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Katharyn Meredith Atkins, MD

Shapiro Institute Advisor

Katharyn Meredith Atkins, MD is an Obstetrician-Gynecologist and educator at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School.  She is the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education at BIDMC and the Associate Director of the Carl J. Shapiro Center for Education and Research at BIDMC as well as the Director of the Principal Clinical Experience, BIDMC’s longitudinal third year curriculum. She teaches in all years of the curriculum at Harvard Medical School. In addition, she teaches residents in the Resident-as-Teacher Program at BIDMC Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency. Dr. Atkins is a 2011 graduate of the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics’ Scholars and Leaders Program and a 2013 graduate of Harvard Medical School’s Academy Fellowship for Medical Education. Her research interests involve maximizing the learning environment and the culture of feedback.