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Brett W. Robbins, M.D.

Brett W. Robbins, M.D.

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Medicine, Primary Care, Pediatrics

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About Me

Brett Robbins, MD, board-certified in both internal medicine and pediatrics. After 25 years as a primary care physician for adults and children he transitioned to being an adult inpatient hospitalist in 2022. He continues to provide primary care to the Rochester Red Wings, Rochester's AAA baseball...
Brett Robbins, MD, board-certified in both internal medicine and pediatrics. After 25 years as a primary care physician for adults and children he transitioned to being an adult inpatient hospitalist in 2022. He continues to provide primary care to the Rochester Red Wings, Rochester's AAA baseball team. He is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. Robbins has special interests in medical education, the transition of youth with chronic illness to adulthood, and diversity/equity/inclusion.

Professional Background

After growing up and finishing medical school in Indiana, Dr. Robbins matched at the Med-Peds residency at the University of Rochester. Upon completion of residency in 1997 he became the Associate Director and ultimately the Program Director for the Med-Peds residency in 1999. He is dual boarded i...
After growing up and finishing medical school in Indiana, Dr. Robbins matched at the Med-Peds residency at the University of Rochester. Upon completion of residency in 1997 he became the Associate Director and ultimately the Program Director for the Med-Peds residency in 1999. He is dual boarded in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and cares for patients of all ages in a primary care setting. He is also currently the Vice Chair of the Department of Medicine for the educational programs, as well as assistant Designated Institutional Official for the Graduate Medical Education programs at URMC.

Certified Specialties

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Faculty Appointments

Professor - Department of Medicine, Hospital Medicine (SMD)

Vice Chair for Education - Department of Medicine (SMD)

Professor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD) - Joint

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. 1999 - 2000

Residency, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 1994 - 1997

Internship, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 1993 - 1994

Education

MD | Indiana University School of Medicine-Indianapolis. 1993

Awards

Parker J Palmer Courage To Teach. 2019

American Academy of Pediatrics Leadership Award. 2002 - 2003

Faculty Teaching Award. 2001

Meg Colgan Award. 1997

Alpha Omega Alpha. 1993

Research

My research and publications are in the areas of medical education, evidence-based medicine, the transition of adolescents with chronic illness to adulthood and diversity/equity/inclusion.

Publications

Journal Articles

Teaching medical students to provide confidential care for adolescents in an electronic healthcare environment: An introductory health information technology curriculum.

Reinish AL, Greenberg KB, Baldwin CD, Gellin CE, Robbins BW, Jones MR

Academic pediatrics.. 2022 May 24 Epub 05/24/2022.

Young Adults: Addressing the Health Needs of a Vulnerable Population.

Robbins BW, McLaughlin S, Finn PW, Spencer AL, Coleman DL

The American journal of medicine.. 2020 August 133 (8):999-1002. Epub 05/05/2020.

Ambulatory Training Program to Expand Procedural Skills in Primary Care

Robert J Fortuna; Bethany Marston; Susan Messing; Gunnar Wagoner; Tiffany L. Pulcino; Todd Bingemann; Enrico Caiola; Steven Scofield; Karen Nead; Brett W Robbins.

Journal of Medical Education and Curricular Development. 2019; 6: 1-9.

TRANSFER FROM PEDIATRIC TO ADULT ENDOCRINOLOGY.

Jones MR, Robbins BW, Augustine M, Doyle J, Mack-Fogg J, Jones H, White PH

Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.. 2017 July 23 (7):822-830. Epub 05/23/2017.

Factors Associated with Resident Continuity in Ambulatory Training Practices

Fortuna, RJ; Garfunkel, LC; Mendoza, MD; Ditty, Megan; West, Julia; Nead, K; Robbins, BW.

Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2016; : 532-540.

The impact of neighborhood socioeconomic status and race on the prescribing of opioids in emergency departments throughout the United States.

Joynt M, Train MK, Robbins BW, Halterman JS, Caiola E, Fortuna RJ

Journal of general internal medicine.. 2013 December 28 (12):1604-10. Epub 1900 01 01.

