Michael Bessette


Medical Director; Associate Department Chair; Associate Clinical Professor

Medical Sciences

Research Interests

Virtual reality simulation, emotional intelligence


Michael Bessette practiced Emergency Medicine for 25 years. He spent 17 years in healthcare administration and served as a Chair of Emergency Medicine for 14 years. His teaching focuses on improving the emotional connection between provider and patient to improve outcomes and satisfaction for the patient and the provider.

Selected Public Service

Medical Director of the COVID Vaccination Program at Northeastern University