Katherine Biagas, MD

Katherine Biagas, MD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Biagas is a practicing physician in Pediatric Intensive Care at that institution. She has been a committed educator with over 20 years of experience in Graduate Medical Education. Her principle contributions lie in the areas of instructional development, curricular design, and administration and leadership. Dr. Biagas was recruited to Columbia in 1999 to develop a fellowship in her subspecialty. She continues to be responsible for the on-going recruitment, curriculum, and conduct of this program, which has trained nearly 35 subspecialty physicians to date. She is also the former director of a revenue-generating, multi-institutional, Continuing Medical Education program at Yale University, Department of Pediatrics. Lastly, Dr. Biagas is an educator in the field of Medical Simulation whose leadership has been recognized by speaking invitations.
Dr. Biagas received an A.B. in Biology (with research honors) from the University of Chicago and an M.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. She completed residency in General Pediatrics at Northwestern University and a fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. She is currently pursuing an Ed.D. in the ALL program. Dr. Biagas is most enthused about opportunities to apply her Teachers College experiences to further career development.

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