Tara Copper, M.D.  tara.copper@wustl.edu

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine

phone: (314) 454-2341

Education

  • BS, Cum Laude, University of Florida2005
  • MS, Warrington College of Business, University of Florida2006
  • MD, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine2010

Training

  • Pediatric Resident, Washington University School of Medicine2010 - 2013
  • Chief Resident, Washington University School of Medicine2013 - 2014
  • Clinical Fellow, Washington University School of Medicine2014 - 2017

Licensure and Board Certification

  • MO, Medical License 2010
  • American Board of Pediatrics 2013
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) 2016
  • MO, BNDD 2017
  • MO, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) 2017
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Instructor 2017
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Instructor 2018

Honors

  • Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor Society, University of Florida2001 - 2005
  • Dean’s List, University of Florida2001 - 2005
  • Golden Key Honor Society, University of Florida2001 - 2005
  • President’s Honor Roll, University of Florida2001 - 2005
  • Study Abroad Scholarship, University of Florida International Center2002
  • Florida Cicerones, University of Florida2002 - 2005
  • Diversity Scholarship, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine2006 - 2010
  • Resident and Fellow Diversity Initiative Scholarship, Barnes Jewish Hospital / St. Louis Children’s Hospital2010 - 2014

Recent Publications view all (3)


  1. Emergency Information Forms for Children With Medical Complexity: A Qualitative Study. Peds Emer Care 2018. doi:10.1097/PEC.0000000000001443  PMID:29489603 
  2. Emergency Information Forms for Children with Medical Complexity: A Simulation Study. 2016;2:138. doi:e2016847  
  3. Breaking Bad News Using Role Playing: A Multimedia Instructional Activity for Teaching Medical Trainees 2014. doi:MedEdPORTAL  
Last updated: 07/22/2018
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