Matt Klein, MD, MPH
Originally from the Chicago suburbs, Matt earned a bachelor's degree in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and a Master of Public Health degree from Yale University. He attended medical school at Brown University, and completed residency at Northwestern University, where he served as chief resident in his final year. During residency, he completed the MERC at CORD course, served as a social media fellow for Academic Emergency Medicine, and was honored to receive the "Best Resident Teacher" award from his residency colleagues. Matt has published in Academic Emergency Medicine and The Visual Journal of Emergency Medicine. His interests include free open access medical education, simulation-based mastery learning, metacognition, and undergraduate medical education.
Matt matriculated into the medical education fellowship in 2018. His fellowship projects included developing a transvenous pacing mastery learning curriculum for the Northwestern Emergency Medicine residency program and an introduction to phase 3 acute care track airway simulation cases for Feinberg School of Medicine. In recognition of his excellence, Matt was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society in 2020. In the Spring of 2020, Matt was awarded the inaugural "David Salzman Teaching Award” by the Northwestern Emergency Medicine residents at the annual education awards celebration. These many accolades are a testament to his dedication, skill, and innovation. Matt now serves as the Assistant Residency and Assistant Clerkship Program Director at Northwestern University.