Leah Burt, PhD, APRN

Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Illinois Chicago
Chicago, IL
Leah Burt, PhD, APRN

Dr. Leah Burt is a board certified Adult Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. She maintains an active clinical practice within the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System's Department of Emergency Medicine and is a Clinical Assistant Professor as well as the Director of the AGPC-NP Program at the University of Illinois Chicago. Dr. Burt's area of research expertise is mixed methodology educational research. Specifically, she is interested in evidenced-based strategies to teach diagnostic reasoning, as well as experiential and simulation-based learning interventions. A former Fellow in Diagnostic Excellence with the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM), she is currently a Simulation Scholar at University of Illinois College of Medicine's Simulation and Integrative Learning (SAIL) Institute. Dr. Burt has published and presented her scholarship both nationally and internationally and is passionate about finding innovative, experiential ways to further diagnostic reasoning education.