Braden Hexom

Braden Hexom, MD

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Dr. Hexom is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He received his MD from the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed an Emergency Medicine residency at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where he was chief resident. Dr. Hexom was inducted as a teaching fellow in the MSSM Institute for Medical Education in 2009. Currently, he is the director of the fourth year medical student clerkship in Emergency Medicine. His interests include undergraduate and graduate medical education, medical simulation, and international emergency medicine.

Dr. Hexom serves as the Associate Medical Director for the Libertas Center for Human Rights, a comprehensive treatment program for survivors of torture sponsored by the Emergency Department at Elmhurst Hospital Center. Since 2005, he has been instrumental in the creation and development of a full time, patient-centered, federally funded clinic dedicated to the care of torture survivors and asylum seekers.

He has been involved internationally in countries including Liberia, Honduras, and Haiti. In Liberia, Dr. Hexom has collaborated with a broad coalition of Emergency Physicians to support emergency care, post-conflict health sector development, and the creation of an emergency medicine curriculum for Liberian and U.S. housestaff. He is a former Legislative Affairs Director for the American Medical Student Association.

Clinical Focus

  • Services for Victims of Torture