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Pnina Weiss, MD, MHPE

Professor of Pediatrics (Pulmonary, Allergy, Immunology and Sleep Medicine); Medical Director, Pediatric Pulmonary Function Laboratory; Vice Chair of Education, Department of Pediatrics

Contact Information

Pnina Weiss, MD, MHPE

Mailing Address

  • Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy, Immunology & Sleep Medicine

    PO Box 208064

    New Haven, CT 06520-8064

    United States

Research Summary

Dr Weiss's research interest is in the area of health professions education. Her projects are conducted locally and nationally and include curriculum development, assessment of learners and access to educational resources in fellowship programs.

Extensive Research Description

Dr. Weiss research interest is in health professions education. She is currently examining the effect of a curriculum in mental and behavioral health in chronic diseases on knowledge, skills and attitudes of pediatric fellows as well as the effectiveness of a novel tool in improving faculty feedback to residents. She is working with a group of pediatric educators at the national level on a number of studies, including 1) burnout in pediatric fellowship programs, 2) validity of entrustable professional activities as an assessment tool in pediatric fellowships and in determining readiness for independent practice, and 3) factors impacting scholarship in fellowship programs.


Research Interests

Child; Curriculum; Education; Education, Medical, Graduate; Education, Professional; Educational Measurement; Respiratory Physiological Phenomena; Teaching

Selected Publications