Katherine Miller
Katherine Miller, MD
Co-Director, Program in Family Medicine at the HMS Center for Primary Care

Kathe Miller, MD is a family physician at the Windsor Street Health Center in Cambridge where she provides care to multiple generations of largely immigrant families. She sees patients of all ages including newborns and pregnant women and provides intrapartum and newborn care at the Cambridge Hospital. Dr. Miller hosts many students from all years of medical training, to introduce them to the delight of longitudinal primary care medicine.

Dr. Miller is originally from Tucson, Arizona where she completed medical school and residency training.  She works with a multicultural patient population with whom she speaks fluent Spanish and medical Portuguese and is learning Haitian Kreyol. She moved to Massachusetts in 2000 after completing a six-month Fulbright project teaching medical education in Argentina. Since her arrival in Boston, Dr. Miller spent 17 years on the faculty of the Tufts/Cambridge Health Alliance family medicine residency and spent three years as the Family Medicine predoctoral director for Tufts medical school.   She has been the Family Medicine advisor at Harvard for the last 10 years, where she is an Assistant Professor of Medicine.  She is the inaugural director of the HMS Home for Family Medicine since its creation in 2017.  In addition to the above, Dr. Miller directs the Foundational Continuity Clinic, a required first-year course within the Practice of Medicine course.  She is an active teacher in the Foundational Continuity Clinic and a 15-year veteran teacher for the Primary Care Clerkship at HMS.  She directs the Shiprock New Mexico elective with the Indian Health Service, both of the HMS Boston-based electives in Family Medicine, and is a member of the HMS admissions committee.

In 2011 Miller was named Preceptor of the Year by the Massachusetts Academy of Family Physicians and in 2012 was named Family Physician of the Year by the same organization. Miller was also honored by the Harvard Center for Primary Care in 2012, receiving the Excellence in Primary Care Teaching award.