Dr. Kathy W. Smith is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. She is Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education and Associate DIO in the College of Medicine.
Dr. Smith earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from Arizona State University and Medical Degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She completed residency training in psychiatry and fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of Arizona and joined the faculty in 2006. She has specialized training in the assessment and treatment of perinatal mood disorders and in working with transgender and gender nonconforming youth.
Dr. Smith provides clinical care and supervises medical students, residents, and fellows at Banner University Medical Center and the Crisis Response Center. She is a member of the Association of Medical Education Scholars (AMES) and in involved in educational research and faculty development in both undergraduate and graduate medical education.
Smith KW, Amini R, Banerjee M, Clemens C. The Feasibility of Blinding Residency Programs to USMLE Step 1 Scores During GME Application, Interview, and Match Process, (Accepted January 7, 2021).
Amini R, Laughlin BS, Smith KW, Siwik VP, Adamas-Rappaport WJ, Fantry GT. “’Flipped Classroom’ for Academic and Career Advising: An Innovative Technique for Medical Student Advising”, Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 9:371-376, 2018.