Mira Mamtani MD MSEd is an Assistant Professor and an Associate Residency Program Director in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Mamtani received a BS in Psychology at Stony Brook University where she studied the role of bias in decision-making, a MD at Stony Brook Medical School, and a Masters in Medical Education at the Penn Graduate School of Education acquiring advanced training in adult learning theory and qualitative research methodology. During emergency medicine residency training Dr. Mamtani received formal training in quality improvement and has since participated in several inter-departmental quality improvement processes resulting in decreased variation in patient care and funds for the department. Since 2013, Dr. Mamtani has served the role of Associate Residency Program Director for the Department of Emergency Medicine, since 2019 has served as an education co-chair for the Center for Health Equity and Advancement, and since 2020 has served as associate director for FOCUS on Health & Leadership Women. Her educational and research mission is to optimize the clinical learning environment: specifically examining the role of bias in learner’s capacity to learn, ability to perform, and impact on patient care. Dr. Mamtani lives in center city, is married to a physician at Penn, and has two wonderful young children.