Kelly Williamson, MD

Physician, Emergency Medicine
Assistant Residency Program Director
Advocate Christ Medical Center

Dr. Williamson is the Assistant Residency Program Director at Advocate Christ Medical Center, where she also serves as an Attending Physician in the Emergency Department, performing both teaching and clinical duties. Her academic appointment is that of Clinical Assistant Professor through the University of Illinois, Chicago. Dr. Williamson has a B.S. in Psychology from Duke University and graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. She completed her residency, including serving as a chief resident, in Emergency Medicine at Northwestern University. She currently has 10 peer-reviewed publications and has written 8 additional book chapters and articles, serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Emergency Medicine, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Physicians.

Recent Publications

  • Duchateau FX, MD, Legrand JM, MD, Verner L, Williamson KP: Commercial Aircraft Repatriation of Patients with Pneumothorax. Air Med J 2013;32:200-2.

  • Carlberg D, Tsuchitani S, Barlotta KS, Williamson KP: Serum Troponin Testing in Patients with PSVT: Outcome after Emergency Department Care. Am J Emerg Med 2011;29:545-8.

  • Williamson KP, Gurka K, Mehring B, Peberdy MA, O’Connor RE: In-hospital Cardiac Arrest: Impact of Monitoring and Witnessed Event on Patient Survival and Neurologic Status at Hospital Discharge. Resuscitation 2011;82:845-52.

  • Fesmire FM, Hahn S, Jagoda AS, Williamson KP et al: American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policy: Critical Issues in the Evaluation and Management of Adult Patients with Non–ST-Segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes. Ann Emerg Med. 2006;48:270-301.