Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship Program
MGH BIDMC Harvard Medical School

Morgan Soffler, MD


Morgan Soffler, MD

BIDMC Site Director

Instructor in Medicine

Area of Expertise: Medical Education

Academic Interests

Simulation-Based Medical Education, and Assessment in a Simulated Environment.

Awards and Recognition

Simulation Educator of the Year 2018-2019, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

More information can be found on Dr. Soffler’s Harvard Catalyst Profile.

+Current Projects

  • Simulation as a Tool for Medical Student Assessment

+Selected Publications

  1. Soffler, MI, Ricotta D, Hayes MM. Avoiding 5 Common Pitfalls of Simulation Design in Medical Education. Acad Med 2019. Article in Press.
  2. Soffler MI, Claar DD, McSparron JI, Ricotta DN, Hayes MM. Raising the Stakes: Assessing Competency with Simulation in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Ann Am Thorac Soc 2018. Epub ahead of print. PMID 30011384.
  3. Soffler MI, Hayes MM, Smith CC. Central venous catheterization training: current perspectives on the role of simulation. Adv Med Educ Pract 2018; 9:395-403. PMID 29872360.
  4. Miller DC, Sullivan AM, Soffler M, Armstrong B, Anandaiah A, Rock L, McSparron JI, Schwartzstein RM, Hayes MM. Teaching Residents How to Talk about Death and Dying: A Mixed-Methods Analysis of Barriers and Randomized Educational Intervention. Am J Hosp Palliat Care 2018. Epub ahead of pring. PMID 29642710.
  5. Soffler, MI, Hayes MM, Schwartzstein RM. Respiratory Sensations in Dynamic Hyperinflation: Physiological and Clinical Applications. Respiratory Care 2017;(62)9:1212-1223. PMID 28655742.
  6. Soffler, M, Rose A, Hayes MM, Banzett R, Schwartzstein RM. Treatment of Acute Dyspnea with Morphine to Avert Respiratory Failure. Ann Am Thorac Soc 2017;14(4):584-588. PMID: 28362540.
  7. McSparron, JI, Hayes MM, Post JT, Seaburg LA, Morris AE, Antkowiak M, Farkas J, Athale J, Stephens RS, Dodd KW, Prekker ME, Hountras P, Cuttica MJ, Soffler M, Hibbert KA, Leclair T, Clouser R, Luks AM. ATS Core Curriculum 2017: Part III. Adult Critical Care Medicine. Ann Am Thorac Soc 2017;14(Supplement_2):S182-S195. PMID 28857624.
  8. Patvardham, EA, Heffernan KS, Ruan JM, Soffler MI, Karas R, Kuvin JT. Assessment of Vascular Endothelial Function with Peripheral Arterial Tonometry. Cardiology in Review 2010;(18)1:20-28.
  9. Kim Y, Soffler M, Paradise S, Jelani QU, Dziura J, Sinha R, Safdar B. Depression is Associated with Recurrent Chest Pain with or without Coronary Artery Disease: A Prospective Cohort Study in the Emergency Department. American Heart Journal 2017 Sep;191:47-54. PMID: 28888269
  10. Meller, SM, Lansky, AJ, Costa RA, Soffler M, Costantini, CO, Brodie BR, Cox DA, Stuckey TD, Fahy M, Grines CL, Stone GW. Implications of Myocardial Reperfusion on Survival in Women versus Men with Acute Myocardial Infarction Undergoing Primary Coronary Intervention. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Oct 15;112(8):1087-92.
  11. Rubinshtein R, Kuvin JT, Soffler M, Lennon RJ, Lavi S, Nelson RE, Pumper GM, Lerman LO, Lerman A. Assessment of endothelial function by non-invasive peripheral arterial tonometry predicts late cardiovascular adverse events. Eur Heart J. 2010 May;31(9)1142-8.