Bret Nelson

Bret Nelson



Dr. Nelson is Director of Emergency Ultrasound at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He coauthored the Manual of Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound and Emergency Medicine Oral Board Review Illustrated (Cambridge University Press). He created the educational website, He chairs the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Emergency and Critical Care community of practice, chairs Mount Sinai Hospital’s Point of Care Ultrasound Committee, and is on the Board of Directors for the World Interactive Network Focused on Critical UltraSound.

Harvard Medical School and Mount Sinai have granted him awards for teaching, and he was named Attending of the Year by the Mount Sinai Emergency Medicine residents. He is a Master Educator level member of the Mount Sinai Institute for Medical Education. The American College of Emergency Physicians awarded him their National Faculty Teaching Award in 2013, and in 2014 he received the Emergency Ultrasound Education Award from the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.


Director of Emergency Ultrasound, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, United States