Gary L. Geis, MD

Medical Director, Center for Simulation and Research

Attending Physician

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-6992

Fax 513-636-7967


Medical simulation; resuscitation

Academically, Dr. Geis has been recognized with multiple teaching awards from the pediatric, emergency medicine and family practice residencies in Cincinnati, Ohio. In addition, he has served as an instructor at McMaster University’s How to Teach Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Workshop in Hamilton, Ontario.

He has been funded on a national level as co-investigator on two completed projects (Simulation Based Patient Safety Curriculum, In Situ Simulation Based Patient Safety Program) and recently served on a study section as a grant reviewer for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (November 2010).

Medical School: University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, 1997.

Residency: Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters, Norfolk, VA, 2000.

Chief Residency: Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters, Norfolk, VA, 2001.

Fellowship: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 2004.

Certifications: Pediatrics, 2001; Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 2004.

View PubMed Publications

Geis GL, Pio BL, Pendergrass TL, Moyer MR, Patterson MD. Simulation to Assess the Safety of New Healthcare Teams and New Facilities. Simul Healthc. 2011 Jun;6(3):125-33.

Burton KS, Pendergrass TL, Byczkowski TL, Taylor RG, Moyer MR, Falcone RA, Geis GL. Impact of Simulation-Based Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Training in the Simulation Laboratory and Clinical Environment. Simul Healthc. 2011 Oct;6(5):284-91.

Vidwan G, Geis GL. Evaluation, management, and outcome of focal bacterial infections (FBIs) in nontoxic infants under two months of age. J Hosp Med. 2010 Feb;5(2):76-82.

Kerrey BT, Geis GL, Quinn AM, Hornung RW, Ruddy RM. A prospective comparison of diaphragmatic ultrasound and chest radiography to determine endotracheal tube position in a pediatric emergency department. Pediatrics. 2009 Jun;123(6):e1039-44.

Geis GL, DiGiulio G. Substernal chest pain with an abnormal electrocardiogram in an adolescent male presenting to a pediatric emergency department. Clin Pediatr Emerg Med. 2005 6:257-262.

Tzimenatos L, Geis GL. Emergency department management of the immunosuppressed host. Clin Pediatr Emerg Med. 2005 6:173-183.