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Allison Kay, MD

Dr. Kay’s research has focused on improving clinical outcomes for patients after they have undergone major surgery for gynecologic malignancies. She has previously studied how to optimize peri-operative care through enhanced recovery pathways and timing and type of peri-operative chemotherapy administration.

 

Education/Training

2009

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH

BA

Chemistry

2015

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, United States

MD

Medicine

2019

University of Washington Seattle, WA, United States

Residency

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Anticipated 2023

University of California, San Francisco

Fellowship

Gynecologic Oncology

Achievements & Recognition

June, 2019 Best Chief Resident Teaching Award
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Voted on by the whole residency program for a graduating fourth year resident who is dedicated to and excels in resident education

June, 2019 Dr. David Figge Award
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Awarded the Dr. David Figge award by the Gynecologic Oncology department in recognition of my clinical/patient care while on service

May 2015 Jack and Edna Saphier Prize: for "most outstanding original contribution to the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology."

August 2014 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society: invited to join the society

April 2014 ACOG District I John Gibbons Medical Student Award: with a travel grant to attend the 2014 ACOG Annual Clinical Meeting.

February 2014 Charles Carpenter Traveling Fellowship: awarded grant funding to present original research at the 39th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons, order to travel to Kigali, Rwanda on an obstetric fistula surgical mission trip.

April 2013 Charles Carpenter Traveling Fellowship: awarded grant funding to present original research at the 38th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons, order to travel to Kigali, Rwanda on an obstetric fistula surgical mission trip.

June 2012 Reproductive Health Externship
Medical Students For Choice, Philadelphia, PA
Received funding from national Medical Students For Choice (MSFC)

June 2009 Merck Index Award
Chemistry Department of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH Recognized as one of four graduating students “who demonstrated outstanding achievement in the field of chemistry”

Selected Publications

Kay A, Venn M, Urban R, Gray H, Goff B. “Postoperative narcotic use in patients with ovarian cancer on an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) pathway.” Gynecologic Oncology , 2020;156(3):624-628

Kay A , Urban R, Gray H. “Intraperitoneal ports placed at the time of bowel resection for treatment of ovarian cancer: Complications and surgical outcomes.” Gynecologic Oncology, 2019;155(2):220-223

Ferrante K, Kay A , Kirby A. “Native Tissue Surgery for Prolapse versus Graft/Mesh Use: CurrentTrends in Reconstructive Surgery.” Current Obstetrics and Gynecology Reports , 2016;5(2):124-130

Kay A , Nishimwe A, Hampton BS. “Giving Voice to the Experiences of Rwandan Women With Urogenital Fistula.” Annals of Global Health , 2015;81(5):636-644

Kay A . “Personal Perspective: Remembering our impermanence.” Brown Medicine , May 2015

Washington BB, Raker CA, Kabeja GA, Kay A , Hampton BS. “Demographic and Delivery Characteristics Associated with Vaginal Fistula in Rwanda.” Int J Gynaecol Obstet, 2015;129:34-37

Hampton BS, Kay A , Pilzek A. “Urinary Fistula and Incontinence.” Semin Reprod Med, 2015;33(1):47-52

Kay A , Idrissa A, Hampton BS. “Epidemiologic profile of women presenting to the National Hospital of Niamey, Niger for vaginal fistula repair.” Int J Gynaecol Obstet, 2015;126(2):136-139

Kay A , Chen L, Sisti M, Monath T. “Short Report: Yellow Fever Vaccine Seroconversion in Travelers.” Am J Trop Med Hyg , 2011;85(4):748-749

Kay A . “The Synthesis of Carbon-Sulfur Bonds via Markovnikov Addition and Allylic and Benzylic Substitution by Thiophosphoric Acids.” Chemistry Department of Dartmouth College, 2009