Kristen is a board-certified emergency medicine physician in a community-based practice and a medical educator.
Why I love to teach
Kristin is a board-certified emergency physician and a medical educator based in California. She completed an Academic and Administrative fellowship at Stanford and transitioned to a community-based clinical practice. She has a passion for teaching, and especially enjoys teaching clinical toxicology to healthcare professionals.
Courses with Kristin
Latest articles with Kristin
Mastering the mechanism of acetaminophen toxicity
Acetaminophen toxicity is the second most common cause of liver transplantation worldwide. Learn more about acetaminophen metabolism and the mechanism behind its hepatotoxicity.
Distinguishing between serotonin and neuroleptic malignant syndromes
Both syndromes are caused by poisoning with prescription medications for mental health conditions. Learn more about their presentation and management in our video lesson.
Distinguishing between anticholinergic and cholinergic toxicity
These syndromes are a classic toxicology 101 topic. Review the information and fill in any knowledge gaps with our video lesson.
Treating beta-blocker and calcium channel blocker toxicity
Slow heart rate and low blood pressure may be signs of calcium channel blocker toxicity. Learn more about the biochemistry behind the symptoms and possible treatment.
Treating acute salicylate toxicity
More than 10 000 tons of aspirin are consumed every year in the USA. Learn more about how to treat acute salicylate toxicity with our mini-lecture.
Treating carbon monoxide toxicity
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a well-known treatment for carbon monoxide poisoning. Learn about its indications and dive deeper into carbon monoxide poisoning management with our mini-lesson.