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  • Sherilyn Smith, MD
    Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
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    Phone: (206) 987-2073

Dr. Smith’s interests are in medical education, teaching and curriculum development. She is currently the Director of the Infectious Disease Fellowship. Her primary responsibilities are curriculum development for the fellowship, coordination of teaching activities of infectious disease fellows, general mentoring of fellows, monitoring programmatic compliance with requirements necessary for board certification in Pediatric Infectious Disease, and implementing all requirements for continued certification of the fellowship program by the ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education). She works closely with the Research Director and Training Grant Principle Investigator (Dr. Frenkel) to coordinate all aspects of the training of our fellows.

Duke University, A.B., Spanish, 1984

Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine, 1989

University of California, San Diego, 1990-92

University of California, San Diego, Chief Residency, 1992-93

Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center/University of Washington, 1994-97

Smith, S, Fryer-Edwards, K, Diekema, DS and KE Braddock. Finding Effective Strategies of Teaching Ethics: A Comparison Trial of Two interventions. Acad Med 2004, 79: 265-271.

Goldstein, E, MacLaren C, Smith, S, Mengert, T ,Maestas, R., Foy H, Wenrich, M and PG Ramsey. Promoting Fundamental Clinical Skills in Medical Education Using a Compentency-based Small College Approach. Acad Med 2005;80: 423-433.

Fall LH, Berman NB, Smith S, White CB, Woodhead JC and Olson AL. Computer-assisted Learning In Pediatrics Project (CLIPP): Multi-institutional Development and Utilization of a Computer-assisted Learning Program for the Core Pediatric Clerkship. Acad Med 2005; 80; 847-55.

Smith, S and FC Bennett. Abstracts from the 2005 COMSEP Meeting: Implementation of a Curriculum to Teach the Pediatric Physical Examination. Teach Learn Med 2006; 18: 77-81.

Fall L, Berman NB, Levine D, Maloney C, Siegel B, Smith S, Wilke V. Abstracts from the 2005 COMSEP Meeting Student Perceptions of the Learning Effectiveness of CLIPP (Computer-Assisted Learning in Pediatrics Project) Cases During the Pediatric Clerkship. Teach Learn Med 2006; 18: 77-81.

Whipple, ME, Barlow, DB, Smith, S and Goldstein, EA. Early Introduction of Clinical Skills Improves Medical Student Comfort at the Start of Third year Clerkships. Acad Med 2006;81(10 Suppl):S40-43.

Smith, S, Hanson, J, Tewksbury, L, Talib, N, Harris, M, Christy, C, Beck, G, Wolf, F. Teaching Patient Communication Skills to Medical Students A Review of Randomized Controlled Trials. Eval Health Profes (in press).

Smith. S (2003). Mandy: A 16-year-old with Abdominal Pain. In CLIPP: Computer –assisted Learning in Pediatrics Project eds. Fall and Berman (HSRA 1-D16-HP-00059-01). http:// www.clippcases.org

Doherty, D and Smith, S. (2004). Anton: A 1-year-old who isn’t walking. In CLIPP: Computer –assisted Learning in Pediatrics Project eds. Fall and Berman (HSRA 1-D16-HP-00059-01). http://www.clippcases.org

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