Dr. Jessica Hernandez is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She earned her medical degree at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She completed a residency in emergency medicine at St. Luke's–Roosevelt Hospital, where she also received advanced fellowship training in emergency medicine simulation. In addition, she holds a Master’s of Education in the health professions from the John Hopkins School of Education. Dr. Hernandez has delivered a number of international, national, and regional invited lectures, contributed to the book SimWars Simulation Case Book: Emergency Medicine, and published several academic articles.