Dr. Katherine Hiller, MD, MPH is a Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ. She has served as the Clerkship Director and the Director of Undergraduate Education for the department for over a decade, and is President of the Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine. She is an active CDEM member, and has held several positions on the Executive Board. She is also involved with the NBME (inaugural and current member of the EM-ACE task force), AAMC (member of the Standardized Video Interview task force), and ABEM (item writer for the In-Training Exam). Recently, with Drs. Jung, Lawson and Franzen, she held the first ever CDEM Consensus Conference on Clinical Assessment in Emergency Medicine. This culminated in the creation of the NCAT-EM, the National Clinical Assessment Tool (shift card) for medical students in the ED. She enjoys actively mentoring students, residents and junior faculty, and hosts "Mimosas with Mentors" for the women faculty and fellows at the U of A. She spends her free time flying (VFR, private pilot), traveling, and spending time with her husband and two girls.

Speaking Topics

  • Leadership, Professional Development, Wellness
  • Medical Education (Simulation, FOAM, Innovations)
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research (Methodology, Funding)
  • Financial Wellness, Imposter Syndrome, Systemic drivers of burnout
  • Assessment of Medical Students and Residents
  • Educational Research Methodology
  • Faculty Development