Katherine Miller, MD

Kathe Miller DS

Katherine Miller, MD


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Kathe Miller, MD is a family physician at the Windsor Street Health Center in Cambridge, where she is doctor to multiple generations of the families under her care. She works with a multicultural patient population with whom she speaks Spanish and Portuguese, and she is learning Haitian Kreyol. She sees patients of all ages including newborns and pregnant women and provides intrapartum and newborn care at the Cambridge Hospital. Dr. Miller hosts many students from all years of medical training, to introduce them to the delight of community based longitudinal primary care.

Dr. Miller is originally from Tucson, Arizona where she completed medical school and residency training. She moved to Massachusetts in 2000 after completing a six-month Fulbright project teaching medical education in Argentina. Since her arrival in Boston, Dr. Miller spent 17 years on the faculty of the Tufts/Cambridge Health Alliance family medicine residency and spent three years as the Family Medicine predoctoral director for Tufts medical school. She has been the Family Medicine advisor at Harvard Medical School for more than 10 years, where she is an Assistant Professor of Medicine. She is the inaugural director of the HMS Home for Family Medicine since its creation in 2017. In addition to the above, Dr. Miller spent 3 years directing the Foundational Continuity Clinic, a required first-year course within the Practice of Medicine course and as of AY22 will assume directorship of the Introduction to the Profession course at Harvard Medical School. She continues as site director and teacher in the Foundational Continuity Clinic and is a 15-year veteran teacher for the Primary Care Clerkship at HMS. She directs the Shiprock New Mexico elective with the Indian Health Service, both of the HMS Boston-based electives in Family Medicine, and is a member of the HMS admissions committee.

In 2011 Dr. Miller was named Preceptor of the Year by the Massachusetts Academy of Family Physicians and in 2012 was named Family Physician of the Year by the same organization. Dr. Miller was also honored by the Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care in 2012, receiving the Excellence in Primary Care Teaching award and in 2020 was awarded an A. Clifford Barger Excellence in Mentoring award by Harvard Medical School.