Michael S. Leonard, M.D., M.S.

Michael S. Leonard, M.D., M.S.

Contact Information

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

Appointment: (585) 276-4113

  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Professional Bio

Dr. Leonard is the Associate Chief Quality Officer for UR Medicine and the Chief Quality Officer for the Golisano Children's Hospital. In these roles, he oversees many quality improvement initiatives across the organization, working with physicians, nurses, clinical staff and administrators to create a safe environment of care. He is also the Chief Experience Officer for the children's hospital, partnering with our Office of the Patient Experience to promote efforts that ensure patient and family-centered care is consistently delivered. Dr. Leonard serves on URMC's clinical informatics team as well, working with our Information Systems Division to bridge high-quality healthcare with our electronic medical record.

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Leonard has been a practicing pediatric hospitalist since 1999 and is the Associate Chief of the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine. His clinical focus is providing and coordinating comprehensive, family-centered pediatric care in the inpatient setting, particularly to infants and young children.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Team Excellence Award (Silver) | Greater Rochester Quality Council | Rochester, NY 2014
Board Service Excellence Team Award | University of Rochester Medical Center | Rochester, NY 2012
Patient and Family Centered Care, Top Performers Award | University of Rochester Medical Center | Rochester, NY 2012 - 2013
Patient and Family Centered Care Award | University of Rochester Medical Center | Rochester, NY 2011 - 2012
Ruth A. Lawrence Academic Faculty Service Award in Clinical Services | Department of Pediatrics | University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 2011
Certificate of Appreciation | Department of Family Medicine | State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 2010
Dean's Letter of Commendation | School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences | State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 1994
Summa Cum Laude | State University of New York at Buffalo | Buffalo, NY 1992
Phi Beta Kappa 1991
University Honors Scolar | State University of New York at Buffalo | Buffalo, NY 1988 - 1992

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hospitalist (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor - Department of Public Health Sciences (SMD)

Specialties

Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Education

MS | Epidemiology | School of Public Health and Health Professions at the State University of New York at Buffalo2004
MD | Medicine | School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences at the State Universty of New York at Buffalo1996
BA | Biological Science | State University of New York at Buffalo1992

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Pediatrics at Women's & Children's Hospital of Buffalo07/01/1997 - 06/30/1999
Internship in Pediatrics at Women's & Children's Hospital of Buffalo07/01/1996 - 06/30/1997