Dr. Kate Williamson is a pediatrician at Southern Orange Country Pediatric Associates (SOCPA). She grew up in Huntington Beach, completed her bachelor’s degree at Pomona College, and then medical school at UC San Francisco.
She has been active in the AAP-OC since her pediatric residency at CHOC Children’s Hospital where she served for 2 years as the Section on Physician Trainees (SOPT) District IX leader. She also spent a month rotation in the AAP Legislative Office in Washington, D.C. advocating for children’s health issues.
Since residency, she has served in leadership roles in AAP-OC Chapter 4: SGA (State Governmental Affairs) representative, Treasurer, Vice President, and now President. She is also a national media representative for the AAP.
Dr. Williamson has specific interests in school health, mental health, and nutrition. In her free time she loves to travel and spend as much time as possible outdoors running, swimming, rock climbing, bike riding, and scuba diving.