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

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Appointment: (585) 758-0750

Appointment: (585) 758-0750

Fax: (585) 872-0876

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentNot Accepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Primary Care


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 under-served communities.


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 Multifaceted 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 multifaceted interventions in the primary care setting can improve provider and patient satisfaction and improve outcomes for vulnerable 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.



  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


MD | Loma Linda University School Of Medicine (USA)

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2006 - 06/30/2009
Fellowship at MedStar Union Memorial Internal Medicine GME

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

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

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

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

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

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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Journal Articles

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

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