Jonathan Smart

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Assistant Clinical Professor, Emergency Medicine
School of Medicine

B.S., Louisiana Tech University, 2012, Biology
B.A., Louisiana Tech University, 2012, Spanish
M.D., Louisiana State University New Orleans, 2016

Phone: (714)456-5239

University of California, Irvine
City Tower, Ste 640, Rt 128-01
Mail Code: 4064
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
medical education, engaging, gamification, technology, multimedia, design
Short Biography
Jon Smart is a Board Certified Emergency Medicine physician and faculty at the University of California Irvine. Having completed a fellowship in Multimedia Design and Education Technology at UC Irvine, he is focused on advancing medical student and resident education in order to ultimately improve patient care and patient education. Areas of particular interest are gamification, meta-learning, novel technology applications, as well as engaging speaking methods and slide design.
Dimeo SP, Astemborksi C, Smart J, Jones EL. A Virtual Escape Room versus Lecture on Infectious Disease Content: Effect on Resident Knowledge and Motivation. West J Emerg Med. 2021;23(1):9-14. Published 2021 Jan 3. doi:10.5811/westjem.2021.12.54010
Rivera R, Smart J, Sakaria S, et al. Planning Engaging, Remote, Synchronous Didactics in the COVID-19 Pandemic Era. JMIR Med Educ. 2021;7(2):e25213. Published 2021 May 11. doi:10.2196/25213
Maldonado, Graciela MD, MS-BATS; Smart, Jonathan MD; Wiechmann, Warren MD, MBA; Kaplan, Sherrie H. PhD, MS, MPH; Billimek, John PhD; Wray, Alisa MD, MAEd; Toohey, Shannon MD, MAEd; Boysen-Osborn, Megan MD, MHPE Frequency of Social Media and Digital Scholarship Keywords in U.S. Medical Schools’ Promotion and Tenure Guidelines, Academic Medicine: January 2022 - Volume 97 - Issue 1 - p 105-110
doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000004324
Sea, J., Gassner, S., & Smart, J. (2021). Case Report of Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura in a Previously Healthy Adult. Journal of Education and Teaching in Emergency Medicine, 6(1). Retrieved from
Parker, B, Smart, J; Post-Bariatric Surgery Complications. In Digital Textbook Corependium by EMRAP; 2020
Smart, J., Olson, A, Muck, A. (2019). Asynchronous Curriculum Socially Synchronized: Learning Via
Competition. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine
Chung, A. S, Smart, J., Zdradzinski, M., Roth, S., Gende, A., Conroy, K., & Battaglioli, N. (2018). Educator Toolkits on Second Victim Syndrome, Mindfulness and Meditation, and Positive Psychology: The 2017 Resident Wellness Consensus Summit. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health
Graduate Programs
Emergency Medicine

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