J Peter Harris, M.D.

J Peter Harris, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 777-R
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-URMC (8762)

Professional Bio

Dr. J. Peter Harris is a native Rochesterian and attended Stanford University prior to medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He then completed a pediatric residency, including a chief resident position, before going on to fellowship training in pediatric cardiology. Since then, he has been on the faculty at the University of Rochester with the exception of six (6) years, 1984 to 1991, when he was Chief of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at East Carolina University.



He is currently a professor of pediatrics, a full-time pediatric cardiologist and Associate Chair for Education in the Department of Pediatrics.

His research interests include educational methodologies, pediatric cardiovascular screening, heart rhythm abnormalities in infants and children, and sudden cardiac death.

Patient Care Bio

Syncope and Arrhythmias in Pediatric patients

Awards & Honors (Local)

Nominated by the medical students as a potential recipient of the AAMC Humanism in Medicine Award 2006
Who's Who in Medical Science Education 2005 - 2006
Best Doctors in America 2005 - 2006
Best Doctors in America 2004 - 2005
Parker J. Palmer ACGME "Courage To Teach" Award 2004
Pediatric House Staff Teaching Award 2004
Gold Humanism Honor Society Induction 2004
Ruth A. Lawrence Academic Faculty Service Award 2002
Gilbert B. Forbes Dean's Teaching Scholar 1996 - 1999
Faculty Service Award, Dept. of Pediatrics (URMC) 1995
Genesee Valley Heart Association Leadership Award 1994
Pediatric Housestaff Teaching Award (PCMH) 1987 - 1988
Pitt County Heart Association Service Award 1987
Pitt County Heart Association Over Goal Award 1987
Pitt County Heart Association Merit Awards 1986
Pitt County Heart Association Merit Awards 1985
Pediatric House Staff Teaching Award (SMH) 1977 - 1978
Alpha Omega Alpha 1970
Doran J. Stephens Alumni Award 1970

Current Appointments

Professor Emeritus - Department of Pediatrics, Cardiology (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology - American Board of Pediatrics

Education

MD | Medicine | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry1970
BA | Arts & Sciences | Stanford University1966

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 1977
Chief Resident in Pediatrics, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 1975
Assistant Resident in Pediatrics, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 1974
Pediatric Internship, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 1971