Cynthia Christy, M.D.

Cynthia Christy, M.D.

Contact Information

General Pediatrics
Rochester General Hospital

Office: (585) 922-4028
Fax: (585) 922-3929

Research Bio

Dr. Christy's current research interests focus on improving medical education especially relating to professionalism issues.

Awards & Honors (National)

National Pediatric Fuculty Development Scholars Program: Educational scholarship | Health Resources and Services Administration; APA 1998 - 2000

Awards & Honors (Local)

Outstanding Hospital Faculty Teaching Award presented by Peds & Med Peds Residents 2011 - 2012
Outstanding Hospital Faculty Teaching Award presented by 3rd Year Medical Students 2008 - 2009
Outstanding Hospital Faculty Teaching Award presented by 3rd Year Medical Students 2006 - 2007
Ruth A. Lawrence Faculty Service Award | Golisano Children's Hospital at SMH, Rochester, NY 2004 - 2004
Alpha Omega Alpha | University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 1979 - 1979
Magna cum laude | Jackson College of Tufts University, Medford, MA 1975 - 1975
Benjamin Brown Award | Biology Department, Tufts University 1974 - 1974

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 16 available »

2012 Mar
Buchanan AO, Stallworth J, Christy C, Garfunkel LC, Hanson JL. "Professionalism in practice: strategies for assessment, remediation, and promotion." Pediatrics.. 2012 Mar; 129(3):407-9. Epub 2012 Feb 27.
2007 Mar
Smith S, Hanson JL, Tewksbury LR, Christy C, Talib NJ, Harris MA, Beck GL, Wolf FM. "Teaching patient communication skills to medical students: a review of randomized controlled trials." Evaluation & the health professions. 2007 Mar; 30(1):3-21.
2004 Aug
Christy C, Aligne CA, Auinger P, Pulcino T, Weitzman M. "Effectiveness of influenza vaccine for the prevention of asthma exacerbations." Archives of disease in childhood. 2004 Aug; 89(8):734-5.
1999 Oct
Christy C. "Foodborne diseases: fruits and vegetables." The Pediatric infectious disease journal.. 1999 Oct; 18(10):911-2.
1998 Nov
Marron RL, Lanphear BP, Kouides R, Dudman L, Manchester RA, Christy C. "Efficacy of informational letters on hepatitis B immunization rates in university students." Journal of American college health : J of ACH. 1998 Nov; 47(3):123-7.

Current Appointments

Associate Chief - Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases (SMD)
Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Infectious Diseases - American Board of Pediatrics

Education

MD | Medicine | University of Vermont College of Medicine1979
BS | Biology and French | Jackson College of Tufts University1975

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Disease/Immunology at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/1983 - 06/30/1987
Residency in Pediatrics at University of Kentucky Medical Center07/01/1980 - 06/30/1983
Internship in Pediatrics at University of Kentucky Medical Center07/01/1979 - 06/30/1980