Education

MD
Vanderbilt University
PhD
Vanderbilt University
Internship
EM, Vanderbilt University
Residency
EM, Vanderbilt University

Research Information

Dr. Hoot’s research interests center around the problem of emergency department crowding, including development of techniques to measure and forecast crowding, and determining how crowding affects patient safety.  His work involves the development of computational models such as discrete event simulations to describe the complex operational processes of an emergency department.  His work has been published by journals including Annals of Emergency Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.