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Katherine Remick, M.D., FAAP


University of Texas Medical Branch


Residency/Chief Residency, Pediatrics
Washington University, St. Louis

Fellowship, Pediatric Emergency Medicine & EMS
Los Angeles County, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center


Katherine Remick, M.D., FAAP, leads quality, innovation and outreach strategy in the Department of Pediatrics at Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin. She is also co-director of the National EMS for Children Innovation and Improvement Center, medical director for San Marcos/Hays County EMS System, co-director of the National Pediatric Readiness Project and a core member of the Prehospital Pediatric Readiness Steering Committee. Both a pediatric emergency medicine and EMS physician, she is the lead author on the national joint policy statement “Pediatric Readiness in the Emergency Department” and co-author of the joint policy statement “Pediatric Readiness in EMS Systems.” She works collaboratively with national stakeholders and their respective organizations to develop a strategic plan and coordinate national efforts focused on pediatric readiness in emergency care systems.

Using quality improvement science as an underpinning of her work, Remick has led numerous large-scale national quality improvement collaboratives. She is the medical director for the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians’ Emergency Pediatric Care course and a member of the governor’s EMS and Trauma Advisory Council Medical Director’s Committee. She has lectured across the United States and internationally on a variety of topics related to pediatric emergency care, prehospital care and quality improvement efforts. Remick is triple Board-certified in pediatrics, pediatric emergency medicine and emergency medical services. Her primary focus is system-level readiness to support delivery of high quality emergency care to children across the health care continuum.

Professional Affiliations
  • Emergency Medical Services for Children Innovation & Improvement Center
  • National Pediatric Readiness Quality Initiative
    Executive Director
  • National Pediatric Readiness Project
  • San Marcos/Hays County EMS System
    Medical Director
  • Dell Medical School EMS Fellowship
    Faculty Member
Awards & Honors
  • Marianne Gausche-Hill Teaching/Mentorship Award
    Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, 2020