Dr. Kate Hawk


Lilburn, Georgia

Undergraduate Institution:

University of Georgia

Medical School:

Drexel University College of Medicine


Cycling, hiking, travel, yoga, live music, skiing and hanging out with my amazing husband.

Past life:

In my former life, I worked various jobs in the fields of substance abuse, mental health and neuroscience, lived in Alaska for a year and bolted to Central America at every opportunity.

Academic Interest:

I am specifically interested in health disparities and substance abuse and dependence, as well as violence prevention and the impact of violence on individuals and communities

Favorite activities in New Haven:

Hiking at Sleeping Giant State Park, biking up East Rock, bicycle commuting, beach time.

Why Yale’s Emergency Medicine Program:

Yale EM residency offers great training, supportive faculty, amazing co-residents, lots of ICU and elective time, outstanding food trucks and unparalleled opportunities in public and international health.

Random factoid:

I can pick up things with my toes.

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