Sudip Bose, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
Sudip Bose, M.D. is an internationally acclaimed Emergency Medicine physician and educator. He is a graduate of the Honors Program in Medical Education at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois and completed his Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood, Texas, the highest volume emergency department in the U.S. military. Based on his strong clinical record he earned recognition in "Guide to America's Top Emergency Medicine Physicians" for the last several years in a row and was selected as one of "America's Health Care Leaders" by the American College of Emergency Physicians and Health Leaders Magazine. In 2007
Dr. Bose received the National Faculty Teaching Award, the industry's highest teaching award and afterwards was selected by the American College of Emergency Physicians as one of the "Heroes of Emergency Medicine" of the last 40 years for his contributions to the specialty. He has also earned the status of Distinguished Fellow of Teaching by the American College of Emergency Physicians and multiple teaching recognitions as a former associate residency director.
Dr. Bose is an attending emergency
physician with a breadth of clinical experience,
from the busiest urban emergency rooms in the
nation to underserved community hospitals.
Currently he practices as a "pit doc" at Medical
Center Hospital in Odessa, Texas where he
provides single coverage in the emergency
department as well as in-hospital codes.
Teaching health care professionals is
Bose's true passion.
Dr. Bose, who
himself earned the highest score in the nation
on the A.B.E.M. Annual In-Training Examination
in 2002, has developed a national reputation in
the area of medical board examination review in
the field of Emergency Medicine. As a resident
at Darnall Army Medical Center in 2000 he
founded a multifaceted curriculum for resident
mastery of core concepts in Emergency Medicine.
This curriculum still exists today and has led
Darnall Army Medical Center to achieve the
number one score in the nation on the A.B.E.M.
Annual In-Training Examination for seven years
in a row (2000-2006). From 2005 to 2009
Bose served as an Attending Emergency
Physician and Teaching Faculty Member at
Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn,
Illinois, a high acuity, high volume emergency
department with a renowned residency training
program which now serves as the busiest
emergency department and trauma center in
Illinois. Under Dr. Bose's direct
mentorship, the Advocate Christ Emergency
Medicine Residency Program earned the number one
score on the A.B.E.M. Annual In-Training
Examination in 2007, 2008 and 2009 (the position
previously held by Darnall Army Medical Center).
In 2009, Dr. Bose moved to Texas and was
appointed the Medical Director for Ector County,
Texas and the city of Odessa, Texas, and in this
role has been directly responsible for the
training of hundreds of pre-hospital personnel.
He also serves as a clinical professor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, as an associate professor at
University of Illinois and has held faculty
positions at University of Texas and Texas A&M.
Dr. Bose, a former Major in the U.S. Army, served one of the longest combat deployments by a physician since World War II. During Operation Iraqi Freedom,
Dr. Bose cared for thousands of wounded soldiers and Iraqi civilians. He provided front line emergency care during the peak of insurgencies in Baghdad and Najaf, and treated Saddam Hussein shortly after his capture. In addition,
Dr. Bose was one of the only front line physicians in the Second Battle of Fallujah during the U.S. seizure of the city. His 15-month tour in Iraq and leadership role with the Battalion that fought in two of the largest and most hotly contested fights by the U.S. Army since Vietnam earned him the Bronze Star.
He uses his military, physician, and teaching
experience to be an active proponent of veteran
and health care issues in the national and
international arena. He educates the public
through worldwide media appearances and lectures
to audiences numbering in the thousands (more
details are available on
Dr. Bose has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, CBS
News and local news affiliates. In addition he
serves as medical correspondent for a weekly CBS
segment discussing medical and personal health
A passion for education and the pursuit of
better patient outcomes has led
to develop this review course tailored to new
nurses. His skills in medical management help
provide a unique perspective to a course that is
sure to help any graduate nurse pass his or her
boards with flying colors.
Gwen Delk, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Gwen Delk, MSN, APRN, FNP-C is a graduate of Troy State University where she earned a B.S. in Biology and Chemistry. After several years as working professionally Gwen merged her background in biological sciences, her professional experiences with her healthcare ambitions and earned her BSN from Samford University through the U.S. Army ROTC program at University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Ms. Delk spent 10 years in the US Army including service as an active duty Army Nurse Corps officer both overseas and within the United States in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings and specialties including OB/GYN, Med/Surg Trauma and Family Medicine. Ms. Delk now practices as a civilian and spent several years working in joint and specialized Intensive Care Units as a graduate of AACN's ECCO Critical Care Internship.
In 2013 Ms. Delk returned to the primary care setting after earning her MSN from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner program. She is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and practices as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in Texas where she resides with her husband.
Throughout Ms. Delk's diverse experiences the importance of both foundational and continuing education was reinforced. This inspired her to combine her interests in clinical practice, mentorship, and initial entry competence assessment with Dr. Bose and the StudyNCLEX.com team in developing resources to support new nurses in preparing for licensure and national registry exams. She hopes to increase confidence and preparedness of new graduates while reducing stress associated with sitting for the NCLEX exam.