Veronica Sudekum, MD

Emory University Department of Rehabilitation Medicine


  • BA, Stanford University, 2006
  • MA, Georgetown University, 2010
  • MD, University of Virginia, 2015
  • Internship, Mount Auburn Hospital, 2016


Hometown: Cottleville, Missouri

Professional Interests

  • Exercise and lifestyle medicine
  • Preventive medicine
  • Palliative care
  • Physician wellness 

Future/Career Plans

  • Fellowship, Palliative Care 2019-20


  • Hook Scholar: Humanities in Medicine, 2012-15
  • American Medical Association Medical Humanities Institute participant, 2014
  • Two research scholarships for global health research in India (malnutrition in childhood) and Tanzania (rehabilitation practices in the inpatient setting) Gold Humanism Society


  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists
  • American Medical Women’s Association 

Personal Interests

  • Running
  • Hiking
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Reading