Kathleen Burgess, MD
Disclosures: NO DISCLOSURE
February 4, 2014

February 7, 2017

Kathleen H. Burgess M.D., M.S.

Curriculum Vitae

 

Personal Data:

Place of Birth:               Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Office:                                          VA Puget Sound Health Care System

                                          Rehabilitation Care Services

1660 S Columbian Way

                                          S-117 RCS

                                          Seattle, WA 98108

                                          Phone: 206-716-5687

             

 

Email:                                          kathleen.burgess@va.gov

 

Education:             

Jun 1985                           

Bachelors of Science, Interdisciplinary Nutrition

                                          Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

Dec 1988                           

Masters of Science, Nutritional Sciences

                                          University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Jun 1999                            

Doctor of Medicine

                                          University of Washington, Seattle, WA

 

Post Graduate Training:

Jun 2000 to Jun 2004             

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency

                                          University of Washington, Seattle, WA

 

Faculty Positions Held:

Jun 2014 to present

                                          Clinical Associate Professor

                                          Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

                                          University of Washington, Seattle WA

 

Jun 2004 to May 2014             

Clinical Assistant Professor

                                          Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

                                          University of Washington, Seattle WA

 

 

 

Hospital Positions/Professional Affiliations:

Hospital Privileges:

Jun 1999 to May 2014             

University of Washington Medical Center

Seattle WA             

 

Harborview Medical Center

Seattle, WA

 

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Seattle, WA

 

Jun 2004 to Feb 2007             

Stevens Hospital, Edmonds, WA

 

Sep 2004 to Jul 2007

Northwest Hospital, Seattle, WA

 

Jun 2007 to Jul 2009

Providence Everett, Everett, WA

 

Apr 2009 to April 2014

Evergreen Hospital, Kirkland, WA

 

May 2014 to present

                                          VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA

 

Professional Affiliations:

Jul 2004 to Jan 2007                            

Kruger Clinic Orthopaedics, Edmonds, WA

                                          Musculoskeletal, Electrodiagnostic and Occupational Medicine

 

Jun 2006 to Dec 2008             

University of Washington, Bellevue, WA

                                          Electrodiagnostic Clinic, Eastside Specialty Clinic

 

Feb 2007 to Aug 2009

Rehabilitation Sports and Spine, Everett, WA

                                          Musculoskeletal, Electrodiagnostic and Occupational Medicine

 

Jan 2010 to Nov 2010             

Rehabilitation Options of Issaquah, Issaquah, WA

                                          Musculoskeletal, Electrodiagnostic and Occupational Medicine

 

 

Sep 2009 to May 2014                           

Rehabilitation Institute of Washington, Seattle, WA

Chronic pain management, Occupational, Electrodiagnostic and Musculoskeletal Medicine

 

May 2014 to present

                                          VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA

                                          Director, Regional Multiple Sclerosis Clinic

 

 

Honors/Award:

Medical School:             

Jun 1999                           

Annual Medical Student Award for Excellence in Medical                                                         Rehabilitation

Mar 1997

Student Subspecialty Award in Aging at the Western Student Medical Research Forum

 

Jun 1996                           

Scholarship Recipient, American Federation for Aging                                                         Research Medical Geriatric Scholars Program

 

Work:

2012                                          Center for Excellence Award for Clinic

Rehabilitation Institute of Washington, Seattle, WA

                                          Presented by the American Pain Society

 

2016                                          Speedy Award, Non-member category

                                          Paralyzed Veterans of America

 

Board Certification:             

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Issued July 2005

Recertified 2015

 

                                          American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Issued May, 2006

Recertified 2016

 

License to Practice:

                                          Washington State MD00041753

Issued October 2002             

 

 

Professional Organizations:

                                          American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

                                          American Pain Society

                                          American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine

                                          Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers

 

Teaching Responsibilities:

Oct 1989 to Jan 1991                           

Community Dietitian, Good Samaritan Hospital, Puyallup WA

                                          Presented lectures to the public on nutrition.

 

Sep 1990 to Jun 1991             

Consultant Dietitian, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle WA

                                          Taught 8 week "Be Trim" weight management class.

 

Sep 1991 to Dec 1993             

United States Peace Corps, Ivory Coast, West Africa

                                          Health and nutrition curriculum development.

                                         

Sep 2009 to Present             

Rehabilitation Institute of Washington, Seattle WA

Structured educational program for injured on the following topics:

                                                        1. Opiates.

                                                        2. Non-opiates for pain.

                                                        3. The shoulder.

                                                        4. The spine.

                                                        5. Effects of de-conditioning.

                                                        6. Benefits of exercise.

                                                        7. The sensory nervous system.

                                                        8. The motor nervous system.

 

 

Jan 2011 to March 2014                           

Attending, Harborview Medicine Center, Seattle WA

                                          Resident teaching in the EMG Clinic

 

November 2014              “Complex Cases in Medical Ethics: Physician-Assisted Death”

                                          Bioethics: Ethical Issues in Modern Medicine, Gen Studies 197K

                                          University of Washington

 

May 2015                            “Complex Cases in Medical Ethics: Physician-Assisted Death”

                                          Bioethics: Ethical Issues in Modern Medicine, BH 311

                                          University of Washington

 

 

Jun 2014-present              Resident teaching

                                          June 2014: Treatment of mobility issues and spasticity in MS.

