Thomas G. DeWitt, MD, FAAP

Director, Division of General and Community Pediatrics

Weihl Professor of Pediatrics

Medical Director, Every Child Succeeds

Associate Chair of Education

Attending Physician, Division of Hospital Medicine

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

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Thomas G. DeWitt, MD, FAAP, is the Carl Weihl professor of pediatrics, director of the Division of General and Community Pediatrics, and associate chair for education in the Department of Pediatrics at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He has served as president of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association, chair of the steering committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS) network and Committee on Pediatric Education, as well as on the National Academies of Science Board on Children, Youth, and Families. He currently sits on the United States Preventative Services Task Force and the ACGME Residency Review Committee for Pediatrics. He is nationally and internationally known for his publications and presentations in the areas of faculty development and community-based education and research.

Publications (last 5 years): 

Klein M, DeWitt TG. Reliability of parent-measured axillary temperatures. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2010 Apr;49(3):271-3.

Samaan ZM, Klein MD, Mansour ME, DeWitt TG. The impact of the electronic health record on an academic pediatric primary care center. J Ambul Care Manage. 2009 Jul-Sep;32(3):180-7.

DeWitt TG, Cheng TL. The role of Title VII funding in academic general pediatrics fellowships and leadership. Acad Med. 2008 Nov;83(11):1103-6.

DeWitt TG. Diversity in pediatrics: the challenge and the opportunity. Ambul Pediatr. 2008 Mar-Apr;8(2):73-6.

Muething SE, Kotagal UR, Schoettker PJ, Gonzalez del Rey J, DeWitt TG. Family-centered bedside rounds: a new approach to patient care and teaching. Pediatrics. 2007 Apr;119(4):829-32.

Brinkman WB, Geraghty SR, Lanphear BP, Khoury JC, Gonzalez del Rey JA, Dewitt TG, Britto MT. Effect of multisource feedback on resident communication skills and professionalism: a randomized controlled trial. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2007 Jan;161(1):44-9.

Brinkman WB, Geraghty SR, Lanphear BP, Khoury JC, Gonzalez del Rey JA, DeWitt TG, Britto MT. Evaluation of resident communication skills and professionalism: a matter of perspective? Pediatrics. 2006 Oct;118(4):1371-9.

DeWitt TG. The application of social and adult learning theory to training in community pediatrics, social justice, and child advocacy. Pediatrics. 2003 Sep;112(3 Part 2):755-7.

Siegel RM, Kiely M, Bien JP, Joseph EC, Davis JB, Mendel SG, Pestian JP, DeWitt TG. Treatment of otitis media with observation and a safety-net antibiotic prescription. Pediatrics. 2003 Sep;112(3 Pt 1):527-31.

Mansour ME, Kotagal U, Rose B, Ho M, Brewer D, Roy-Chaudhury A, Hornung RW, Wade TJ, DeWitt TG. Health-related quality of life in urban elementary schoolchildren. Pediatrics. 2003 Jun;111(6 Pt 1):1372-81.