Dr. Kate Madden graduated from Brown University and Washington University Medical School at Saint Louis. She completed pediatrics residency, chief residency and pediatric critical care fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital. She is currently an attending physician in the division of critical care, and an Instructor in the department of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Madden has studied various areas of clinical research, including, vitamin D deficiency in critically ill children and it’s association with severity of illness and sepsis, delirium and sedation in pediatric critical illness. After completing a research fellowship at Harvard Medical School in 2012 with a Master’s of Medical Science, she has been leading quality improvement initiatives in the division, specifically in the area of sepsis, as well as conducting clinical research projects. Dr. Madden is an active participant in the national Improving Pediatric Sepsis Outcomes collaborative (Children’s Hospital Association) as a member of the Boston Children’s Hospital steering committee, and the physician leader for the division of critical care.