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Department of Internal Medicine
K Porter_Williamson

Karin Porter-Williamson, MD

Title(s)
Associate Professor, section head and Medical Director for Palliative Care services
Division
General and Geriatric Medicine
Phone
(913) 588-3807
Email
kporter-williamson@kumc.edu
Fax
(913) 588-3877
Specialty
Palliative Medicine
Clinical Interests
The promotion and integration of  high quality, patient centered Palliative Care for patients and families dealing with progressive illness and life change.
Research Interests
Integration of Palliative Medicine Principles into the structure, process, and outcomes of medical delivery systems; Integration of Palliative Medicine curricula into medical education
EDUCATION
Medical School
University of Kansas Medical Center, 1994-1998
Internship
University of Kansas Internal Medicine, 1998-1999
Residency
University of Kansas Internal Medicine, 1999-2001
Chief resident, University of Kansas Dept of Internal Medicine, 2001-2002
Fellowship(s)
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship, San Diego Hospice and Palliative Care, San Diego, CA, 2002-2003
Certifications
  • ABIM, 2001
  • AAHPM, 2003
Faculty Appointment Date
July 1, 2003