David J. Carlbom M.D.

David J. Carlbom M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Critical care medicine, Emergency Medicine, Primary Care - Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Traumatology


Trauma & Emergency Medicine




Dr. Carlbom is a UW associate professor of medicine in the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine and director of Michael K. Copass, MD Paramedic Training Program at Harborview Medical Center.

Patient Care Philosophy

Access to excellence for all patients, especially the underserved and mission patients of Harborview.

Clinical Interests

Sepsis; non-invasive monitoring of resuscitation; prehospital critical care; and polyspecialty critical care.

Teaching Interests

He enjoys teaching students at all levels, including paramedic students, medical students, residents and fellows.

Research Interests

Sepsis, clinical reasoning in education, simulation in education.


Univ. of Washington, School of MedicineMedical education1997

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal MedicineCritical Care Med. (Int Med)2007
American Board of Internal MedicinePulmonary Disease2006
American Board of Internal MedicineGeneral Internal Medicine2000
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