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Katherine R. Courtright, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
303 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Dr
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-0253
Education:
BA (Molecular Biology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2002.
MD (Medicine)
Temple University School of Medicine, 2008.
MS (Health Policy Research)
University of Pennsylvania, 2015.
Post-Graduate Training
Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2008-2009.
Resident, Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2009-2011.
Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2011-2012.
Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2012-2015.
Fellow, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2016-2017.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, 2016-2016.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2011.
American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, 2014.
American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, 2016.
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Selected Publications

Chowdhury M, Small D, Halpern SD, Courtright KR, Li F, Harhay MO: Analysis of composite mortality and non-mortality outcomes in stepped wedge cluster randomized trials using simultaneous quantile regression. Joint Statistical Meetings, Philadelphia, PA August 2020.

Haines L, Halpern DS, Courtright KR: Palliative care for seriously ill trauma patients. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, San Diego, CA March 2020.

Courtright KR, Szmanyski S, Hyder S, Weissman GE, Whitney E, Bocage C, Shah A, Draugelis M, Regli SH, O'Connor NR, Halpern SD: Electronically Triggered Hospital-Based Palliative Care: Patient and Clinician Perspectives. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, San Diego, CA March 2020.

Courtright KR, Jordan L, Murtaugh CM, Barron Y, Deb P, Moore S, Bowles KH, Mikkelsen ME.: Risk Factors for Long-term Mortality and Patterns of End-of-Life Care Among Medicare Sepsis Survivors Discharged to Home Health Care. JAMA Network Open 3(2), Feb 2020.

Courtright KR, Chivers C, Becker M, Regli SH, Pepper LC, Draugelis ME, O'Connor NO: Electronic health record mortality prediction model for targeted palliative care among hospitalized medical patients: A pilot quasi-experimental study. Journal of General Internal Medicine July 2019.

Krutsinger DC, Yadav KN, Cooney E, Brooks S, Halpern SD, Courtright KR: A pilot randomized trial of five financial incentive strategies to increase study enrollment and retention rates. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications June 2019.

Katherine Courtright, Erich Dress, Jaspal Singh, Brian Bayes, Steven Brooks, Elizabeth Cooney, Vanessa Madden and Scott Halpern: Prognosticating Outcomes and Nudging Decisions with Electronic Records in the ICU (PONDER-ICU) Trial: Implementation in a learning health system. Health Care Systems Research Network Conference, Portland, Oregon April 2019 Notes: Poster presentation.

Courtright KR, Benoit DD, Curtis JR: Focus on ethics and palliative care in the intensive care unit. Intensive Care Medicine March 2019.

Weissman G, Ungar LH, Harhay MO, Courtright KR, Halpern SD : Construct validity of six sentiment analysis methods in the text of encounter notes of patients with critical illness. Journal of Biomedical Informatics 89: 114-121, Jan 2019.

Courtright KR and O'Connor NO: Towards scalable hospital-based palliative care: Challenges and opportunities for hospitalists. Journal of Hospital Medicine 13(12): 881-882, Dec 2018.

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