Katherine C. Chretien, MD, FACP
Chief, Hospitalist Section; Medicine Clerkship Director, Washington DC VA Medical Center.
Dr. Katherine Chretien graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with a degree in Neuroscience. She earned her medical degree from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where she was inducted to Alpha Omega Alpha and Phi Beta Kappa. After completing her internal medicine training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2003, she joined the academic hospitalist group at the Washington DC VA Medical Center where she is currently Chief of the Hospitalist Section. She has been actively involved in medical education and has held the role of medicine clerkship director since 2005. She serves as academic and research mentor to medical students and residents. She completed a graduate-level year-long certificate program through George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development, the Master Teacher Leadership Development Program, in 2007
Dr. Chretien's research interests include online professionalism, reflective writing, medical education, and qualitative research. Her educational focus is on using innovation and technology to promote learning, reflection, and professional development. She has published her research, educational innovations, and personal essays in multiple peer-reviewed publications.