Oral sucrose with facilitated tucking is effective pain control for preterm infants

Osborne, C.; Robbins, B.

Journal of Pediatrics. 2012; 161(1): 169-170.

Delayed transition of care: a national study of visits to pediatricians by young adults.

Fortuna RJ, Halterman JS, Pulcino T, Robbins BW

Academic pediatrics.. 2012 12 (5):405-11. Epub 06/17/2012.

Graduating med-peds residents' interest in part-time employment.

Fix AL, Kaelber DC, Melgar TA, Chamberlain J, Cull W, Robbins BW

Academic pediatrics.. 2011 11 (5):369-74. Epub 06/02/2011.

Prescribing of controlled medications to adolescents and young adults in the United States.

Fortuna RJ, Robbins BW, Caiola E, Joynt M, Halterman JS

Pediatrics.. 2010 December 126 (6):1108-16. Epub 11/29/2010.

Dependence on emergency care among young adults in the United States.

Fortuna RJ, Robbins BW, Mani N, Halterman JS

Journal of general internal medicine.. 2010 July 25 (7):663-9. Epub 03/20/2010.

Ibuprofen elevates total bilirubin in preterm infants.

Robbins B

The Journal of pediatrics.. 2010 January 156 (1):164-5. Epub 1900 01 01.

Clinical Prediction Rule Adequately Predicts Absence of Bacterial Conjunctivitis

Robbins B.

The Journal of Pediatrics. 2010; 157(3): 512.

Physical therapy is effective for deformational plagiocephaly.

Robbins, BW.

The Journal of Pediatrics. 2009; : 152-153.

O'Connor, Alec; Lang, Valerie; Lurie, Stephen; Lambert, David; Rudmann, Andrew; Robbins, Brett; Bordley, Donald.

The Effect of Nonteaching Services on the

Ambulatory Care Among Young Adults in the United States

Robert J. Fortuna;Brett W. Robbins;Jill S. Halterman.

Annals of Internal Medicine. 2009; 141: 379-385.

Benchmarks for support of internal medicine-pediatrics programs.

Robbins BW, Aronica M, Melgar T, Friedland AR

The American journal of medicine.. 2007 May 120 (5):462-5. Epub 1900 01 01.

Factors in medical students' selection and ranking of combined medicine-pediatrics programs.

Robbins B, Ostrovsky DA, Melgar T

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2005 February 80 (2):199. Epub 1900 01 01.

Applying Evidence to the Care of an Adult with a First-Time Seizure: How to Estimate Prognosis.

Robbins, BW.

Seminars in Medical Practice. 2004; 7: 34-43.

Could our pretest probabilities become evidence based? A prospective survey of hospital practice.

Richardson WS, Polashenski WA, Robbins BW

Journal of general internal medicine.. 2003 March 18 (3):203-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Amitriptyline Absorption in a Patient with Short Bowel Syndrome

Robbins BW, Reiss R.

American Journal of Gastroenterology,. 1999; .

Getting Started in Systematic Reviews"

Robbins BW.

Verdict Brief, San Antonio and Charleston, Fall,. 1998; : 4.

Molecular cloning of the branched-chain alpha-keto acid dehydrogenase kinase and the CoA-dependent methylmalonate semialdehyde dehydrogenase.

Harris RA, Popov KM, Kedishvili NY, Zhao Y, Shimomura Y, Robbins B, Crabb DW

Advances in enzyme regulation.. 1993 33 :255-65. Epub 1900 01 01.

Books

MedStudy Pediatrics Review Core Curriculum (2015)

Chapter: Adolescent Health and Gynecology

Authors: Robbins, Brett W - Section Editor

Publisher: MedStudy Corporation 2015

Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare (2014)

Chapter: "Teaching Evidence Based Practice in Academic Settings"

Authors: Robbins, B

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia 2014

AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care (2012)

Chapter: Evidence Based Medicine

Authors: Brett Robbins

Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics 2012

Mosby's Pediatric Clinical Advisor (2002)

Chapter: "Deep Venous Thrombosis"

Authors: Robbins, B

Publisher: Mosby, Inc, St. Louis 2002

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