Susan M Scott, M.D., is board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. She received her medical degree from Louisiana State School of Medicine in Shreveport in 1982, and completed her pediatric residency at UTSouthwestern/Children’s Medical Center of Dallas in 1985 and her pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at UT Southwestern in 1995.

Dr. Scott is currently an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Her special interests include education, trauma and injury prevention.


Medical School
Tulane University School of Medicine (1982)
Children's Health Dallas (1983), Pediatrics
Children's Health Dallas (1985), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (1995), Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Research Interest

  • Critical Care
  • Injury prevention
  • Trauma


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Family presence: making room.
Mangurten JA, Scott SH, Guzzetta CE, Sperry JS, Vinson LA, Hicks BA, Watts DG, Scott SM Am J Nurs 2005 May 105 5 40-8; quiz 49
Categonzation and regionalization of emergency departments caring for children
Wiebe RA, Scott SM Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine 1999 Dec 1 1 45-53
Initial approach to the child who presents with infections of the central nervous system
Scott SM Seminars in Pediatric Infectious Diseases 1996 Jan 7 1 3-12
Comparison of pediatric end-tidal CO2 measured with nasal/oral cannula circuit and capillary Pco2
Abramo T, Scott S, Cowan M, Wiebe RA, Signs M American Journal of Emergency Medicine 1995 Jan 13 1 30-33
Serious group A ?-hemolytic streptococcal infections complicating varicella
Cowan M, Primm P, Scott S,. Abramo T, Wiebe RA Annals of Emergency Medicine 1994 23 4 818-822


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Honors & Awards

  • Fellows Teaching Award
    UT Southwestern (2019)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society
  • Resident Teaching Award
    UT Southwestern Medical Center (2015)
  • Compassion in Caring Award
    Violence Intervention Program, Parkland Memorial Hospital (2002)
  • Aesculapius Award
    St. Paul Family Medicine Program (1999-2002)
  • Outstanding Fellow Award
    UT Southwestern Medical Center/Children's Medical Center of Dallas (1999-2000)
  • Outstanding Fellow Award
    UT Southwestern Medical Center/Children's Medical Center of Dallas (1994-1996)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Texas Pediatric Society
  • Texas Pediatric Society--Committee on Emergency Medicine