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Lauren Renata Thronson, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (DOM)
Associate Program Director, University of Washington Internal Medicine Residency Program
College Faculty, University of Washington School of Medicine
Director, Student Evening Clinic, Harborview Medical Center

Education & Training

MD, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2001-2005
Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2005-2008
Clinician-Teacher Fellowship, Seattle VA Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 2008-2009

Professional Interests

Primary care
Medical education
Residents as teachers


Phi Beta Kappa, 2001-2005
Stern Expert Teacher Award, 2011-2012
Alpha Omega Alpha, faculty inductee, 2015

Selected Publications

Thronson, L. Teaching Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV): A Kinesthetic Model for Teaching the Dix-Hallpike and Canalith Repositioning Maneuvers. MedEdPORTAL Publications; 2015.
Patton K, Morris A, Coruh B, Kroos E, Carlbom D. Thronson L. Teaching to Teach Procedures: A Simulation-Based Curriculum for Senior Residents or Fellows. MedEdPORTAL Publications; 2015.
Thronson, L. Teaching in Free Clinics: Brief Encounters with Learners and Patients in Vulnerable Communities, In: Handbook of Clinical Teaching, S Mookherjee and E Cosgrove eds., Springer International Publishing; 2017