Dr. Ngoc A. Van Horn is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at University of Texas Southwestern and Children's Medical Center Dallas. She attended Texas A&M University from 2003-2007 where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.  She attended medical school at the Texas A&M College of Medicine and graduated in 2007. This was then followed by Pediatric Residency from 2011-2014 and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship from 2014-2017 at Saint Louis University Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center. She joined the faculty at UT Southwestern in 2017. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.


Medical School
Texas A&M HSC College of Medicine (2011)
Baylor Scott & White Health, Risk Management (2014), Pediatrics
Saint Louis University Medical Center (2017), Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Research Interest

  • Disaster Medicine
  • Quality Improvement
  • Resident Education


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Objective Evaluation of a Simulation Course for Residents in the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Department: Breaking Bad News.
Yuan YY, Scott S, Van Horn N, Oke O, Okada P, Cureus 2019 Jan 11 1 e3903
Feasibility of a Novel Combination of Influenza Vaccinations and Child Passenger Safety Seat Fittings in a Drive-through Clinic Setting.
Le N, Charney RL, Gerard J Disaster Med Public Health Prep 2017 May 1-5

Honors & Awards

  • SSM Cardinal Glennon SSMile Award
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine Resident of the Year
  • Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor Society Nominee
  • Golden Apple Award Recipient
    Texas A&M University (2012-2013)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics