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Katherine R. Baker, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-2821

Office: (585) 275-2821

Fax: (585) 461-1231

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Pediatrics

Biography

Dr. Katherine Baker's clinical interests include providing comprehensive care to vulnerable children while addressing social determinants of health. She is the assistant director for medical home innovation for the pediatric practice at Golisano Children's Hospital and enjoys working with multi-disciplinary teams to optimize the provision of care in the outpatient setting. Dr. Baker values the relationships formed over time with patients and families and is committed to sharing this joy with residents, students, and other learners.

Research

Dr. Katherine Baker's research interests focus on medical education, the medical home, and physician wellness. She is interested in improving resident education in both well child and acute care settings and preparing trainees for global health experiences. Dr. Bakers view of the medical home includes access to mental health care and breastfeeding support. She is interested in promoting physician wellness and identifying factors to mitigate burnout.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Education

2002
BS | State University of New York at Buffalo
Clinical Laboratory Science

2008
MD | Drexel University College of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2009 - 06/30/2011
Residency in Pediatrics at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics

06/01/2008 - 06/30/2009
Internship in Pediatrics at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics

Awards

2009 - 2009
American Academy of Pediatrics Clinical Case Presentation Winner

2007 - Present
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Sponsor: Drexel University College of Medicine
Location: Philadelphia, PA

2006 - 2006
Award for Excellence in Program for Integrated Learning- First Year Curriculum
Sponsor: Drexel University College of Medicine
Location: Philadelphia, PA

2001 - 2001
Mary C. Riforgiato Scholarship Recipient
Sponsor: State University of New York at Buffalo
Location: Buffalo, NY

1998 - 2002
Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society
Sponsor: State University of New York at Buffalo
Location: Buffalo, NY

1998 - 2002
New York State Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Student of the Year 2002
Sponsor: State University of New York at Buffalo
Location: Buffalo, NY

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