Leah Skjei, MD, FACEP


Clinical Assistant Professor – Department of Emergency Medicine, Loyola University Chicago – Stritch School of Medicine


University of Chicago, 2002

Medical School:

University of Rochester, 1999

Areas Of Interest:

Physician Wellness

Academic Involvement:

  • Howes, D, and Skjei, L, “Ch. 77: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease,”
  • Harwood-Nuss’ Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine, 6e, 2015.
  • Small Group Facilitator, Patient Centered Medicine 2, Loyola Medical School, August 2017 to present.
  • Small Group Facilitator: “EKG Review,” EM Clinical Clerkship, Loyola Medical School, 2016, 2017, 2018.
  • Lecture: “The Difficult Airway, “ Difficult Airway Course, Loyola University Medical Center, April 2018.
  • Medical School Review Committee, Stritch School of Medicine, July 2016-Present.

Honors & Awards:

  • ICEP Meritorious Service Award (April 2018)
  • Spirit of Martin Luther King Award (January 2018)
  • Midwestern University Alumni Achievement Award (November 2016)
  • Facilitator of the Year, Honorable Mention (2015)


RYT-200 hour (Registered Yoga Teacher) as of September 2018