Vivienne Ng, MD, MPH

Vivienne Ng, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor
Director, Medical Simulation Fellowship
Associate Director, University Campus Residency


1501 N. Campbell Ave.
AHSL 4172C
(520) 626-1051
(520) 626-2480

Dr. Vivienne Ng, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at University of Arizona’s College of Medicine Tucson and has multiple roles within the Department of Emergency Medicine. She completed her MPH degree at the University of California Berkeley focusing on infectious disease epidemiology, with a special interest in Global Health and Maternal and Child Health prior to attending medical school in New York. After completing residency at the University of California Davis, Dr. Ng then completed a fellowship in Medical Simulation at UC Davis.  She had delivered medical and public health care in Uganda and Guatemala in years past. Her academic interests include improvement in clinical practice and research in infectious disease and antibiotic stewardship, use of high fidelity and low fidelity simulation as an adjunct to medical and health care education both domestically and abroad, injury surveillance and prevention, and collaborations in sustainable health care delivery in resource-limited settings.


MD: 2009, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
MPH: 2005, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
2012, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA
2013, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA

Research and Academic Interests and Expertise

Teaching Interests: Simulation-based education; Resuscitation and medical management; Crisis resource management; Procedural competency; Infectious diseases and antibiotic stewardship; Pain management

Research Interests: Simulation-based education; Code resuscitation, leadership, and crisis resource management; Infectious diseases and antibiotic stewardship; Pediatric clinical research

Selected Recent Publications

Amini R, Stolz LA, Javedani PP, et al. "Point-of-care echocardiography in simulation-based education and assessment." Adv Med Educ Pract. 2016;7:325-8.
Amini R, Ho H, Ng V, et al. "Introducing a Fresh Cadaver Model for Ultrasound-guided Central Venous Access Training in Undergraduate Medical Education." Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2016;17(3):362-366.
Clarke S, Horeczko T, Carlisle M, et al. "Emergency medicine resident crisis resource management ability: a simulation-based longitudinal study." Med Educ Online. 2014;19:25771.
Steingart KR, Ng V, Henry M, et al. "Sputum processing methods to improve the sensitivity of smear microscopy for tuberculosis: a systematic review." Lancet Infect Dis. 2006;6(10):664-74.


Clinical Specialties: 

Emergency Medicine

Board Certification: 
ABEM, October 2013