Constance D. Baldwin, Ph.D.

Constance D. Baldwin, Ph.D.

Contact Information

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

Office: (585) 275-8425

Professional Bio

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.

Research Bio

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.

Awards & Honors (National)

Best Poster Award "A Portfolio Toolbox for Educators and Those Who Evaluate Them" | Annual Meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges | Boston, MA 2009
National Pediatric Faculty Development Scholar | Ambulatory Pediatric Association 1998 - 2000

Awards & Honors (Local)

Teaching Program Award to the Educational Scholars Program from the Academic Pediatric Association 2016
Recognition for Special Contributions to Research | University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Pediatrics 1990
Phi Beta Kappa 1968
Woodrow Wilson Fellow 1968

Recent Journal Articles

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2016 Apr
Jerardi KE, Mogilner L, Turner T, Chandran L, Baldwin CD, Klein M. "Investment in Faculty as Educational Scholars: Outcomes from the National Educational Scholars Program." The Journal of pediatrics. 2016 Apr; 171:4-5.e1.
2016 Mar
Obijuru L, Bumpus S, Auinger P, Baldwin CD. "Etonogestrel Implants in Adolescents: Experience, Satisfaction, and Continuation." The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine. 2016 Mar; 58(3):284-9.
2016 Feb 1
Anderson CB, Lee HY, Byars-Winston A, Baldwin CD, Cameron C, Chang S. "Assessment of Scientific Communication Self-Efficacy, Interest, and Outcome Expectations for Career Development in Academic Medicine." Journal of career assessment. 2016 Feb 1; 24(1):182-196. Epub 2015 Jan 06.
Conn, AM., Szilagyi MA, Alpert-Gillis L, Baldwin, CD, and Jee SH. "Mental health problems that mediate treatment utilization among children in foster care." Journal of Child and Family Studies. 2016; : 969-978.
Dadiz R and Baldwin CD. "Educational Perspectives: Using Self-Motivation Strategies to Optimize Your Professional Learning". NeoReviews, 17(4), April 2016, in press. 2016; .

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics (SMD) - Primary


PhD | English | Stanford University1973
MA | English | Stanford University1970
BA | English Language and Literature | Reed College1968