Jeremy Richards, MD, is
a member of the BIDMC faculty in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. He is a Clinician Educator involved in both undergraduate (UME) and graduate medical education (GME). Clinically, Dr. Richards works in the Medical Intensive Care Units (MICUs) at BIDMC. Among his formal roles in medical education, he is also a core faculty member in the first-year medical school curriculum for a comprehensive course about fundamental basic science and clinical concepts in Pulmonary, Cardiology, and Hematology. His specific research interests include curiosity in medical learners, critical thinking, cognitive biases, and clinical reasoning in medical education and clinical practice. He has designed, implemented, and published several studies involving these cognitive and perceptual aspects of learning and thinking about medical practice and clinical problems. In addition to his primary research activities, Dr. Richards is also the Director of the Medical Education Research Laboratory at the Shapiro Center for Education at BIDMC.