Katharina Hayes, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Katie Hayes joined the Paul C. Gaffney Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine in 2018 after spending two years in private practice in the Pittsburgh community and one year as a community Pediatric Hospitalist in Cleveland. A UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh residency graduate, Hayes is actively involved as a clinician-educator through her role as a teaching attending as part of the division’s evening hospitalist group. Her academic interests include quality improvement and resident and medical student education. Hayes is the co-director for the third-year Pediatrics Clerkship at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Professional and Scientific Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 2012-Present

Education & Training

  • BS, Biochemistry, magna cum laude, Bates College, 2006
  • MD, Tulane University, 2012
  • Residency in Pediatrics, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 2012-2015

Selected Publications

Neville, DN; Hayes, KR; Ivan, Y; McDowell, ER; Pitetti, RD. Double-blind randomized controlled trial of intranasal dexmedetomidine versus intranasal midazolam as anxiolysis prior to pediatric laceration repair in the emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 April 30. PMID: 27129606. 

Full Publication List via NIH PubMed »