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Leesha K. Hoilette, M.D., M.S.

Primary Care

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

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groupAn Accountable Health Partner

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Biography

Dr. Hoilette received her medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, California. She completed her residency in Internal
Medicine and Pediatrics at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Hoilette also earned her Master of Science degree in Health
and Health Care Research at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where she completed a Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship.

Dr. Hoilette believes in the care of the whole patient and empowering and equipping patients and families to live in the best health they can. She also feels that healthy communities create space for people and families to thrive in every area.

Dr. Hoilette has special interests in team-based care, practice transformation and social determinants of health as well as behavioral health, treatments for substance abuse, and helping medically underserved communities.

Research

Dr. Hoilette has begun a research path to investigate strategies to improve health care delivery in primary care for vulnerable children and families with a particular interest in CHCs. She is merging two fields of study--CHCs and Multifacted Interventions, with a focus on high-risk individuals. She wrote and successfully attained a KL2 award through the URMC's CTSI. She has also published research in Academic Pediatrics analyzing CHC's as medical homes for children as compared with other primary care providers for the poor. As she has progressed in her career as the Medical Director of Woodward Health Center at Jordan Health, a CHC here in Rochester, she has expanded her interests into how real time multifacted interventions in the primary care setting can improve provider and patient satisfication and imporve outomes for vulneralbe children and families. As she has Her career development goals complement her research plans by providing her with the skill set, coursework, and local and national experiences to become an expert at CHCs with respect to medical home practice transformation, which has great potential to improve access and coordination.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Education

1994-1995
| Andrews University
Pre-Med/Medical Technology

1998
BS | Oakwood College
Biology (Summa Cum Laude)

2002
MD | Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Medicine

2007
MSC | University of Michigan
Health Care Research

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2006 - 06/30/2009
Fellowship in at University of Michigan

07/01/2003 - 06/30/2006
Residency in Internal Medicine / Pediatrics at Albert Einstein Medical Center

06/16/2002 - 06/30/2003
Internship in Internal Medicine / Pediatrics at Albert Einstein Medical Center

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Awards

2011
Travel Award
Sponsor: AAMC Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar
Location: Philadelphia, PA

2008
Travel Award
Sponsor: National Institue of Child Health and Human Development
Location: Washington, DC

2007
Travel Award
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health, Dept of Health and Human Resource

2002
Whole Person Care Award
Location: Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Loma Linda, CA

1996 - 1998
Alpha Chi Honor Society
Location: Oakwood College. Huntsville, AL

1995 - 1998
Dean's List
Location: Oakwood College. Huntsville, AL

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Publications

Journal Articles

2013
Hoilette LK, Blumkin AK, Baldwin CD, Fiscella K, Szilagyi PG. "Community health centers: medical homes for children?" Academic pediatrics.. 2013 13(5):436-42.

2009
Hoilette, LK, Gebremariam A, Davis MM. "Usual Source of Care and Unmet Need Among Vulnerable Children: 1998-2006". Pediatrics. 2009; 123(2): 214-219.

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