Acting Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Acting Assistant Professor
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, & Sleep Medicine
Sites of Practice: 
Harborview Medical Center

Faculty Information


Dr. Badulak is an emergency physician and intensivist caring for patients in the Emergency Department, Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit, Medical Intensive Care Unit and Trauma Intensive Care Unit at the University of Washington Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center. She is a clinician-educator who specializes in curriculum development and assessment with a focus on graduate medical education and Extracorporeal Life Support/Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO).

Dr. Badulak works with the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) on the ECMOed Taskforce contributing to development of an international standardized ECMO curriculum. She also serves as the Director of ECMO Education for the University of Washington and Harborview Medical Centers.

Dr. Badulak has developed the ECMO curriculum for physicians and advanced practice providers through creation of an online didactic curriculum and in-person simulation training. She has also partnered with Airlift Northwest to create the UW ECMO Retrieval Team. She is passionate about learning and teaching optimal use of ECMO to care for the most critically ill patients in our region.

Education & Training: 
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Emergency Medicine Residency
Denver Health Medical Center
Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine
University of Washington