                                          October 2014: Treatment of Pain in MS and SCI

                                          November 2014: Treatment of Pain in MS and SCI.

                                          December 2014: Time Management, Natalizumab

                                          February 2015: Potluck leadership

                                          April 2015: 5 tips to negotiating a contract

                                          September 2015: Opiate pain management: Pt selection and monitoring.

                                          October 2015: Building self-efficacy in patients

                                          December 2015: Multiple Sclerosis overview

                                          January 2016- Myopathy Jeopardy

                                          February 2016- Cancer rehab Jeopardy

                                          May 2016- Guest speaker on “Life in private practice” panel

                                          June 2016- MS Jeopardy

                                          Sept 2016- Pt selection and monitoring for chronic opiate therapy

                                          Nov 2016- Defining the clinical course of MS

                                          Dec 2016- Defining the clinical course of MS

                                          Jan 2017- Negotiating a contract

 

May 2016                            “Complex Cases in Medical Ethics: Physician-Assisted Death”

                                          Bioethics: Ethical Issues in Modern Medicine, BH 3

University of Washington

 

June 2016                            “MS Basics Part 1”

                                          “MS Basics Part 2”

Foundation of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers MS

                                          Rehabilitation Therapy Specialty Training Program 2016

                                          Seattle WA

 

Mentorship                             University of Washington Dept of Rehabilitation Medicine

                                          DL MD 2014 to present

                                          SS, PhD, MD 2015 to present

 

Editorial Responsibilities:

                                          None

 

National Responsibilities:

Jan 1996 to Jan 1998             

Student Representative, American College of Physicians

 

Aug 2016 to present             

AANEM Workshop Committee, committee member

 

 

 

Local Responsibilities:

Sep 1994 to Jun 1999             

Committee Member, Admissions Committee

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle WA

 

Jun 2004 to Jan 2011             

Committee Member, Rehabilitation Medicine Resident Education, Evaluation and Development Committee

                                          Committee reviews resident relevant issues.

                                          Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle WA

 

Research Funding:

                                          None

 

Bibliography:

                                          None

 

Book Chapters:

                                          None

 

Books:

                                          None

 

Other Publications:

2004             

“What is Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation? Disability and the Role of the Physiatrist.” Chapter in Medical Student Syllabus for Rehabilitation Medicine section of Chronic Care Clerkship.

 

Abstracts:

1997

KH Burgess, JI Wallace, RA Pearlman, “Risk Factors for Poor Nutritional Status and Weight Loss in Elderly Veterans”, Journal of Investigative Medicine 45: 158A, 1997.

 

Presentations:

1998             

Poster Presentation, American Geriatric Society/AFAR Annual meeting

 

Other Presentations:

May 2004                           

“Yes, but…What to do when patients resist change.”

                                          Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington

                                          Seattle, WA

 

Mar 2010                           

"Interdisciplinary Treatment of Chronic Pain in Spinal Cord Injury”

                                          Spinal cord Injury Forum

                                          University of Washington, Seattle WA

Dec 2013

                                          “Potluck leadership: What’s in your dish?”

                                          Rehabilitation Medicine Grand Rounds

                                          VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle WA

July 2014                           

“Balanced Care for People With MS: Management of complex problems,

                                          Mobility, Spasticity and Elimination

                                          Helena, Montana

August 2014                           

                                          “Top 10 Tips for Bowel and Bladder Care”

                                          Patient presentation with Balanced Care for People with MS.

                                          Helena, Montana

August 2014                           

Medication Management of Chronic Pain in Spinal Cord Injury and

                                          Multiple Sclerosis.

                                          Paralyzed Veterans of America Summit 2014

                                          Las Vegas, Nevada

 

June 2015                            “Rehabilitation: the goals, the patient, the team, the future.

                                          MS CoE patient education webinar

                                          Seattle, Washington

 

August 2015                           

“Medication Management of Chronic Pain in Spinal Cord Injury and

                                          Multiple Sclerosis.”

                                          Paralyzed Veterans of America Summit 2015

                                          Jacksonville, Florida

 

                                          “Managing Primary Progressive MS”

                                          Paralyzed Veterans of America Summit 2015

                                          Jacksonville, Florida

 

Dec 2015                           

10 Tips for Bowel and Bladder Management, patient presentation

                                          MS Support group

                                          VA Puget Sound Health Care System

                                          Seattle WA

 

 

 

 

August 2016                           

“Pt selection and monitoring for chronic opioid therapy.”

                                          Paralyzed Veterans of America Summit 2016

                                          Orlando, Florida

 

Difficulties with addressing sexual health in women veterans living with multiple sclerosis.

                                          Paralyzed Veterans of America Summit 2016

                                          Orlando, Florida

 

 

Research Experience:

Jun 1996             

Summer Student Research

Department of Gerontology, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle WA

                                         

Sep 1985 to Jun 1988             

"Effects of low-calorie and very-low-calorie diets on hemoglobin, hematocrit, total protein, total cholesterol and triglyceride levels in rats.

Master’s Thesis, Nutritional Sciences

University of Washington, Seattle WA

 

Other Activities:

1989 to 2014                           

Registered Dietitian

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