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Katherine Courtright, MD

Katherine Courtright, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dr. Courtright is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Pulmonary Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Critical Care Medicine, 2016
  • Internal Medicine, 2011
  • Pulmonary Disease, 2014

Additional Certification:

  • Critical Care, 2016

Clinical Expertise:

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Advanced Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
  • Arterial Line Placement
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Hypotension
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Needle Procedure
  • Pulmonary Embolism (Pulmonary Embolus)
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sepsis (Septicemia)
  • Status Epilepticus
  • Third Degree Burn
  • Ventilator Dependent

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Temple University
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, National American Thoracic Society, International CMS-MACRA, National Society for Medical Decision Making, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Courtright is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Medicine Rittenhouse Long-Term Acute Care Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Courtright KR, Chivers C, Becker M, Regli SH, Pepper LC, Draugelis ME, O'Connor NO: Electronic health record mortality prediction model for targeted palliative care among hospitalized medical patients: A pilot quasi-experimental study Journal of General Internal Medicine : 2019.

Krutsinger DC, Yadav KN, Cooney E, Brooks S, Halpern SD, Courtright KR: A pilot randomized trial of five financial incentive strategies to increase study enrollment and retention rates Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications : 2019.

Katherine Courtright, Erich Dress, Jaspal Singh, Brian Bayes, Steven Brooks, Elizabeth Cooney, Vanessa Madden and Scott Halpern: Prognosticating Outcomes and Nudging Decisions with Electronic Records in the ICU (PONDER-ICU) Trial: Implementation in a learning health system Health Care Systems Research Network Conference, Portland, Oregon : 2019.

Courtright KR, Benoit DD, Curtis JR: Focus on ethics and palliative care in the intensive care unit Intensive Care Medicine : 2019.

Weissman G, Ungar LH, Harhay MO, Courtright KR, Halpern SD: Construct validity of six sentiment analysis methods in the text of encounter notes of patients with critical illness Journal of Biomedical Informatics 89 : 114-121,2019.

Courtright KR and O'Connor NO: Towards scalable hospital-based palliative care: Challenges and opportunities for hospitalists Journal of Hospital Medicine 13 (12): 881-882,2018.

Courtright KR, Chivers C, Becker M, Regli SH, Draugelis M, O'Connor NO: Palliative Connect: Triggered Palliative Care Consultation Using an EHR Prediction Model Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) Annual Seminar, Orlando, FL : 2018.

Weissman GE, Yadav KN, Madden V, Courtright KR, Hart JL, Asch DA, Schapira MM, Halpern SD: Numeracy and Understanding of Quantitative Aspects of Predictive Models: A Pilot Study Applied Clinical Informatics 9 (3): 683-692,2018.

Weissman GE, Ungar LH, Courtright KR, Harhay MO, Goldberg DS, Halpern SD: Predictive validity of multidisciplinary sentiment in the text of clinical notes of patients with critical illness American Thoracic Society International Conference, San Diego, CA : 2018.

Courtright KR, Cassel JB, Halpern SD: A research agenda for high-value palliative care Annals of Internal Medicine 168 (1): 71-72,2018.

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Academic Contact Info

303 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Dr

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 746-0253
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)