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Rachel Thompson, MD, MPH, FHM

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (DOM)
Associate Professor (joint), Neurological Surgery
Director, Medicine Operative Consult Clinic, Harborview Medical Center

Education & Training

MD, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, 2000
Residency in Internal Medicine, Primary Care Track, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2000-2003
MPH, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2012-2014


Oscar E. Schotté Award and Scholarship Prize, 1996
Sigma Xi, 1996
Seattle SGIM Outstanding Medical Student Award, 2000
David Livingston Award, 2002
MESA Saturday Academy Outstanding Volunteer Award, 2007
Distinguished Colleges Faculty, 2007
Fellow in Hospital Medicine (inducted in inaugural class of fellows), Society of Hospitalist Medicine, 2009
President of Pacific Northwest Chapter, Society of Hospitalist Medicine, 2011

Selected Publications

Thompson RE, Schreuder A, et al. Improving Insulin Ordering Safely: the Development of an Inpatient Glycemic Control Program. J Hosp Med. 2009; 4(7):E30-35.
Kwon S, Thompson R, Florence M, Maier R, McIntyre L, Rogers T, Thomason E, Whiteford M, Flum D. Beta-blocker continuation after Non-cardiac Surgery: A Report from the Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program. Arch Surg. Published on-line January 16, 2012 (ahead of print). Arch Surg. 2012;147(5):467-7.
Ryan CG, Thompson RE, Crane P, Tempkin N, Ellenbogen R, Elmore, J. Acute Traumatic Subdural Hematoma: Current Mortality and Functional Outcomes in Adult Patients at a Level I Trauma Center. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012; 73(5):1348-54.
Kwon S, Thompson R, Dellinger P, Thomason E, Rogers T, Flum D. Importance of Perioperative Glycemic Control in General Surgery: A Report from the Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program. Ann Surg. 2013;257(1):8-14.
Corl DE, Yin TS, Mills M, Spencer TL, Greenfield L, Cowan E, Cochran J, Suhr L, Thompson RE, Wisse BE. Evaluation of Point-of-Care Blood Glucose Measurements in Patients with Diabetic Ketoacidosis or Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Syndrome. J Diab Sci Tech. 2013; 7(5):1265-1274.