Megan Boysen Osborn

Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Residency Program Director

Senior Associate Editor, JETem

Co-Director, Multimedia Design and Educational Technologies Fellowship

M.D., UC Irvine, School of Medicine, 2007

B.A., University of San Diego, 2002, Chemistry

M.H.P.E., University of Illinois, Chicago, 2015

Phone: (714) 456-3530

University of California, Irvine
333 City Boulevard West
Suite 640
Mail Code: 4064
Orange, CA 92868

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Medical Education, residency admissions, neuro-ophthalmologic emergencies, cardiac emergencies, ultrasound
URLs @docMBO
The Journal of Education and Teaching in Emergency Medicine
2017 Orange County Medical Association Physician of Excellence
2017 Excellence in Teaching Award
2016 Top 5 Press-Ganey ED Physicians
2016 Super Doctors, Southern California
2016 New Speakers Forum Winner, WR-SAEM
2015 National CPC Competition Winner
2015 Top 5 Press-Ganey ED Physicians
2015 Super Doctors, Southern California
2014 Super Doctors Southern California, Rising Star
2014 Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians
2014 Fellow, American Academy of Emergency Medicine
2014 Medical Student Teaching Award
2014 Excellence in Teaching Award
2013 Super Doctors Southern California, Rising Star
2010 Resident Teaching Award
2009 American Academy of Emergency Medicine Resident of the Year
2007 Society for Emergency Medicine Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award
2006 Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society
Publications 39. Thoma B, Gottlieb M, Boysen-Osborn M, King A, Quinn A, Krzyaniak S, Pineda N, Yarris L, Chan TM. Academic Primer Series: Five Key Papers about Program Evaluation. Cureus 9(5):e1224.
  38. Mefford J, Tungate R, Suh D, Amini L, Anderson C, Rudkin S, Boysen-Osborn M. A comparison of urolithiasis in the presence and absence of hematuria in the emergency department. West J Emerg Med
  37. Gottlieb M, Chan T, Fredette J, Messman A, Robinson D, Cooney R, Boysen-Osborn M, Sherbino J. Academic Primer Series: Five Key Papers about Study Design. West J Emerg Med
  36. Narajeenron K, Hoonpongsimanont W, Boysen-Osborn M. Left Ventricular Assist Devices: Team Based Learning. JETem 2017. 2(2):T1-22.
  35. Badeau A, Lahham S, Boysen Osborn M. Management of Complex Facial Lacerations in the Emergency Department. CPC-EM
  34. Boysen-Osborn M, Cooney R, Gottlieb M, Chan T, Brown A, King A, Tobias A, Thoma B. Academic Primer Series: Teaching with Technology. West J Emerg Med
  33. Gilani C, Yang A, Yonkers M, Boysen-Osborn M. Differentiating Urgent and Emergent Causes for Acute Red Eye for the Emergency Physician. West J Emerg Med 2017. 18(3):509-17.
  32. Gottlieb M, Boysen-Osborn M, Chan T, Krzyzaniak S, Pineda N, Spector J, Sherbino J. Academic Primer Series: Eight Key Papers about Education Theory. West J Emerg Med 2017. 18(2):293-302.
  31. Boysen-Osborn M, Yanuck J, Mattson J, Toohey S, Wray A, Wiechmann W, Lahham S, Langdorf M. Who to Interview? Low Adherence by US Medical Schools to Medical Student Performance Evaluation Format Makes Resident Selection Difficult. West J Emerg Med 2017. 18(1):50-55. PMID 28116008
  30. Stolz L, Stolz U, Fields J, Saul T, Secko M, Flannigan M, Sheele J, Rifenburg R, Weekes A, Josephson E, Bedolla J, Resop D, dela Cruz J, Osborn M, Caffery T, Derr C, Bengiamin R, Chiricolo R, Backlund B, Heer J. Emergency Medicine Resident Assessment of the Emergency Ultrasound Milestones and Current Training Recommendations. (in press, Acad Emerg Med)
  29. Wagner J, Schneberk T, Camilon M, Hern G, Jordan J, Osborn M, Menchine M. What predicts resident performance? A multi-center study examining the association between resident performance, rank list position, and USMLE scores. (in press, J Emerg Med)
  28. Oppenheim V, Boysen Osborn M. Posterior Elbow Dislocation. JETem 2016. 1(2):V20-21
  27. Miner B, Boysen-Osborn M, Toohey S. Traumatic Aortic Injury. JETem 2016. 1(2):V13-16.
  26. Boysen-Osborn M, Tran MH. Transfusion Related Emergencies. JETem 2016. 1(2):T22-59.
  25. Boysen-Osborn M, Gilani C, Yang C, Yonkers M. The Acute Red Eye. JETem 2016. 1(2):T1-14
  24. Baker J, Jeziorkowski C, Siebe C, Boysen-Osborn M. Two cases of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis. West J Emerg Med 2016. 17(5):623-626.
  23. Boysen-Osborn M, Wolff M, Gisondi M. A Faculty Development Session or Resident as Teacher Session for Didactic and Clinical Teaching Techniques; Part 2: Engaging Learners with Effective Didactic Teaching. JETem 2016. 1(1):L13-L21.
