Dr. Kass serves as the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Senior Military Medical Advisor for Creative Forces®: National Endowment for the Arts’ Military Healing Arts Network. She earned her BS in Biology from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA and her MD degree from George Washington University in Washington, DC. She is a retired Navy Family Physician who dedicated the last decade of her 23-year military career designing and implementing novel care programs for Wounded Warriors and served as the Officer in Charge of the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) from 2011 to 2015. While serving in this capacity she developed an understanding and appreciation for the healing impacts of Creative Arts Therapies. Realizing the need to increase access, awareness and evidence of the impact of these therapies, Dr. Kass partnered with the National Endowment of the Arts to develop and expand Creative Forces.
Sara Kass, MD
Senior Military Medical Advisor for Creative Forces