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Jan Marie Shoenberger, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Residency Program Director
Emergency Medicine
GNH 1011 1200 N. State Street Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 226 6667


After graduating from the USC Keck School of Medicine in 1999, Jan Shoenberger completed her internship in internal medicine at Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, California. She began her residency training the following year at LAC+USC. After serving as Chief Resident in 2002-2003, she joined the residency office as Assistant Program Director. Dr. Shoenberger was appointed Associate Program Director in 2005 and moved on to the Program Director position in January 2011. She holds an appointment as Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine. She is a fellow of both the American College of Emergency Physicians as well as the American Academy of Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Shoenberger has gained recognition as a speaker on the national level at ACEP's annual Scientific Assembly and at several other courses. In addition to her board certification in Emergency Medicine, she became board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine in 2010. Her primary research interest lies in the interface between palliative medicine and emergency medicine. She has authored numerous peer reviewed papers and book chapters in emergency medicine.


Hankerson MJ, Raffetto B, Mallon WK, Shoenberger JM. Nebulized Tranexamic Acid as a Noninvasive Therapy for Cancer-Related Hemoptysis. J Palliat Med. 2015 Dec; 18(12):1060-2. View in: PubMed

Shoenberger J, Jhun P, Bright A, Herbert M. Twiddle Me This! A Look at Twiddler's Syndrome. Ann Emerg Med. 2015 Jul; 66(1):20-2. View in: PubMed

Jhun P, Aguilera P, Shoenberger J, Bright A, Herbert M. Giant cell arteritis: read the fine print! Ann Emerg Med. 2015 May; 65(5):615-7. View in: PubMed

Lee E, Shoenberger J, Wagner J. A Missed Case of Occult Bilateral Temporomandibular Dislocation Mistaken for Dystonia. Case Rep Emerg Med. 2015; 2015:753260. View in: PubMed

Shoenberger JM, Yeghiazarian S, Rios C, Henderson SO. Death notification in the emergency department: survivors and physicians. West J Emerg Med. 2013 Mar; 14(2):181-5. View in: PubMed

Wendler C, Shoenberger JM, Mailhot T, Perera P. Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS) Migration to the Heart Diagnosed by Emergency Department Ultrasound. West J Emerg Med. 2012 Dec; 13(6):525-6. View in: PubMed

Stone SC, Mohanty S, Grudzen CR, Shoenberger J, Asch S, Kubricek K, Lorenz KA. Emergency medicine physicians' perspectives of providing palliative care in an emergency department. J Palliat Med. 2011 Dec; 14(12):1333-8. View in: PubMed

Shoenberger JM, Voskanian S, Johnson S, Ahern T, Henderson SO. Left ventricular hypertrophy may be transient in the emergency department. West J Emerg Med. 2009 Aug; 10(3):140-3. View in: PubMed

Mallon WK, Keim SM, Shoenberger JM, Walls RM. Rocuronium vs. succinylcholine in the emergency department: a critical appraisal. J Emerg Med. 2009 Aug; 37(2):183-8. View in: PubMed

Shoenberger JM, Massopust K, Henderson SO. The use of bedside ultrasound in cardiac arrest. Cal J Emerg Med. 2007 May; 8(2):47-50. View in: PubMed

Henderson SO, Shoenberger JM. Anterior pneumothorax and a negative chest X-ray in trauma. J Emerg Med. 2004 Feb; 26(2):231-2. View in: PubMed

Shoenberger JM, Houpt JC, Swadron SP. Occult trauma in high-risk populations. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2003 Nov; 21(4):1145-63, xi. View in: PubMed

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