Katie Henderson, MD, is vice president and chief medical officer of Barnes-Jewish Hospital. She served as assistant chief medical officer of Barnes-Jewish since 2008, and, in 2016, her role expanded to include executive director, Clinical Outcomes and Quality. During that time, Dr. Henderson led multiple safety and quality initiatives in collaboration with Washington University School of Medicine colleagues to provide exceptional care for our patients.
In her chief medical officer role, Dr. Henderson oversees Patient Safety & Quality, Outcomes & Quality Analytics, Graduate Medical Education and Medical Staff Services, Operational Excellence, Clinical Effectiveness, Pharmacy, Transplant Services and IT Operations.
She is also an attending physician in the Barnes-Jewish Primary Care Medicine Clinic. More recently, Dr. Henderson has co-led a BJC task force working to eliminate health disparities in the population we serve.
Dr. Henderson received her medical degree from the University of Minnesota. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Barnes-Jewish and joined the faculty of the Washington University Department of Medicine.