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Dr. Nicole Elliott

Dr. Nicole Elliott is a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician serving as the Associate Simulation Director at Lehigh Valley Health Network Emergency Medicine Residency. Born in Long Beach, California, and raised in Northeast Pennsylvania, Dr. Elliott received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed Emergency Medicine Residency at Lehigh Valley Health Network. She enjoys climbing, hiking and running (especially if it’s near the ocean).

Dr. Elliott serves as the wilderness medicine track leader, contributing to the development of a specialized curriculum addressing the challenges of healthcare delivery in outdoor and remote settings. A distinctive aspect of Dr. Elliott's approach is her passion for gamification in medical education, recognizing its potential to engage learners and enhance knowledge retention. Her innovative incorporation of game-like elements into training programs demonstrates a commitment to pushing the boundaries of traditional medical education, making her a driving force in the evolution of simulation-based learning.

2024 Lecture Staff

Dr. Adam Ray

Dr. Adam Ray has enjoyed the outdoors all his life. He has been a ski patroller since his high school; currently he volunteers with the Camelback Ski Patrol and serves as the medical advisor for the Eastern PA Region. He graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Music Composition in 1997, the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2003, completed his emergency medicine residency at the Geisinger Medical Center in 2006, and earned his Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine through the Wilderness Medical Society in 2007. Currently, he works as an emergency physician at the St. Luke's University Health Network Bethlehem campus. When not working, he enjoys skiing, scuba diving, backpacking, mountain biking, and riding his motorcycle (yes - he always wears a helmet).

Dr. Greg Fischer

Born and raised in Macungie, Pennsylvania. I graduated from Jefferson Northeast EM program and completed a fellowship in Wilderness Medicine at Virginia Tech in 2023. My recreational outdoor interests include endurance backpacking, fly fishing, SCUBA and rock climbing.