Editor Profile

Katherine Bakes, MD

Associate Editor

About the NEJM Journal Watch Emergency Medicine Board

Katherine Bakes, MD, is Director of the Denver Emergency Center for Children, Associate Professor at University of Colorado School of Medicine, and Division Head of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Denver Health. Her research interests include emergency department improvement measures, pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis, pediatric trauma, pediatric medical resuscitation, and care of victims of sexual assault. Named one of the top doctors for Denver, Colorado, in 2009, Dr. Bakes is a physician advisor for the Colorado Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) advisory board. She is a coeditor of Emergency Medicine Secrets, 5th edition. Dr. Bakes has been writing for NEJM Journal Watch Emergency Medicine since 2009.


Grant / Research support
Department of Justice
Editorial boards

Emergency Medicine Secrets (Elsevier); Rosen’s Emergency Medicine (Elsevier)

Summaries by Katherine Bakes