Kathryn Rowland, MD, MPHS
2022 Associate Junior Faculty Scholars
Katie Rowland is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery, Section of Pediatric Surgery, at the University of Chicago. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Baylor University, majoring as a University Scholar with an emphasis in biology and the medical humanities. She earned her Doctor of Medicine and Master of Population Health Science degrees from Washington University in Saint Louis. She completed her general surgery residency training at Washington University in Saint Louis and fellowship training in pediatric surgery at Oregon Health and Science University. At the University of Chicago she is a pediatric surgeon with a clinical emphasis on minimally invasive techniques. She has an interest in quality improvement in the delivery of pediatric surgical care. She has an academic research focus in moral and professional formation in medical education. She is a Faculty Fellow at the Hyde Park Institute and the course director of the Scholars in Ethics and Medicine program, where she teaches University of Chicago medical and undergraduate students in the cultivation of character, using a virtue ethics framework to promote flourishing as a physician and in life.