Comilla Sasson, MD
Comilla Sasson, MD, is a third-year RWJF Clinical Scholar at the University of Michigan and an emergency medicine physician. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine and completed her emergency medicine residency at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Her work with the uninsured population at Grady Hospital and on the national level in emergency medicine resident issues sparked her interest in pursuing the Clinical Scholars program. Her research interests include pre-hospital care of cardiac arrest patients and the use of geographic information systems to identify communities for targeted bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training. She was the lead author in a JAMA study in September 2008 examining the implementation of best practices for cardiac arrest resuscitation in the pre-hospital setting.