Nick Johnson
Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, & Sleep Medicine
Associate Program Director, Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

Faculty Information


Dr. Johnson is an emergency physician and intensivist. He cares for patients in the Emergency Department and Medical Intensive Care Unit, Trauma/Surgical Intensive Care Unit, and on the Neurocritical Care Service at Harborview Medical Center. He strives to improve the care of critically ill patients in the prehospital and emergency department settings, and ensure safe transitions to the intensive care unit.

Dr. Johnson studies cardiac arrest and early critical illness. He is interested in determining how mechanical ventilation strategies might impact outcome after cardiac arrest, and how extracorporeal technologies might be used to support patients with failing hearts and lungs. He also participates in trials examining the early treatment of ARDS and sepsis. He receives funding from the National Institutes of Health and Medic One Foundation. Additionally, he serves as the Associate Program Director for the Critical Care Medicine Fellowship. 

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Education & Training: 
University of California, San Francisco
Internship and Residency, Emergency Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine
University of Washington
Phi Beta Kappa
Alpha Omega Alpha
Top 50 Peer Reviewer, Annals of Emergency Medicine
Outstanding Educator of the Year, UW Emergency Medicine
Outstanding Didactic of the Year, UW Emergency Medicine
Outside Educator of the Year, Madigan EM