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Katherine T Chen, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology

    • Positions
    • PROFESSOR | Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science
    • PROFESSOR (PENDING) | Medical Education
    • Specialty
    • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliation
    • Mount Sinai Hospital

Biography

Dr. Chen is a Professor and System Vice-Chair of Education in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is responsible for all the Ob-Gyn related academic programs in undergraduate and graduate medical education. As Director of the Ob-Gyn Medical Student Clerkship at Mount Sinai, she and her team achieved top ranking of the Ob-Gyn Clerkship as compared to other clerkships.

Dr. Chen has an M.D. from Harvard Medical School and an M.P.H. from Columbia University. She trained at the Harvard Medical School's Combined Program in Ob-Gyn at the Brigham and Women’s and Massachusetts General Hospitals.

Dr. Chen has clinical expertise and research endeavors in infectious diseases in obstetrics and gynecology and is a writer for UpToDate. She currently is an expert in Ob-Gyn mobile health technology, specifically applications. She was an ACOG Fellow in Women's Health Policy and also an NIH Scholar in the Women's Reproductive Health Research Career Development Program. She is the recipient of the “Outstanding Harvard Medical School Teacher of Ob/Gyn” from 1995 – 1998 and the ACOG / CREOG National Faculty Award in 2007 while at Columbia University. At Mount Sinai, she is the recipient of the Outstanding Clinical Attending Faculty Award in 2009; the APGO Medical School Teaching Award in 2011; the Institute for Medical Education 2012 Excellence in Teaching Award; and Oath Reader in 2013, Grand Marshall in 2014, and Oath Reader in 2015 for Commencement.  Dr. Chen was elected by the Mount Sinai Institute of Education as a Fellow and by the Mount Sinai Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society as Faculty Member.

Clinical Focus

Education

MD, Harvard Medical School

Residency, OB-GYN
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Language

English