing Interdisciplinary Health Professionals on Rapid Cycle Deliberate Practice Simulation 2022
    2022 Implementing a Large Scale Interprofessional Poverty SimulationJournal of Social Work Education.  58:759-767. 2022
    2022 Rapid Development and Testing of a COVID-19 Vaccine Curriculum for PediatriciansAcademic Pediatrics2022
    2021 Interprofessional Simulation for Understanding PovertyClinical Simulation in Nursing.  52:9-16. 2021
    2020 Faculty Reflections on Effective Strategies Utilized to Implement Simulation-Enhanced IPE for Future Health Care ProvidersClinical Simulation in Nursing.  46:22-29. 2020
    2020 Using AIDET® Education Simulations to Improve Patient Experience ScoresClinical Simulation in Nursing.  38:14-17. 2020
    2019 Effect of interprofessional (IP) faculty development on perceptions of IP collaboration and on IP behaviorsJournal of Interprofessional Care.  33:809-811. 2019
    2019 Students' Evaluations of Simulations in Dentistry: A Multiple Cohort Study at a U.S. Dental SchoolJournal of Dental Education.  83:1142-1150. 2019
    2019 Using healthcare simulation in space planning to improve efficiency and effectiveness within the healthcare systemHealth Systems.  8:184-189. 2019
    2019 A Simulation Course Focusing on Forensic Evidence Collection Improves Pediatric Knowledge and Standardizes Curriculum for Child AbuseSouthern Medical Journal.  112:487-490. 2019
    2019 Using simulation to teach biosafety and interprofessional principles to underrepresented students interested in healthcare professions 2019
    2019 Development of a Simulation-Based Interprofessional Teamwork Assessment ToolJournal of graduate medical education.  11:168-176. 2019
    2018 Concepts for the Simulation Community: Development of the International Simulation Data Registry 2018
    2018 Simulation Faculty Development: Continuing the Dialogue 2018
    2018 Acute Care for Elders (ACE) team model of care: A clinical overviewGeriatrics.  3. 2018
    2018 Impact of a CPR feedback device on healthcare provider workload during simulated cardiac arrestResuscitation.  130:111-117. 2018
    2018 Learning About Poverty Through Simulation: A Pilot EvaluationJournal of Social Work Education.  54:517-531. 2018
    2018 Comparison of recidivism rates for a teenage trauma prevention program after the addition of high-fidelity patient simulationTraffic Injury Prevention.  19:225-229. 2018
    2018 Are Graduating Pediatric Residents Prepared to Perform Infant Lumbar Punctures?Pediatric Emergency Care.  34:116-120. 2018
    2017 Effectiveness of standardized patient simulations in teaching clinical communication skills to dental studentsJournal of Dental Education.  81:1179-1186. 2017
    2017 Workload of Team Leaders and Team Members during a Simulated Sepsis ScenarioPediatric Critical Care Medicine.  18:e423-e427. 2017
    2017 Simulation Faculty Development: A Tiered Approach 2017
    2017 A Qualitative Examination of Physician Gender and Parental Status in Pediatric End-of-Life CommunicationHealth Communication.  32:903-909. 2017
    2016 Demonstrating Diagnostic Error in the Care of Simulated Pediatric InpatientsMedical Science Educator.  26:623-629. 2016
    2016 Physician Communication in Pediatric End-of-Life Care: A Simulation Study 2016
    2016 Characteristics of rural children admitted to pediatric hospitalsPediatrics.  137. 2016
    2016 Assessing structural quality elements of pediatric emergency carePediatric Emergency Care.  32:63-68. 2016
    2015 Learn, See, Practice, Prove, Do, Maintain: An Evidence-Based Pedagogical Framework for Procedural Skill Training in MedicineAcademic Medicine.  90:1025-1033. 2015
    2015 Simulation and Faculty DevelopmentSurgical Clinics of North America.  95:729-737. 2015
    2015 Impact of just-in-time and just-in-place simulation on intern success with infant lumbar puncturePediatrics.  135:e1237-e1246. 2015
    2015 Improving cardiopulmonary resuscitation with a CPR feedback device and refresher simulations (CPR cares study) a randomized clinical trialJAMA Pediatrics.  169:137-144. 2015
    2015 Perception of CPR quality: Influence of CPR feedback, Just-in-Time CPR training and provider roleResuscitation.  87:44-50. 2015
