Marie Vrablik updated headshot
Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine
Medical Director, UWMC Montlake Emergency Department
Sites of Practice: 
Harborview Medical Center
University of Washington Medical Center
University of Washington Medical Center - Northwest

Faculty Information


Dr. Marie Vrablik is interested in safety in the ED, including provider and patient safety, as well as operations and quality improvement processes. Other research interests include leadership training through simulation. She enjoys teaching and mentoring both individual and group projects in these fields. Resident projects include telehealth study on wound care follow up in the ED, a multi-center retrospective study on improving detection of adverse ED events and utilization of electronic platforms to improve care coordination. 

Education & Training: 
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Residency, Emergency Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine
MS, Clinical Research
Indiana University School of Medicine
Mailing Address: 

University of Washington Medical Center
Magnuson Health Sciences Building,
F Wing, UW Box 357235
1705 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195

Research & Clinical Interests
Research Interests: 

Patient Safety


Resident Education



Griffey RT, Schneider RM, Sharp BR, Vrablik MC, Adler L. Practical Considerations in Use of Trigger Tool Methodology in the Emergency Department. J Patient Saf. 2017 Dec 1.

Rosenman ED, Vrablik MC, Charlton PW, Chipman AK, Fernandez R. Promoting Workplace Safety: Teaching Conflict Management and De-Escalation Skills in Graduate Medical Education. J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Oct.

Griffey RT, Schneider RM, Adler LM, Capp R, Carpenter CR, Farmer BM, Groner KY, Hodkins S, McCammon CA, Powell JT, Sather JE, Schuur JD, Shapiro MJ, Sharp BR, Venkatesh AK, Vrablik MC, Wiler JL. Development of an Emergency Department Trigger Tool Using a Systematic Search and Modified Delphi Process. J Patient Saf. 2016 Jun 16

Schrepel CP, Condino AE, Vrablik MC, Linnau KF. Woman With Lower Back Pain. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Dec;68(6):695-728