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Adam Richard Weinstein, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Medical Education

Medical Education

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Adam has been on faculty at Geisel School of Medicine since 2009. As co-director for the pediatrics clerkship, he has led and/or helped introduce a number of curricular innovations including Team Based Learning based clerkship orientation and small group conferences, a Peer Review process for the pediatric inpatient and outpatient write-ups, evidence and basic science-based write-up discussions, an Individualized Learning Plan assignment, and the “From the Other Side of the Stethoscope” family-centered care reflection and discussion.
His teaching experience spans the four years of medical student education, including participating as a year 1 and 2 small group facilitator, lecturer, and PBL facilitator. He serves as the Pediatric Department’s director of medical student education where he leads the pediatric advising program for 3rd and 4th year medical students. In 2014, he became a co-director of the On-Doctoring course, the interviewing and physical diagnosis course at Geisel, where he has already been working with his co-director introducing a curriculum for the development and practice of clinical reasoning. He also co-leads a session in Advanced Medical Sciences course sharing tools for teaching clinical reasoning with graduating 4th year students.
As a pediatric nephrologist, he directs a pediatric nephrology elective for medical students, pediatric residents, and nephrology fellows. He is on the planning committee for the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology (ASPN) Board Review Course and leads a resident-student mentoring program at the ASPN annual meeting. He serves the pediatric residency and pediatric department in a number of educator and faculty development roles as well.

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Adam would be happy to mentor faculty in the areas of Team Based Learning, active learning in large group settings, small group facilitation, mentoring and advising, curriculum development and directing a clerkship, and the development and teaching of clinical reasoning.