Arjun Krishna Venkatesh MD, MBA, MHS

Instructor in Emergency Medicine; Director, Quality and Safety Research and Strategy; Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine; Scientist, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

Departments & Organizations

Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation (CORE) | Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

Emergency Services; Healthcare Costs; Performance Measurement; Cardiac Testing; Health Services Research more...


  • B.S., Northwestern Univeristy, 2002
  • M.B.A., The Ohio State University, 2004
  • M.D., Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Med, 2008
  • M.H.S., Yale University School of Medicine, 2014

Selected Publications

  • Venkatesh AK, Schuur JD. A "Top Five" List for Emergency Medicine: A Policy and Research Agenda for Stewardship to Improve the Value of Emergency Care. Am J Emerg Med. 2013 Oct;31(10):1520-4.
  • Schuur JD, Carney DP, Lyn E, Raja AS, Michael JA, Ross N, Venkatesh AK, Top Five List for Emergency Medicine: A Pilot Project to Improve the Value of Emergency Care. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Apr;174(4):509-15
  • Venkatesh AK, Avula U, Bartimus H, Reif J, Schmidt MJ, Powell ES. Time to antibiotics for septic shock: evaluating a proposed performance measure. Am J Emerg Med. 2013 Apr;31(4):680-3.



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