Lori Ellen Rutman, MD, MPH

Emergency Medicine

On staff since July 2014

Academic Title: Assistant Professor

  • Lori Rutman, MD, MPH, is a Pediatric Emergency Medicine attending physician at Seattle Children's Hospital and is an Associate Professor with the Department of Pediatrics of the University of Washington School of Medicine. She received her MD from Stanford University School of Medicine and her Masters in Public Health from University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health.

    Dr. Rutman completed her pediatric residency at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford and her fellowship at University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Rutman has received certification from the American Board of Pediatrics and her Pediatric Emergency Medicine certification. She has also completed the Advanced Improvement Methods (AIM) course that is offered by Cincinnati Children's Hospital, a program focused on quality improvement efforts in healthcare.


Medical/Professional School

Stanford University, Stanford
University of California, Berkeley


Pediatrics, Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University, Palo Alto


Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle

Clinical Interests

Sepsis, asthma, pneumonia

Research Description

Quality improvement, outcomes of standardized care