  22. Boysen-Osborn M, Toohey S, Gisondi M, Wolff M. A Faculty Development Session or Resident as Teacher Session for Didactic and Clinical Teaching Techniques; Part 1: Engaging Learners with Effective Didactic Teaching. JETem 2016. 1(1):L1-L12
  21. Albertson S, Boysen-Osborn M. Thompson Test in Achilles Tendon Rupture. JETem 2016. 1(1):V5
  20. Patane J, Boysen-Osborn M. Hampton’s Hump in Pulmonary Embolism. JETem 2016. 1(1):V2-3
  19. Toohey S, Wray A, Wiechmann W, Lin M, Boysen-Osborn M. Ten tips for engaging the millennial learner and moving an emergency medicine residency curriculum into the 21st
century. West J Emerg Med 2016. 17(3):337-43
  18. Boysen-Osborn M, Mattson J, Yanuck J, Anderson C, Tekian A, Fox JC, Harris IB. Ranking Practice Variability in the Medical Student Performance Evaluation Ranking Statements: So Bad, It’s “Good.” Acad Med 2016. PMID: 27075499
  17. Rooney K, Lahham S, Lahham S, Anderson CL, Bledsoe B, Sloane B, Joseph L, Boysen-Osborn M, Fox JC. Prehospital assessment with ultrasound in emergencies – PAUSE II – Implementation in the Field. World J Emerg Med 2016. 2(7):117-123.
  16. Boysen-Osborn M, Anderson C, Navarro R, Yanuck J, Strom S, Mccoy CE, Youm J, Ypma-Wong MF, Langdorf M. “Flipping” the Advanced Cardiac Life Support Classroom with Team-based Learning: Comparison of Cognitive Testing Performance. J Educ Eval Health Prof 2016. 13:11
  15. Strom S, Anderson C, Yang L, Canales C, Amin A, Lotfipour S, McCoy CE, Osborn M, Langdorf MI. Correlation of simulation examination to written test scores for Advanced Cardiac Life Support Testing: Prospective Cohort Study. West J Emerg Med 2015.16(6):907-12.
  14. Toohey S, Wiechmann W, Majestic C, Boysen-Osborn M. Intubating Ebola Patients: Technical Limitations Caused by Extensive Personal Protective Equipment. West J Emerg Med 2015. 16(7):965.
  13. Chakravarthy B, Posadas E, Ibrahim D, McArthur K, Osborn M, Hoonpongsimanont W, Wong A, Lotfipour S. Increasing off-service resident productivity while on their emergency department rotation using the Hawthorne effect. J Emerg Med 2015. 48(4):499-505. PMID: 25618835
  12. Patel A, Toohey S, Boysen-Osborn M. Splenic laceration and pulmonary contusion following injury from law enforcement bean bag rounds. West J Emerg Med 2014. 15: 118–9. PMID: 24672591
  11. MacIsaac J, Harrison R, Krishnaswami J, McNary J, Suchard J, Boysen-Osborn M, Cierpich H, Styles L, Shusterman D. Fatal Exposures to Dichloromethane in Paint Strippers. Am J Ind Med 2013. 56:907-10. PMID: 23450690
  10.  Boysen-Osborn M, Chin E.  A Woman with Persistent Neck Pain.  J Emerg Med 2013. 44(1):e129-130. PMID 22682606
  9.  Fox JC, Boysen M, Gharahbaghian L, Cusick S, Ahmed SS, Anderson CL, Lekawa M, Langdorf MI.  Test Characteristics of Focused Assessment of Sonography for Trauma (FAST) for Clinically Significant Abdominal Free Fluid in Pediatric Blunt Abdominal Trauma. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 May;18(5):477-82
  8.  Schoen J, Boysen M, Warren C, Chakravarthy B, Lotfipour S.  Vertebrobasilar Artery Occlusion: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.  West J Emerg Med 2011 May;12(2):233-9
  7.  Boysen MM and Ritter M.  Small Bowel Obstruction Caused by Capsule Endoscopy.  West J Emerg Med 2010;11(1);71-73.
  6.  Boysen M, Rudkin SE, Burns MJ, Langdorf MI, Henderson JL.  Reply to Ashley Maranich, Letter to the Editor.  J Emerg Med 2010; 38(1):60-1.
  5.  Boysen MM, Henderson JL, Rudkin SE, Burns MJ, Langdorf MI.  Positive Cerebrospinal Fluid Cultures after Normal Cell Counts are Contaminants.  J Emerg Med 2009;37(3): 251-6.
  4.  Coppe JP, Boysen M, Sun CH, Wong BJF, Kang MK, Park NH, Desprez PY, Campisi J, Krtolica A.  A Role for Fibroblasts in Mediating the Effects of Tobacco-Induced Epithelial Cell Growth and Invasion.  Mol Cancer Res 2008;6(7): 1085-98.
  3.  Boysen M, Fox JC.  Pediatric Crash Injury Research:  The Challenge of Informed Consent.  Topics in Emergency Medicine 2006; 28(1):85-91.
  2.  Hsu C, Boysen M, Gritton LD, Frosst PD, Nemerow GR, Von Seggern DJ.  In Vitro Dendritic Cell Infection by Pseudotyped Adenoviral Vectors does not Correlate with their in Vivo Immunogenicity.  Virology 2005; 332(1):1-7.
  1. Wong HK, Liu XB, Matos MF, Chan SF, Perez-Otano I, Boysen M, Cui J, Nakanishi N, Trimmer JS, Jones EG, Lipton SA, Sucher NJ.  Temporal and Regional Expression of NMDA Receptor Subunit NR3A in the Mammalian Brain.  J Comp Neurol 2002; 450:303-317.
Grant Alpha Omega Alpha Carolyn Kuckein Research Fellowship 2006
American Academy of Emergency Medicine
American College of Emergency Physicians
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Other Experience Academic Fellow
Stanford University 2010—2011

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