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Constance D. Baldwin, Ph.D.

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Office: (585) 275-8425


Professional Background

Dr. Baldwin is the Founding Director of the Academic Pediatric Association's Educational Scholars Program (ESP), a faculty development program for academic pediatricians that aims to teach scholars how to develop, implement, evaluate and disseminate educational interventions or evaluation methods by a creative, planned and rigorous process. Since 2006, the ESP has enrolled 172 scholars and 94 have graduated. The program won the APA Teaching Program Award in 2016. In the context of the ESP, Dr. Baldwin conducts research and evaluation studies on the development of careers in educational scholarship. She has also collaborated on the development of a Toolbox for the Evaluation of Educators, published by the Task Force on Educator Evaluation, Group on Educational Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges.

Dr. Baldwin served for 5 years on the Academic General Pediatrics Accreditation Committee of the Academic Pediatric Association, developing standardized national guidelines for accreditation of general pediatrics fellowship training programs.


Dr. Baldwin earned her PhD in English from Stanford University. Her work focuses on faculty development in the grant writing and scientific communications, curriculum and evaluation development, and educational scholarship. She has also engaged in many aspects of research education over her career, including grant consultations. Since 1998, Dr. Baldwin has taught yearly courses in scientific writing, given dozens of local and national workshops on scientific writing, and mentored many fellows and faculty in scientific communications. As Director in the Academic Pediatric Association's Educational Scholars Program, she also conducts research and evaluation studies on the development of careers in educational scholarship by junior faculty educators.



BA | Reed College
English Language and Literature

MA | Stanford University

PhD | Stanford University


Teaching Program Award to the Educational Scholars Program from the Academic Pediatric Association

Best Poster Award "A Portfolio Toolbox for Educators and Those Who Evaluate Them"
Sponsor: Annual Meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges
Location: Boston, MA

1998 - 2000
National Pediatric Faculty Development Scholar
Sponsor: Ambulatory Pediatric Association

Recognition for Special Contributions to Research
Sponsor: University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Pediatrics

Phi Beta Kappa

Woodrow Wilson Fellow

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Journal Articles

Jones MR, Dadiz R, Baldwin CD, Alpert-Gillis L, Jee SH. "Integrated behavioral health education using simulated patients for pediatric residents engaged in a primary care community of practice." Families, systems & health : the journal of collaborative family healthcare.. 2022 Dec; 40(4):472-483.

Baldwin CD, Lewis V, Thorndyke LE, Morahan PS, Gusic ME. "Becoming by doing: How women in academic health sciences build a leadership identity through project experiences." Medical teacher.. 2022 Aug 1; :1-7. Epub 2022 Aug 01.

Reinish AL, Greenberg KB, Baldwin CD, Gellin CE, Robbins BW, Jones MR. "Teaching medical students to provide confidential care for adolescents in an electronic healthcare environment: An introductory health information technology curriculum." Academic pediatrics.. 2022 May 24; Epub 2022 May 24.