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Katherine A. Recka, MD

Assistant Professor

Locations

  • Froedtert Hospital
  • Zablocki VA Medical Center
  • Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital
  • Zablocki VA Medical Center

Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Languages

  • English

Contact Information

Education

  • MD - Doctor of Medicine

Biography

Katherine Recka, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Division of Hematology and Oncology, specializing in hospice and palliative medicine at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center. She graduated from the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2006. Dr. Recka completed a residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics through the Medical College of Wisconsin and Affiliated Hospitals in 2010 and a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at the University of Michigan in 2011. Dr. Recka is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and has an interest in bioethics and in quality improvement.

Ongoing Palliative Medicine Clinical and Scholarship Projects

  • QI mentor for fellows and PC faculty
  • Past projects presented at national meetings include Implementing Screening Criteria for Unmet Palliative Care Needs in the VA ICU; Standardized Hand-Off Tools
  • Chairperson, Bereaved Family Survey QI Committee at the Zablocki VA Medical Center
  • Member, Bioethics Committee at the Zablocki VA Medical Center

Research Interests