44313-Bona, Anna

Anna M. Bona, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine Practice

FT, 3rd Floor Suite 310
Indianapolis, IN


Dr. Anna Bona first joined IU as a Simulation fellow in 2019 and officially joined as faculty in 2020. She graduated from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in 2016, and from Maimonides Medical Center located in Brooklyn in 2019. She currently serves as Assistant Clerkship Director for the EM medical student rotation and as core faculty in the Simulation Medicine Division. Her clinical interests include residency and medical student curriculum development, faculty engagement and development, and teamwork communication. Her research focuses on simulation medicine, with emphasis on communication including teamwork, error disclosure, and teaching business and negotiation skills for women. Outside of the department, Anna enjoys spending time with her family, cats, reading, and road trips.  

Key Publications

Ahmed R, Weaver L, Falvo L, Bona A, Poore J, Schroedle K, Cooper D, Sarmiento E, Hughes M, Hobgood C. Rapid-cycle deliberate practice: death notification. The Clinical Teacher. 2020;(17)1–6. https://doi.org/10.1111/tct.13170.


Wipprecht S, Wagner J, Bona A, et al. (May 21, 2020) Remodulin® Pump Failure: An Emergency Medicine Simulation Scenario. Cureus 12(5): e8223. doi:10.7759/cureus.8223


Bona A, Friedman M. “Ambulance Lights and Sirens Should Only Be Used When the Benefit Outweighs the Risk.” ACEP Now. Retrieved from https://www.acepnow.com.


Virani S, Bona A, Bodic M, Gomes CAB, Strayer R. Management of Severe Agitation in the Emergency Department of a Community Hospital in Brooklyn, New York: Establishing "Code White". Prim Care Companion CNS Disord. 2019;21(1):18l02348. Published 2019 Feb 21. doi:10.4088/PCC.18l02348

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine Practice
  • Assistant Fellowship Director
  • Education
    2019 Residency Maimonides Medical Center
    2016 MD University of Miami
    2012 BS University of Miami
  • Research

    Medical error disclosure communication

    Business and negotiation skills for women

    Difficult conversation and death communication

    Conflict de-escalation

    Teamwork communication

    Reducing medical errors

  • Clinical Interests

    Curriculum Development for medical students, residents, and fellows

    Faculty engagement and development

            Teamwork communication

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