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photo Katherine Foust, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine


Phone: 412-232-5918

Office: UPMC Mercy, Ste. 2193
1400 Locust Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-232-5918
Fax: 412-232-5689
Administrative Assistant:
Adam Kramer
Phone: 412-232-5918
Fax: 412-232-3024
Education and Training
BA Sociology & Biology, Washington and Jefferson College (Washington, PA), 2002
MD, Temple University School of Medicine (Philadelphia & Pittsburgh, PA), 2006
Internal Medicine Residency, Western Pennsylvania Hospital (Pittsburgh, PA), 2009
Clinical Interest
Dr. Foust is a Clinical Associate Professor and staff hospitalist in the Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Hospital Medicine. She attended Temple University School of Medicine before completing a residency in internal medicine at Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh. Dr. Foust joined the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh in 2010, working first in the Department of Critical Care Medicine before joining the Section of Hospital Medicine in 2017. Dr. Foust also specializes in palliative care medicine, currently serving as the Associate Medical Director for Palliative and Support Services and Palliative Care Physician at UPMC Mercy. Dr. Foust also serves as Director of the Internal Medicine Clerkship and serves on several committees at UPMC Mercy, including the ethics committee.
Notable Achievements
Patient Experience Champion of the Month, University of Pittsburgh Division of General Internal Medicine, May 2020
Teaching Attending of the Year, 2009-2010
Teaching Attending Medical Student Teaching Award, 2009-2010
Resident Excellence in Student Teaching Award, 2007-2008, 2008-2009
Dr. Wael Jawhari Golden Pen Award, 2007-2008