Katherine A. Bennett, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Fellowship Program Director


Dr. Bennett is committed to a career in academic medicine as a geriatrics clinician educator. She serves as the Program Director for the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship.


She is the Education Lead for the Northwest Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center and serves as the founding medical director of UW Project ECHO geriatrics (an interprofessional case consultation and education program).  She worked with two Area Agencies on Aging to create practicums that teach family medicine residents and geriatric medicine fellows about community resources that can optimize the health and well-being of their patients.


She practices in the Senior Care Clinic, on the inpatient geriatrics and general medicine services, and in long term care.  She has extensive experience and training in medical education and has developed geriatrics curricula and evaluation tools for medical students, residents, and fellows In addition, she has an interest in quality improvement, particularly as it relates to falls and anticoagulation.


Research Interest: Medical education; telehealth; falls and anticoagulation; and quality improvement.



Education and Training:

College: 2001, Washington University, St. Louis

Medical School: 2006, Ohio State University

Residency: 2006-2009, Internal Medicine, University of Washington

Fellowship: 2009-2011, Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington



Bibliography: Link to NCBI Collections



Clinic Information: Harborview SeniorCare Clinic



General Information: Email Dr. Bennett