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Dr. Tricia Smith

Dr. Tricia Smith, MD, MPH

Dr. Tricia Smith was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica and completed medical training at the University of the West Indies. She did her residency in emergency medicine at the University of Connecticut after completing her MPH at Harvard University and working for a year in human rights. Her professional interests include heart failure in the emergency department, ultrasound in low-resource settings, the development of emergency medicine worldwide, scientific writing and publishing, and women in leadership.


  • Emergency Medicine

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Emergency Medicine


  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: University of West Indies
  • Residency: University of Connecticut

Honors & Awards

Academic Enrichment Fund Awardee, University of the West Indies, 2009

Honors in Surgery, University of the West Indies, 2010

Department of Global Health Tuition Scholarship, Harvard University, 2013

Connecticut College of Emergency Physicians Resident of the Year, September 2016

Philip Stent Award for Excellence in Emergency Medicine, 2017

University of Connecticut Academic Achievement Award, 2017


Hansoti, B., Aluisio AR., Barry MA, Davey K., Lentz BA., Modi P, Newberry J., Patel MH., Smith TA., Vinograd AM., Levine AC., Global Health and Emergency Care: Defining Clinical Research Priorities. Global Emergency Think Tank. Academic Emergency Medicine. Academic Emergency Medicine 2017;24:000 - 000 Available at: