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Natalie Karp, MD

Natalie Karp, MD

Director of Phase III of Medical School Curriculum
Clinical Science Year 4


Position Responsibilities

As co-leader of the Health Systems Science and Interprofessional Practice domain, Dr. Karp's focus is on developing an integrated curriculum for HSSIP for VTCSOM's Phase 2 comprising the M3 and M4 years. 

Professional Background

Dr. Karp joined Carilion Clinic and VTCSOM in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology after completing residency training at the University of Virginia and a fellowship at the University of Michigan in Urogynecology.  She has received national awards for outstanding teaching, and during her residency she received an award for outstanding professionalism by the UVA nurses. 

In addition to serving as our OBGYN clerkship director Dr. Karp is involved in direct teaching across the continuum of undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical education including faculty development for educators.  Her multiple teaching activities across all 4 years of our VTCSOM curriculum include LACE preceptor, didactic and small group instruction, and OSCE faculty instructor and evaluator.   

Dr. Karp’s community engagement includes serving as a Physician Thought Leader Community Advisor for Tech Girls, an international summer exchange program sponsored by the US Department of State to empower and inspire women from the United States, Central Asia and the Middle East and North Africa to pursue careers in science and technology.

Education and Training

  • University of Michigan: Fellowship in Urogynecology
  • University of Virginia: Residency
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine: MD
  • University of Richmond: BA