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Critical care medicine, Pulmonary and respiratory disease care




Patricia Kritek, M.D., Ed.M., is a board certified physician at UW Medical Center, a UW professor of Medicine in the division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and the associate dean for faculty development for the School of Medicine. 

Dr. Kritek cares for patients in the medical ICU, surgical ICU and oncology/bone marrow transplant ICU. She is responsible for improving the care to all critically ill patients. She partners with all members of the interdisciplinary team to develop systems that reliably deliver outstanding care. 

Dr. Kritek earned her M.D. from the University of Connecticut and her Ed.M. from Harvard. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and her fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in the Harvard Combined Program. She is board certified in both Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. She is an active teacher of medical students, residents, fellows, and faculty. Her clinical and research interests include mechanical ventilation, sepsis, patient and family centered care, mentoring and leadership training.

Personal Interests

In her free time Dr. Kritek enjoys rowing, backpacking and cooking.
Harvard Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

Fellowship, 2005, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Harvard Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

Fellowship, 2003, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Residency, 2001, Internal Medicine

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Internship, 1999, Internal Medicine

Univ. of Connecticut

Medical education, 1998


Board Certifications
  • Critical Care Med. (Int Med), 2015, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease, 2004, American Board of Internal Medicine