Kathryn Leonard  leonardk@wustl.edu

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Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Program Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship
Emergency Medicine

phone: (314) 454-2341


  • BS, Magna Cum Laude, St. Louis University2006
  • MD, St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO2010


  • Residency in Pediatrics, St. Louis Children's Hospital / Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine2010 - 2013
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine2013 - 2016
  • Certification in Medical Education, University of Cincinnati2014
  • Leadership Development Program, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine2019
  • Teaching Scholars Program, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine2019 - 2020

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2010Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • 2010Newborn Resuscitation Program (NRP)
  • 2010 - PresPediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • 2010 - 2013IL, Medical License
  • 2010 - PresMissouri Medical License
  • 2012 - 2020Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Instructor
  • 2012 - PresAdvanced Trauma Life Support
  • 2013 - PresGeneral Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
  • 2014 - 2017Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS)
  • 2017 - PresPediatric Emergency Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics

Honors and Awards

  • Missouri State Medical Association Scholarship2007
  • Alpha Omega Alpha2010
  • Distinction in Research Award, St. Louis Univeristy School of Medicine2010
  • NIH T32 Grant "Training of the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician Scientist"2013
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Teaching Award2018
  • EU Strong Award, St. Louis Children's Hospital, Emergency Medicine2019
  • Best Poster Award, Section of Emergency Medicine, AAP National Conference and Exhibition2019
  • Academy of Educators, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine2021

Recent Publications view all (3)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. "Congenital Lymphocytic Choriomeningtis Virus: When to Consider the Diagnosis J Child Neurol. 2014;29(6):837-842. PMID:23666045 
  2. Utility of Breast MRI and PET/CT Imaging in the Surgical Management of Breast Cancer Patients J Surg Research. 2014;2(144):318. 
  3. Does Switching from 2D PET to 3D PET/CT Affect Radiation Doses in Patients and Technologists? J Nuclear Med. 2006;1(46):2111. 
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