Kathryn Spectorsky  kaspectorsky@wustl.edu

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine

phone: (314) 454-2341


  • BS, Georgetown University2010
  • MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine2014


  • Intern, Global Health, Visions in Action, Washington, D.C.2009
  • Intern, Kenya Research, SOTENI International2011
  • Pediatric Residency, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City2014 - 2017
  • Clinical Fellow, Global Health, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine2017 - 2020
  • Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine2017 - 2020

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2014 - PresMissouri Medical License
  • 2016Certificate, Management of Humanitarian Emergencies: Focus on Children and Families Course, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine. Cleveland, Ohio
  • 2017 - PresBNDD License
  • 2017 - PresDEA License
  • 2017 - PresCertification, Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • 2017 - PresPediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
  • 2018Certificate, FEMA Course PER211: Medical Management of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) Events
  • 2018 - PresInstructor, Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • 2019Certificate, Health Emergencies in Large Population Course, International Committee of the Red Cross and World Health Organization. Geneva, Switzerland.
  • 2020 - PresPediatric Emergency Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics
  • 2022Certificate, HICS-101, Hospital Incident Command System Scenario Based
  • 2022Certificate, IS-100C: Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100
  • 2022Certificate, IS-200: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, ICS 200

Honors and Awards

  • Doc Wasserman Personality Tie Award, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri2017
  • Jane F. Knapp, MD Award for Excellence in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri2017
  • Pediatric Critical Care Award, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri2017
  • EU Strong Award, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri2018
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, Subspecialty, Department of Pediatrics, St. Louis Children's Hospital2020
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine Teaching Award, Emergency Medicine Residency, Barnes Jewish Hospital2020
Last updated: 09/29/2022
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