Dr. Dorney's research interests include care of children with cervical spine injuries and other traumatic injuries and medical education. Her recent efforts have been focused on the epidemiology of pediatric trauma and spaced education as an alternative medical education tool.


Katie Dorney received her MD from UMass Medical School. She completed residency and chief residency in Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, and a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Dorney joined the faculty of the Division of Emergency Medicine at Children’s Hospital in 2014.


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  1. Dorney K, Dodington JM, Rees CA, Farrell CA, Hanson HR, Lyons TW, Lee LK. Preventing injuries must be a priority to prevent disease in the twenty-first century. Pediatr Res. 2020 01; 87(2):282-292. View abstract
  2. Rustici MJ, Wang VJ, Dorney KE, Nagler J, Jamil Madati P, Ziegler P, Roosevelt G. Application of Frequent, Spaced Multiple-choice Questions as an Educational Tool in the Pediatric Emergency Department. AEM Educ Train. 2020 Apr; 4(2):85-93. View abstract
  3. Lee M, George M, Dorney KE. Identifying a Disc-shaped Foreign Body. Clin Pract Cases Emerg Med. 2019 May; 3(2):174-175. View abstract
  4. Dorney K, Bachur RG. Febrile infant update. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2017 Jun; 29(3):280-285. View abstract
  5. Dorney K, Kimia A, Hannon M, Hennelly K, Meehan WP, Proctor M, Mooney DP, Glotzbecker M, Mannix R. Outcomes of pediatric patients with persistent midline cervical spine tenderness and negative imaging result after trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Nov; 79(5):822-7. View abstract
  6. Hannon M, Mannix R, Dorney K, Mooney D, Hennelly K. Pediatric cervical spine injury evaluation after blunt trauma: a clinical decision analysis. Ann Emerg Med. 2015 Mar; 65(3):239-47. View abstract
  7. Wong J, Dorney K, Hannon M, Steil GM. Cardiac output assessed by non-invasive monitoring is associated with ECG changes in children with critical asthma. J Clin Monit Comput. 2014 Feb; 28(1):75-82. View abstract