Laura Hinkle graduted with her MD from Indiana University School of Medicine, where she also completed her residency and chief residency in internal medicine. She stayed at Indiana University for her pulmonary and critical care medicine fellowship, serving as chief fellow during her final year. She then accepted a faculty position in the division.
Her primary academic focus is medical education. Her current educational roles include associate program director for the Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship program, director of the Clinical Transitions Curriculum for medical students, and the internal medicine residency’s key clinical educator for pulmonary and critical care medicine.
She also currently serves on the Executive Committee of the American Thoracic Society (ATS) as the website editor for the section on medical education, and is active in medical education research, serving as a co-leader of the ATS Medical Education Research Working Group for Interprofessional Education.
Why Laura Hinkle, MD, Loves Being a Critical Care Physician
"Working in critical care, I have a chance to make a huge impact on people's lives every day. There are days that this means watching someone that was extraordinarily ill recover and have the opportunity to return to their loved ones and their life before illness. These days are amazing."