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Erika Goldstein, MD, MPH, FACP

Professor, Department of Medicine (DOM)
Associate Dean for the Colleges, University of Washington School of Medicine

Education & Training

MD, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 1976-1981
Internship, Residency, and Chief Residency in Internal Medicine, Primary Care Track, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1981-1984
MPH, University of Washington, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Seattle, WA, 1986-1988

Professional Interests

Medical education
Clinical skills
Cultural compentecy


Phi Beta Kappa, 1975
Alpha Omega Alpha, 1980
Margaret Anderson Teaching Award, 1998
George N. Aagaard Outstanding Teacher Award, 1998-1999
UWSOM Distinguished Clinical Teacher Award, 2000-2003
UW Distinguished Teaching Award, 2002
UWSOM Teacher Superior in Perpetuity, 2003
Nominee, AAMC Humanism in Medicine Award, 2008
AOA Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award, 2009

Selected Publications

Goldstein EA, MacLaren CF, Smith S, Mengert TJ, Maestas RR, Foy HM. Wenrich MD, Ramsey PG. Promoting fundamental clinical skills using a competency-based College approach at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Academic Medicine, 2005; 80:423-433.
Losh DP, Mauksch LB, Arnold RW, Maresca TM, Storck MG, Maestas R, Goldstein, EA: Teaching inpatient communication skills to medical students: an innovative strategy. Academic Medicine 2005; 80:118-124.
Goldstein EA, Maestas R, Fryer-Edwards K, Wenrich MD, Amies-Oelschlager A, Baernstein A, Kimball H. Professionalism in medical education: an institutional challenge. Academic Medicine 2006; 81:871-876.
Whipple ME, Barlow CB, Smith S, Goldstein EA. Early clinical skills training improves confidence in clerkships. Academic Medicine 2006;81 (10 Suppl):S40-S43.
Jackson MB, Keen M, Wenrich MD, Schaad DC, Robins L, Goldstein, EA. Impact of a pre-clinical clinical skills curriculum on student performance in third-year clerkships. JGIM 2009; 24:929-933.