Academic General Pediatrics Fellowship Program Faculty
Peter G. Szilagyi, M.D., M.P.H.
Dr. Szilagyi is Division Chief of the Division of General Pediatrics, an Associate Director of the Center for Community Health, and an Associate Director of the Strong Children’s Research Center. He is a nationally renowned health services researcher and a leader in the fields of immunization delivery, healthcare financing, and care of children with chronic conditions.
Constance D. Baldwin, Ph.D.
Dr. Baldwin has a Ph.D. in English from Stanford University, and has worked in the setting of academic medicine research and education for 25 years with a focus on faculty development in scientific communications and education.
Laura P. Shone, M.S.W., Dr.P.H.
With a multidisciplinary background in social work, research, and public health policy, and a personal research focus on disparities in healthcare for vulnerable children, Dr. Shone mentors fellows on their research projects in health disparities.
Program Director, Family Medicine Fellowship Training
Colleen T. Fogarty, M.D., M.Sc.
Dr. Fogarty is trained in Family Medicine, Family Systems, and Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Her empirical work has focused on clinician patient communication, practice transformation, and residency training; she also publishes creative writing. A valued faculty mentor, she works across the biopsychosocial continuum of academics.
Faculty, Health Services Research Training
Jill S. Halterman, M.D., M.P.H.
Dr. Halterman is Associate Chair for Clinical Research in the Department of Pediatrics at the URMC and a graduate of the fellowship program. She has a nationally renowned research program in office and community-based asthma delivery.
Faculty, Disparities Research Training
Cheryl Kodjo, M.D., M.P.H.
Faculty, Community Pediatrics Training
Jeffrey M. Kaczorowski, M.D.
Faculty, Child Advocacy Resident Education (CARE Track)
C Andrew Aligne, M.D., M.P.H.
Dr. Aligne is executive director of the Hoekelman Center and directs the CARE Track, which includes local and global evidence-based community health projects. He has mentored several fellows on their thesis projects/research publications. He is internationally recognized as a leader in community pediatrics training.
Statistician and Programmer
Aaron K. Blumkin, M.S.
Aaron Blumkin has expertise in large dataset analyses and other statistical methods and works with fellows on their dataset and other research projects.
Fellows have access to a broad and deep pool of potential mentors in research, education, community pediatrics, cultural competence and disparity reduction. Faculty mentors are drawn primarily from the Departments of Pediatrics and Community and Preventive Medicine.