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Kathryn L. Palumbo, M.D.
UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Accountable Health Partner Accountable Health Partners (AHP) is a network of over 2,000 community and UR medical faculty and a dozen leading hospitals throughout the region. AHP offers a full range of care.
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About Me

Dr. Palumbo is interested in the treatment of children who require critical care and palliative care.

Certified Specialties

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Critical Care (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell. 2017 - 2018

Fellowship, Fellow, New York Presbyterian Hospital. 2017 - 2018

Fellowship, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell. 2014 - 2017

Fellowship, Fellow, New York Presbyterian Columbia University. 2014 - 2017

Residency, Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital GME. 2011 - 2014

Internship, Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital GME. 2010 - 2011

Residency, Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School. 2010 - 2014


MD | The University Of Texas Health Science Center At Houston (USA). 2010


Chief Fellow, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2016 - 2017

Resident of the Month. 2011

Hitoshi C. Nikaidoh MD Award for Humanism in Medicine. 2010

Alpha Omega Alpha. 2009

American Medical Association Chapter of the Year. 2008

John P McGovern Center for Health and the Human Spirit Grant Recipient. 2007

Phi Beta Kappa, 2004. 2004

Golden Key International Honour Society. 2003

Humanities Study Abroad Scholarship. 2003

Father Thomas Statt Scholarship. 2002


Dr. Palumbo's research interests are:

- Incorporating palliative care into the pediatric critical care patient.
- Medical education.


Journal Articles

Short Report: Coliform and Escherichia coli Contamination of Desserts Served In Public Restaurants from Guadalajara, Mexico, and Houston (PDF)

Vigil K, Jiang ZD, Chen JJ, Palumbo K.

The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2009; 80(4): 606-608.