Dr. Isabel Theresia Gross was born and raised in Germany. She earned her MD and PhD at the Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg, Germany. Thereafter, she started her pediatric residency in Germany and then moved to the United States to complete a pediatric residency and chief residency at the University of South Florida. During residency, she completed an MPH with a concentration on Disaster Management and Humanitarian Relief at the University of South Florida, Tampa. Dr. Gross is currently finishing her pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine. She is on the Board of Directors and the chair of the Scientific Review Committee of the INSPIRE pediatric research network. She currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the International Pediatric Simulation Society (IPSS). Dr. Gross is an enthusiastic researcher with a focus on simulation-based research focus on tele-simulations and international simulations.