    2015 Variability in quality of chest compressions provided during simulated cardiac arrest across nine pediatric institutionsResuscitation.  97:13-19. 2015
    2014 Repeated versus varied case selection in pediatric resident simulation.Journal of graduate medical education.  6:275-279. 2014
    2014 A novel iterative-learner simulation model: fellows as teachers.Journal of graduate medical education.  6:127-132. 2014
    2014 Interprofessional simulation training improves knowledge and teamwork in nursing and medical students during internal medicine clerkshipJournal of Hospital Medicine.  9:189-192. 2014
    2014 Performance of anesthesia residents during a simulated prone ventricular fibrillation arrest in an anesthetized pediatric patient 2014
    2014 Randomized trial comparing two mass casualty triage systems (JumpSTART versus SALT) in a pediatric simulated mass casualty event 2014
    2014 The continued need for interprofessional collaboration and researchApplied Nursing Research.  27:95-96. 2014
    2013 Ventilator caregiver education through the use of high-fidelity pediatric simulators: A pilot studyClinical Pediatrics.  52:1038-1043. 2013
    2013 High-Fidelity Simulation Enhances Learning During a Third Year Medical Student Pediatric ClerkshipMedical Science Educator.  23:313-320. 2013
    2013 Topics in training: High-fidelity simulations for rthopaedic residents medical complications and systems challenges 2013
    2013 High-fidelity hybrid simulation of allergic emergencies demonstrates improved preparedness for office emergencies in pediatric allergy clinicsJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice.  1:608-617.e14. 2013
    2013 High-fidelity simulations for orthopaedic residents: medical complications and systems challenges. 2013
    2013 Utilizing high-fidelity crucial conversation simulation in genetic counseling trainingAmerican Journal of Medical Genetics Part A.  161:1273-1277. 2013
    2012 Herbal Marijuana Alternatives and Bath Salts-"Barely Legal" Toxic HighsClinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine.  13:283-291. 2012
    2012 Transfer of simulated lumbar puncture training to the clinical settingPediatric Emergency Care.  28:1009-1012. 2012
    2012 Multidisciplinary Simulation in Pediatric Critical Care: The Death of a ChildCritical Care Nurse.  32:55-61. 2012
    2012 Paramedic King Laryngeal tube airway insertion versus endotracheal intubation in simulated pediatric respiratory arrest 2012
    2012 High-fidelity simulation training for sleep technologists in a pediatric sleep disorders center 2012
    2011 Hyperventilation in pediatric resuscitation: Performance in simulated pediatric medical emergenciesPediatrics.  128. 2011
    2011 Pediatric intensive care simulation course: a new paradigm in teaching.Journal of graduate medical education.  3:81-87. 2011
    2010 Severe Contrast Reaction Emergencies. High-fidelity Simulation Training for Radiology Residents and Technologists in a Children's HospitalAcademic Radiology.  17:934-940. 2010
    2010 Improving Handoffs in the Emergency DepartmentAnnals of Emergency Medicine.  55:171-180. 2010
    2010 Use of simulation to enhance learning in a pediatric electiveAmerican Journal of Pharmaceutical Education.  74. 2010
    2009 Initiation of a pediatric mock code program at a children's hospitalMedical Teacher.  31. 2009
    2007 Off-label drug use in hospitalized childrenJAMA Pediatrics.  161:282-290. 2007
    2006 Update on antidotes for pediatric poisoningPediatric Emergency Care.  22:740-746. 2006
    2005 Impact of the European Working Time Directive on the training of paediatrics anaesthetistsAnaesthesia.  60:870-873. 2005


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    2014 Institutional review board 2014
    2014 Research in healthcare simulation 2014

    Research Overview

  • Dr. White's research interests are focused on healthcare simulation.
  • Education And Training

  • UAB Hospital, Internship
  • UAB Hospital, Residency
  • Childrens Hospital of Alabama, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2001
  • Full Name

  • Marjorie White