Editor Profile

Kristi L. Koenig, MD, FACEP, FIFEM

Associate Editor

About the NEJM Journal Watch Emergency Medicine Board

Kristi L. Koenig, MD, FACEP, FIFEM, is Director, Center for Disaster Medical Sciences, Professor of Emergency Medicine, and Director of Public Health Preparedness at the University of California, Irvine. She is an internationally recognized expert on homeland security, disaster medicine, emergency medical services, and health policy and systems management. Dr. Koenig has written numerous peer-reviewed articles and lectured in more than twenty countries. Her federal government experience includes a prior appointment by the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs as National Director of the Emergency Management Office and Principal Advisor to the Under Secretary for Health. She wrote for NEJM Journal Watch Emergency Medicine from the publication's launch in 1997 until 2014.


Editorial boards

Koenig & Schultz's Disaster Medicine: Comprehensive Principles and Practices

Summaries by Kristi Koenig