Scott Johnson, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor

Department of Emergency Medicine

Residency Program Director

M.D.: Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Internship/Residency: Emergency Medicine; Stony Brook University Medical Center
Boards: Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Johnson joined the faculty in 2000. He served as the EMS Medical Director for University Hospital from 2000-2005 and the Medical Director for the University's Paramedic Program from 2000-2006. Dr. Johnson has been a member of the Suffolk County Regional Emergency Medical Services Council (REMSCO) and the Suffolk County Regional Medical Advisory Committee (REMAC) since 2000 and served as the Chairman of the REMAC. He then served as the Chief of Emergency Medicine for University Hospital's clinical affiliate, Peconic Bay Medical Center from 2005-2007, establishing Stony Brook’s academic emergency medical care for the rural communities of Long Island’s east end. Dr. Johnson returned to University Hospital in 2007 as residency core faculty to pursue his passion of resident and medical student education and serves as the director of simulation for the department of Emergency Medicine. He also joined the residency administration as Associate Program Director, and now serves as the Program Director for the Residency program.  Dr. Johnson was a co-investigator in the three-year NHLB grant, "Early Access to Defibrillation for Victims of Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest" published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2004. His primary interests are medical education, simulation, and resuscitation science. Dr. Johnson has also been honored with The Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching four times in his 13-year tenure as Stony Brook faculty, the only faculty member to have won the award more than twice. Dr. Johnson is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.