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Critical Care
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


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 the 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 the 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 the optimal use of ECMO to care for the most critically ill patients in our region.


MD, University of Colorado School of Medicine (2012)
Emergency Medicine Residency, Denver Health Medical Center (2016)
Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington (2018)

Research & Clinical Interests


  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Resident and Fellow Education
  • Web-based Curriculum Development

Active Grants:

Title: A Web-based ECMO Education Curriculum:
Dates: 2019-2020
Role: PI
Sponsor: The WWAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare (WISH), University of Washington

Clinical Interests: 

  • Extracorporeal Life Support/Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)