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Kathleen Smith

Professor of Anesthesiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology

 

Education:

Residency: Anesthesiology, University of North Carolina Hospitals (2007)
Medical School: MD, University of Florida College of Medicine (2003)
Undergraduate: BS, Biology, Clemson University (1999)
 

What was your greatest recent accomplishment?

Surviving life with the coronavirus, home schooling and constant mask wearing 🙂 I don’t know…

What national committees are you part of?

ASA Educational Tract Subcommittee for OB anesthesia
ASA Committee on Obstetric Anesthesia
SOAP Education Committee
SOAP Media Committee

What grants have you received?

Departmental grant for SOAP COVID in Pregnancy Registry

What honors have you received?

Faculty Teaching Honor Roll 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2018, 2019, 2020
Teacher of the Year Award 2011
UNC Anesthesiology Top Clinician-Researcher Honor Roll 2018, 2019
Fellow of the ASA (FASA)
Academy of Educators Honor Society

What leadership positions do you hold in the department?

Division Chief of Obstetric Anesthesia July 2020
Program Director of Obstetric Anesthesia Fellowship 2012-June 2020

What leadership positions do you hold in the School of Medicine?

Chair of PSQI for UNCH Adult Sedation Committee

What leadership positions do you hold in local, regional or national societies?

SOAP Newsletter Editor
Chair of the Newsletter Subcommittee of the SOAP Media Committee

New education, degrees, certifications, etc. obtained:

FASA

Expert skills:

Obstetric Anesthesiology
High risk maternal and fetal anesthesiologist
Neuraxial anesthesia

Twitter account:

@ksmith_kathleen