Dr. Vered Gazit is an Associate Professor in the Emergency Department, Dalhousie University Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. She obtained her medical degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel. She completed her residency in Pediatrics in Israel before moving on to complete her Pediatric Emergency Medicine training at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Her main interests are using medical simulation as a tool to improve patient safety and Emergency Preparedness.
Dr. Gazit is the Medical Director for Emergency Preparedness at IWK Health, NS as well as the Director of the Dalhousie Pediatric Emergency Medicine Simulation Program. She was involved in the development of the Hospital Based Reception of Contaminated Casualties Protocol for the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness. In 2017 Dr. Gazit co-chaired the Pediatric Emergency and Disaster Medicine Track, World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) Congress that was held in Toronto, Canada.