Alice Min Simpkins

Alice Min Simpkins, MD, FACEP

Associate Dean, Career Development, College of Medicine-Tucson Office of Faculty Affairs


1501 N. Campbell Ave.
PO Box 245057 Tucson AZ 85724
(520) 626-6312

Dr. Min was born and raised in Erie, Pennsylvania and went to college at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed her residency in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona where she was chosen to be a Chief Resident during her senior year. She stayed on as faculty here and served as the Associate Residency Program Director for 7 years. Currently, she is the Assistant Dean of Career Development for the College of Medicine – Tucson, a Societies Mentor for our medical students, and core faculty for the University Campus Residency Program.

Dr. Min also serves as the EM Diversity Champion, acting as a liaison to the College of Medicine – Tucson Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. She facilitates trainings on bias, allyship, and confronting bias. She also chairs the DEM Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee. 

Dr. Min’s professional interests include medical education, professional development, and wellbeing. She is actively involved with national, regional, and local committees related to women in academic medicine, faculty development and wellbeing. 

Outside of work, Dr. Min is a mother of 3 and enjoys food (eating, cooking, baking it), spending time outdoors, watching superhero movies, and going on beach vacations whenever possible.


MD: 2004, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
2007, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Selected Recent Publications

Min AAnn, Spear-Ellinwood K, Berman M, Nisson P, Rhodes SMichelle. "Social worker assessment of bad news delivery by emergency medicine residents: a novel direct-observation milestone assessment." Intern Emerg Med. 2016.
Stoneking LR, Grall KH, Min A, Dreifuss B, Ellinwood KCSpear. "Role of an audience response system in didactic attendance and assessment." J Grad Med Educ. 2014;6(2):335-7.
Min AA, Stoneking LR, Grall KH, Spear-Ellinwood K. "Implementation of the Introductory Clinician Development Series: an optional boot camp for Emergency Medicine interns." Adv Med Educ Pract. 2014;5:275-9.


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