Dr. Tracy MacIntosh has her Master’s in Science, Master’s in Public Health, and Doctorate in Medicine. She attended medical school at Yale School of Medicine, where she also completed her residency training in Emergency Medicine. She then moved to Florida and became founding faculty for the UCF/HCA Emergency Medicine Residency of Greater Orlando.  Here, she has combined her passion for medical education with a focus on teaching students and residents about health equity and social determinants of health.

Dr. MacIntosh was promoted to Associate Professor in 2021 and also began as the new Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the College of Medicine. She serves as the advisor to the UCF Student National Medical Association and has a personal interest in local community outreach and exposing medical students to a broad range of clinical settings.  She received both the Community Service Award and Golden Apple Practice of Medicine Preceptor Award in 2018 and 2022, as well as the Early Career Educator award in 2019. She also received the Osceola EM Residency Clinical Excellence and Professionalism award that year.  She transitioned to the role of Associate Dean of Access, Belonging and Community Engagement in 2024.

Dr. MacIntosh is the founding Chair of the Anti-Racism, Diversity and Inclusion Committee for the UCF/HCA Osceola GME Programs, and has been an ACEP Diversity and Inclusion Committee Member for the past three years where she has organized and moderated webinars for EM physicians. She has given nearly 20 national and/or regional presentations and has authored three book chapters. Dr. MacIntosh serves as a mentor for students, residents and community youth, dedicating herself to inspiring, motivating and encouraging others to pursue a career in healthcare. She is excited about leading the COM in its DEI mission and training the next generation of physicians and scientists to end healthcare disparities.

She loves traveling and learning about new cultures and foods with her husband and 3 sons.

Recent Publications:

Peer Reviewed:

  1. “Hyperkalemic Emergency: When you have taken a few too many KCl Tablets.” Ibrahim M, Seto C, MacIntosh T. (2020). Cureus, Accepted In press.
  2. “Disparities in Opioid Pain Management for Long Bone Fractures.” A. C. Benzing, C. Bell, M. Derazin, R. Mack & T. MacIntosh. (2020). Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. DOI 10.1007/s40615-020-00701-1
  3. “Ocular Thermal Burn Injury in the Emergency Department.” Bawany S, MacIntosh T, Ganti L. (2020). Cureus 12(2): e7137. Doi:10.7759/cureus.7137
  4. “Assembly Line Education: A Novel Educational Technique for Today’s Learners.” Rosario J, Lebowitz D, Webb AL, Ganti L, Vera A, MacIntosh T, Walker A, Rubero J. (2020). Cureus 12(2): e7065. DOI 10.7759/cureus.7065
  5. “Medical Students and Metrics: Seven Techniques for a Win-Win Situation.” MacIntosh T, Lebowitz D, Ganti L (2019). International Journal of Emergency Medicine. 12:13. 0230-2
  6. “Emergency Management of Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis – A Clinical Review.” MacIntosh (2018). Cureus 10(3): e2253. Doi:10.7759/cureus.2253. PMID: 29721399
  7. “Socially-Assigned Race, Healthcare Discrimination and Preventive Healthcare Services.” MacIntosh T, Desai MM, Lewis TT, Jones BA, Nunez-Smith M (2013). PLos ONE 8(5): e64522. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0064522. PMID: 23704992
  8. “Ethical Considerations for Clinical Photography in the Global South.” MacIntosh T. Developing World Bioethics. Publication Vol. 6, No. 2: 81-88, 2006. PMID: 16594971
  9. “Late Gestation Increase in 11β-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase 1 Expression in Human Fetal Membranes: A Novel Intrauterine Source of Cortisol.” Alfaidy N, Li W, MacIntosh T, Yang K, Challis J. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Vol. 88, No. 10: 5033-5038, 2003. PMID: 14557491

Book Chapters:

  1. “Corneal Abrasion” in Rosen & Barkin’s 5-Minute Emergency Medicine Consult, 6th ed. (2019). MacIntosh T. Wolters Kluwer Publishing Company.
  2. “Acute Head Injury: When to image, when to observe?” in Ganti L & Goldstein J (eds), Neurologic Emergencies: How to do a fast, focused evaluation of any neurological complaint (2017). MacIntosh T & Benzing A. Springer Publishing Company.
  3. “Parenting on probation and parole” in Coles R & Green C (eds), The Myth of the Missing Black Father (2010). Smoyer A.B, Blankenship K.M, & MacIntosh T. New York, NY: Columbia University Press.

Education & Specialties

  • MS, Food Policy and Applied Nutrition, Tufts University, Boston, MA
  • MPH, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Tufts University, Boston, MA
  • MD, Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
  • Residency Training: Emergency Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT



  • Emergency Medicine
  • Medical Education
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Global and Public Health


Research Interests:

  • Medical Education
  • Health Equity
  • Implicit Bias
  • Health Disparities