Heather A. McPhillips

Heather A. McPhillips, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Associate Residency Director, Pediatrics

4800 Sandpoint Way NE, Mailstop A5950
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: (206) 987-2525
Email: heather.mcphillips@seattlechildrens.org
Seattle Children's Profile

Leadership Roles

Associate Director, Pediatric Residency Program, University of Washington

Clinical, Research and/or Teaching Responsibilities

Dr. McPhillips was a medical student at the University of Chicago where she graduated with honors. She then completed her pediatric residency at University of California San Francisco in 1997. She moved to Seattle in 1998 to begin a general academic pediatric fellowship and has been here ever since. She has been Associate Residency Director for the past 10 years and in this capacity is the director of intern selection and recruitment, works on curriculum development and evaluation, faculty development, and resident mentoring as well as the many other tasks involved in helping to run a residency program. Dr. McPhillips spends her clinical time working as a general pediatrician at the UW Roosevelt Pediatric Care Center and as a preceptor in continuity clinic as well as attending on the general medicine wards at Seattle Children’s Hospital and in the newborn nursery at the University of Washington. Her research interests have focused on medical education and patient safety. She is currently enrolled in the Teaching Scholars program at the University of Washington for 2010-11 and is focusing her research this year on promoting resiliency in resident physicians.

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Division Chief

Mangione-Smith, Rita M., MD, MPH


Baker, Barbara J., MN, ARNP, IBCLC
Bell, Shaquita L., MD
Bennett-Kaufman, Molly, ARNP
Bergman, Abraham, MD
Bledsoe, Julia M., MD
Burton Cahn, Monique, MD
Caldwell, Christine, MD
Capron, Molly , MD, MPH
Christakis, Dimitri A., MD, MPH
Danielson, Benjamin S., MD
Davies, Julian K., MD
Denno, Donna M., MD, MPH
Ebel, Beth E., MD, MSc, MPH
Feldman, Kenneth W., MD
Gillenwater, Kari, MD, MPH
Grant, Abigail, MD
Grow, H. Mollie Greves, MD, MPH
Henne, Heather M., MD
Hofstetter, Annika M., MD, PhD, MPH
Jenny, Carole, MD, MBA
Johnston, Brian D., MD, MPH
Karr, Catherine J., MD, PhD, MS
Kertesz, Cynthia T., MD, FAAP
Kohl, Julie, MD
Lewis, Charlotte W., MD, MPH
Lion, K. Casey, MD, MPH
Liu, Lenna L., MD, MPH
McCarty, Carolyn A., PhD
McPhillips, Heather A., MD, MPH
Melzer, Sanford M., MD, MBA
Mendoza, Jason A, MD, MPH
Morelli, Sheryl A., MD, MS
Moreno, Megan A, MD, MS Ed, MPH
Opel, Douglas J., MD, MPH
Pak-Gorstein, Suzinne, MD, MPH, PhD
Park, Kathleen J, MD, MPH
Pew, Cathy, MD
Quitiquit, Celeste , MD
Richardson, Laura P., MD, MPH
Rivara, Frederick P., MD, MPH
Saelens, Brian E., PhD
Sathyanarayana, Sheela, MD, MPH
Stein, Mark A, Ph.D. ABPP
Stout, James W., MD, MPH
Tandon, Pooja S., MD
Taylor, James A., MD
Vavilala, Monica S., MD
Wiester, Rebecca T., MD
Wolf, Elizabeth R.
Wright, Davene R., PhD
Wright, Jeffrey A., MD, FAAP
Yasuda, Kyle E., MD
Zhou, Chuan, PhD


Bryan, Mersine, MD
Dawson-Hahn, Elizabeth E, MD
Malik, Faisal S, MD, MS
Waite, Whitney M, MD, MPH

Administrative Staff

Hamilton, Maria
Koshi, Yvonne N.
Musar, Cyndi
Sargent, Sue
Schedler, Noreen, MEd
Shuey, Suzanne