Kathryn (Kate) Kellogg, MD, MPH, CPPS is Assistant Vice President, Ambulatory Quality & Safety, MedStar Health and Associate Medical Director of the National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare in Washington, DC. She studied medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and received a Master’s in Public Health from the Dartmouth Institute with a focus on developing a systems approach to healthcare improvement. Her current work focuses on the application of system safety and human factors engineering methods in healthcare and patient safety, particularly in the areas of adverse event reporting and analysis.

In her quality and safety role, she leads initiatives across a diverse ambulatory platform that includes clinics, surgery centers, and ambulatory care centers. She is currently principal investigator for the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality’s pilot test of the Quality & Safety Review System at MedStar Health. She practices Emergency Medicine at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and serves as assistant professor in Emergency Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Kellogg speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of human factors engineering, patient safety, and adverse event review. She lives in Virginia with her husband and three children.

Speaking Topics

  • Leadership, Professional Development, Wellness
  • Research (Methodology, Funding)
  • Patient Safety
  • Just Culture
  • Adverse Event Review
  • Human Factors Engineering