Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management (Secondary)
Office Phone: 202-741-2911
Department: Emergency Medicine
- BA, Western Conn State University, 2001
- MBA, MIT, 2005
- MD, UCLA, 2009
Dr. Guenevere Burke is an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the George Washington University (GW). In this role, she is actively involved in medical education and interdisciplinary graduate programs in health policy, health equity and healthcare technology. She is co-director of the Health Policy Scholarly Concentration at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Residency Fellowship in Health Policy. These unique programs capitalize on the extraordinary health policy resources available in the Washington DC region and have been featured in the popular media for their singular contributions to medical education.
In collaboration with Kaiser Permanente, Dr. Burke pioneered new residency programs in health policy for the Southern California region. She is the director of the Leaders for Health Equity Fellowship, an international health sector fellowship funded by the Atlantic Philanthropies. Dr. Burke is a board certified emergency physician who provides clinical care in traditional and telemedicine encounters through the GW Department of Emergency Medicine's ConnectER program, a unique offering that expands access to care for emergency patients. She is president-elect of the District of Columbia American College of Emergency Physicians.
Dr. Burke completed fellowship training in health policy at GW, working as a fellow with the Kaiser Family Foundation and serving as health policy advisor to Senator Grassley, a member of the Senate Finance Committee. She completed her medical education at UCLA and residency training at the University of Southern California, where she served as chief resident. She holds an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and previously worked in international healthcare consulting and hospital finance prior to her career in medicine.
Technology and Innovation
Award from Atlantic Philanthropies to promote equity in the health care workforce.
Grant to provide specialty care for underserved patients in Washington, D.C.’s Wards 7 and 8 through creation of a telemedicine clinic at Unity Health Care’s Anacostia location.
Centers and Institutes
- Health Policy
- Innovative Practice and TeleHealth
Industry Relationships and Collaborations
This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has reported a financial interest with the health care related companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the University and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.