Editor Profile

Katherine Bakes, MD

Associate Editor

About the NEJM Journal Watch Emergency Medicine Board

Katherine Bakes, MD, is an Associate Professor at University of Colorado School of Medicine and Clinical Director of Community Affairs and Director of At-Risk Intervention and Mentoring 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.



Emergency Medicine Secrets (Elsevier)

Grant / Research support
Department of Justice
Editorial boards

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