Elizabeth Kaplan, headshot
Associate Professor
Medicine

Faculty Information

Biography
Education & Training: 
MD
University of Washington, School of Medicine
Seattle, WA
1999
Residency in Internal Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
1999–2002
Chief Residency in Ambulatory Care
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
2002–2003
Honors: 
Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
1989
Roosevelt GIMC Leadership Award Recipient
2016
Seattle Top Doctors, 2016, 2017, 2020
Alpha Omega Alpha
2017
Best Doctors in America
2019–2020
American College of Physicians Washington State Chapter Laureate Award
2019
Fellow, American College of Physicians
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Research & Clinical Interests
Research Interests: 

Patient-Physician Communication
Intimate Partner Violence
Cross-Cultural Medicine
Mental Health Issues
Dermatology Topics
End-of-Life Issues
Medical Student Education
Osteoporosis
Recognizing and Responding to Microaggressions in Clinical and Learning Environments
The Healer’s Art: Awakening the Heart of Medicine
Mind-Body Medicine and Wellness
Primary Care Outpatient Procedures

Publications
Publications: 
  • O'Connor KM, Chien AJ. 2008. Management of melanocytic lesions in the primary care setting. Mayo Clinic proceedings. Mayo Clinic. 83(2):20813; quiz 2134.
  • O’Connor KM, Paauw DS. Herpes Zoster. Med Clin North Am. 2013 Jul;97(4):50322.
  • Wright J, O’Connor K. Female Sexual Dysfunction. Med Clin North Am. 99 (2015) 607628.
  • Vary, Jay, O’Connor KM, Paauw DS. Common Dermatologic Conditions. Med Clin North Am. 2014 May;98(3):44585.
  • O’Connor KM, Paauw DS. Osteoporosis. Med Clin North Am. 2016 Jul;100(4):80726.
  • O’Connor, K, Blackley-Jackson, M. (2019) "Postoperative Evaluation and Care." Blackley-Jackson M, et. al; Perioperative Medicine Consult Handbook, 3rd edition. 
  • Northrup, M., O’Connor, K. (2019) "Vertigo." Mookherjee S, Beste L, Klein J, Wright J (Eds). Chalk Talks in Internal Medicine, Scripts for Clinical Teaching. New York: Springer.