Shana Kusin, M.D. (she/her)

  • Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine


Dr. Kusin joined the Department of Emergency Medicine as a full-time faculty in July 2013 after completing fellowship training at OHSU. Her academic interests include medical toxicology (in particular, drugs of abuse and plant and animal- based toxins) and optimization of the electronic health record to enhance community-wide health care through information sharing and clinical decision support. Dr. Kusin is a huge enthusiast of creative writing; she teaches an elective to medical students about the value of creative writing in medical training and is close to completing her first novel. She also enjoys strength training, kickboxing, and dance.

Education and training

    • M.D., 2007, Washington University School of Medicine
  • Residency

    • McGaw Medical Center, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 2011
  • Fellowship

    • Oregon Poison Center, OHSU, Portland, OR 2013

Honors and awards

  • 2013 Best Fellow Presenter - Congress of Clinical Toxicology
  • 2011 Michael P. Spadafora Toxicology Scholarship - Society for Academic Emergency Medicine


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