Kristen Dettorre, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Global Emergency Medicine Fellowship Director
Director, Division of Global Emergency Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Topics: Education and Training (Capacity Building), Emergency Medicine Medical Education Trauma and Injury

Country: Guyana

Kristen Dettorre, MD, is an assistant professor of Emergency Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Dettorre was accepted into a 6-year BS/MD program from high school, and graduated summa cum laude from Kent State University. She received her medical degree from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine in 2006 and completed her Emergency Medicine Residency training at Vanderbilt in 2009. Dr. Dettorre was Vanderbilt's first Emergency Medicine Global Health Fellow and is now the Global Emergency Medicine Fellowship Director and Global Emergency Medicine Division Director. She was part of the core team who developed the first Emergency Medicine Residency program in Georgetown, Guyana and has continued to work clinically and teach at Georgetown Public Hospital since 2009.  Dr. Dettorre also assisted in creating and continues to teach the Vanderbilt Global Health Equity course.

On days off, Kristen enjoys wake surfing, reading, walks with her dog Maya and spending time with her husband and family at the lake.