Dr. Kate Dahl specializes in working with children and families who are affected by medical illness. She has practiced at Stanford since 2014 and is the primary pediatric psychologist for the dialysis, kidney transplant, and liver transplant medical teams. Her work often focuses on adjustment to new diagnosis, coping with illness and treatment, and adherence to the medical regimen. She is particularly interested in the experience of adolescents with chronic medical conditions and leads groups for teens who have received kidney and liver transplants.

Clinical Focus

  • Liver and kidney transplant
  • Dialysis
  • Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

Professional Education

  • PhD Training: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (2011) IL
  • BA, Georgetown University (2004)
  • PhD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (2013)
  • Internship, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and the Children's Health Council (2013)
  • Fellowship: Stanford Univ Hosp - Psychiatry (2014) CA