Dr. Hackett is the Director of Leadership Development for CEP America. Her areas of interest include the professional development and education of physicians allowing them to excel both as directors of their departments and provider teams, as well as clinically. She is also the Chair of CEP America’s Clinical Education Committee (formerly CME Committee) and a founding member and current leader of the CEP Women in Medicine Workgroup. Dr. Hackett is board certified in Emergency Medicine. She is the former Medical Director of San Leandro Hospital and spent three years as a member of CalACEP’s Board of Directors. Dr. Hackett studied Biology at Yale College and deferring medical school, she spent a year in Venezuela teaching at an international school and improving her Spanish Language fluency. She then returned to the East Coast to study medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. There, Dr. Hackett earned a combined MD/MBA from the Wharton School of Business. She completed her residency in 2004 at UCLA/Olive View and did an Education Fellowship at LAC+USC, joining CEP America in 2007.