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Kathryn N Silva
 

Kathryn N Silva M.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Medicine
knovello@medicine.umaryland.edu
Location: UMMC, Room N13W46
Phone: (410) 328-7604
Fax: (410) 328-7607

Research Interests:

As an academic hospitalist and clinician educator, I predominantly care for hospitalized patients and teach residents, interns and students. My focus is on teaching evidence-based medicine and bringing it to the bedside. I also precept residents in the outpatient setting. In addition, I teach first year students in the Introduction to Clinical Medicine course. 

As a consultant, I assist the surgical and psychiatric services with optimal perioperative management and care for general medical issues.

I am interested in patient safety and quality initiatives, and as such, I am a Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis Committee physician leader. I am also a member of the Medical Care Policy Committee.