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Education & Training

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 1993
    University Hospital-SUNY Health Science Center
  • Residency, Pediatrics, 1991
    University Hospital-SUNY Health Science Center
  • MD, 1988
    New York University School of Medicine
  • BS, 1984
    Georgetown University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Emergency Medicine

National Provider ID: 1073600045


Kathleen Brown, M.D., is Medical Director of the Emergency Medicine and Trauma Center at Children's National Hospital. Her clinical and research interests include pre-hospital care of children, family-centered care, and pediatric preparedness of emergency departments. She serves as the Children's National Site Principal investigator for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Dr. Brown also is the chair of the ACEP Pediatric Committee and project director for the DC EMSC State partnership grant.

Research & Publications

A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial of Dexamethasone for Bronchiolitis

(2007) New England Journal of Medicine

EMSC partnership for children, National Association of EMS Physicians model pediatric protocols 2003 revision

(2004) Prehosp Emerg Care

Patient and familycentered care and the role of the emergency physician providing care to a child in the emergency department

(2006) Pediatrics