Kate Kirley, MD, MS

Director of Chronic Disease Prevention, Improving Health Outcomes group, American Medical Association (AMA), Chicago, Illinois

After graduating from the University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Dr. Kirley completed her family medicine residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)/Illinois Masonic Medical Center. She subsequently completed a research fellowship at the University of Chicago. Currently, she serves as the lead clinician for the AMA’s diabetes prevention initiatives. Prior to joining the AMA, Dr. Kirley was a practicing family physician and health services researcher at NorthShore University HealthSystem, and a clinical assistant professor in the University of Chicago’s Department of Family Medicine. She also served as assistant director of NorthShore’s Quality and Patient Safety Fellowship and as assistant director of the Ambulatory Primary Care Innovations Group, a practice-based research network.