Rachel Katz, MD


Dr. Katz completed her undergraduate studies at Northwestern University, completing a bachelor of science in religion and communication studies with a focus in dance technique and pre-medical studies. During her years at Northwestern, she served as the Northwest Gateway Science Workshop's head physics tutor, was awarded the School of Communication's Award for Departmental Excellence, and the Communication Century Scholar Award. She completed her medical degree at Case Western University, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, and graduated with honors in all clinical rotations. She was the CWRU SOM 2012 nominee for the national Leah M. Dickstein Women in Psychiatry Award, was awarded the Irving Rothchild Award for Excellence in Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, and was a featured lecturer in the school's Foundation's of Clinical Medicine course. She also created and led an elective for burnout prevention in first-year medical students, later adopted as part of the permanent medical curriculum. She is a classically trained ballet dancer, ballroom dancer and vocalist, and lives in New Haven with her husband Ben, also a resident at Yale New Haven.

Education & Training

MD Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (2013)
BS Northwestern University, Religion, Communication Sciences, Dance (2008)

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