Peter R. Koenig, MD, FACC, FASE, FAAP

Pronouns: He, Him, His

Research Interests

  • Education and Training in Echocardiography and Exercise Medicine
  • Simulation-based Mastery Learning
  • Curricula Development
  • Evaluation Methods


  • Attending Physician, Cardiology, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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As a clinical educator, Peter Koenig, MD, FACC, FASE, FAAP, combines his clinical interests in general pediatric cardiology as well as more specialized clinical expertise in echocardiography and exercise medicine, with his interests in fellow education. Dr. Koenig works with and mentors others to enhance echocardiography training utilizing current educational methodology, evaluation, and feedback methods. He also works with and mentors others to formalize exercise medicine training for pediatric cardiology fellows and extend this beyond the institution with the intent of having a more uniform exercise education curricular on a national level. Dr. Koenig works is interested in improving pediatric cardiology fellowship training and fellowship training in general and improving competency in consultation. His clinical focuses are general pediatric cardiology (outpatient and inpatient care), clinical echocardiography, and exercise medicine. 

Education and Background

  • Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital 1992
  • Residency in Pediatrics, McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University and Children’s Memorial Hospital 1989
  • MD, University of Michigan 1982-1986

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