Caren E. Gellin, M.D.

Caren E. Gellin, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 667
Rochester, NY 14642

Fax: (585) 276-1128
Office: (585) 276-3480
Administrative: (585) 276-4113

Professional Bio

Dr. Caren Gellin completed her pediatric residency and chief residency at the University of Rochester in 2008 before staying on as a faculty member. She sees patients at English Road Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. Dr. Gellin enjoys working with children and their families to provide guidance during a child's development, appropriate treatment during illness, and support throughout. Her approach is to work in partnership with patients and their families to help each individual be as healthy as possible. In addition, she loves to teach and includes it in her practice with patients and families as well as her academic work at the University spanning from medical students and residents to faculty and other healthcare providers.

Research Bio

Dr. Gellin's scholarly interests focus on pediatric medical education and faculty development. She is interested in interactive teaching modalities, particularly simulation, the continuum of pediatric medical education from the undergraduate to graduate level and beyond, and faculty development surrounding medical education.

Awards & Honors (National)

Alpha Omega Alpha 2004

Awards & Honors (Local)

Northeast Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA) Innovation in Medical Education Award 2016
Monring Report MVP 2016
Outstanding Community Preceptor | URMC Pediatric Residency Program 2012 - 2013
House Staff Teaching Award | University of Rochester Pediatric Residency Program 2007 - 2008

Recent Journal Articles

Hoffman BD, Barnes M, Ferrell C, Gellin C, Lichtenstein C, Donnelly J, Kaczorowski J, . "The Community Health and Advocacy Milestones Profile: A Novel Tool Linking Community Pediatrics and Advocacy Training to Assessment of Milestones-Based Competence in Pediatric Residency Training." Academic pediatrics. 2016 16(4):309-13. Epub 2016 Mar 19.
2001 Sep 1
Ostberg JR, Gellin C, Patel R, Repasky EA. "Regulatory potential of fever-range whole body hyperthermia on Langerhans cells and lymphocytes in an antigen-dependent cellular immune response." The Journal of immunology : official journal of the American Association of Immunologists. 2001 Sep 1; 167(5):2666-70.
Gellin, C.E.;Morris, S.R. "Patterns of movement during passerine migration on an island stopover site." Northeastern Naturalist. 2001; 8(3): 253-66.

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor (Part-Time) - Department of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics (SMD) - Primary


Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


MD | Medicine | University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences2004
BS | Biology | Canisius College2000

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2005 - 06/30/2008
Internship in Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center06/15/2004 - 06/30/2005