Kathryn M. Hart, MD, FAAFP is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine at the Georgetown University School of Medicine where she serves as the Director of the Primary Care Leadership Track. She earned her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and received the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award. She completed her residency training in Family Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. After residency, she returned to the University of Maryland School of Medicine where she served as the Director Medical Student Education and Clerkship Director in the Department of Family Medicine. She teaches multiple medical school courses and supervises Family Medicine physicians in training, and has received multiple teaching awards. She has held several medical student advising roles, including serving as Faculty Advisor for the Family Medicine Interest Group and the Gold Humanism Honor Society. Her academic interests include medical student advising, enhancing medical student recruitment into primary care specialties, humanism in medicine, professional identity formulation, leadership development, cultural competency, and curriculum development.
*Conniff KM, Scarlett J, Goodman S, Appel LA. Effects of a pet visitation program on the behavior and emotional state of adjudicated female adolescents. Anthrozoös. 2005 Jan;18(4):379-95. doi: 10.2752/089279305785593974.
Kodama C. *Conniff KM, Peralta L. Clinical case: too much information? American Medical Association Virtual Mentor. 2005 Oct;7(10). doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2005.7.10.ccas2-0510. PMID: 23256931.
Studdiford JS, *Conniff KM, Trayes KP, Tully AS. Bedbug infestation. American Family Physician. 2012 Oct 1;86(7):653-8. PMID: 23062093.
*Hart KM. Coordinated care of medical complex individuals in an individual-centered medical home: the surprising case of Mr. and Mrs. W. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2015;63(1):173-4. doi: 10.1111/jgs.13186. PMID: 25597566.
*Hart, KM. The Gender Penalty: Reasons for Differences in Reported Weekly Work Hours Among Male and Female Family Physicians. J Am Board Fam Med. 2020; 33 (5): 650- 652. doi:10.3122/jabfm.2020.05.200384.
Trayes KP, *Conniff KM. Q&A: Patient to physician FAQs: Answers to common patient questions about vaccinations. Primary Care Clinics in Office Practice. 2011 Dec;38(4):763-76. doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pop.2011.07.012. PMID: 22094145.
*Hart KM. Rhinosinusitis and tonsillopharyngitis. In: PaulmanP, Taylor RB, Paulman AA, Nasir LS, eds. Family Medicine: Principles and Practice, 7th ed. Switzerland: Spring International Publishing: 2017.
*Conniff KM, Colgan R. Top ten words of wisdom for junior faculty. STFM Messenger. 2012 Dec.
Williams M, *Hart KM. A pivotal battle won in the war to establish congruency in clerkship student clinical experience. Poster presented at: 40th Annual STFM Conference on Medical Student Education; 2014 Jan 30; Nashville, TN.
*Hart KM, Cameron D, Roett M. Longitudinal Ambulatory Care and Community Based Learning: A Primary Care Leadership Track Pilot. Poster presented at: Sixth Annual CENTILE Colloquium for Educators in the Health Professions; 2019 May 30; Bethesda, MD.
Fubara V, *Hart K. Launching a Primary Care Leadership Track. STFM Annual Spring Conference; 2020 Aug 24; Salt Lake City, UT.