Dr. Katharine

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Dr. Katharine Smart is a 20-year pediatrician who works primarily with children who have experienced trauma and adverse childhood events. A passionate advocate for improving services for all children, Katharine works in Whitehorse (Yukon) and has implemented a new collaborative model of pediatric care to serve marginalized children while also providing acute care in a hospital setting. Prior to moving to Canada’s North, she was a pediatric emergency medicine physician at the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary and the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. Dr. Smart currently serves as CMA President, the 10th woman to access the role in 154 years. She is a mom to two kids and a fur friend, a wife and an active member of her community.