Kathleen M Akgun MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine


  • Yale Graduate School of Public Health,
  • B.S., Rutgers University, 1997
  • M.D., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2001

Selected Publications

  • Akgün K and Siegel MD. Using standardized family members to teach end-of-life skills to critical care trainees. Crit Care Med, 2012; 40(6):1978-80. PMID: 22610211.
  • Akgün K, Crothers K, Pisani M. Epidemiology and management of common pulmonary disease in older persons. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, 2012; 67(3):276-91. PMID: 22337938.
  • Akgün K and Siegel MD. Stranger in a strange land: A traveler’s guide to chronic critical illness. Crit Care Med, 2012; 40 (1): 312-13. PMID: 22179354.



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