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Shareen Kelly, MD, Program Director


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Shareen Kelly is a graduate of Calvin College and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.  She completed her pediatric residency and chief residency at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, PA.  She joined the Section of Ambulatory Pediatrics as a faculty member in the Hahnemann University pediatrics residency program, teaching outpatient clinical pediatrics.  

Since 1996, she has served as a faculty member in the Section of General Pediatrics and is currently an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Drexel University College of Medicine. She actively teaches and mentors residents, starting first at a satellite clinic for St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, and then on the main campus starting in 2007.  In 2009, Dr. Kelly became the director of the resident continuity clinic.  Her academic work has focused on development and implementation of a comprehensive outpatient pediatrics curriculum, working with other faculty in the section.  Parts of the curriculum have been the focus of research studies presented at national meetings (Pediatric Academic Societies) and published in MedEdPortal.  

Dr. Kelly's other academic pursuits have included collaborations with the American Academy of Pediatrics and other residency programs,  developing training modules for residents around the issues of plain language usage in clinical settings, vaccine safety and hesitancy,  and mental health screening tools for outpatient pediatric practice. Dr. Kelly has also served as one of the developers, as well as the director, of the "Teach" rotation for senior residents, coordinating their activities and mentoring them through the various exercises, such as bedside teaching, small group presentations, development of precepting skills, and delivering accurate and helpful feedback.  She also developed and directs our Primary Care Pathway, our approach to the individualized curriculum for residents wishing to pursue primary care careers.


Blair Dickinson, MD, MS, Associate Program Director


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Blair Dickinson is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Drexel University College of Medicine, and received a Master of Science degree in Physiology and Biophysics from Georgetown University. After completing pediatric residency training and chief residency at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, she joined the Section of Hospital Medicine. She is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Drexel University College of Medicine and a member of Alpha Omega Alpha. 

She was the 2015 recipient of the Mary DeWitt Pettit, M.D. Fellowship, supporting her research in smoking cessation efforts in the inpatient setting. Her other scholarly work focuses on leadership skills and professional development. She has presented workshops on mentoring, as well as team dynamics and novel approaches to teaching multilevel learners, at the national meetings of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) and Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics (COMSEP). 

She is Co-Chair of the planning committee of the APPD's Chief Resident Forum. As an Associate Program Director, she focuses her efforts on supporting residents in their clinical and academic development. She is the chairperson of the House Staff Selection Committee and responsible for coordinating resident recruitment and orientation.

 

Laurence Feinstein, MD, Associate Program Director


Laurence Feinstein Head Shot.jpgLaurence Feinstein is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park and Sackler School of Medicine NY State/American Program at Tel Aviv University. He completed pediatric residency training at Children's National Health System in Washington DC and fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Columbia University Medical Center in New York. After completing fellowship training he joined the Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children.  He is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Drexel University College of Medicine.  

Dr. Feinstein was the recipient of the Oberfield Prize for Basic Science Research at Columbia University and the Neurogastroenterology and Motility Prize awarded by The North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. His major clinical and academic interests are related to functional GI and motility disorders in children. As an Associate Program Director of the residency program, he focuses of supporting resident academic and career development and is the Chair of the Scholarly Oversight Committee.


Kheyandra Lewis, MD, Associate Program Director


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Kheyandra Lewis is a graduate of Philadelphia University and Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, and is in the process of completing coursework towards a Master of Medical Education degree from the University of Cincinnati. After completing pediatric residency training and chief residency at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, she joined the Section of Hospital Medicine. She is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Drexel University College of Medicine. 

Dr. Lewis has been a key faculty member in I-PASS, studying structured family-centered rounds. Her research interests focus on faculty development and feedback, and she is an Assistant Director of the simulation program. As an Associate Program Director, she is developing a curriculum for Chief Residents to cultivate leadership and educator skills, and is the Chair of the Clinical Competency Committee.


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