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Dr. Deborah Lehman


Dr. Deborah Lehman is Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medici​​ne, Clinical Director of the division of pediatric infectious diseases at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She received her M.D. from UCLA School of Medi​cine, did her pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, and completed her pediatric infectious diseases fellowship at both UCLA and UCSF. She serves as the pediatric clerkship site director for third year medical students at Cedars-Sinai and is the pediatric clerkship chair at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. 

Dr. Chandler Todd
University of New Mexico​

Dr. Chandler Todd is the Clerkship Director at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Her undergraduat​​e medical degree is from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and she completed her Pediatrics residency at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine; Children's Memorial Hospital in 2001. 

Dr. Daniel Schumacher

Boston Combined Residency Program

​Dr. Dan Schumacher is an associate program director at the Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics, the residency program of Boston Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center.  He has been involved with medical student and resident activities of the AAP since hi​s days as a medical student and has previously chaired the AAP Medical Student Subcommittee.  He loves talking with students about finding the right fit in a residency program to meet their personal style and interests.

​Dr. Nicole Black

University of Florida

Dr. Black received her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency at Children’s National Me​dical Center in Washington, D.C.  She went on to do a chief residency year at The Barbara Bush’s Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center. She spent two years working as a community hospitalist for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and joined the University of Florida faculty in 2005, becoming the residency program director in 2010. Her professional areas of interest include incorporating technology into resident and medical student education, patient- and family-centered rounds, and breastfeeding. 

​Dr. Pradip Patel

University of Louisville

Dr. Pradip D. Patel is a Professor of Pediatrics in the division of general pediatrics at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, and he serves as one of the SOM’s Academic Advisory Deans. He embraces teaching as an opportunity to inspire and empower. As an educator, it is his goal to enhance learning as a transformative experience. He is interested in curriculum innovation utilizing technology, the expansion of social media in medical education and humanism in medicine. He tweets @Pradip4Peds​

​Dr. Terry Kind

Children’s National Hospital Medical Center

Terry Kind, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Children’s National and the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences where she is currently the Assistant Dean for Clinical Education, having served as the Director of Pediatrics Medical Student Education from 2008-2015.  She practices primary care pediatrics at a community-based health center in Southeast Washington, DC. Her professional interests include medical education, reflective practice, lifelong learning, and social media and professionalism.  She blogs at and tweets @Kind4Kids

Dr. Benjamin Miller

Children’s Hospital Pittsburgh

Dr. Ben Miller earned his Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Yale University and his Medical Doctorate from the Universit​y of Pittsburgh. Since completing his Pediatrics residency and year of chief residency at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC in 2008, he has worked as a Pediatric Hospitalist and Diagnostic Specialist at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. He currently serves as an Associate Program Director of the Pediatric Residency Training Program.  He resides with his wife and two daughters in a suburb of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Warren Seigel

Coney Island Hospital

Dr. Warren Seigel is Chairman of Pediatrics and Director of Adolescent Medicine at Coney Island Hospital, Brooklyn, New York and is an associate professor of Clinical Pediatrics at SUNY-Health Science Center at Brooklyn. He founded the Division of Adolescent Medicine, and currently serves as the Director of Adolescent Medicine for Coney Island Hospital, Maimonides Infants and Children's Hospital, and Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York. He is past president of NY State Chapter 2- District II of the American Academy of Pediatrics . He has served on the AAP's Executive Committee for the Section of Adolescent Health and the National Committee on Adolescence. He was recently re-elected for the second term as the Vice-Chair of NY State for the American Academy of Pediatrics. 

​Dr. Teri Turner

Baylor College of Medicine

Teri L. Turner, M.D., M.P.H., M.Ed. is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and a member of the section of Academic General Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine.  She currently serves as the Vice ​Chair of Education for the Department of Pediatrics.  Dr. Turner is also the Associate Director of House Staff Education, Director of the Academic General Pediatrics Fellowship, and Director of the Center for Research, Innovation and Scholarship-Department of Pediatrics.  She has received numerous awards recognizing her educational excellence and leadership, including the 2014 Academic Pediatric Association Teaching Award. 

​Dr. Rick Hobbs

University of North Carolina

Rick Hobbs is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at UNC, where he is employed as a hospitalist and is active in resident and medical student education.  He has a particular interest in Latino and international health, as well as caring for the underserved.  He has been Director of Medical Student Education in Pediatrics at UNC since 2014.

Dr. Timothy Gibson
University of Massachusetts

Dr. Timothy Gibson grew up outside of Boston, and knew he wanted to work with children at an early age. He attended medical school at the University of Mas​sachusetts, where he stayed to complete his residency. He went on to become the first hospitalist in the Pediatrics department at Umass. Since 2010, he has been a mentor in Umass’ Learning Communities, and he has served in administrative roles within both the Pediatrics clerkship and Pediatric Residency at Umass. He lives in Sterling, MA with his wife and give children. 

Dr. Tabitha Watts
Cook County Hospital

Dr. Tabitha Watts is a pediatrician in private practice on the southwest side of Chicago. She also works in the Pediatric Emergency Department at John Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook Count​y. She is currently the President of St Anthony Hospital's PHO. She completed medical school at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland Ohio and completed her Pediatric Residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, IL.​