Jan Marie Shoenberger, MD

Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine (Clinician Educator)

Vice Chair for Operations and Clinical Education

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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.


  • Mortality and Readmission Rates Among Patients With COVID-19 After Discharge From Acute Care Setting With Supplemental Oxygen JAMA Netw Open. 2021 04 01; 4(4):e213990. . View in PubMed
  • Are You Applying to More Than One Specialty? J Emerg Med. 2019 Nov; 57(5):e157-e160.. View in PubMed
  • How Well Does the Standardized Video Interview Score Correlate with Traditional Interview Performance? West J Emerg Med. 2019 Aug 20; 20(5):726-730.. View in PubMed
  • The Standardized Video Interview: How Does It Affect the Likelihood to Invite for a Residency Interview? AEM Educ Train. 2019 Jul; 3(3):226-232.. View in PubMed
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat Emergencies Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2019 Feb; 37(1):xiii-xiv. . View in PubMed
  • Standardized Video Interviews Do Not Correlate to United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 1 and Step 2 Scores West J Emerg Med. 2019 Jan; 20(1):87-91. . View in PubMed
  • Development of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Knowledge and Skills for Emergency Medicine Residents: Using the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Milestone Framework AEM Educ Train. 2018 Apr; 2(2):130-145. . View in PubMed
  • Rocuronium Versus Succinylcholine Revisited: Succinylcholine Remains the Best Choice Ann Emerg Med. 2018 03; 71(3):398-399. . View in PubMed
  • Chest Pain in a Patient With a Left Bundle Branch Block Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Jan; 71(1):117-119. . View in PubMed
  • Does the Flipped Classroom Improve Learning in Graduate Medical Education? J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Aug; 9(4):491-496.. View in PubMed
  • Low Back Pain in the Emergency Medicine Department: A Flipped Classroom Module MedEdPORTAL. 2016 Sep 23; 12:10458. . View in PubMed
  • Nebulized Tranexamic Acid as a Noninvasive Therapy for Cancer-Related Hemoptysis J Palliat Med. 2015 Dec; 18(12):1060-2. . View in PubMed
  • Twiddle Me This! A Look at Twiddler’s Syndrome Ann Emerg Med. 2015 Jul; 66(1):20-2. . View in PubMed
  • Giant cell arteritis: read the fine print! Ann Emerg Med 2015 May; 65(5):615-7. . View in PubMed
  • A Missed Case of Occult Bilateral Temporomandibular Dislocation Mistaken for Dystonia Case Rep Emerg Med. 2015; 2015:753260. . View in PubMed
  • Death notification in the emergency department: survivors and physicians West J Emerg Med. 2013 Mar; 14(2):181-5. . View in PubMed
  • 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
  • Emergency medicine physicians’ perspectives of providing palliative care in an emergency department J Palliat Med. 2011 Dec; 14(12):1333-8. . View in PubMed
  • Rocuronium vssuccinylcholine in the emergency department: a critical appraisal. J Emerg Med. 2009 Aug; 37(2):183-8. . View in PubMed
  • Left ventricular hypertrophy may be transient in the emergency department West J Emerg Med. 2009 Aug; 10(3):140-3. . View in PubMed
  • The use of bedside ultrasound in cardiac arrest Cal J Emerg Med. 2007 May; 8(2):47-50. . View in PubMed
  • Anterior pneumothorax and a negative chest X-ray in trauma J Emerg Med. 2004 Feb; 26(2):231-2. . View in PubMed
  • Occult trauma in high-risk populations Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2003 Nov; 21(4):1145-63xi. . View in PubMed
  • Hepatitis C virus core and E2 protein expression in transgenic mice Hepatology. 1997 Mar; 25(3):719-27. . View in PubMed
  • The hepatitis B virus (HBV) precore protein inhibits HBV replication in transgenic mice J Virol. 1996 Oct; 70(10):7056-61. . View in PubMed