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Emily Roben


Pediatric emergency care physician
Amateur artist and animal rescuer

About me

Cisgender woman

Pronouns: She | Her | Hers

Dr. Emily Roben is a pediatric emergency medicine physician. She has special interests in quality improvement and patient safety. She is also involved in mentoring and educating medical trainees.

Roben's academic work focuses on improving and maintaining all aspects of care quality in the emergency department, ranging from daily department operations to patient care from arrival to discharge.

Roben earned her medical degree at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She completed a residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, part of the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. She received a master's degree in healthcare quality and patient safety from The Graduate School of Northwestern University.

Roben and her husband are co-founders of a small farm animal rescue organization. They currently have more than 100 animals living on their sanctuary.

  • Education

    Northwestern University, MD, 2011

  • Residencies

    Northwestern University, Pediatrics, 2014

  • Fellowships

    Northwestern University, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 2017

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

No field is more suited to me than what I do in the emergency department. I use relentless creativity in my pursuit of improving all aspects of care.

Where I see patients (2)

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