Kim Harmon, MD

Team Physician, University of Washington; Pac 12 SAHWBI Research Development Director

    Dr. Harmon is board certified in Family Practice and has a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine. She grew up in the Seattle area and then attended the University of Notre Dame where she was a student athletic trainer and played basketball. She attended Indiana University School of Medicine, spending her first two years at the Notre Dame Campus and during that time serving as the head athletic trainer at St. Mary’s College. She completed her residency at Memorial Family Practice Residency in South Bend, IN where she was Chief Resident and received the Mead Johnson Award for Graduate Medical Education. She was the Head Team Physician at St. Mary’s College during that time. She completed the Ball Memorial Hospital Primary Care Sports Medicine fellowship in Muncie, IN before moving back to Seattle.

    Since that time, she has worked at the University of Washington and currently practices at the Sports Medicine Center at Husky Stadium. She has been a UW team physician since 1998. Currently, she is the Head Football Team Physician at UW and team physician at Bishop Blanchet High School.

    Dr. Harmon is a Professor in the Department of Family Practice and Departments of Family Medicine and Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. She is also the head of the Sports Medicine section in the Department of Family Medicine. She lectures on a local, regional, and national level, and is on the editorial board of the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

    Dr. Harmon is active on a national level. She is a past President of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and currently sits on the board of the AMSSM Foundation. She is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and a member of the American Academy of Family Practice. She has been a member of the NCAA Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sport committee and serves as a consultant to the NCAA on special projects.

    Research Interests
    Dr. Harmon’s research interests include tendinopathy, the use of ultrasound in sports medicine, sudden death in athletes, and concussions in athletes.

    Personal Interests
    She is the mother of four boys. She and her husband, Mike, enjoy boating, playing, watching and coaching sports and socializing with friends.