Faculty Profile

Katherine Thompson
Section of Geriatrics
Professor of Medicine
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Academic Interests

Dr. Thompson's academic interests are focused on geriatrics workforce training, geriatrics education and community education.

Clinical Interests

Frailty, multimorbidity, dementia and primary care for older adults.


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  • BA, 1997, Scripps College, Biology
  • MD, 2005, University of Chicago
  • Residency, 2008, University of Chicago, Internal Medicine
  • Cheif Resident, 2009, University of Chicago, Ambulatory
  • Fellowship, 2010, University of Chicago, Geriatrics