Clinical Instructor Fellow
Mercy Medical Center
Education and Training
Jul 206 - Present: Health Policy Fellowship, University of Maryland, Department of Emergency Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
May 2015 - Jun 2016: Chief Emergency Medicine Resident, East Carolina University Emergency Medicine Residency, Greenville, North Carolina
Jul 2013 - Apr 2015: Emergency Medicine Resident, East Carolina University Emergency Medicine Residency, Greenville, North Carolina
Aug 2009 - May 2013: Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
Aug 2007 - Aug 2008: Master of Science in Physiology and Biophysics (M.S.), Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Aug 2002 - May 2006: Bachelor of Arts in Biology (B.A.), Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
I am a practicing, board-eligible emergency medicine physician and health policy fellow. I have state-level legislative policy experience in the Maryland General Assembly, policy advocacy experience with medical professional organizations and am currently pursuing my MPH at the University of Maryland. I have a history of volunteer work with local and organizational non-profit organizations with a focus on patient advocacy, education and health care access.
My research and policy interests include mobile technology (mHealth), high ED utilization, opioid epidemic, women's health and pharmaceutical shortages and pricing.
Tassey, T. Better for Business: Freestanding EDs locate based on payer mix, not community need. Policy Prescriptions: Health Policy Journal Club. Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association. EM Resident. Jan 2017
Tassey, T. Health Expenditures to Keep Rising. Policy Prescriptions. Sep 2016
Tassey, T., Enyart, J., Davlantes, E. EMRA Fellowship Guide: Health Policy Fellowship. Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association. Aug 2016
Tassey, TE, Drake, A. Chapter 6: High Cost, High Need: Patients with Frequent ED visits. In Emergency Medicine Advocacy Handbook. 4th ed. Dallas, TX: Emergency Medicine Residents' Association; 2016: 27–32
Tassey, T. Out of Ativan?! The Drug Shortage Crisis in the U.S. Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association. EM Resident. Jan 2016
March JA, Resurreccion N, Tassey T, Portela R, Kitch B. Comparison of I-Gel vs, King Airway in a Simulated Tactical Environment. Prehospital Emergency Care 2016, 19 (1) 147.