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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.


Faculty Appointments


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

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 0; 171:4-5.e1.

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 0; 58(3):284-9.

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.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Processing at Age Seven
Book Title: Children and Language: Development, Impairment and Training
Author List: Johnson DL, Baldwin CD, McCormick DP
Edited By: MA Reed
Published By: Nova Science Publishers2009 in Hauppauge, NY

Chapter Title: Acute otitis media: relationship between parents' perception of illness and the appearance of the tympanic membrane
Book Title: Recent Advances in Otitis Media
Author List: McCormick DP, Baldwin C, Saeed K, Chonmaitree T
Edited By: Lim DJ, Bluestone CD, Casselbrant M
Published By: BC Decker, Inc.2005 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada 128

Book Title: The Founding of an Educational Development Office: A Personal Memoir
Author List: HG Levine
Edited By: CD Baldwin
Published By: Office of Educational Development2001 in Galveston, TX