Katherine G. Nickerson, MD

Dr. Nickerson is Vice Chair of Medical Service Operations and Education in the Department of Medicine. She was Course Director for the Clinical Practice Course from 1995-2001 and in 2003 became Course Director for the Third Year Clerkship in Medicine. In addition to third year students, she teaches medical students in the Pathophysiology and Clinical Practice courses, residents in the Internal Medicine Residency, and fellows in Rheumatology and also serves as a key faculty advisor to internal medicine residents. Along with colleagues Andrew Mutnick, Nick Fiebach and John Encandela she is a recipient of a grant from the Glenda Garvey Teaching Academy to improve resident teaching of medical students using a set of lively videos. She is currently chairing the Clinical Education Group charged with creating the new four year clinical curriculum. As a member of the Board of Trustees of Bassett Healthcare and as chair of their Medical Education committee has played an active role in the development of the Columbia-Bassett Clinical Campus.

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