Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, & Sleep Medicine
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
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
(206) 520-5000
Mailing Address: 
University of Washington Medical Center

Magnuson Health Sciences Building,
F Wing, UW Box 357235
1705 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195

Twitter: @JenelleBadulak


Research & Clinical Interests
Research Interests: 

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)

Resident and Fellow Education

Web-based Curriculum Development

Active Grants:

  1. Title: A Web-based ECMO Education Curriculum: corECMO.com
Clinical Interests: 

Extracorporeal Life Support/Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)


See below for recent publications:

  1. Dr. Jenelle Badulak was a co-author on a position paper from the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization’s ECMOed Task Force titled Position Paper on Global Extra-corporeal Membrane Oxygenation Education and Educational Agenda for the Future which was published in Critical Care Medicine: https://doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0000000000004158.