Katherine Gergen Barnett, MD
Katherine joined the ACC Family Medicine Practice team in 2009 after completing her Family Medicine Residency Program and her chief residency at Boston University. Originally from Washington, D.C. Katherine attended Yale University School of Medicine. While at Yale, Katherine worked at the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine at the NIH (NCCAM) , studied holistic medicine with Dr. Andrew Weil, lived on a Pueblo Reservation, created a course for medical students on spirituality and medicine, and completed a fellowship studying a model of group prenatal care for underserved women. While at BUMC, she implemented this successful model of group prenatal care within the residency (Centering Pregnancy), served as chief resident, received the AAFP Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education, was published by STFM’s poetry and prose contest, and was awarded the Family Medicine Resident Award for Scholarship. In 2008, Katherine completed Jon Kabat-Zinn’s intensive Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) training at UMass Worcester. At the ACC, Katherine is the Director of the Integrative Medicine Clinical Services and also serves as a primary care clinician. Her primary interests are preventive medicine, nutrition, mindfulness-based stress reduction, women’s health, and group care. In her free time, Katherine enjoys running, reading, writing, cooking, spending time with friends, and being with her husband and two young children.