Kristyn J. Smith, DO

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Cedar Campus
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Penn Medicine Clinician, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Lift Every Voice Emergency Department Physician Lead, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Sub-internship Director, Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Emergency Medicine
Ground Ravdin
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-203-6707
DO (Osteopathic Medicine)
Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, 2017.
Post-Graduate Training
Emergency Medicine Resident Physician , Einstein Medical Center, 2017-2021.
American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM), 2022.
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Selected Publications

Vora, S. Smith, KJ. : Foundational Definitions to Guide Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Discussions and Strategies to Incorporate DEI Education in Medical Training Programs. Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Curriculum. Sept 2022.

Smith KJ, Gillespie M, Pope AJ.: 10 Tips to Make the Leap from Resident to Attending. EM Resident August 2022.

Smith, KJ.: 3 Tips for Creating your Residency Rank List. AMBOSS Blog. Feb 2022.

Smith KJ, Harris EM, Albazzaz S, Carter MA.: Development of a health equity journal club to address health care disparities and improve cultural competence among emergency medicine practitioners. AEM Educ Train 5: S57-S64, Sep 2021.

Smith KJ, Kowalski JM, Talavera F, Taylor JP, Bushnell AC, Kardon EM, Tran J, Beohm KM : Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV) in Emergency Medicine. April 2021 Notes:,Durand%2C%20Nicolas%2C%20and%20Favre.

Hall B, Smith KJ: To Our Black Female Patients: We Got Y'all" (A Reflection on Insecure S4E4) Advocating to Get the Healthcare You Deserve. Health in Her Hue Aug 2020 Notes:

Smith KJ: Celebrating the First of the 2% - Dr. Rebecca Lee Crumpler. Jun 2019 Notes:

Anderson K, Ajagbe B, Batson JR, Brooks CR, Howard B, Smith KJ, Ward DM: So You Want To Be A Doctor?: A Guide To Applying To Medical School For The Pre-medical Student Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Page: 15-20, April 2019.

Smith KJ: Celebrating Dr. Rebecca Lee Crumpler, the First African American Female Physician in the United States. Mar 2019 Notes:

Smith KJ, Kneller V, Furin M, Zanaboni A: More than Meets the Eye: Using Ultrasound to Assess for Retinal Detachment in the Emergency Department. Newsletter of the Emergency Ultrasound Section of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (EUS-AAEM) Fall 2019 Notes:

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