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Krista M. Johnson, MD, MME

Educational Director - Safety and Quality
Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine - General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Primary Office
E330 GH
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242


MD, Washington University School of Medicine
MME, Masters in Medical Education, University of Iowa
Resident, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL

Licensure and Certifications

Iowa Controlled Substance Certification - Iowa Board of Pharmacy
Iowa Medical License - Iowa Board of Medicine
Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association
Federal Controlled Substance Certification - United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration


Johnson, K. M., Fiordellisi, W., Kuperman, E., Wickersham, A., Kuehn, C., Kamath, A., Szot, J. & Suneja, M. (2018). X?+?Y?=?Time for QI: Meaningful Engagement of Residents in Quality Improvement During the Ambulatory Block. Journal of Graduate Medical Education, 10(3), 316-324. PMID: 29946390.

Wickersham, A., Johnson, K., Kamath, A. & Kaboli, P. J. (2018). Novel use of communication technology to improve nurse-physician communication, teamwork, and care coordination during bedside rounds. Journal of Communication in Healthcare. DOI: 10.1080/17538068.2018.1431425.

Fischer, M. A., Harrell, H. E., Haley, H. L., Cifu, A. S., Alper, E., Johnson, K. M. & Hatem, D. (2008). Between two worlds: a multi-institutional qualitative analysis of students' reflections on joining the medical profession. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 23(7), 958-63. PMID: 18612724.

Johnson, K. M., Humphrey, A. (2008). Book Review of Internal Medicine Essentials for Clerkship Students by Patrick Alguire 2006. Annals of Internal Medicine.

Woeltje, K. F., Kilo, C. M., Johnson, K., Primack, J. & Fraser, V. J. (1997). Tuberculin skin testing of hospitalized patients. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 18(8), 561-5. PMID: 9276237.

Fraser, V. J., Johnson, K., Primack, J., Jones, M., Medoff, G. & Dunagan, W. C. (1993). Evaluation of rooms with negative pressure ventilation used for respiratory isolation in seven Midwestern hospitals. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 14(11), 623-8. PMID: 8132981.