Jerusalem Merkebu, PhD

Jerusalem Merkebu, PhD

Name: Jerusalem Merkebu, PhD

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Medicine
Faculty Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Location: 
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD

Research Interests:
Clinical Reasoning, Emotional Regulation, Metacognitive Reflection, Well-being, Vigilant Decision-Making

Biography

Dr. Jerusalem Merkebu is an Assistant professor at Uniformed Services University's (USU) Center for Health Professions Education. She received her PhD from George Mason University in Educational Psychology with a concentration in Human and Organizational Learning/Development. Her research more broadly focuses on exploring and measuring how metacognitive reflection and emotions impact vigilant decision-making processes, diagnostic reasoning, and well-being. Dr. Merkebu advises graduate students and teaches courses such as Fundamentals of Systems Theory and Advanced Learning Theories in the HPE program.

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