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Karen M. Hook, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Academic Office Location:
Medicine
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-1628
Phone: 800-579-7822
860-679-2100
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Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.S.University of ConnecticutChemistry
M.D.University of Connecticut School of MedicineMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
InternshipHospital of the University of PennsylvaniaInternal Medicine
ResidencyHospital of the University of PennsylvaniaInternal Medicine
FellowshipHospital of the University of PennsylvaniaHematology/Oncology

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
C.A.M.E.L. Award Committee Award for Meritorious Educational Leadership - for Mechanisms of Disease-2 Course (2013)University of Connecticut
Student Government Appreciation Award University of Connecticut Medical/Dental Student Government
Charles N. Loeser Award University of Connecticut
Finalist, Kaiser Permanente AwardUniversity of Connecticut
C.A.M.E.L. Award Committee Award for Meritorious Educational Leadership - for Mechanisms of Disease-2 Course (2012)University of Connecticut
Penn Pearls Teaching Award University of Pennsylvania
Maurice F. Attie Resident Teaching Award University of Pennsylvania
American Medical Women’s Association Award
Bridge Mentoring Award
James Foster, M.D. Teaching Award
Graduation Commencement SpeakerUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine
Phi Beta Kappa
Nutmeg Scholarship University of Connecticut
Benign and malignant hematology
My teaching experience includes small group conferences, classroom lectures, intern/resident report, and hematopathology lab experiences. I teach trainees of all levels including: medical students, interns, residents, and fellows. I have been an invited lecturer to nurse practitioner students. I am currently a faculty preceptor in the Principles of Clinical Medicine course.
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Hospital of University of Pennsylvania: Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Selection CommitteeEducation CommitteeMemberExternalUniversity20092010
University of Pennsylvania Health System: Housestaff CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationVice PresidentExternalUniversity20082009
University of Pennsylvania Health System: Graduate Medical Education CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalUniversity20072009
University of Pennsylvania Health System: Housestaff CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationTreasurerExternalUniversity20072008
Hospital of University of Pennsylvania: Residency Steering CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState20062008
American Society of HematologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
American Society of Clinical OncologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
American College of PhysiciansProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
Philadelphia County Medical SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState
Management of hematology and oncology patients in the Intensive Care Unit, hematologic and oncologic emergencies, and education and curriculum development

Journal Articles

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Recurrent Leukemia Cutis : An ominous disease Aliakbar Dadla MD, Karen Hook MD, Arushi Khurana MD, Sonam Puri MD and Gurukripa Kowlgi MD PosterACP 20142014Orlando FL
Construction and Validation of a Clinical Scoring Model for Heparin-induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)PosterHemophilia and Thrombosis Research Society/Nascola Scientific Symposium2010
Superior Vena Cava Syndrome: A Case StudyPosterAmerican College of Physicians, Connecticut Chapter2004