Katherine Peeler, MD


Medical Director, Harvard Medical School Asylum Clinic
Instructor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Attending Physician, Division of Medical Critical Care, Boston Children’s Hospital

Dr. Peeler is an attending physician in the Division of Medicine Critical Care at Boston Children’s Hospital. As a member of the Asylum Network, Dr. Peeler provides pro bono medical evaluations to gather physical evidence of the torture or abuse alleged by asylum seekers. She has recently joined our HMS PHR chapter as one of our faculty advisors and is our lead advisor in the creation of a forthcoming HMS student-run Asylum Clinic. She received her undergraduate degree at Georgetown University, her medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School, her residency at the University of Michigan and completed her fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital.